Benjamin Yates Brewster


3100 Engineering Building
George Mason University
ECE Department, CERG
4400 University Drive, MS 1G5
Fairfax, VA 22030

Research Interest

FPGA design tools, high performance computing and digital design.

Advisor: Dr. Kris Gaj


Benjamin is a software engineer at ITT-NexGen Communications in Dulles Virginia. He graduated with a B.S. in Computer Engineering and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University and is currently working towards a M.S. in Computer Engineering degree from George Mason University.


  • K. Gaj, J.-P. Kaps, V. Amirineni, M. Rogawski, E. Homsirikamol, and B.Y. Brewster, ATHENa – automated tool for hardware evaluation: Toward fair and comprehensive benchmarking of cryptographic hardware using FPGAs, 20th International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications - FPL 2010, IEEE, pages 414–421, 2010 [accepted version, pdf] [Bibtex]
  • Integration of an intelligent systems behavior simulator and a scalable soldier-machine interface, Proceedings Vol. 6561 Unmanned Systems Technology IX
  • Human-robot interaction modeling and simulation of supervisory control and situational awareness during field experimentation with military manned and unmanned ground vehicles, Proceedings Vol. 7692 Unmanned Systems Technology XII