Category: Archived Events

RISCS Hosts 5/12 Charles River Crypto Day

Sponsored and hosted by the Hariri Institute and the BU Center for Reliable Information Systems and Cyber Security (RISCS), the Charles River Crypto Day brings together academics and research scientists from local universities and research labs to discuss recent advances in cryptography. The Charles River Crypto Day series, which is open to the public, is a recurring networking opportunity for faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and research scientists pursuing basic cryptography research in the Greater Boston Area.

Institute Hosts 4/26 Colloquium on Online Political Speech & Fact Checking

As a follow-on activity to the Journalism and the Search for Truth conference hosted by the College of Communication and co-sponsored by the Hariri Institute for Computing, the Institute will host a colloquium on the topics of online political speech and the need for fact checking tools. Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia (Indiana University) and Brian Ulicny (Thomson Reuters) will present their work on computational fact checking and real-time assessment of information credibility.

Institute Hosts CS Student Poster Session: Data Mechanics

The Hariri Institute is pleased to host a student poster session Friday, April 28th from 3-5PM. The event will feature 25 group projects completed by students enrolled in the spring iteration of CS 591 L1 (“Data Mechanics”), a computer science course taught by Andrei Lapets, CS Lecturer and Director for Research Development and SAIL at the Hariri Institute for Computing.