Brian Jarvis


3100 Engineering Building
George Mason University
ECE Department, CERG
4400 University Drive, MS 1G5
Fairfax, VA 22030
Office: Engineering Building, Room 3231
Phone (lab): 703-993-1609
E-Mail: bjarvis'at'
Curriculum Vitae: PDF

Research Interest

  • Reconfigurable Computing
  • Embedded Systems
  • Error Correction Codes for Physical Unclonable Functions
  • Digital System Design

Advisor: Dr. Kris Gaj


Brian earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University in 2006. Since then, he has worked as an embedded software engineer in the defense contracting industry for several companies in the Northern Virginia area. Brian began working towards a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering from from GMU in the Spring of 2013. He joined the CERG in the Spring of 2015. He defended his Master's thesis in Dec. 2015, and started his Ph.D. studies in Fall 2016.


  • B. Jarvis and K. Gaj, Selection of an error-correcting code for FPGA-based Physical Unclonable Functions, 2017 International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology, FPT 2017, Melbourne, Australia, IEEE, Dec., 2017 [Bibtex]