- New College of Engineering and Computing professor Missy Cummings seeks to address challenges in artificial intelligenceJanuary 3, 2023
Mary "Missy" Cummings was drawn to Mason by the university's emphasis on multidisciplinary research and teaching. One of the first challenges she wants to tackle is creating a new educational program in the design and deployment of artificial intelligence (AI).
- October 27, 2022
George Mason University is about to activate a massive satellite dish! Scheduled for the scrapyard in 2020, the 27-year-old, 30-foot satellite dish on its Fairfax Campus will be used by engineering students—as well as those in other Mason schools and colleges—for multidisciplinary, hands-on experience and projects.
- September 30, 2022
In 2006, George Mason University alum Anousheh Ansari, BS Computer and Electrical Engineering ’88, traveled to the International Space Station for an 11-day expedition and the first female private space explorer, first astronaut of Iranian descent, first Muslim woman in space, and fourth private explorer to visit space.
- Wed, 02/10/2021 - 10:09
George 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.
- Fri, 04/19/2019 - 15:08
Mason’s Rocketry Club captured first place awards in the target altitude event and the Mars rover challenge at the Battle of the Rockets Competition.