Rena Malai

  • January 8, 2024

    Every year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) allows its college chapters to participate in competitions that showcase the engineering knowledge and finesse of civil engineering students across the country. Two Mason ASCE teams—Team Surveying and Team Sustainable Solutions—participated and won in the annual competition.

  • January 2, 2024

    Kafi Hassan, adjunct professor in the College of Engineering and Computing, recently won the District of Columbia Council of Engineering and Architectural Societies Engineer of the Year Award. This award recognizes engineers that achieve successful accomplishments in advancing the technical and professional aims of engineering and architectural professions.

  • November 8, 2023

    With support from Mason's Department of Statistics, two high school students conducted statistical research and wrote an op-ed on lessons learned from the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • October 24, 2023

    Certain types of mushrooms—or fungi—may have a place in infrastructure, potentially saving costly repairs and time. Xijin “Emma” Zhang, assistant professor in civil engineering, is researching this relatively new area of engineering and other green technology solutions for common challenges.

  • October 20, 2023

    Microsoft Chief Technology Officer of Worldwide & Defense Intelligence Kate Maxwell is an alum of George Mason University, where she studied systems engineering. Following a love of coding, she pursued engineering and tech, and urges women interested in STEM to go for what they want.

  • September 21, 2023

    David Prester’s previous experience with George Mason University's Engineers for International Development lined up perfectly for his work at CDM Smith, where he spent time outside analyzing and monitoring soil, traveling to excavation sites, and overseeing subsurface drilling.

  • September 14, 2023

    The Department of Computer Science will host its first ever study abroad program in Vienna, Austria. Students can immerse themselves in the Austrian way of life while learning about software development during summer 2024.

  • September 6, 2023

    Two freshman ECE students were selected for a summer internship at OneWeb Technologies in Mclean, Virginia. It's never too early for students to start looking for opportunities that build up professional experience.

  • July 19, 2023

    Thanhvu Nguyen, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, received a coveted Amazon Research Award for his work in AI. He is one among 79 awardees of the Fall 2022 ARA cycle, representing more than 54 universities in 14 countries.

  • June 13, 2023

    The invite-only roundtable, hosted by the College of Engineering and Computing at Mason Square, explored the issues, challenges, and solutions to think about as AI technologies rapidly evolve and change.  The roundtable was led by Missy Cummings, director of Mason’s Autonomy and Robotics Center.