Mason Engineering faculty, students, and alumni are always busy teaching, learning, researching, inventing, and reaching out to the community. We want the world to hear about it.
- March 29, 2021Ground-breaking research and one-of-a-kind programs helped propel the Volgenau School of Engineering in the top 100 rankings of U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools this year. The school ranked No.
- February 11, 2021Electrical engineering student Jazzmin Robinson knows the value public speaking skills hold for a career in engineering.
- February 10, 2021George Mason University’s first satellite "ASTERIA," part of Mason Engineering’s ThinSat program, successfully passed environmental testing at the Northrop Grumman facility on Wallops Island and was integrated into a deployer.
- University researchers receive grants from the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative for cyber and arts and design researchFebruary 3, 2021Six research projects led by George Mason University (Mason) faculty and one research project led by James Madison University (JMU) faculty received funding from t
- February 2, 2021The capabilities and reach of 5G are expanding, but with new capabilities come new security challenges.
- January 19, 2021COVID-19 has laid bare the critical work of engineers in creating a world safe from pandemics, climate change, cyber-attacks, and other daunting global challenges. Engineers Week is a time to celebrate this important work and engage with other innovators.
- January 11, 2021One of the rewards of being an academic advisor is helping students through difficult times and then watching them flourish afterward, says Smriti Kansal Patwardhan, an academic advisor and coordinator for the
- January 8, 2021It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a Lighter-Than-Air (LTA) robotic shark blimp, which is what a team of George Mason University students and faculty used to participate in the 99++ Luftballoons Competition at Indiana University on November 9 through 13.
- July 24, 2020Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the National Science Foundation has awarded more than 800 Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grants designed to get researchers into the field and lab quicker than the traditional grant process.
- May 20, 2020How a computer virus spreads gave Cameron Nowzari insight into how human viruses, like the coronavirus, spread.
- May 17, 2020Since the coronavirus pandemic began, experts have been analyzing data sets to try to predict the number of people who will be infected with the virus. Using nationwide statistics for COVID-19, a Mason electrical engineering master’s student tested a computational method to estimate new infections each day.
- March 19, 2020Mason Engineering has risen in the rankings from the U.S. News & World Report’s list of top engineering schools’ graduate programs to the No. 102 spot.