Emily Ryan Named as One of the Hariri Institute 2014 Junior Faculty Fellows

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The Hariri Institute has named Emily Ryan (ME, MSE)  a 2014 Hariri Institute Junior Faculty Fellow in recognition of her outstanding computational work in the area of advanced energy systems.  Emily will be giving a lecture on her work in the CS lecture series on Dec. 12th at noon in Rm. 595 at 3 Cummington Mall.

Please mark your calendars and join us in congratulating Professor Ryan!

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The Hariri Institute for Computing at Boston University is pleased to announce its fourth cohort of Junior Faculty Fellows. They are:

Samuel Bazzi, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

Ksenia Bravaya, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Emily Ryan, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and
Division of Materials Science & Engineering

Gustavo Schwenkler, Assistant Professor, Department of Finance

Cara Stepp, Assistant Professor, Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences and Department of Biomedical Engineering

The Hariri Institute Junior Faculty Fellows program was established in 2011 both to recognize outstanding junior faculty at Boston University working in diverse areas of the computational sciences, as well as to provide focal points for supporting broader collaborative research in these areas at BU and beyond. Junior Fellows are selected by the Hariri Institute Executive Steering Committee based on nominations received each spring, and are appointed for a two-year term.

Commenting on this fourth cohort of Hariri Junior Fellows, Professor Azer Bestavros, Director of the Institute, noted that “a remarkable attribute of the research of this year’s cohort of junior fellows is the degree to which computational and data-centric approaches are fundamentally changing their respective fields,” adding that “this is an indication of the paradigm shift in science and engineering and a testament to the increasingly important role of the Hariri Institute in connecting like-minded researchers at BU.”

Over the next several months, each of the Junior Faculty Fellows will be giving a Hariri Institute Distinguished Lecture. For more information and to receive notices about this and other Hariri Institute activities, please join the Institute mailing lists by becoming an affiliate member or by subscribing to the Hariri Institute’s mailing list for general announcements.  For more information, please visit the Institute’s web site.