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The George Washington University - 2016

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

Name just about any pressing technological, biomedical, environmental, or infrastructure problem and the chances are good that someone at the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) is already at work on a practical, innovative solution. Both the curriculum and student needs undergo frequent reevaluation. Whenever necessary, programs are revised and departments are reorganized to meet changing engineering requirements and to uphold the highest academic and research standards. SEAS is at the vortex of technological innovation. The Washington metropolitan area is second only to Silicon Valley in its concentration of high-tech companies. Technology transfer between the school and industry fosters many successful partnerships, and students at all levels are strongly encouraged in engage in internships. As an active participant in the World Wide Web Consortium, SEAS has assumed a large role in developing common protocols for the Web. Because its main campus sits in the heart of the nation's capital, SEAS enjoys easy access to government agencies as well as world-class research facilities. Strong ties to the international community give SEAS a unique global perspective.