- May 22, 2023
Blimps filled the EagleBank Arena air at the Lighter Than Air (LTA) Defend the Republic competition in April. The winning Mason team, led by principal investigators Cameron Nowzari, Ningshi Yao, and Daigo Shishika, competed against six universities and about 50 LTA "blimps."
- April 17, 2023
PhD student Zhenyi Huang will embark on his COVES Fellowship this summer, applying his statistics expertise to help foster relationships between engineering and the Virginia state government.
- March 31, 2023
A biostatistics graduate student spearheaded a weather station installation, to monitor the cherry trees at Mason Pond and study climate change.
- March 17, 2023
The 2023 ASEE SE conference brought together engineering educators, industry leaders, and students to discuss and learn about the importance of promoting a diverse, digitally prepared workforce within engineering and STEM education paths.
- March 9, 2023
Last year, students at George Mason University joined contestants from around the world to predict the peak bloom date of cherry trees at four global locations. The international Cherry Blossom Prediction Competition was a huge success and is gaining traction during its second annual run.
- February 24, 2023
An NSF grant looks at Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) within AI technology and the ways it can function safely and reliably within autonomous systems.
- October 20, 2022
Siddhartha Sikdar and several colleagues from CASBBI received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Helping to End Addiction Long-Term (HEAL) initiative to study chronic myofascial pain. The team will first develop biomarkers to study the association between muscle tissue abnormality and pain, and then conduct clinical trials to test two different interventions.
- September 21, 2022
George Mason PhD students Soelem Bhuiyan and Ishrat Dollan participated in the SMAPVEX 2022 summer field campaign. The SMAP mission is an orbiting observatory measuring the amount of water on soil surfaces.
- August 31, 2022
Bioengineering student John Mutersbaugh shares about his experience in BESIP, a competitive internship offered through NIH for undergraduate biomedical engineering students across the U.S. who have completed their junior year of college.
- July 20, 2022
The 2022 Break Through Tech DC summer Guild program at George Mason took place in June. Students from underrepresented backgrounds had a chance to do a deeper dive into their computing education and career paths through Guild.