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$1.67M Grant to Study Solar Cement

$1.67M Grant to Study Solar Cement

September 19, 2012

After power production, cement production is the largest single contributor to greenhouse gas emissions.  Researchers will examine the use of a green electrochemical process to form cement and other useful materials without producing CO2 gas emissions.  MORE

Dr. Licht Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study 'Solar Cement'

Dr. Licht Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study 'Solar Cement'

September 19, 2012

Stuart Licht, a George Washington University professor of chemistry at the Virginia Science and Technology Campus, has received a $1.7 million grant to continue to study "solar cement."

The grant-funded by the National Science Foundation Sustainable Energy Pathways Program, under the umbrella of the NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability initiative-allows Dr. Licht and a team of GW researchers to examine the use of a green electrochemical process to form cement without CO2 gases.  MORE

GW President Discusses 'Best Practices' in STEM & Health Fields in Richmond George Washington

GW President Discusses 'Best Practices' in STEM & Health Fields in Richmond George Washington

September 12, 2012

George Washington University President Steven Knapp emphasized the importance of collaboration between public and private institutions in making progress in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health care (STEM-H) fields during a summit in Richmond, Va., on Sept. 10.

GW School of Engineering Alumni Tour Research Labs

GW School of Engineering Alumni Tour Research Labs

September 01, 2012

Over 100 alumni, faculty, staff, and students from the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), along with members of the school's National Advisory Council (NAC), gathered on August 16, 2012 at GW's Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) for the fourth annual summer barbeque.

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Commends GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus for Contributions in Education and Economy

May 03, 2011

“Now, therefore, be it resolved that the Loudoun Country Board of Supervisors hereby commends The George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus on its 20th anniversary; and expresses its gratitude to the University for its contribution to the economy of Loudoun County and for educating its citizens to fill jobs of the twenty-first century.”