News & Events

New Faculty Search

By conroynm
September 3rd, 2013 in Recent News.

The department is accepting applications. Visit this page for further details. More

Paul Maritz gives $300K for CCI

By conroynm
August 28th, 2013 in Recent News.

BU's Cloud Computing Initiative has received a gift of $300K from Paul Maritz. More

Azer Bestavros quoted in BU Today article on joining edX

By Stanley E Sclaroff
May 21st, 2013 in Recent News.

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 More

BU WiCS club awarded NCWIT Symantec Seed Fund grant

By conroynm
April 30th, 2013 in Recent News.

The BU Women in Computer Science group has won a Symantec Student Seed Fund grant from the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT). Read more. More

Hacking to Help the Environment

By conroynm
April 30th, 2013 in Recent News.

After scoring in the top ten at the MIT Hackathon and winning the Tufts Hackathon, the BU computer science student “hacking” team of Gowtam Lal, Hiroki Osame, and Roman Zabenko has won Second Place Overall at the Clean Web Hackathon hosted by the City of Boston this weekend. More

Distinguished Lecture on May 1st: Cynthia Dwork

By conroynm
April 26th, 2013 in Recent News.

Cynthia Dwork of Microsoft Research will give a lecture, "Fairness Through Awareness," on Wednesday, May 1st. This distinguished lecture will be in the Hariri Institute at 11am. The talk will address fairness in classification, where the goal is to prevent discrimination against protected population subgroups in classification systems while simultaneously preserving utility for the party carrying out the classification, for example, the advertiser, bank, or admissions committee. More

Jonathan Appavoo wins NSF Early Career Award

By conroynm
April 8th, 2013 in Recent News.

Jonathan Appavoo has won an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award to support his research and teaching efforts in operating systems, in particular his project "Programmable Smart Machines." More

Dr. Ashwin Thangali Wins an Award at Scholars Day

By conroynm
April 4th, 2013 in Recent News.

In addition to Ashwin's successful Ph.D. Thesis Defense yesterday, his poster at Scholars Day was also prize-worthy: he won the "Hariri Award for Innovative Computing Models, Algorithms, and Systems Research". More

Omer Paneth wins Simons Award

By conroynm
March 6th, 2013 in Recent News.

The Simons Foundation has awarded CS PhD student, Omer Paneth a Simons Award for Graduate Students in Theoretical Computer Science. More

BU Today: Medicine in the Cloud

By conroynm
March 1st, 2013 in Recent News.

"With a grant from the new Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, which was cofounded by BU, Jonathan Appavoo and Ellen Grant have devised algorithms similar in computational complexity to those used in fetal scanning and fed them to a supercomputer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory." More