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J.P. Auffret

J.P. Auffret, PhD
Director, Research Partnerships and Grants Initiative, School of Business; and Associate Director, Center for Assurance Research and Engineering, School of Engineering

Email: jauffret@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-5641
Office: Enterprise Hall 049

J.P. Auffret is director, research partnerships in the School of Business and associate director, Center for Assurance Research and Engineering in the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University. He was previously director of the executive degree programs in the George Mason School of Business including the MS in Technology Management, the MS in Management of Secure Information Systems and the Executive MBA. He is also co-founder and vice president of the International Academy of CIO.

His work and research span a range of applied technology fields including on IT governance and leadership and cybersecurity. He has served on several Commonwealth of Virginia commissions including the Commonwealth of Virginia Health Information Technology Advisory Commission (HITAC); and is active in ICT and cybersecurity research including on cybersecurity leadership, addressing cybersecurity challenges for cities and counties, and Smart Grid, and with NSF, DARPA and IBM.

In addition, he is a member of the American Zoological Association research committee and has worked with World Bank and ITU on mobile and ICT for Development. He has 30 years of technology industry and academic experience including management and executive positions with MCI and its joint venture with British Telecom, Concert and academic positions with George Mason, Duke University’s Center for International Development and as physicist-in-residence at American University.

Auffret earned a B.S. degree from Duke University where he was an A.B. Duke Scholar, an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in Physics from American University.


Peng Warweg
Research Assistant, Research Partnerships and Grants initiative and Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE), Volgenau School of Engineering

Email: pwarweg@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-1792
Office: Enterprise Hall 050, Room 54


Christina Batcheler
Program Operations & Public Relations Specialist, Research Partnerships & Grants Initiative, School of Business & Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE), Volgenau School of Engineering

Email: cbatchel@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-3746
Office: Enterprise Hall 050, Room 54

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