Toshiaki Higashihara will assume his new role as President of Hitachi in April according to a statement sent to the Tokyo Stock Exchange on January 8. Mr. Higashihara earned his masters degree in CS from our department in 1990.
Author: Stanley E Sclaroff
Azer Bestavros, who co-chairs BU’s council exploring technology and education, says the online platform edX is a perfect fit for the University. Read more
CS PhD student Danna Gurari, CS MA student Seule Ki Kim, CS Professor Margrit Betke, and their coauthors won a Best Paper Award for their paper “SAGE: An Approach and Implementation Empowering Quick and Reliable Quantitative Analysis of Segmentation Quality” at the IEEE Workshop on the Applications of Computer Vision (WACV).
Gonca Gürsun, Natali Ruchansky, Evimaria Terzi and Mark Crovella have won an IRTF/IETF Applied Networking Research Prize, for their paper “Routing State Distance: A Path-based Metric for Network Analysis.” This work was presented at the 2012 Internet Measurement Conference, and will be a featured presentation at an upcoming IETF meeting.
Vatche Ishakian, Ray Sweha, Azer Bestavros and Jonathan Appavoo win Best Paper Award for their paper, “CloudPack: Exploiting Workload Flexibility Through Rational Pricing,” to be presented at the ACM/IFIP/USENIX 13th International Conference on Middleware.
This recognition is bestowed upon members with significant research performance in terms of technical contribution and professional leadership. The IEEE reserves Senior Member status for only 8 percent of its approximately 400,000 members.
Margrit Betke has been elected to Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for 2013. As part of its recognition of excellence, the ACM honors those whose contributions to the computing field have helped make the world better in countless ways.
The BU Student ACM BUILDS team has qualified for the finals of NYU-Poly’s CSAW (Cyber-Security Awareness Week) Capture-the-Flag competition, where teams compete to solve challenges relevant to modern computer security. You can find more information about the CSAW CTF competition at NYU-Poly’s website.
A team of faculty from BU ECE and CS, including Azer Bestavros and Assaf Kfoury, has won a new NSF grant to support their research project: A Cyber-Physical Infrastructure for the Smart City.