Department News

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Attendees of the event on Nov. 3 discussing

Introducing Students From Across GW to Careers in Cybersecurity

On November 3, the Cyber Security and Privacy Research Institute and Computer Science Department organized a Cybersecurity Pathways Information Session for students interested in careers in...

Professor Narahari holding his award plaque

Recognizing and Celebrating the GW Engineering Community

On November 15, Dean Lach named the 2023 Engineering Faculty Excellence Awardees and the first-ever Staff Excellence Awardees to recognize faculty and staff who go above and beyond. Professor Bhagi...

Moderator Dean Lach and panelists Zoe Szajnfarber, Rebecca Hwa, Ryan Watkins, and Susan Aaronson stand with President Ellen Granberg

GW Engineering Hosts Multidisciplinary Discussion on the Powers and Perils of AI

Faculty at GW are taking a holistic approach to AI research and education to address both its powers and perils, as demonstrated by the panel "The Multifaceted Landscape of AI" during the 2023 GW...

Issouf Diarrassouba

GW Serves: Computer Science Major Gives D.C. Schools Students His Undivided Attention

Junior Issouf Diarrassouba is the lead tutor for Math Matters, a high-impact tutoring program with D.C. Public Schools.

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Incoming Professor Rebecca Hwa Named New Computer Science Chair

Incoming Professor Rebecca Hwa is bringing her expertise in artificial intelligence and natural language processing to GW as the new Chair of the Computer Science Department!

Dr. Costis Toregas

Promoting Interdisciplinary Collaboration to Address the Global Climate Crisis

Dr. Costis Toregas has been invited to speak at the 2024 World Environmental Education Congress on the role artificial intelligence and smart technologies play in connecting people to create a...

Dr. Shih-kai Chung being officially named President of NTUA

Computer Science Alum Named President of the National Taiwan University of Arts

GW Engineering and Computer Science Department alumni Dr. Shih-kai Chung was recently named the 12th president of the National Taiwan University of Arts!

Professor Adam Aviv and two PhD students

Serving Understudied Communities Through Computer Security and Privacy Research

Congratulations to a team from the Computer Science Department on winning a Distinguished Paper Award at the 2023 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy!

(Left to right) Gina Adam, Ling Hao, Fang Jin and Arkady Yerukhimovich are advancing their fields with the help of NSF Career grants.

Four GW Researchers Received Prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Awards in FY23

Latest recipients join 11 other GW faculty with active CAREER awards. The newest awardee from the Computer Science Department is Arkady Yerukhimovich!

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U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Race-Conscious Admissions

Diversity of our student body remains a core value of the George Washington University and its School of Engineering & Applied Science (GW Engineering).