Research

  • October 25, 2022

    Associate Professor Max Albanese collaborated with Palo Alto Research Center to launch the Mason Vulnerability Scoring Framework, a tool that publishes continuously updated rankings of the most-common global software weaknesses. The work has resulted in multiple pending patent applications and a Best Paper Award at the 19th International Conference on Security and Cryptography.

  • October 18, 2022

    Assistant Professor Vijay Shah from the Department of Cyber Security Engineering at George Mason University's College of Engineering and Computing, teamed up with colleagues in Arlington, Virginia, to build drones that monitor and improve the safety of firefighters in action.

  • October 12, 2022

    Mason researchers Jeffrey Moran in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rémi Veneziano in the Department of Bioengineering, and Monique van Hoek, a microbiologist in the School of Systems Biology, won the NBIB R21 Trailblazer award. The team will research methods to dissolve harmful biofilms.

  • August 29, 2022

    A team of Mason employees researchers has secured a National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE Catalyst grant to support increasing diversity among faculty within the university’s STEM programs

  • July 26, 2022

    George Mason University has received a $3.75M per capita grant from GO Virginia, a state-funded initiative administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.

  • May 16, 2022

    George Mason Department of Computer Science Assistant Professor Foteini Baldimtsi has been granted a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for her project, Privacy Preserving Transactions with Accountability Extensions. 

  • February 7, 2022

    George Mason University assistant professor Zhisheng Yan in the Department of Information Sciences and Technology will lead a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER research project called Machine-centered Cyberinfrastructure for Panoramic Video Analytics in Science and Engineering Monitoring to further develop and enhance machine centric video compression and transmission.

  • January 26, 2022

    Researchers from the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative take on projects that expand the contributions of social scientists to cyber security challenges through funding of multidisciplinary projects.

  • November 30, 2021

    With the support of a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Mason researchers Vivian Motti and Anya Evmenova have developed a smartwatch application that will help improve the daily lives of young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • November 11, 2021

    The National Science Foundation (NSF)’s I-Corps program is an accelerator that helps entrepreneurs and researchers work together “to bring invention to impact.” Mason serves as an official I-Corps site, supporting local grantees through the exploratory stages of venture-building, as well as preparing them to apply for the national-level program.