Spring 2022 Newsletter

Patriot Pilots Fly High in Blimp Competition!

Two papers gain recognition in the hardware security field

Khaled N. Khasawneh, assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at George Mason University, contributed significant research and work to two papers which have been recognized in the area of hardware security.

Weiwen Jiang Wins IEEE Best Paper Award

The paper, “Hardware/Software Co-Exploration of Neural Architectures,” proposes a novel hardware and software framework for efficient neural architecture search, a technique to automate machine learning systems.

Spring 2022 Featured Courses

We invite you to explore some of the newest courses we have to offer to complement your skills.

Rising in the Rankings

The Volgenau School of Engineering achieved its highest ranking ever in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) HERD survey for 2019. Volgenau is also ranked in the top 100 for graduate programs in the new U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Satellite Designed by Mason Students Launched into Space

A team of George Mason University students are among the brains behind a satellite that launched into space as part of a collaboration with Northrop Grumman and Virginia Space that includes being part of a resupply mission to the ISS.

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Two papers gain recognition in the hardware security field
Two papers gain recognition in the hardware security field

Khaled N. Khasawneh, assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at George Mason University, contributed significant research and work to two papers which have been recognized in the area of hardware security.

Jazzmin Robinson standing on stairs wearing a grey suit facing the camera.
Senior sees public speaking as a key to success in engineering
Senior sees public speaking as a key to success in engineering

Electrical engineering student Jazzmin Robinson knows the value public speaking skills hold for a career in engineering. She has spent her time at Mason as a student leader and intern learning all of the necessary skills she will need to land her dream job after graduation.

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

Mason Engineering researcher, Cameron Nowzari was 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
Using Algorithms to Predict Danger
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.