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George Mason University

Khondkar Islam

Associate Professor, Information Sciences and Technology

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  • 703-993-8557 (office)
  • Nguyen Engineering Building, 5343
    4400 University Drive, MS 1G8
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Khondkar Islam’s many years of work experience for organizations such as NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have brought him into the classroom where he is preparing the next generation of cyber security experts. As Volgenau’s networking course program coordinator, Islam plans a forward-thinking educational strategy based on his professional experience with pathways and innovation in network engineering and cyber security. He is also the director of the Virtual Academy and Cisco Academy at George Mason University, and directs a significant amount of time and research to improving educational value for engineering students. His further research includes distributed peer-to-peer network architecture for content delivery and exchange over limited capacity networks.


PhD, , George Mason University

MS, , American University

BS, , George Mason University

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Faculty Rank: Associate Professor


2014 - 2016 : A Framework to Expand Outreach via the Virtual Learning Model. Funded by Cisco Systems.

2014 - 2016 : TILES: Trajectories of Informal Learning among Engineering Students. Funded by National Science Foundation.

Research Interests

Computer Networks

Selected Publications

Journal Article

Meeting MDG 2: Can IT Save Us

Published on October 11, 2012