Meet Our Faculty

  • Mason telecommunications director Bob Osgood

    Director of Digital Forensics and Interim Director for TCOM, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Research Interests: Computer Forensics
  • Mason associate professor Peter Pachowicz

    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Research Interests: Ultra-small Satellite Design and Engineering, Resilient Satellite Bus Architectures, Antenna Design and Satellite Communications, Real-Time Embedded Systems, Rad-hard Embedded Software
  • Mason ECE associate professor Bernd-Peter Paris

    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Research Interests: Computer Networks and Architectures, Statistical Signal Processing, Communications, Wireless and Optical Communications, Adaptive Signal Processing
  • Mason ECE assistant professor Maryam Parsa

    Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Research Interests: Neuromorphic learning, bio-inspired robotics, distributed learning, algorithm hardware co-design
  • Mason SEOR professor and associate dean of research Art Pyster

    Associate Dean for Research in the CEC; Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research

    At Mason, Art Pyster is a professor of systems engineering, but his primary role is associate dean for research in the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC)
  • Ali Raz stands in an office hallway wearing a dark suit and light shirt in his faculty profile for Mason's Systems Engineering and Operations Research department

    Assistant Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research

    Research Interests: Defense and aerospace systems, system of systems/ multi-robots, information fusion, test, evaluation, and explainable AI
  • Mason assistant professor Shani Ross

    Associate Chair (Undergrad Programs) and Term Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering

    Research Interests: Closed-loop neuroprosthesis, peripheral nerve stimulation for restoration of function, and deep brain stimulation
  • Mason CEIE professor Sam Salem

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

    Research Interests: Accelerated construction of infrastructure, lean and green construction, project management, public-private partnerships, smart infrastructure, sustainable development, life cycle analysis, and infrastructure asset management.
  • Data analytics engineering instructor Bernard Schmidt

    Instructor, Assistant Director MS Data Analytics Engineering Program

    Research Interests: Ranges from software development to systems and infrastructure engineering
  • Mechanical engineering assistant professor Daigo Shishika

    Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Research Interests: Multi-robot systems, multi-agent games