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Closing the Gap Conference: Women Vets Re-Entry into Cybersecurity Careers

GW WiE and CSPRI awarded DoD grant for Women Veterans Conference

The GW Center for Women in Engineering (WiE) and the Cybersecurity and Privacy Research Institute (CSPRI) were awarded a grant by the Department of Defense to host a conference for women veterans. Titled Closing the Gap, the conference addresses a crucial need to fill the growing cybersecurity talent gap.
WiE Edible Car Contest Participants

Announcing the WiE Edible Car Competition Winning Team

Check out the 3-minute video of the GW 2020 Women in Engineering Edible Car Contest, which was held on February 24.
Elizabeth Diing Manyang

GW SEAS Student Selected for Clinton Global Initiative University

We are so proud that Elizabeth Diing Manyang, a sophomore pursuing her BSc. in Systems Engineering at GW SEAS, has been selected by the CGI U for her commitment, Me4Her.
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Congrats to Award Winners of GW George Hacks Competition

On January 25, 2020, GW students filled the Science and Engineering Hall for the Third Annual George Hacks Medical Solutions Hackathon. Undergraduates and graduates competed in 18 teams to tackle real-world challenges from a network of healthcare organizations. WiE is proud to shine a spotlight on this student-organized event!
Grace Liu

CS doctoral student Grace Liu has been selected as one of 10 “N2Women: Rising Stars in Computer Networking and Communications.”

CS doctoral student Grace Liu has been selected as one of 10 “N2Women: Rising Stars in Computer Networking and Communications.” Here is what Professor Wood said about Ms. Liu: "Grace’s experience in both cloud computing and networking puts her in an ideal position to explore challenging problems at the intersection of networking and systems software.
Dr. LaBlanc, Dr. Leftwich

Drs. LeBlanc and Leftwich receive GW Faculty Awards

Two SEAS faculty received 2019 GW research and teaching awards at the GW Faculty Awards ceremony, held April 23. Dr. Saniya LeBlanc received GW’s 2019 Morton A. Bender Teaching Award and Dr. Megan Leftwich (MAE) received the Office of the Vice President for Research 2019 Early Career Researcher Award.
Biomedical engineering students Brinna Cathey and Sofian Obaid, working with Dr. Igor Efimov, are the first authors on a paper p

SEAS students publish in Scientific Reports

Biomedical engineering students Brinna Cathey and Sofian Obaid, working with Dr. Igor Efimov, are the first authors on a paper published January 24 in Scientific Reports.

Shirali Nigam

Junior Shirali Nigam selected to serve on BMES Education Committee

Junior biomedical engineering student Shirali Nigam was recently selected to serve a three-year term on the Education Committee for the National Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES).

Dr. Mona Zaghloul

Dr. Zaghloul granted a new patent for her research

On November 27, the US Patent and Trademark Office granted Dr. Mona Zaghloul US Patent #10139382 for “Device having an array of sensors on a single chip.” The abstract for the patent reads: “A nanostructure sensing device comprises a semiconductor nanostructure having an outer surface, and at least one of metal or metal-oxide nanoparticle clusters functionalizing the outer surface of the nanostructure and forming a photoconductive nanostructure/nanocluster hybrid sensor enabling light-assisted sensing of a target analyte.”
Hifza Javed

Graduate student working in the area of robotics and autism

Research conducted in part by BME graduate student Hifza Javed was featured in the November 2 New York Magazine article “Companion Robots Are Helping Autistic Children Feel Comfortable in School.”
Deena Disraelly

SEAS Alumna recipient of 2018 SWE Prism Award

SEAS alumna Deena Disraelly, Ph.D. ‘12, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Prism Award in recognition of her demonstrated leadership and contributions to the engineering community. The Prism Awards recognize women who have charted their own path in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields by demonstrating a variety of outstanding career leadership activities in a technical field, as well as leadership in professional organizations and the community.