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Faculty

  • Janis Terpenny wears a dark-blue suit in her faculty profile for the Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Professor, Systems Engineering and Operations Research and Mechanical Engineering

    Research Interests: Smart integrated systems and processes for design and manufacturing and on design education.
  • A photo of Kuo Tian

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

    Kuo Tian holds a BE degree in civil engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and MS and PhD degrees in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin. Before joining the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering as an assistant professor of geotechnical engineering, he served as a research scientist and lecturer at the University of Virginia.
  • Associate Professor, Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering, College of Engineering and Computing

    Girum Urgessa is a tenured associate professor in the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering (CEIE) at George Mason University. He received his MS (2002) and PhD (2006) from the University of New Mexico, and his BS (2000) from Addis Ababa University. Before coming to Mason, he was a research engineer in the Applied Science Division of Weidlinger Associates (now Thornton Tomasetti) and a structural engineer at Dekker/Perich/Sabatini.
  • Remi Veneziano photo

    Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, College of Engineering and Computing
     

    Rémi Veneziano joined the Department of Bioengineering in the fall of 2018. Veneziano is currently focusing his research on designing and synthesizing new composite nanomaterials, combining structured 3D DNA nanoparticles with proteins, and lipids. His lab is using these constructs to investigate fundamental questions about the role of biomacromolecules nanoscale organization in cell membrane interaction events.
  • A photo of Mohan Venigalla

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

    Mohan Venigalla specializes in transportation systems analysis and planning with an emphasis on sustainable transportation. His early career (for 12 years) was primarily in engineering consulting and research. He has been engaged in his present teaching and academic research career since 2000.
  • This is a headshot of Kathleen Wage in a purple shirt and gray suit for her faculty profile at George Mason University.

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

    Research interests: Signal and array processing, underwater acoustics, and engineering education.
  • Xuan Wang wears a collared, blue shirt and glasses in his faculty profile for Mason's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Assistant Professor

    Research Interests: Distributed learning for MAS, resilient multi-robot systems, distributed resource allocation, human-in-the-loop for MAS
  • Research Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering and Computing

    Yue Wang is currently a Research Assistant Professor with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University. Prior to coming to Mason, he was a Senior Research Engineer with Huawei Technologies Co, Ltd. His general interest lies in the areas of signal processing, wireless communications, machine learning, and their applications in cyber-physical systems.
  • Qi Wei

    Associate Professor, Bioengineering, College of Engineering and Computing  

    Qi Wei leads the Biomechanics lab at the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University. The lab’s research focuses on developing and applying computational models to study disorders of the oculomotor system and the musculoskeletal system. Using an advanced biomechanical model of the ocular motor plant, the lab examines the coordination of extra-ocular muscles as well as the biomechanics of strabismus.
  • Charles White wears a sage-green t-shirt and glasses in a wooded area for his profile in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

    Assistant Professor

    Research Interests: Mechanics and material behavior.