Optimizing Security and Energy Tradeoff

College of Engineering and Computing researchers received a $1.6 million grant to tackle 5G security issues.

Cyber Lab Opens on Arlington Campus

The first floor of Vernon Smith Hall has been converted into an innovation pilot space, foreshadowing work that will be done in George Mason University’s new Arlington Campus building.

Improving Equality in Language Tech

Computer scientist uses his love for computer science, language, and linguistics to improve equality in language technologies.

Championing Underrepresented Communities in Computing

Mason received a grant from Break Through Tech to lift more students who identify as women and non-binary into tech education

Hands-on learning at new heights

Students studying aeronautics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering got an up-close look at the mechanics of a helicopter when the Fairfax Police landed one on campus.

Shoring up Maryland's Coastline

Researchers from Mason are teaming up with Maryland's Department of Natural Resources and the Nature Conservancy to measure sea-level rise


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Researchers receive over $1.5 million from DARPA
Researchers receive over $1.5 million from DARPA

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. 

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School of Computing Approved by SCHEV
School of Computing Approved by SCHEV

The formation of a  School of Computing (SoC)—the first in the Commonwealth of Virginia—provides the university with unprecedented opportunities both to establish computing as one of its strategic differentiators and to assume a leadership role in shaping the future of this growing discipline.

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NASA award to prevent airline accidents
NASA award to prevent airline accidents

Lance Sherry in the Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research and other researchers created a unique way to help prevent airline accidents.