The GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus is a world-class center of collaboration with laboratories, centers and institutes conducting interdisciplinary research in many growing fields. VSTC faculty, graduate students and research scientists—in collaboration with government and corporate partners—are advancing human knowledge in the following focus areas:

  • Biological and Health Sciences
  • Big Data and Data Analytics
  • High Performance Computing
  • Energy Science and Technology
  • Infrastructure Safety Engineering
  • Other STEM disciplines

Research Highlights

Students in new Discovery Hall classroom

New Semester, New Classrooms: First Floor Discovery Hall Completed

Spring semester kicks off today with the opening of three new classrooms at VSTC. These newest additions are part of the 6,900 square foot build out on the first floor of Discovery Hall.

Delegate Bell visits GW

Delegate-Elect John Bell, GW Alumnus, Visits Campus

Dean Eskandarian, Dean Jeffries, and representatives from both the campus and the School of Nursing (SON) welcomed Delegate-elect John Bell (D-Loudoun) to campus today.

technology illustration

GW and Telos to Create Center for Data Analytics

The George Washington University and Telos Corporation have signed a five-year agreement to support research and development in big data and data analytics in Northern Virginia.

tree of life

Researchers Publish First Draft of the ‘Tree of Life’

The final tree will map relationships among more than 2 million species of animals, plants, fungi and microbes.

Diana Burley

University to Host Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection

GW will become host of the Institute for Infrastructure Protection (I3P), a national consortium of leading institutions addressing the cybersecurity challenges that affect critical infrastructures.

Biomolecular research

New Center for Biomolecular Sciences at VSTC

GW is on the brink of new discoveries with the launch of GW’s Center for Biomolecular Sciences (CBMS).

Remembering Fukushima: Unique GW Model Improves Understanding of Nuclear Reactor Behavior during Earthquakes

GW's research team is leading the way to new discoveries about the behavior of nuclear reactor cores during earthquakes.

Dean Eskandarian

GW Leader in Regional Big Data Initiatives

GW is making a strategic investment in the growing field of big data and data analytics.