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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. 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!

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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).

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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...

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Advancing Information Sciences Through Emerging and Disruptive Technologies

Congratulations to Computer Science Ph.D. student, Nelson Jaimes, on presenting the paper, "Using biologically hierarchical modular architecture for explainable, tunable, generalizable, spatial AI,”...

Elyse Nicolas

GenCyber GW Middle School Girls Cybersecurity Camp 2022 Program

Professorial Lecturer, adjunct faculty member in the Computer Science Department, Elyse Nicolas is the Principal Investigator/Program Director on a grant awarded to GW for a 2022 GenCyber camp...

Senator Mark Warner and President Mark Wrighton

GW Business & Policy Forum Cultivates Impactful Dialogue on Attacking Cybersecurity Risks

The inaugural GW Business & Policy Forum: Attacking Cybersecurity Risks was held on April 25 to examine emerging cybersecurity threats affecting national security and resulting in high costs for...

Sibin Mohan

Professor Sibin Mohan Aids in Project to Protect Power Grids

Dr. Sibin Mohan is working extensively on the topic of security in critical systems. One of his projects includes a study led by Texas A&M University that is working on protecting the power grid...