Daniel Menascé

Mason CS professor Daniel Menascé
Titles and Organizations

Professor, Department of Computer Science  

Contact Information

Phone: 703-993-1537
Campus: Fairfax
Building: Nguyen Engineering Building
Room 5307
Mail Stop: 4A5


Daniel Menascé has taught at George Mason University since 1992. He is a Fellow of the ACM and of the IEEE, a recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Award from the Commonwealth of Virginia in 2017, and the recipient of the 2001 A.A. Michelson Award from the Computer Measurement Group. He has published over 270 articles and five books that received over 11,560 citations. His h-index is 52. His areas of interest and expertise include autonomic computing, software performance engineering, security-performance tradeoffs, cloud computing, service-oriented computing, modeling and analysis of computer systems, and web and e-commerce systems. 


2012 - 2016: Process Analytics Language (PAL) for Sustainable Manufacturing: Modeling, Analysis and Decision Optimization. Funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

2008 - 2012 : SASSY: Self-Architecting Software Systems. Funded by the National Science Foundation.

2009 - 2011: Sassy Supplement. Funded by the National Science Foundation.

Research Interests

E-Commerce, Computer Systems, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Software Engineering, Autonomic Computing, Cloud Computing, Analytic Modeling of Computer Systems


  • PhD, Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles