December Graduation

Celebrate your achievements with friends and family at George Mason University's winter graduation events. Choose between participating in a Patriot Procession section or attend the formal ceremony. Our ceremony is at 2 p.m. on December 16.

Shoring Up Maryland's Coastline

Researchers from Mason are teaming up with Maryland's Department of Natural Resources and the Nature Conservancy to measure sea-level rise

Championing Underrepresented Communities in Computing

Mason received a grant from Break Through Tech to lift more students who identify as women and non-binary into tech education

Mason Engineering Professor Inspires and Mentors Women in STEM

Nathalia Peixoto, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, dreamed of becoming an engineer and a teacher. Now, she mentors her students to achieve their dreams too.

Expanding the Internet of Things

Parth Pathak, an assistant professor of computer science, received a National Science Foundation CAREER award to look at breaking the cycle of trading energy efficiency for speed.

Optimizing Security and Energy Tradeoff

College of Engineering and Computing researchers received a $1.6 million grant to tackle 5G security issues.


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Maya Chatterjee sitting at a desk in a dark blue room with an Apple laptop in front of her.
IT master's student speaks at AWS Imagine EDU
IT master's student speaks at AWS Imagine EDU

Maya Chatterjee, an applied information technology master's student, spoke about cloud computing at the Amazon Web Services Imagine EDU conference in September. 


Chigozie Erondu standing in front of a missile that is propped up long-ways on a big metal stand that reads "Minuteman Missile."
Mechanical engineering student seeks ways to make an impact
Mechanical engineering student seeks ways to make an impact

Mechanical engineering student Chigozie Erondu is a student leader who knows the importance of long-term impact. Working with the Patriot Green Fund, Erondu learned about making sustainable, long-term solutions as part of their overseeing committee. 

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Lance Sherry standing outside with a bright blue sky and a plane flying through the air.
NASA award to prevent airline accidents
NASA award to prevent airline accidents

Lance Sherry in the Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research and other researchers created a unique way to help prevent airline accidents.