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Alumni Spotlight: Seth C. Pickett ’05

March 4, 2014

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Breaking Through Cultural Barriers to Improve Business Interactions Technology has brought the business world closer. We are all within reach of each other, regardless of location, with a smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Time zones have become irrelevant. Work days have pushed all boundaries. There are no longer standard business hours between 9 and 5, but […]

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Mason Team to Partner with IBM on Research

February 19, 2014

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A multidisciplinary team of George Mason University professors will partner with IBM to research imminent advancements in the electric power industry, changes that will challenge cybersecurity for the more than 3,000 electric companies in the United States. IBM has selected the multidisciplinary team, including representatives from the School of Management, the Volgenau School of Engineering, […]

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New Books Examines New Technologies for Our Aging Society

December 1, 2013

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MS in Technology Management director J.P. Auffret and Professors Toshio Obi and Naoko Iwasaki of Waseda University in Japan published “Aging Society and ICT” with IOS Press in September.  The book brings together the papers and presentations of the back to back APEC and OECD joint Aging Society and Special Needs workshops in the Tokyo 2012 – As background  – […]

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MS in Technology Management and M.S. in Management of Secure Information Systems Program Director, J.P. Auffret Recognized as Mason Outstanding Supervisor

December 1, 2013

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Jean-Pierre (JP) Auffret, Director of Executive Degree Programs in the School of Management, and Peggy Aldrich, Associate Registrar at Prince William, were chosen as this year’s recipients of the Mason Outstanding Supervisor Award. When writing about JP, one nominator wrote: “He encourages his staff to think for themselves and to reach beyond what they thought […]

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Are patent trolls a serious threat to innovation?

October 29, 2013

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On Wednesday, October 23 at Mason Hall, a group of expert panelists and audience participants engaged in an Oxford Union-Style Debate on a core and hotly debated issue regarding patents and technology innovation.  Organized by the George Mason MS in Technology Management Program and moderated by J.P. Auffret, program director, the panel addressed the debate proposition: […]

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