Department News

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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

Computer Science Major Reflects on Impactful Journey with Math Matters

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.

Two GW Engineering 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!

Karl Simon holding a drone in the flight test facility of the Science & Engineering Hall

Computer Science Student Karl Simon Selected for Prestigious DoD SMART Scholarship

Congratulations to Karl Simon, a junior studying Computer Science, on being awarded the Department of Defense (DoD) Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship!

Darakhshan Mir

Computer Science Alum Appointed to Endowed Position at Bucknell University

GW Engineering and computer science department alumni Darakhshan Mir, M.S.’06, has recently been appointed to the endowed position of John P. and Mary Jane Swanson Professor in Engineering and the...