From BU Today: What If You Could Manage Information Overload? Between news articles, tweets, Facebook memes, online videos, Reddit threads, and all the other media sources that we routinely tap into, it seems impossible these days to be informed without being overloaded or to stay connected without getting hopelessly tangled up. But what if there […]
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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, […]
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 […]
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, […]
John Byers named Interim Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Mathematical & Computational Sciences
On Monday Sept. 17, BU CS Professor Stan Sclaroff, Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, informed the College community that he has selected BU CS Professor John Byers to serve as Interim Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Mathematical & Computational Sciences. Congratulations John! The full official notification is below:
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.
We are excited to announce BU CS Professor John Byers and his colleague Fahad Dogar (Tufts University) have been awarded a new $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant titled NeTS: Small: Collaborative Research: Revisiting Network QoS in the Cloud-based Era.
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), […]
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 […]
From BU Today – On a recent afternoon, 25 young high school women gathered in a BU computer science (CS) classroom to learn about artificial intelligence (AI). Half of them were learning the basics of Computer Vision for American Sign Language alphabet recognition. They watched as a photograph of a house transformed on-screen into a […]