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Welcome to the Department of Computer Science. The department offers BS, MS, and PhD programs in Computer Science; MS programs in Software Engineering, Information Systems, and Information Security and Assurance; and a BS program in Applied Computer Science with various concentrations. The department also offers concentrations in the inter-disciplinary MS in Data Analytics Engineering and the PhD in Information Technology offered by the Volgenau School of Engineering.

Faculty in the department have research interests in networking, architecture, parallel and distributed computing, performance evaluation, software engineering, multimedia, graphics and visualization, databases, software engineering, data mining, security, information systems, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and robotics.

The Department is part of the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University.

Events    (Details)  (Calendar)

Oral Defense of Doctoral Dissertation: Hierarchical Multiagent Learning from Demonstration
Monday, March 02, 2015, 2:00pm-3:00pm, ENGR 4201
Keith M. Sullivan
GRAND Seminar: Design Research at IISc and the Indo-US Center of Excellence for Sustainable Design
Wednesday, March 04, 2015, 3:00pm, ENGR 4201
Amaresh Chakrabarti
Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
GRAND Seminar: The Success of Question Answering Communities: How Diversity Influences Ad Hoc Groups
Thursday, March 05, 2015, 2:00pm, ENGR 1602
Emanuel Alsina
SANG Seminar: Content-Adaptive Display Power Saving in Internet Mobile Streaming
Friday, March 06, 2015, 12:30pm-1:30pm, ENGR 4201
Mengbai Xiao
SWE Seminar: Defect-Based Testing
Friday, March 06, 2015, 11:00am, ENGR 1602
Alexander Pretschner
CS Seminar: Cybersecurity Hardening at Wireless Physical Layer
Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 11:00am-12:00pm, ENGR 4201
Kai Zeng
Distinguished Lecture Series: Greening Datacenters: Past, Present and Future
Friday, March 27, 2015, 11:00am-12:00pm, Research Hall, Room 163
Ricardo Bianchini
Distinguished Lecture Series: Confessions of an Accidental Greenie: From Green Destiny to the Green 500
Friday, April 17, 2015, 11:00am-12:00pm, Research Hall Room 163
Wu-chun Feng

News    (Details)

Yotam Gingold receives NSF Career Award (more)
Congratulations to Professor Yotam Gingold for receiving an NSF CAREER Award for his project titled "Direct Manipulation of Numerical Optimization for Structured Geometry Creation."

Eleven CS faculty members have received an NSF CAREER award, which is the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research.
Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position (more)
The Department of Computer Science in the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2015. While applicants in all areas of computer science will be considered, we are particularly interested in candidates in the areas of security and privacy. For more information, see this posting.
2014 Fall Computing News (more)
The Computer Science Department is pleased to announce the publication of the Fall 2014 issue of the Computing News newsletter.
Ph.D. student Daniel Veltri and Prof. Amarda Shehu receive Best Student paper award at IEEE BIBM 2014. (more)
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Daniel Veltri and Prof. Amarda Shehu whose paper "Improved Prediction of Antimicrobial Peptides Through Distal Sequence-based Features" was selected for the Best Student Paper Award at the 2014 IEEE Intl Conf on Biomed and Bioinformatics (BIBM) being held in Belfast UK, Nov 2-5, 2014.

PhD Student Mahmoud Awad and Prof. Danny Menasce receive Best Paper award at CMG 2014 (more)
Congratulations to PhD student Mahmoud Awad and Prof. Danny Menasce whose paper "Dynamic Derivation of Analytical Performance Models in Autonomic Computing Environments, was selected for the Best Paper Award at the 2014 Computer Measurement Group Conference being held in Atlanta from November 3-6, 2014.

Professors Rangwala and Shehu win 2014 Mason Emerging Researcher Awards (more)
Congratulations to Professor Huzefa Rangwala and Professor Amarda Shehu who have both been chosen as one of three Mason faculty to receive the 2014 Mason Emerging Researcher/Scholar/Creator award. This award recognizes the very best of Mason's younger scholars. Professors Rangwala and Shehu will be presented with the award at the annual Celebration of Achievements reception to be held later this Fall.