Category: Recent News

BUCS Students Reflect on Grace Hopper 2018

By Maisie Guzi On September 26, 2018, six Boston University Computer Science (CS) students arrived at the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) in Houston, TX ready for a week full of inspiring speakers, recruiting events, and female empowerment. The annual celebration, designed to bring together women and female-identifying people in computing from around the world, […]

Perry Donham Publishes New Book, “Introduction to Computer Science”

We are proud to announce the publication of a new book by Computer Science Lecturer Perry Donham! Professor Donham’s book, Introduction to Computer Science, introduces students to the fundamentals of computer science by connecting the dots between applications they use every day and the underlying technologies that power them. Professor Donham has worked at Boston […]

BU Announces New Data Sciences Center

Boston University’s President Robert Brown announced that the University plans to build a new 17-story building on Commonwealth Avenue that houses the new Data Sciences Center. In an effort to become one of the nation’s leading interdisciplinary research institutions, the new structure will house the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, […]

George Kollios and Colleagues Awarded New NSF Grant

We are excited to announce that BU CS Professor George Kollios, along with colleagues Kobbi Nissim (Georgetown), and Elaine Shi and Rafael Pass (Cornell), have been awarded a $900,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) titled SaTC: CORE: Medium: Collaborative: Rethinking Access Pattern Privacy: From Theory to Practice.

BU Team Awarded $1,000,000 NSF Grant to Analyze Public Communication

We are excited to announce that BU Researchers have been awarded $1,000,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their proposal titled BIGDATA: IA: Multiplatform, Multilingual, and Multimodal Tools for Analyzing Public Communication in over 100 Languages. The interdisciplinary group is led by BU CS Professor Margrit Betke, and includes Derry Wijaya (BU CS Assistant Professor), […]

Red Hat hosts 32 BU interns at the cutting edge

From BU Today – As a computer science major, Chloe Kaubisch was already looking for a tech internship last November when an opportunity surfaced at the Boston office of Red Hat. She knew the fast-growing company was the leading provider of open-source enterprise software, but what sealed it for her was the chance to work on ChRIS Research […]