Academic

Congratulations to Dr. Laurence Bray for her 2017 OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Award

Congratulations to Dr. Laurence Bray who has been selected for the 2017 OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Award in recognition of her outstanding mentorship of undergraduate students on their research and creative activities and her active role in fostering a culture of student scholarship at Mason!

Congratulations to Dr. Laurence Bray: Celebrating leadership at Mason

The 2016-2017 Leadership Legacy program graduates received their certificates of completion from Mason President Ángel Cabrera at their closing ceremony Friday, March 31. The program is co-sponsored by MasonLeads and the Office of Human Resources and Payroll. Photo by Bethany Camp.

Bioengineering Convocation 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 graduates! Convocation and the Bioengineering Department reception were held on May 12, 2016. We are proud of everyone’s dedication and hard work! Visit the gallery here.

Mason’s Board of Visitors approves new M.S. in Bioengineering

On March 31, Mason’s Board of Visitors gave its approval to a new M.S. degree in Bioengineering. It will now go forward to SCHEV to seek final approval. Congratulations to the Bioengineering Department, and in particular to Laurence Bray and Peter Katona for their work in developing the proposal.

Nashaat Rasheed Receives 2016 Provost Summer Research Fellowship

Nashaat Rasheed is a Bioengineering PhD student who has been selected as recipient of a 2016 Summer Research Fellowship. The intent of the Summer Research Fellowship is to provide funding for masters and doctoral level students during the summer months, allowing them to spend concentrated time on thesis or dissertation research without the distraction of employment. Congratulations!

School Celebrates Undergraduate Research – Bioengineering receives most awards

Students from the Volgenau School of Engineering showcased a wide variety of research, design, and scholarly work at the third annual Undergraduate Research Celebration on April 18, 2016.

Winning students received cash prizes for the most outstanding projects. Representatives from local industries evaluated the poster presentations and the winning entries received cash prizes. There was also a special “People’s Choice Award” voted on by all attendees, and the winner also received a cash prize. …read more here

Bioengineering students fix equipment in Guatemalan hospitals

Five George Mason University Volgenau School of Engineering students partnered with Engineering World Health to travel to Guatemala and offer their assistance. The team spent three weeks at Guatemalan hospitals troubleshooting, repairing and, if necessary, disposing of donated medical devices and supplies. Some devices were as simple as an electric fan, others as complicated as an autoclave. …read more here

In the Laboratory of Nanotechnology – tiny Particles have far-reaching implications

In the Laboratory of Nanotechnology Volgenau School of Engineering researchers study particles thinner than a hair on an infant’s arm, smaller than a droplet of sea mist, and attachable to a single molecule. … read more here