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VSE in the News

Upcoming Events

Research News

Odds and Ends



VSE in the News 

News stories about VSE that have been posted


On the Mason News page



On the VSE News page


·         Engineering researcher’s app makes commercial fishing safer. Mechanical Engineering researcher Leigh McCue created an app that could be a lifesaver for commercial fishermen.


·         Mason Engineering groups win 60-Second Video Contest awards. Two student engineering organizations won cash awards in Mason Engineering’s second annual 60-Second Video Contest.


·         Mason Competitive Cyber club places second in state competition.

The Mason Competitive Cyber club captured second place in the Commonwealth Cyber Fusion Competition 2019 over the weekend.


Leigh McCue designed a safety app for commercial fishermenPhoto of the Week

Leigh McCue, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, is building a team of researchers who will work on a safety app for commercial fishermen. (Courtesy Photo)











If you have suggestions for other stories, please submit them to Martha Bushong, [log in to unmask].




Up-coming Events


Whether you're looking for a specific event or browsing, our calendar lets you know what’s happening at the school. Here is a sample of what’s coming in the next several weeks. For more information visit our calendar on the web. From this page, you can share the event on social media, get updates, forward to friends, or save it to your own calendar.


March 1 CASBBI, 1 p.m., Krasnow Institute Room 229. The Center for Adaptive Systems for Brain-Body Interactions (CASBBI), led by Siddhartha Sikdar (bioengineering), Jim Thompson (psychology), and Lynn Gerber (health administration and policy), has been selected for base funding by a team led by the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President S. David Wu. This group meets weekly. Pizza and coffee are provided.

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Research News


George Hazelrigg receives funding from NSF for Proposal Writing Workshop

George Hazelrigg from the Department of Mechanical Engineering received $6,595 from the NSF.



Odds and Ends


To foster awareness of current IT security issues, ITS publishes a monthly newsletter on topics of interest to a general audience. The February newsletter is at This month’s newsletter discusses targeted phishing attacks.


Please contact Jonathan Goldman, the VSE Security Liaison, if you have any questions.




Martha Bushong

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