Hariri Research Fellow Lucy Hutyra is part of the team of researchers awarded a $3 million, five-year National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) grant to prepare a new generation of interdisciplinary scientists to tackle urgent urban environmental problems through what is hoped will be a model graduate program for other universities.
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[Return to Nexus Newsletter] By Sabrina Charania As part of its commitment to enriching the student research experience at BU, the Hariri Institute for Computing supports several computer science (CS) courses that provide experiential learning opportunities to students. These opportunities give students a chance to exchange ideas with industry leaders and allow them to explore how computational […]
Institute Director Azer Bestavros and Initiative on Cities Director Katharine Lusk co-led the National Science Foundation-Sponsored Workshop on Effective Community-University-Industry Collaboration Models for Smart and Connected Communities Research, as featured in the BU Federal Relations newsletter Beltway BUzz.
Funded by a partnership of the University and a group of alumni, BU is starting the new initiative Innovate@BU, designed to draw students and ideas from across the University.
Zhengming Ding, Graduate Student, Northeastern University Wednesday, December 6, 1:00-2:00pm; Hariri Institute for Computing (111 Cummington Mall, Boston) Abstract: It is essential to adapt previous well-organized knowledge to facilitate the challenging face recognition tasks, e.g., missing modality and one-shot issues. First of all, transfer learning may fail if no target evaluated face data are available in […]
The Hariri Institute is excited to host student poster sessions and presentations for five courses this semester: Data Mechanics, Mobile App Development, Machine Learning, Data Science and Spark! Ventures.
The Hariri Institute is excited to host the JP Morgan Machine Learning Presentation at BU. Coordinated by Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Statistics Kostas Spiliopoulos, the event is open to students in fields such as, but not limited to, mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, finance and any interdisciplinary combinations of these.
Ayse Coskun, an Associate Professor in the College of Engineering and former Hariri Institute Junior Faculty Fellow, was awarded with the 2017 Ernest S. Kuh Early Career Award by the Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Andrei Barbu, Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Wednesday, November 15, 1:00-2:00pm; Hariri Institute for Computing (111 Cummington Mall, Boston) Abstract: We will discuss a program to unify research around a number of vision-language problems into a single mathematical framework culminating in a robotic platform that is able to follow natural language commands, store knowledge, and answer questions. […]
Guorong Li, Associate Professor, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Wednesday, November 8, 1:00-2:00pm; Hariri Institute for Computing (111 Cummington Mall, Boston) Abstract: With the increasing prevalence of digital camera, images and videos have become the necessary part of people’s life. It is important to analyze videos, images and understand them automatically. In this talk, I will […]