Meet Our Faculty


  • Jeffrey Moran wears a dark suit and light-blue tie in his faculty profile for the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

    Assistant Professor, Affiliate faculty in Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering


    Research Interests: Self-propelled nanoparticles, mechanobiology, extracellular matrix, microbiology, fluid dynamics, heat transfer
  • Mulpuri

    Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering and Computing

    Dr. Mulpuri
  • Cameron Nowzari wears a light-blue shirt in his faculty profile as a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Associate Professor

    Research Interests: Multi-robot systems, swarm robots, bio-inspired robots, distributed resource allocation
  • Director of Digital Forensics and Interim Director for TCOM, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering and Computing

    Robert Osgood (Bob), and engineer/C.P.A., is a 26 year veteran FBI Computer Forensics Examiner and Technically Trained Special Agent.  His specialties include: digital forensics, data intercept, cyber-crime, enterprise criminal organizations, espionage, and counter-terrorism. In the course of his work, he has performed digital forensics research and development and created unique new software tools for computer forensic law enforcement. He has also been employed as Project Director for ManTech International Corp. working in the Computer Forensic Intrusion Analysis Division.
  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering and Computing

    Dr. Pachowicz is an Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, George Mason University. His current interests include CubeSats, SatCom, and SpaceCom. He is leading activities in these areas at the Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE). Specific CubeSat areas of his interest include: ultra-small-factor satellite bus engineering, resilient satellite bus architectures, and rad-hard embedded software. His interests in satellite communications are oriented towards design of low-noise antennas, signal and data fusion, and custom software defined radios.
  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering and Computing

    Bernd-Peter Paris is currently the Director of the MS in Telecommunications program at George Mason University. His prior experience includes working with the Public Switching Division at Siemens in Munich, Germany. Paris is engaged in research in the areas of communication systems, with emphasis on mobile, wireless communication networks, and information theory.
  • This headshot of Art Pyster in front of a tree and wearing a blue shirt and tie with a black suit jacket for his faculty profile.

    Associate Dean for Research and Professor, Systems Engineering and Operations Research, College of Engineering and Computing


    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-gray suit and light shirt in his faculty profile for Mason's Systems Engineering and Operations Research department

    Assistant Professor

    Research Interests: Defense and aerospace systems, system of systems/ multi-robots, information fusion, test, evaluation, and explainable AI
  • This is a photo of Associate Professor Colin Reagle

    Associate Chair of Undergraduate Programs and Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering and Computing

    Colin Reagle joined the Volgenau School of Engineering in 2014. Reagle specializes in the areas of thermal fluid flows and sustainable energy systems, and brings his extensive background in the subjects to Mason as a boon to the growing Mechanical Engineering program. He has also taught and conducted post-doctoral research at Virginia Tech, including projects for Solar Turbines, Siemens, Pratt and Whitney, Rolls-Royce, and Honeywell. Reagle has R&D experience as a researcher for Techsburg, a small engineering services company in Christiansburg, Virginia.
  • Shani Ross

    Assistant Professor and Associate Chair Bioengineering College of Engineering and Computing  

    Shani Ross received her bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Howard University in Washington, DC in 2004 and her master's and Ph.D. in biomedical engineering with a bioelectrical concentration from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, in 2006 and 2013, respectively. Her current research involves studying bladder neurophysiology and working on a closed-loop neuroprosthesis for bladder control. In general, Ross’ research interests are in the areas of neural engineering and neuromodulation.