GW Virginia Campus
There are two thrusts for energy research at The GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus: renewable energy science and energy technology engineering.
Faculty in chemistry, physics, and mechanical engineering collaborate to develop solutions to critical energy problems. Faculty members explore and develop new approaches to renewable energy and engineering technology directed toward ensuring a sustainable energy future.
Coupled with their research, faculty are also creating innovative graduate certificate and degree programs to supply a future workforce of highly trained energy professionals and researchers to meet the increasing needs of the energy industries.
Energy scientists and engineers are working to create a regional center that will provide the expertise and technology infrastructure needed to support the development of a vibrant energy industry in Northern Virginia, as well as to offer opportunities for existing industries to improve energy efficiency in buildings, processes, and products through cooperative research projects at the Virginia Campus. A number of new faculty members have already joined the Campus to launch research initiatives, and recruitment efforts are underway for additional faculty. Laboratories have been constructed to investigate a wide range of alternative energy solutions and means of achieving more efficient energy use.