Paul Liberty

Vice President for Government and Community Relations, George Mason University

Paul Liberty was appointed Vice President for Government and Community Relations in October 2012, reporting directly to President Ángel Cabrera. As Vice President, he oversees a team working with federal, state, and local governments as well as the business and civic communities. He leads several major university-wide initiatives and is a member of the university’s Executive Council and President’s Council.

Prior to this appointment, Mr. Liberty served as Interim Vice President for University Relations, responsible for managing community relations, creative services, events management, media and public relations, university information, and web communications.

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

Specialties: Ontology engineering, Bayesian logic, command and control, system engineering, electronic warfare, multi-sensor data fusion, cyber-physical systems safety, transportation security, knowledge engineering, and Semantic Web languages.

Paulo Costa has applied his significant experience as a fighter pilot to a career specializing in the field of electronic warfare and flight safety, which in conjunction with his research on probabilistic reasoning has led to applications in cyber and transportation security, heterogeneous data fusion, and decision support systems in healthcare, defense, and other areas. These topics are at the core of his teaching and research.   

Phimolwan (Aung) Shepelev

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

Aung Shepelev coordinates services that generate over $9 million in capital formation, 25 new business starts, 200 new jobs, and 650 retained jobs per year.

Aung has  a thorough knowledge and hand-on experience with Mason Small Business Development Center and strong experience in project management, customer service, and operation control.

Aung has a Master of Business Administration from George Mason University.

Changwei (Coco) Liu

Post Doc, Department of Computer Science, George Mason University

Nicole Geller

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

Helping companies gain clarity and focus in their strategic growth to realize a successful exit. Ensuring strategic plans are integrated throughout the enterprise, from hiring to BD, to fully transform and align an organization to meet its desired goals.

When do you wish to exit? How much time is needed to prepare for an exit? What is of value to potential buyers? Understanding these different factors can drive real economic value to the seller. Are you maximizing your firm's selling potential?

David Hamilton

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

Dr Hamilton has said "Neuroscience is the most interesting and potentially useful field of study available to me at this stage in my career. I was trained as an electrical engineer, worked most of my life as a software engineer, but desire to learn how the brain works to glean useful architectural aspects for continued advancement in problem solving."

Dissertation title, "Machine-readable Knowledge Management of Neuron Properties."

Todd Gillette

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

Danielle Wyman Castellano

Development Specialist, Piedmont Environmental Council
Adviser, Mason Farms & Park Proposal

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

Digital and Immersive Media Consultant.

Social Media: LinkedIn

Eric L. Olson

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

Interests: Scholarly Communication, Science Communication,

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