About George Mason

Mason is a young university that, in just a short time, has made impressive strides in size, stature and influence.

Merten Hall

Alan and Sally Merten Hall is the main headquarters for George Mason University administrative staff.
Hours of Operation are M-T 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday- closed.

Schar School of Policy and Government

The mission of the Schar School of Policy and Government is to advance the public good. We provide our students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values to become leaders and managers in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

Mark J. Rozell

Dean, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University
Ruth D. and John T. Hazel Chair in Public Policy

John G. Milliken

Senior Fellow in Residence,  Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University

Volgenau School of Engineering

The Volgenau School of Engineering  is a large, multidisciplinary school maintains a dual pre-eminence in both information technology and engineering.

Kenneth Ball

Dean, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University

Elise Miller-Hooks

Professor, Bill & Eleanor Hazel Chair in Infrastructure Engineering, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University

College of Visual and Performing Arts

The College of Visual and Performing Arts is much more than a collection of classrooms; it’s a community of artists in art, dance, music, theater, arts management, film and video studies, and computer game design.

Mason Enterprise Center

The Mason Enterprise Center offers expert consultation and training to the region’s small business owners and entrepreneurs through a wide array of programs such as conferences, workshops, and executive education programs.

Rick Davis

Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts, George Mason University
Professor, School of Theater
Executive Director, Hylton Performing Arts Center,

Office of Technology Transfer

The George Mason University Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) focuses on invention disclosure activity, patents issued, and commercialization opportunities.

Mason SBDC

The Mason Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) is a partnership between the SBA and GMU providing free educational services for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

MIX (Mason Innovation Exchange)

Maker & Collaboration space, run by George Mason University students

We are a multidisciplinary community of makers, innovators, artists, and engineers.

Summer Entrepreneurship Accelerator

When GMU’s Summer Entrepreneurship Accelerator program kicks off on Monday, June 5, the goal is to foster a collaborative atmosphere where George Mason students and recent graduates gain valuable, real-world business experience.

Sean Mallon

AVP for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Office of the Provost, George Mason University

Hina Mehta

Aciting Director, Office of Technology Transfer, George Mason University

Jody Keenan

Managing Director, George Mason University – Mason Enterprise Center
State Director, Virginia SBDC Network

Bob Smith

Director, Mason Small Business Development Center, George Mason University

Center for Regional Analysis

The Center for Regional Analysis (CRA) mission is to provide research and technical assistance to local government and businesses, primarily located in the Washington DC Metro region. These efforts focus on economic, demographic, transportation, housing and fiscal issues.

Terry Clower

Northern Virginia Chair and University Professor
Director, Center for Regional Analysis, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia

Kelley Coyner

Senior Fellow, Center for Regional Analysis, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University

 

Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy

The Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy (TP3 Policy Center) mission is to advance research, education and public service in the understanding of public-private partnership policy in the transportation sector.

Jonathan L. Gifford

Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University
Director, Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) is an interdisciplinary hub in the School of Business that supports innovators and changemakers from all Mason schools and programs.

David J. Miller

Assistant Professor, School of Business
Executive Director, Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Director, Mason Innovation Lab and  Campus Entrepreneurship

Sean Luke

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
Associate Director, Center for Social Complexity, Krasnow Institute

Zoran Duric

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
Faculty, Laboratory for the Study and Simulation of Human Movement and Autonomous Robotics Laboratory

Duminda Wijesekera

Professor, Computer Science, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
Visiting research scientist, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Director, Laboratory of Radio and RADAR Engineering (RARE)

Jyh-Ming Lien

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
Director, Motion and Shape Computing (MASC) Group

Burak Tanyu

Associate Professor, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University

Jim Jones

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University

Maria Emelianenko

Professor, Mathematics, George Mason University

Jason Kinser

Chair and Associate Professor, Computational and Data Sciences, College of Science, George Mason University

Laurie Schintler

Associate Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University,

Mason Transportation Institute

Our driving simulation facilities include a high-fidelity, motion-based simulator, and several lower fidelity desktop simulators for rapid-prototyping.

Kathryn Laskey

Professor, Systems Engineering and Operations Research, George Mason University
Associate Director, GMU’s Center of Excellence in Command, Control, Communications, Computing and Intelligence (C4I Center)

Deborah Crawford

Vice President for Research, George Mason University

Paul Liberty

Vice President for Government and Community Relations, George Mason University

Center for Collision Safety and Analysis

The Center for Collision Safety and Analysis (CCSA) at GMU is focused on using advanced technology to understand collisions involving transport vehicles and to develop means to avoid or mitigate them to enhance safety and security.

Damoon Soudbakhsh

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University

Elham Sahraei

Assistant Professor and Beck Foundation Faculty Fellow, Volgenau School of Engineering,
George Mason University

Cing-Dao (Steve) Kan

Professor, Computational Solid Mechanics, College of Science, George Mason University
Director, Center for Collision Safety and Analysis (CCSA) , GMU

Center for Air Transportation Systems Research

The Center for Air Transportation Systems Research (CATSR) mission is to foster excellence in education and research in Air Transportation System Engineering.

Director, Lance Sherry

Lance Sherry

Associate Professor, Systems Engineering and Operations Research department,  Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University
Director, Center for Air Transportation Systems Research (CATSR)

Karla Hoffman

Karla Hoffman

Professor, Systems Engineering and Operations Research Dept., Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering

Paulo Costa

Associate Professor, Systems Engineering and Operations Research, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
Research Director, International C2 Activities, C4I
Co-Director, Radio and Radar Engineering Lab

Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship

The George Mason University Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship (CREE) seeks to advance real estate research and education in the real estate development profession and welcomes partners in their research and education mission

Brett Berlin

Term Professor, Data Analytics M.S. Program, George Mason University
Value Creation Strategy Consultant

Mason Transportation Services

Mason Parking & Transportation provides a full range of parking and transportation services, serving a diverse community of more than 34,000 students and over 6,000 faculty and staff.

Josh Cantor

Director, Parking & Transportation, George Mason University

James Douglas Wills-Lipscomb

Vice President Planning and Design, George Mason University

Matthew S. Peterson

Associate Professor, Human Factors and Applied Cognition and the Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience divisions, Department of Psychology, George Mason University
Director, GMU Psychology MA program

Phimolwan (Aung) Shepelev

Assistant Director, Mason Small Business Development Center, Mason Enterprise Center at Geroge Mason University

Center for Psychological Services

The GMU Center for Psychological Services provides evidence-based assessment and treatment services to people of all ages across the Northern Virginia and greater Capital region.

Nicole Geller

Member, Board of Trustees, George Mason University Foundation, Inc.
Private Investor, Strategic Growth for Successful Exits at Wiljax LLC

David Hamilton

Senior Software Engineer, Northrop Grumman
Neuroscientist, PhD from George Mason University

Eric O. Scott

PhD Student, Computer Science, George Mason University
Graduate Research Assistant, George Mason University

Taban Yazdani

MS Student, Systems Engineering, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University

Spencer Graves

Student, George Mason University
Business Development, Iron Goat

Jon West

Software Systems Engineer, C4I, George Mason University

Kristine Mosuela

Graduate student, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Virginia Tech
Entrepreneurial Leader, Cric (Mason SEAP)

Christian Suero

Doctoral Student, Department of Soiciology, College of Humanities and Social Studies, George Mason University

Opptu Role: Operations & Strategy

Esau Vigil

Student, Information Technology, School of Business, George Mason University
Opptu Role: Business Management

Sabiha Piracha

Opptu Role: Business Management

Cristian Vigil

Student, Communication, College of Humanities and Social Studies, George Mason University
Opptu role: Communication

Konstantin Oleinikov

Masters Student, Computer Science, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University

Andrea Nunez Justiniano

Business Student,  George Mason University
Member, Cric team, Mason SEAP

Tri Nguyen

Computer Science Student, George Mason University
Team Member, Cric (Mason SEAP)

Jenn Pence

Computer Science Student, George Mason University
Team Member, Cric (Mason SEAP)

Todd Gillette

Future Technical Leader, Northrop Grumman
Lead Developer, onAir Networks and Virginia Elections Hub
PhD, Neuroscience, George Mason University

Christopher Cremin

Undergraduate student, electrical engineering student, George Mason University
CEO, Firesight AR

Thomas Harvey

Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
CTO, Firesight AR

Aram Zucker-Scharff

Full Stack Developer, Salon Media Group, Inc.
Lead Developer, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
President, Air Networks

Jim McLean

Instructional Technologist / Visual Media Specialist, Information Technology Services (ITS), George Mason University
Owner and Principal Photographer, The Vintage Photographer
Aircast Producer, Elections onAir

Eric L. Olson

Community Engagement and Support, ORCID
Project Director, National Science Communication Institute
Mason Alum

Interests: Scholarly Communication, Science Communication,

Roberto Vargas

Double Major, Economics and Environmental and Sustainability Studies, George Mason University
President, GMU Organic Gardening Association
Staff, Mason Office of Sustainability

Skip to toolbar