NY Times Mentions Institute as Leader of Broad Trend
In its coverage of the Simon Foundation’s choice of UC Berkeley as the home of its computing center, the NY Times singled out the Hariri Institute as an earlier example of expanding support for the “computational lens” in research.
Tuesday’s announcement is part of a broader trend toward expanding support for research in computational theory. The Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science and Engineering was created last fall at Boston University to turn a computational lens on an array of disciplines. (It is named for the former Lebanese prime minister who was assassinated in 2005; he was also a former trustee of the university.)