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ECE News

  • January 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).
  • December 12, 2022
    George Mason University College of Engineering and Computing faculty members are developing ways to hide text messages in plain sight, protecting from would-be hackers the sensitive messages of military personnel, law enforcement, and others.
  • December 5, 2022
    As a sophomore, electrical engineering major Sai Srivatsav Gutala started a student club called the Inventors and Innovations Team (IIT) with one of his classmates, computer engineering major Nicholas Paschke.
  • November 30, 2022
    Mason College of Engineering and Computing faculty member is making machine learning even faster.
  • November 9, 2022
    Filipe Fernandes Veiga, Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at George Mason University
  • November 8, 2022
    Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty member Jill Nelson has been elected IEEE Education Society Board of Governors.
  • 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.
  • October 6, 2022
    Commonwealth Cyber Initiative's NovaNode funds projects that pair research teams with industry partners with an eye on commercialization.
  • 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.
  • August 15, 2022
    Khaled N. Khasawneh, assistant professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the director of the Computer Architecture, Machine Learning, and Security (CAMLsec) Lab, has been awarded two NSF grants. These grants are in collaboration with University of California (UC) Davis and UC Riverside, and total $2.4M. 
  • July 5, 2022
    Sabrina Stenberg sees the SMART scholarship as a way to maximize her graduate studies at George Mason while remaining employed as a chemical engineer with the Department of Defense (DoD). Through the scholarship, Stenberg can focus on her master of science in electrical engineering at Mason full-time.
  • June 30, 2022
    Professor Andre Manitius, of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), received The David J. King Teaching Award at the university’s Celebration of Teaching Excellence on May 2. This award is given annually in recognition of a sustained impact on the excellence of teaching and learning at George Mason University.