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Eric Kolaczyk Appointed as the New Director of the Hariri Institute

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Eric Kolaczyk as the new Director of the Boston University Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering, beginning on January 15, 2020. A Professor of Math & Statistics, Eric was identified to lead the Institute as its second director since its inception. Eric […]

Hariri Institute Fellow Douglas Densmore was Cited in Nature Article

Doug Densmore, a Hariri Institute for Computing Fellow and a member of the Steering Committee was quoted in an article in Nature magazine titled “An Operating System for the Biology Lab.” The article focused on technology helping to support early disease detection on the basis of drawing blood. Radix Labs, which is a two-year start-up in Cambridge, MA, developed […]

Wen Li Gives Talk about Electron Dynamics within Earth’s Radiation Belt

Yesterday, Wen Li, BU Assistant Professor of Astronomy and Hariri Institute for Computing Junior Faculty Fellow, gave a talk on her research titled “Quantitative Assessment of Earth’s Radiation Belt Electron Dynamics Using Physics-Based and Machine-Learning Approaches.” This talk is part of the Wed@Hariri Talk Series where Hariri Institute Junior Faculty Fellows share their research with the Hariri Institute and Boston University communities. […]

Kristopher Grahame Gives Cyber Alliance Talk About Malign Foreign Influence Operations

Last week Kristopher Grahame, FBI agent and member of the U.S. Department of Justice in Boston, delivered a talk titled “Disinformation in the Age of Social Media: A Foreign Influence Briefing” to a full house at the Hillel River Room. This talk was put on by BU Information Security and co-sponsored by the Hariri Institute for Computing and […]

Hariri Graduate Student Fellows Share Their Research

Last Friday, the Hariri Institute for Computing Graduate Student Fellows cohort shared their research in a “lightning talk” format at the Institute. Each fellow had 3 minutes to talk about their projects and take questions from the audience of faculty, staff and affiliated members of the BU community. Each student was also asked, “If your […]