Meet Our Faculty

Faculty

  • A photo of Sharon Adamus

    Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs, College of Engineering and Computing

    Sharon Adamus’ leadership in the development of the school’s undergraduate programs draws from her extensive study and experience in forward-thinking higher education programs.
  • Leonard Adelman

    Professor, Systems Engineering and Operations Research, College of Engineering and Computing

    Leonard Adelman’s research is oriented toward (1) understanding judgment and decision processes, and (2) designing and evaluating systems to support them. Regarding the former, Adelman has performed research to understand how people define (or “frame”) judgment and decision problems.
  • Assistant Professor
    Information Sciences and Technology
    School of Computing

    Pouyan Ahmadi is an assistant professor in the IST Department.
  • Massimiliano Albanese

    Associate Professor, Associate Director at the Center for Secure Information Systems Information Sciences and Technology School of Computing

    Massimiliano Albanese is an associate professor in the Department of Information Sciences and Technology, and he also serves as the Associate Director of the Center for Secure Information Systems (CSIS).
  • Portrait of Jan Allbeck

    Associate Professor, Associate Dean for the Honors College
    Computer Science
    College of Engineering and Computing 

    Dr. Jan Allbeck is the Associate Dean of the Honors College. Her areas of research in Computer Science include artificial intelligence, computer games technology, and computer graphics.
  • This is a photo of Mehdi Amiri

    Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering and Computing

    Mehdi Amiri is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at George Mason University. He joined Mason in Spring 2019 and since then he is enjoying training and mentoring the next generation of talented mechanical engineers. His research interests focus on the behavior of structural materials under operational conditions, in particular the effects of materials microstructure on performance under mechanical and environmental loadings.
  • A photo of assistant professor Matthew Amissah

    Assistant Professor, Systems Engineering and Operations Research, College of Engineering and Computing

    Matthew Amissah is an Assistant Professor in the Systems Engineering and Operations Research department at George Mason University. His research broadly entails an application of concepts and tools from the fields of Modeling & Simulation and Systems Science to support architecting and design of complex systems. He obtained the doctoral degree in Engineering Management & Systems Engineering from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.  
  • Associate Professor
    Computer Science
    College of Engineering and Computing

    Paul Ammann has taught at George Mason University since 1989. His areas of interest and expertise are software testing and secure information systems. He received the Volgenau School Outstanding Teaching Award in 2007. Research 2012 - 2014 : Usability Analysis of Security Protocols. Funded by Dartmouth College. Research Interests Software Engineering
  • Assistant Professor
    Computer Science
    College of Engineering and Computing

    Degrees PhD, Computer Science, University of Notre Dame Bachelor of Science and Master of Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens
  • Instructor Computer Science College of Engineering and Computing

    Kevin Andrea began teaching at George Mason University in 2017 before joining the faculty as a full-time instructor in 2018. He most recently completed a two-year position as a term research associate in support of the Center for Excellence in C4I and Cyber. Prior to joining the faculty, he served 11 years in the military, where he developed and conducted lectures and evaluation materials for training. As a PhD candidate, his research involves routing optimization and network security for Internet of Things devices.