Photo of a professor in a lab; The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Faculty and students in GW's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) work together in classrooms and laboratories to develop technology-oriented solutions to many of today's real-world challenges.

 


 

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Individualizing Cybersecurity

Drs. Tian Lan and Guru Venkataramani are developing a way to keep computer systems safer from would-be hackers with a new approach that would eliminate security loopholes before they can be exploited.

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Creating a Highly Efficient Solar Cell

Research Scientist Dr. Matthew Lumb is leading a research effort to develop a new, high performance concentrator photovoltaic module that is fully integrated with conventional flat plate photovoltaic technology and able to produce an extremely high efficiency solar module.

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Dr. Sorger Wins PECASE

Dr. Volker Sorger was named recently as a winner of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), a very prestigious award bestowed on scientists and engineers by the US government.

 


Features

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ECE Labs

The ECE Laboratories provide our students with real world evaluation, design, and test experience.

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Science and Engineering Hall

GW’s Science and Engineering Hall (SEH) is the largest academic building dedicated to these fields in the nation’s capital. 

 


 

News

Raytheon provides additional research funding to Dr. Huang

Dr. Huang and his team are continuing their research into machine learning for signal processing in cognitive radios.

Dr. Louri receives NSF grant to develop neural network accelerators with vast speed improvement over existing accelerators

He and his collaborators will work to develop the accelerators for a range of machine learning applications used in finance, health, defense, and other sectors.

Dr. Sorger wins $1.1 million NSA/Army Research Office grant

His team aims to develop an ultra-fast photonic multiplier processor that can revolutionize applications such as public key cryptography.

Upcoming Events

September
27
Friday
October
02
Wednesday

SEH WoW Talk

4:00pm—5:00pm

October
25
Friday

SEAS Student R&D Showcase

9:00am—6:00pm

  


  

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering degrees. Within each academic program, students have the opportunity to tailor the curriculum to suit their interests and needs through a variety of electives.

 

  


  

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