Big Data

Lead the Measurement Revolution

Processing large amounts of data from an institution or database requires vast knowledge and technical expertise in computing. At the College of Engineering and Computing, we offer programs in data analytics engineering, data analysis, statistics, systems engineering, and more.

Big Data Grads Make a Big Difference

Our students graduate with the skills and tools to aid businesses, organizations, and federal institutions in managing and translating their complex data sets into readable and accessible documents.

Systems Engineers wearing hard hats and yellow vests look at data points of a land project on multiple computer screens

Systems Engineers use large amounts of data to build models that can predict airline delays, interrupt illicit supply chains, and improve traffic flow on crowded highways. (iStock image)

Faculty Find Solutions to Big Problems Through Big Data Analytics

Mason’s researchers invent systems that organize, analyze, and learn from complex fields of information. These applications and systems help with everything from national security and defense to health care and education.  

Our engineers' design products and technologies that could help our military outsmart the enemy. They build tools for teachers to accurately measure learning styles and create lessons that stick. Our labs prepare predictive models that can help emergency personnel manage a disease outbreak.

Hemant Purohit, associate professor in the IST department at Mason's College of Engineering and Computing, wears glasses and a dark-blue suit for his feature photo in front of the engineering building
Hemant Purohit
Hemant Purohit
Edward Huang wears glasses and light, striped shirt in his faculty profile for the SEOR department at George Mason University
Edward Huang