About RARE

The Radar and Radio Engineering Lab (RARE Lab) is located at George Mason University's Volgenau School of Engineering and is focused on enhancing the state of the art in safety and security applications of cognitive radios. The lab has partnerships with industry players, government agencies, as well as other academic institutions in the US and abroad; conducting research projects in areas as diverse as air transportation, high-speed trains, autonomous vehicles, smart power grids, and others. The lab is equip ed with telecommunications hardware capable of conducting cyber-physical experiments within electromagnetically controlled environments, including high-fidelity emulations and simulations with up to four distinct electromagnetic environments synchronized.