Meet Our Faculty

  • GM SEOR professor Xu Jie

    Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research

    Research Interests: Air Transportation, Data Mining, Optimization, Probabilistic Modeling, Simulation, Systems Architecture, Predictive Analytics
  • Mason ECE assistant professor Ningshi Yao

    Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Research Interests: Human-robot interactions, human-robot co-learning, bio-inspired robotics, distributed resource allocation
  • Mason professor Syed Abbas Zaidi

    Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research

    Research Interests: Systems Architecture
  • Mason ECE professor Kai Zeng

    Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Research Interests: 5G Wireless Security, Spectrum Sharing, CPS/IoT Security, Machine Learning, Physical Layer Security, Network Forensics
  • Mason CEIE assistant professor Emma Zhang

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

    Research Interests: Strong, durable, and sustainable structures, with a special focus on bio-based self-healing concrete, biomolecules modified anticorrosive steel structures, fungal skin for intelligent sensing, and bio-inspired damage self-reporting structures.
  • Mason CEIE associate professor Shanjiang Zhu

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

    Research Interests: Travel demand modeling, transportation planning, data analytics, managed lanes and tolling, multi-modal mobility and infrastructure.
  • Mason Assistant Professor Zhuangdi Zhu

    Assistant Professor, Department of Cyber Security Engineering

    Research Interests: Applied and Fundamental Machine Learning