• Designing More Efficient and Secure Computers
    Dr. Venkataramani

    Designing More Efficient and Secure Computers

    Associate​ Professor Guru Prasadh Venkataramani and his research group are working to make computer processors run faster, more power-efficient, and more secure during computing.
  • Science and Engineering Hall

    Science and Engineering Hall

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

  • ECE Teaching Lab
    Teaching Lab

    ECE Teaching Lab

    The ECE Laboratories are located on the B2, 5th and 6th floors of Science and Engineering Hall. Each of the individual rooms in the ECE Labs is dedicated to one or more areas within the electrical or computer engineering disciplines.

  • Probe Station
    Probe Station

    Probe Station

    This state of the art equipment allows for voltage and current measurements on a nanoscale level.   The probe station is used in the fields of VLSI, MEMS and Bio-electrics.


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


Drs. Lan and Venkatamarani Win the 2017 Hegarty Award for Faculty Innovation

The award, which is $10,000, is to recognize and reward a faculty member (or faculty members) for innovation.

Dr. Sorger wins US-Korea Forum on Nanotechnology poster presentation

His poster was titled “Atto-Joule Nanophotonics and Photonic Neuromorphic Computing.”

NSF awards $900K grant to Drs. El-Ghazawi and Sorger

The project is titled “RAISE: The Reconfigurable Optical Computer (ROC)”.


Fall 2017 Schedule for ECE Preliminary Examination

The next ECE Preliminary Examination will be held Friday, October 20, 2017, in the SEH 5845 Conference Room, from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Working Remotely

Dr. Roger Lang’s relationship with NASA goes back many years. 

Maximizing Potential

Think of him as the brains behind “the brains.” Guru Venkataramani of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering studies computer architecture, unceasingly searching for ways to improve the performance, power, and security of computer processors, which he describes as the “brains behind computing systems.”

2017 ECE Halloween Social

October 31st, 1:00pm - 2:00pm in the 5th Floor South Garden Area

Saving Energy in Information Processing and Communications With Optics

ECE Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. David Miller will present November 1, 2017.


Smart Contact Lens

Towards a Smart Contact Lens

The goal of this work is to develop a wearable head-up display. Our research will set a path the way towards functional microsystems that will superimpose information, via light, over a person’s field of view. In doing so, it overcomes the enigma of augmented reality, a known grand challenge for engineering today. With the ability to actualize augmented reality (AR), advancements in numerous applications will unfold. Incorporation of AR could be seen in various area, such as education, training, navigation, and cross-cultural communication. It could not only revolutionize human-machine-interface, but they could also bridge the gap between patients and healthcare professionals.
Magnetic Refrigeration Technology

Next Generation Refrigeration Technology: Magnetic Refrigeration with Nanoparticles

In the advancement of alternative energy sources, and the critical importance of the global warming, magnetic refrigeration is a promising energy efficient and environmentally friendly technology to replace conventional vapor-compression techniques. Our research aims to design, develop, and implement the first scalable commercially viable compressor-free magnetic refrigerator system.