Faculty Profile: Murray Black
Founding Dean of the School of Computational Sciences
Primary Research: Generation of high power microwaves using relativistic electron beams and the application of microwaves in materials processing
Primary Website: http://bass.gmu.edu/faculty_info/black.html
- Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia in 1962.
- Master of Science degree in 1962 and Ph.D. degree in 1971, both in electrical engineering, from the Pennsylvania State University.
- Been with George Mason University since 1971
- Became Founding Chair and Professor of the newly created Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in 1984 and served until 1990
- Served as Associate Dean for Graduate Study and Research from 1993 to 1996
- Served as Interim Dean for Graduate Study and Research from 1996 to 1997
- Served as Director of the Institute for Computational Sciences and Informatics from 1995 until its inclusion in the new School of Computational Sciences in 2000
- Served as Founding Dean of the School of Computational Sciences from 2000 to 2002
Honors and Awards
- Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship from GMU (1987)
- Several performance awards from the Naval Research Laboratory as consultant from 1972 to 1990
- Member of Council of Higher Education of theVirginia Advisory Committee on Graduate and Continuing Education in Northern Virginia
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