Returning Safely

Find out what you need to know and get guidelines for staying safe.

Race to Space

Associate professor Peter Pachowicz is restoring this salvaged satellite dish so that students can experience receiving signals from orbiting satellites and communications from space missions.

New Frontiers

Kai Zeng and Jim Jones, both associate professors in electrical and computer engineering are exploring new frontiers in cybersecurity research.

Research Opportunities

When Viet Tran and Seth Robertson were seniors, they created a sound-wave fire extinguisher for their senior design project

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Students smile and give thumbs up during Patriot Hackathon, Pictured: three people, computer, desk
Can You Hack It?
Can You Hack It?

PatriotHacks participants solve real-world problems for real money. Hackathon challenges tackle problems in machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science, sustainability, and automation during a 36-hour, timed, competitive event.

Annam Khan, senior student project manager of the George Mason University solar microgrid project
Renewable and Resilient
Renewable and Resilient

Student tackle the challenge of power sustainability and resilience as power demands increase. The ECE undergraduate project designed a solar micro-grid on the campus of George Mason University as a scaled study of its implementation in the urban environment.

Cameron Nowzari
NSF Grant to Model Pandemic Spread
NSF Grant to Model Pandemic Spread

Mason Engineering researcher, Cameron Nowzari was recently awarded a RAPID grant from the National Science Foundation based on his experience modeling computer virus spread and its parallels with human contagions.

Outdoor portrait of Matthew Thornton
Pandemic Response: Using Algorithms to Predict Danger
Pandemic Response: Using Algorithms to Predict Danger

 

Electrical engineering graduate student, Matthew Thornton, applies a computational method - the Kalman Filter - to estimate and predict new COVID-19 infections each day.