Meet Our Faculty


  • Mehdi Darehbidi wears a dark suit, striped tie, and glasses in his faculty profile for the Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Research Interests: Fatigue and Fracture, electrochemistry and corrosion, computational materials, reliability, thermodynamics and heat transfer, failure mechanics.
  • Mason assistant professor Matthew Amissah is a black man who wears a light shirt and has a beard in his profile

    Assistant Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research

    Amissah's research broadly entails an application of concepts and tools from the fields of Modeling & Simulation and Systems Science.
  • Tanvir Arafin wears a dark suit and blue shirt in his faculty profile for the Department of Cyber Security Engineering at GMU

    Assistant Professor, Department of Cyber Security Engineering

    Research Interests: Hardware Security, Memory Systems
  • Mason bioengineering professor Giorgio Ascoli wears a black suit, light shirt and tie in his faculty profile

    Professor, Bioengineering, College of Engineering and Computing  

    Research Interests: Investigating the relationship between brain structure, activity, and function from the cellular level to the circuit level
  • James Baldo wears a red safety vest while canoeing on the river

    Associate Professor, Director of Master of Science in Data Analytics Engineering Program

    Research Interests: Big Data Analytics, Data-Centric Systems, Cloud-Computing, Adversarial Inputs
  • Dean College of Engineering and Computing

    Kenneth Ball was appointed Dean of the Volgenau School of Engineering in August 2012. He previously served as the L.S. Randolph Professor and Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech from 2004-12, overseeing rapid growth in the department with research expenditures increasing five-fold to approximately $20M, and with large increases in student enrollment.
  • Colleen Berg wears glasses and a light blue shirt for her faculty profile in the ME department.

    Instructor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Colleen Berg has been an instructor in Mechanical Engineering since 2006.
  • A place holder photo of the George Mason statue for the faculty profile

    Instructor, Data Analytics Engineering

    Research Interests: Public policy, high-performance computing, emerging big data, health informatics, and digital economy and governance challenges
  • Mason associate professor Alok Berry wears a dark suit, striped blue tie, and glasses in his faculty profile

    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Research Interests: Electronics
  • Mason lecturer David Binning wears a black suit, white shirt, red tie and has gray hair in his faculty profile

    Lecturer and CEC Director of Assessment & Accreditation, Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering

    David Binning is a water resources engineer with over 40 years practice in the design, construction, operation and management of public water and wastewater systems.