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