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.

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

December Graduation

Celebrate your achievements with friends and family at George Mason University's winter graduation event. Choose between participating in a Patriot Procession section or attend a formal ceremony. Our ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. on December 16.


Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao standing sideways in front of glass doors, arms crossed.
Researchers receive over $1.5 million from DARPA to optimize security and energy tradeoff
Researchers receive over $1.5 million from DARPA to optimize security and energy tradeoff

Four researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering received a $1.5 million grant from DARPA to look at how energy efficiency and innovative security measures can be combined to protect the growing 5G infrastructure.

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 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
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.