News Archives

Intro to Engineering summer course for high schoolers; register by May 15

April 20, 2021
SEAS will offer a three-week, three credit Introduction to Engineering course, beginning June 7, for high school students. The course provides a hands-on project and experiment-based introduction to the various disciplines within engineering and applied science. Learn more and register.

PhD student RyeAnne Ricker receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 20, 2021
The NSF awards the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships to students making outstanding contributions to the STEM disciplines.

Drs. Entcheva and Kay publish review of cardiac optogenetics field in Nature Reviews Cardiology

December 22, 2020
Their high-profile review article provides an in-depth discussion of groundbreaking technological achievements in the field over the past 10 years.

Dr. Brennan to receive 2020 Young Author Achievement Award

November 12, 2020
The American College of Cardiology’s Journal of Clinical Electrophysiology has selected her for this prestigious award.

Dr. Efimov develops new tools to advance cardiac surgery and therapy

September 16, 2020
He and his collaborators are pioneering a new class of medical instruments that use flexible electronics to improve patient outcomes in minimally invasive surgeries.

Dr. Kay to serve on NIH study section team

September 04, 2020
The National Institutes of Health has invited Dr. Kay to serve as a member of the Myocardial Ischemia and Metabolism Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.

Dr. Kay receives grant to study sleep apnea’s effect on Alzheimer’s disease

July 22, 2020
Dr. Kay and Dr. David Mendelowitz will study the effect of obstructive sleep apnea on cognitive decline and the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

SEAS celebrates 2020 Commencement

May 21, 2020
If you missed the live stream of the May 15 SEAS Graduation Celebration ceremonies, you can still watch them—and see photo albums and the faculty and staff congratulatory video—on the 2020 SEAS Virtual Graduation ceremonies page.

BME online summer course offerings

April 30, 2020
Summer classes begin online on May 18. Please see the list of undergraduate and graduate summer classes offered by the BME department.

Dr. Zara receives 2020 Trachtenberg Prize for Teaching Excellence

April 30, 2020
The Trachtenberg Prize is awarded annually to one GW faculty member in recognition of outstanding undergraduate teaching.

Doctoral student Desti Provenzano and husband lead team to develop N95 respirators

April 08, 2020
NBC4-Washington featured BME PhD student Destie Provenzano and her husband, Yuan James Rao (Radiology and Neurological Surgery), in the April 15 article “DC Couple Skips Honeymoon to Help Health Care Workers During Pandemic.”

Dr. Kay and collaborators win $2.3m NIH grant

April 08, 2020
The project will use chemogenetic and optogenetic technologies to study how to control the cardiac parasympathetic neural system to protect the heart from damage during and after a heart attack.

Undergraduate Anna Warhol named EAGL Scholar-Athlete of the Year

April 08, 2020
The East Atlantic Gymnastics League has named BME student and GW gymnast Anna Warhol its 2020 Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Learn more about Anna’s accomplishments as a gymnast and scholar.

BME winners of SEAS Student R&D Showcase

October 30, 2019
The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) congratulates the BME student and faculty mentor winners of the 2019 SEAS Student R&D Showcase.

Dr. Li wins Hegarty Award for Faculty Innovation

October 16, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Zhenyu Li for winning the $10,000 Hegarty Award for Faculty Innovation.