Updates & Events

Learn about updates to the SEAS Computing Facility's equipment, software, services and projects. 

Introduction to MATLAB workshops Spring 2019

February 04, 2019

MATLAB (matrix laboratory) is a multi-paradigm numerical computing
environment and fourth-generation programming language used in various

Arduino and Raspberry Pi Workshops Spring 2019

February 02, 2019

SEAS Computing Facility (SEASCF) will be hosting three free interactive workshops on Arduinos and Raspberry Pis, which are inexpensive platforms for electronics and programming projects:

MATLAB and SOLIDWORKS Tutoring Hours Spring 2019

January 14, 2019

MATLAB and SolidWorks tutoring will be offered throughout the spring semester in Tompkins 401.

Introduction to Colonial One – GW’s High Performance Computing Cluster

November 30, 2018

SEAS Computing Facility, in collaboration with the Colonial One HPC support
team, will hold a series of workshops on High Performance Computing access
at GW.

Arduino and Raspberry Pi Workshops

October 20, 2018

SEAS Computing Facility (SEASCF) will be hosting three free interactive workshops on Arduinos and Raspberry Pis, which are inexpensive platforms for electronics and programming projects:

Introduction to MATLAB workshops

October 04, 2018

MATLAB (matrix laboratory) is a multi-paradigm numerical computing environment and fourth-generation programming language used in various backgrounds of engineering, science, and economics.

Arduinos and Raspberry Pi Workshop

April 21, 2018

SEAS Computing Facility’s remaining workshop on Arduinos and Raspberry Pis will take place on April 21 in the SEH Studio Labs (SEH 1300/1400/14

Latex Workshop

April 20, 2018

SEASCF will be hosing a Latex workshop this Friday, April 20th from 2pm-4pm in Tompkins 405.

Software Carpentry Workshops

April 11, 2018

SEAS CF in partnership with the GW Libraries and Academic Innovation is

George Hacks: Medical Hackathon Raspberry Pi and Arduino Workshop

March 24, 2018

SEAS Computing Facility will be giving a short presentation on the basics of how to use Raspberry Pi and Arduino computing platforms. 

Introduction to Linux Workshop

March 23, 2018

This semester’s Linux workshops will be held on Fridays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in Tompkins Hall 411.  They will be hosted by SEAS Computing

SolidWorks Workshops

March 02, 2018

SolidWorks is a solid modeling computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) computer program that enables engineers and architects to design, inspect, and manage engineering pro

Matlab Workshops

February 02, 2018

MATLAB (matrix laboratory) is a multi-paradigm numerical computing environment and fourth-generation programming language used in various backgrounds of engineering, science, and economics.

Teaching with Jupyter Notebooks

February 02, 2018

Join Dr. Lorena A. Barba, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, to explore how you can use Jupyter Notebooks for teaching. 

Friday, February 2

Introduction to Linux Workshops

September 26, 2017

SEAS Computing will be holding a series of workshops that will cover the basics of linux operating systems.


September 25, 2017

Weekly MATLAB and SOLIDWORKS Tutoring

September 15, 2017

MATLAB and SOLIDWORKS tutoring is offered in Tompkins 401 

on  the following days:

  • Wednesday: 12:00PM – 5:00PM


September 08, 2017

MATLAB and SOLIDWORKS workshops and tutoring: SEAS Computing Facility will hold a series of workshops covering MATLAB and SOLIDWORKS programming through the Fall semester.  The workshops

MATLAB Workshops: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

September 05, 2017


Students are invited to attend two MATLAB workshops. 

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

GW Move to Box Cloud Storage

August 31, 2017

GW Box is the university's enterprise file sharing service for online cloud storage and collaboration and is free for GW faculty, staff and students. GW Box service will replace personal shares.

Changes to SEASCF Computing Labs

August 31, 2017

SEAS Computing has undergone several changes this summer.

User Accounts

GW Network Maintenance on Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon

July 18, 2017

The Division of Information Technology (IT) will be performing scheduled maintenance that will affect wireless Internet connectivity on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon Campuses on Thursda

MATLAB and Simulink Webinars

January 13, 2017

MathWorks will be holding a series of free webinars on various topics in MATLAB and Simulink.


Phi Manycore Parallel Programming Workshop

November 16, 2016

This workshop will focus on multicore programming for Intel Xeon Phi. It will be offered by Colfax and GW staff under the sponsorship of Intel. 

MATLAB Workshops and Tutoring

November 12, 2016

SEAS Computing Facility is holding a series of workshops covering MATLAB programming in Tompkins 405 from November 12 through December 10

MathWorks Updates Platform Support

October 18, 2016

The latest information on planned platform changes to MathWorks products are as follows:

Dropped Platforms:

National Cyber Security Awareness Month Events at GW

September 29, 2016

In observance of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the Division of IT is hosting a number of events. RSVP Today!

Information Sessions:

MacOS Sierra Incompatibilities

September 22, 2016

With the release of the new Mac operating system Sierra, we do not recommend installing it at this time on any SEAS machines.

MATLAB Student Licenses Available for Download

June 27, 2016

Student-Wide Access to MATLAB and Simulink

LaTeX Workshops

March 18, 2016

SEASCF is holding a series of workshops covering LaTeX, a document preparation system for high quality typesetting.

Matlab Workshop Rescheduled

January 22, 2016

The Matlab workshop originally scheduled for Saturday Jan. 23rd has been rescheduled to Saturday Jan. 30th. The workshop will run from 10am-12pm.

Tompkins Hall Office Hours

January 21, 2016

SEAS Computing Facilities will begin offering drop in office hours Monday through Friday from 1pm-4pm in Tompkins Hall Rm 401.

ASEE Mid-Atlantic Section Spring 2016 Conference

January 11, 2016

The American Society for Engineering Education will be hosting their annual Mid-Atlantic spring conference at GW from April 8th-9th.

SEH Power Outage January 8th

January 08, 2016

There will be a scheduled power outage in SEH today  from 11pm until 9am Saturday morning. All network services will be unavailable during this time.

Emergency Tompkins Power Outage

January 05, 2016

When: 5pm Today (Jan 5th) until 10am tomorrow (Jan. 6th)

Impact to Users

MATLAB Webinar - Developing Measurements and Analysis Systems Using MATLAB

December 8, 2015 9:00 a.m.

In this webinar, we will show how MATLAB can be used to 
develop custom measurement and analysis systems, interface

MATLAB Webinar - Simulation Testing in Model-Based Design

December 3, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Experience a new way to perform simulation testing of your Simulink 
model and generated code. 

Upcoming Matlab Webinars

November 13, 2015

Matlab is hosting a few upcoming webinars for the next two months. The covered topics and dates are as follows. Sign up as soon as possible

MATLAB Workshops Being Offered this Fall

November 06, 2015

SEASCF is holding a series of workshops covering MATLAB programming in
Tompkins 406 from November 14 through Dec 5.

-November 14: Introduction & Linear Algebra.

MATLAB Tutoring Sessions

November 06, 2015

Matlab tutoring sessions will now be offered from 9PM-12AM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays

WebEx Now Available for GW Faculty and Staff

July 30, 2015

WebEx, a Colonial Connect service, is now available to all GW faculty and 

Microsoft Office Professional Plus 365 now available at no cost to current GW students, faculty and staff

July 07, 2015

Microsoft Office Professional Plus 365 is available at no cost to all 

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 14, 2014

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and Seas Computing Facilities is hosting various activities.

3D Printers are Now Available

July 28, 2014

SEASCF recently acquired four 3D printers and one Digitizer Scanner for SEAS students and faculty.

SEAS is Granted Free Educational Autodesk Licenses

July 28, 2014

SEAS was granted three years of free educational licenses through the Autodesk Academic Resource Center.

SEASCF Now Offers Intel Visual Fortran Studio XE for Faculty

July 28, 2014

SEASCF now offers 10 floating licenses of Intel Visual Fortran for Windows for SEAS Faculty.

SEASCF Now Offers Adobe Creative Cloud to Faculty and Staff

July 28, 2014

In collaboration with a few other schools and the Division of IT, SEASCF now offers the entire Adobe Creative Cloud suite to SEAS faculty and staff.

High Performance Computing to Support Research

July 01, 2014

The SEAS Computing Committee explored our options for high performance computing to support our research.

Read Multiphysics Simulation User Stories - COMSOL News 2014

June 17, 2014

Browse through the digital magazine and read about new modeling and simulation projects in the 2014 edition of COMSOL News.

Multiphysics Simulation eBook - An IEEE Spectrum Supplement

May 20, 2014

IEEE Spectrum has published a special magazine with articles about simulation for innovative designs.

Heartbleed vulnerability results in NetID passwords reset

April 21, 2014

A security flaw affecting many widely-used websites and services, including Gmail and Facebook, may have exposed your account information.

Which version of Windows should you have?

April 21, 2014

Choose your operating system after Windows XP is retired.

Wolfram Mathematica now available to GW students and faculty

April 21, 2014

Mathematica is now available for download and installation on both university-owned and personal computers.

Download multiphysics papers and presentations

April 09, 2014

Get instant access to over 700 papers, posters, and presentations on multiphysics simulation from COMSOL Conference 2013!

End of support for Microsoft Windows XP

March 17, 2014

Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP on April 8. The Division of IT may turn off Internet access for Windows XP computers after April 8 as a preventative security measure.

iOS Developer University Program

March 05, 2014

In collaboration with the CS Department, SEAS CF has enrolled in the Apple iOS Developer University Program.

Spring 2014 techKNOW Magazine

February 19, 2014

All students, staff and faculty can now access the spring 2014 issue of techKNOW magazine, which highlights the Division of Information Technology's many service offerings.

Software and Site License Updates

February 01, 2014

We manage most of the software purchases for SEAS and recently updated several software packages and site licenses.

Computing Facility Hours

Semester Hours

Science & Engineering Hall

Tompkins Hall

SEH1500: Mon-Fri: 7AM-10PM

SEHB2600: Mon-Fri: 9AM-5PM

Mon-Thur:  8AM-1AM

Fri: 8AM-10PM

Sat & Sun: 10AM-10PM