Science and Technology

Two Alums Reflect on Time Spent on Front Lines Fighting Ebola

Posted: January 30, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: January 29, 2015 at 5:20 pm

Two George Mason University graduates reflect on the months they spent in Liberia, a country at the forefront of the fight against Ebola.

Mason Professors Kick Up Teaching Techniques With NSF Grant

Posted: January 28, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: January 28, 2015 at 4:50 pm

Mason professors are learning to take best teaching practices off the pages of research papers and into their classrooms as part of NSF grant.

Finding a Better Way to Teach Grade School Students About Math

Posted: January 27, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: January 26, 2015 at 2:58 pm

Mason is leading $1.3 million National Science Foundation grant to train math teachers to use innovative techniques to help build a lifelong love of math starting in grade school.

Deborah Goodings to Lead NSF Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation

Posted: January 26, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: January 26, 2015 at 11:46 am

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected Deborah J. Goodings as director of the Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation of the Directorate for Engineering.

Developing Reliable Data for Robotic Bridge and Tunnel Inspection

Posted: January 23, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: January 22, 2015 at 5:51 pm

Mason engineering professor David Lattanzi and his research team a are studying how to convert robotic inspection information into virtual computer “worlds” that can be explored by a human inspector.

Mason’s STEM Accelerator’s Work Is Award-Winning

Posted: January 20, 2015 at 5:03 am, Last Updated: January 16, 2015 at 6:34 pm

Mason’s STEM Accelerator is named one of Virginia’s “2015 Programs that Work” by the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition.