Research News

  • December 6, 2022
    A George Mason University team led by Alessandra Luchini and Lance Liotta has been named one of 10 Phase 1 winners of the LymeX Diagnostics Prize by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation.
  • December 1, 2022
    The Schar School’s Center on Nonprofits, Philanthropy, and Social Enterprise assumes responsibility for a pioneering data project that is crucial to the nonprofit sector.
  • November 29, 2022
    George Mason University researchers are playing a role in the Cancer Moonshot Initiative designed to reduce cancer deaths
  • November 29, 2022
    Mehmet Altug, an associate professor of operations management at Mason's School of Business, has been researching pricing and retail operations—and consumer returns in particular—for over a decade.
  • November 17, 2022
    The NSF Research Traineeship Program program was established in 2019 with a five-year grant of nearly $3 million from the National Science Foundation and is preparing an interdisciplinary, community-engaged STEM workforce with the expertise necessary for cross-disciplinary collaboration.
  • November 8, 2022
    Professor of Nursing Rebecca Sutter, along with faculty and students across colleges, will lead the creation of an interprofessional Learning Laboratory for Community Health.   
  • October 25, 2022
    Associate Professor Max Albanese collaborated with Palo Alto Research Center to launch the Mason Vulnerability Scoring Framework, a tool that publishes continuously updated rankings of the most-common global software weaknesses. The work has resulted in multiple pending patent applications and a Best Paper Award at the 19th International Conference on Security and Cryptography.
  • October 21, 2022
    Sylvia Schreiner is on a mission to record and help maintain the Yupik language on St. Lawrence Island, and she has the support of a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER grant to do it.
  • October 21, 2022
    George Mason University researcher Allison Jack recently received an Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) Network award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her research efforts aimed at understanding why some autistic individuals receive very late diagnoses, or none at all.  
  • October 19, 2022
    For most drivers in the U.S., obeying a stop sign upon approaching an intersection is an unavoidable annoyance. But for Mason finance professor Jiasun Li, it’s a problem waiting to be solved. His recent working paper proposes a simple and economical improvement: removing one stop sign from every four-way intersection. According to his calculations, this would boost not only driver safety, but environmental sustainability as well. 
  • October 18, 2022
    Assistant Professor Vijay Shah from the Department of Cyber Security Engineering at George Mason University's College of Engineering and Computing, teamed up with colleagues in Arlington, Virginia, to build drones that monitor and improve the safety of firefighters in action.
  • October 12, 2022
    Mason researchers Jeffrey Moran in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rémi Veneziano in the Department of Bioengineering, and Monique van Hoek, a microbiologist in the School of Systems Biology, won the NBIB R21 Trailblazer award. The team will research methods to dissolve harmful biofilms.