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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 three concentrations in the PhD Program in Information Technology (in Information Systems, Information Security, and Software Engineering) and several graduate certificates.

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)

SANG Seminar: Tackling the Challenges of I/O Virtualization in Data Centers
Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:30pm-1:30pm, ENGR 4201
Howie Huang
George Washington University
Oral Defense of Doctoral Dissertation: Quantitative Framework to Design Services with Intrusion Tolerant QoS
Friday, April 25th, 2014, 3:30pm-5:30pm, ENGR 2901
Quyen L. Nguyen
Oral Defense of Doctoral Dissertation: An Analysis of a Model-based Evolutionary Algorithm: Learnable Evolution Model
Monday, April 28, 2014, 1:00pm, ENGR 4201
Mark Coletti
Volgenau School of Engineering: Convocation
Thursday, May 15, 2014, 2:00pm, Patriot Center

News    (Details)

Huzefa Rangwala Wins George Mason Teaching Excellence Award (more)
Congratulations to Professor Huzefa Rangwala who will receive a 2014 George Mason University Teaching Excellence Award. This honor acknowledges his commitment to providing students with meaningful, significant learning experiences, as well as his success in achieving this ambitious goal.
Yotam Gingold receives Google Research Award (more)
Congrats to Professor Yotam Gingold for receiving a Google Research award for his project "Diamonds from the Rough: Improving Creative Performance via Aggregation"
Prof. Wechsler to deliver keynote address at ICPRAM 2014 (more)
Professor Harry Wechsler will be delivering a keynote address at the Third International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM 2014) being held in Angers, France from March 6-8, 2014.
Michel Rouly's NSF REU project produces Big Data paper (more)
Undergraduate student Michel Rouly participated in a remote NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates project to develop a parallel/distributed clustering algorithm for use in cloud computing with big data applications.
Summer 2014 MS CS and MS SWE Extended Online Offerings (more)
Eight Master's level courses from the CS department will be available for online study summer 2014. Details can be found at this page
Prof. Menasce named Fellow of IEEE (more)
Congratulations to Professor Danny Menasce for being named a fellow of the IEEE for "contributions to research and education in performance evaluation of computer systems.” The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest.
Professor Sam Malek wins 2013 Mason Emerging Researcher Award (more)
Congratulations to Professor Sam Malek who has been chosen as one of three Mason faculty to receive the 2013 Mason Emerging Researcher/Scholar/Creator award. This award recognizes the very best of Mason's younger scholars. Professor Malek will be presented with the award at the annual Celebration of Achievements reception on November 11th.
2013-14 Distinguished Lecture Series (more)
The CS Department's Distinguished Lecture Series for 2013-14 presents five distinguished researchers in computer science. The first lecture, on October 23, will be by Professor Vipin Kumar, Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, entitled “Understanding Global Climate Change—a Data Driven Approach".

See the Lecture Series page for full information about the talks this year.