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- 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. ASTERIA is now ready for launch.
- 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, 2021Mason students compete with Lighter Than Air robotic shark blimps.
- Mason engineering professor receives funding from the National Science Foundation for cyber-infrastructure testbedNovember 11, 2020Bijan Jabbari, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Volgenau School of Engineering c
- 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 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.
- February 18, 2020Jim Jones has been named the new director of George Mason University’s Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis (CINA) Center.
- February 12, 2020Imagine a day when canopies of solar panels across campus generate enough electricity to meet all of Mason’s power needs. That’s the dream of seven senior engineering students and faculty advisor Liling Huang, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE).
- October 24, 2019It’s not often that college students have a chance to solve cybersecurity challenges, delve into data mining, and take a salsa dancing lesson over the same weekend. But those who attended PatriotHacks, Mason’s second annual collegiate hackathon, did just that at the MIX@Fenwick, October 18 to 20.