School of Computing

  • May 23, 2023

    Missy Cummings, a former NHTSA senior safety advisor, and Mason professor, details the risk of autonomous vehicles and how to mitigate them.

  • January 25, 2023

    Missy Cummings, one of the country’s first female fighter pilots and the director of Mason’s autonomy and robotics center, calls herself a tech futurist, charged with making tech work and helping it get better. She isn’t shy about calling out bad tech either, including the vision systems in self-driving cars and Tesla’s Autopilot.

  • Wed, 09/08/2021 - 13:36

    Research Interests: Machine learning, statistics computing, heteroscedastic mixed-effects models, spatial data analysis, bayesian statistics, high dimensional data analysis.

  • Wed, 03/24/2021 - 11:53

    The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) approved Mason’s proposal to set the stage for a reorganization of the Volgenau School of Engineering to a newly formed College of Engineering and Computing, comprising the proposed School of Computing and Volgenau School of Engineering. The College of Engineering and Computing will be led by Ken Ball. The change will become effective on April 1, 2021.

  • Fri, 10/02/2020 - 08:40

    The George Mason University Board of Visitors voted Thursday, Oct. 1, to house the new School of Computing and the existing Volgenau School of Engineering in a newly formed College of Engineering and Computing led by Ken Ball, the current dean of the Volgenau School of Engineering.

  • Tue, 07/14/2020 - 12:11

    Research Interests: Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and computational social science

  • Mon, 08/26/2019 - 22:35

    Research Interests: Data science, statistics for big or high-dimensional data, simultaneous inference, multiple comparisons, selection bias, measurement errors, mixtures, causal inference, semi and nonparametric analysis, machine learning, biostatistics, random fields, crowdsourcing, EHR and Text analysis, the interface of statistics and computer science, and other interdisciplinary work.

  • Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:06

    George Mason University is announcing a large-scale expansion of its Arlington Campus to grow its computing programs, advance research in high-tech fields and rapidly increase the number of highly skilled graduates for Amazon and other regional employers.

  • Wed, 08/29/2018 - 21:32

    Research Interests: Databases and data mining