Robotics and Autonomous Systems Faculty

Meet our faculty who build and control robots that move through land, water, and air to help people spot dangerous situations, evaluate structures, and help solve real-world problems.

  • Assistant Professor Shaghayegh Bagheri in a black cardigan and white blouse

    Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Research Interests: Additive Manufacturing, advanced materials, failure mechanics
  • Mason assistant professor Ali Beheshti

    Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Research Interests: Additive Manufacturing, advanced materials, failure mechanics
  • A place holder photo of the George Mason statue for the faculty profile

    Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research

    Research Interests: Information fusion, Bayesian networks, distributed sensor networks, decision making under uncertainty, explainable AI
  • GM CYSE professor Paulo Costa

    Professor, SEOR; Interim Chair, Department of Cyber Security Engineering Director, Center of Excellence in C5I

    Research Interests: Probabilistic Ontologies, Decision Support Systems, Cybersecurity, Information Fusion, and Cyber-Physical Systems Security
  • Mechanical engineering associate professor Pei Dong

    Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Research Interests: Materials Science, Carbon Nanomaterials, Energy, Water, Biomedical
  • Computer Science associate professor Zoran Duric

    Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science

    Research Interests: Haptics, computer vision, HRI
  • GM Civil Engineering Professor Celso Ferreira

    Professor, Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering

    Research Interests: Water-related extreme weather hazards, their impacts on infrastructure and societies, and nature-based climate adaptation strategies.
  • A headshot of research associate professor Michael Hieb

    Research Professor, C5I Center, College of Engineering and Computing

    Research Interests: Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence; Situation Assessment
  • Mason CEIE Assistant Professor Wenying Ji

    Assistant Professor, Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering

    Research Interests: Integration of advanced data analytics, and complex system simulation in construction management and infrastructure systems.
  • Mason mechanical engineering assistant professor Pilgyu Kang

    Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Bioengineering and ECE affiliate faculty

    Research Interests: Sensors, micro/nano mechanics