[Return to Nexus Newsletter] By Kaitlin Barnes An aircraft collision avoidance system and platform for expediting college transfer credits are just two of the 11 original projects presented at the inaugural Spark! Ventures Demo Day. Over 60 attendees, including project mentors, industry partners, and faculty and staff from CAS, IS&T, CS, CFA, Pardee, and Innovate@BU, joined students for a poster […]
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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.
Hosting eight seminars this fall, the BU Cyber Alliance continues to grow, bringing together computer science researchers, law professors, and social scientists to explore the interaction between cybersecurity technology, law, and policy.
What began in 2014 as a small, seed-funded research project to assess pay equity in Boston, multi-party computation (MPC) has emerged as a key research thrust of the Hariri Institute for Computing and is drawing significant attention from U.S. policymakers.
[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 […]
This year’s Boston University Mellon Sawyer Seminar, co-sponsored by the Hariri Institute for Computing and titled, “Humanity and Technology at the Crossroads: Where Do We Go From Here?” invites interested BU faculty to join in a day-long event on the issues of accountability, ethics, and algorithms.
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.
The Data Science Initiative, housed at the Hariri Institute for Computing, is pleased to announce that the third annual BU Data Science (BUDS) Day will take place on Friday, January 26, 2018. BUDS Day 2018 is co-chaired by Neha Gondal (Sociology) and Brian Kulis (Electrical & Computer Engineering).
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).
Ran Canetti, RISCS Director, hosts a Research on Tap event focused on Cybersecurity, or the study of information systems that are accessible to the public and yet resilient to malicious subversion. This event is open to faculty, staff, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars.