College of Science

  • January 30, 2024

    George Mason University’s $230 million in research funding in fiscal year 2022 was a 7% increase from 2021, putting the university three years ahead of its goal of $225 million by 2025.

  • January 24, 2024

    Mason researcher Daniel Hanley and team developed a new camera system that allows ecologists and filmmakers to produce videos that accurately replicate the colors that different animals see in natural settings.

  • January 11, 2024

    Mary Ellen O’Toole, director of the Forensic Science Program in Mason’s College of Science, gives a behind-the-scenes look at the university’s new “body farm,” an outdoor research and training laboratory on its SciTech Campus that will allow crime-scene research in forensic science and forensic anthropology using human donors.

  • December 13, 2023

    From being an orientation leader to working as an environmental field interpreter for school programs, Jason Mercado made the most of his time at Mason by building up the campus community.

  • December 5, 2023

    Thirty students, from first-years to PhDs in a variety of majors, participated in the MIX's eight-week Unmanned Aerial Systems Prototyping course this fall.

  • December 1, 2023

    Peter Becker, a professor in the Physics and Astronomy Department in George Mason University’s College of Science explains, talks how a predicted major increase in solar storms could be a prelude to an “internet apocalypse, and how a $14 million federal study he is leading with the Navy could provide better predictive capabilities and help us better understand exactly what’s at stake.

  • November 28, 2023

    Mason's Institute of Digital Innovation (IDIA) has announced its second cohort of IDIA Predoctoral Fellows: Alonso Gabriel Ogueda-Oliva, Dibyendu Das, and Erika De Los Santos.

  • October 25, 2023

    Mason researcher Fereshte Ghahari Kermani recently received the highly competitive U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Early Career Award. She is the first Mason faculty member to receive this honor, one that highlights the significance of her contributions to the field of condensed matter physics.

  • April 28, 2023

    Chemistry in the Kitchen is a new course offered at George Mason University that uses everyday recipes to demonstrate chemical concepts taught in the classroom.

  • October 18, 2023

    Collaboration between colleges has led to the creation of a unique autonomous surface water vehicle, collecting samples and reducing manual labor for researchers.