Focus

The C4I Center is focused on achieving effective use of Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Intelligence and Cyber systems and technologies by United States and allied military.

The Center strives to:

  • Conduct a broad spectrum, multi-disciplinary research and development
    program in C4I & Cyber
  • Develop an intellectual base for C4I & Cyber
  • Support the Systems Engineering and Operations Research (SEOR) Department in providing a comprehensive C4I curriculum that leads to a certificate in C4I and also a Master of Science with specialization in C4I at George Mason University
  • Act as a focus for doctoral research in C4I & Cyber
  • Provide technical support to industry and government in the C4I & Cyber area
  • Bridge the cultural cap between the Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE), other Mason faculty and the elements of the US Department of Defense (DoD) and its
    supporting industries
  • Maintain a broad spectrum of research and education across:
    • Sensing and Fusion – Area Leader: Dr. Paulo Costa
    • Command Support – Area Leader: Dr. Leonard Adelman
    • Communications and Signal Processing – Area Leader: Dr. Harry Van Trees
    • Information System Architectures – Area Leader: Dr. Kathryn Laskey
    • Modeling and Simulation – Area Leader: Dr. Michael Hieb
    • Distributed Education and Training – Area Leader: Dr. Mark Pullen
    • Prototyping/Experimentation/Utility Analysis – Director: Prof. William Roeting
    • Cyber Policy, Information Operations, Strategic Communications, Hybrid / Irregular Warfare – Area Leader Dr. Itamara Lochard