Prospective Graduate Students

Prospective Graduate Students

Graduate students in the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering work together with our faculty on a range of innovative solutions to interesting and important challenges. Hear some of their stories about their research and about studying at GW.

Ademir Vrolijk

“Working for NASA has been one of my dreams… and EMSE helped me achieve that”

 Janiele Custodio 

"What I love about my research is the impact that I can actually have in the world."



Olawale Ogunrinde

"I'm trying to understand why firms and corporate organizations make decisions  whether-or-not to invest in renewable and sustainable technologies."


Anya Welch

“When I began looking for jobs, I was a more competitive candidate because of my experiences at SEAS”


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Dr. Juan Pablo Bonilla completed both his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering and has gone on to lead a distinguished career in climate policy. He previously served as Deputy Minister for the Environment in Colombia, and is currently the Managing Director for Climate Change and Sustainable Development Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank.  In this video chat, Dr. Bonilla discusses the role that his education at GW has played in his career. 




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