Category: People

Institute Junior Faculty Fellows, Research Awardees and AIR Core member Receive Tenure

The institute is pleased to announce that Junior Faculty Fellow Cara Stepp, Hariri Research Awardees Marié Abe and Joanna Davidson and AI Research Initiative Core Faculty member Kate Saenko are 4 of 24 faculty members on the Charles River Campus promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. Ranging from fields such as social and health sciences, information systems, musicology, mathematics, marketing, […]

Institute Announces 2017 Junior Faculty Fellows

[Return to Nexus Newsletter] The Hariri Institute for Computing at Boston University is pleased to announce its seventh cohort of Junior Faculty Fellows. They are: Alina Ene, Assistant Professor, Computer Science (CAS) Helen Jenkins, Assistant Professor, Biostatistics (SPH) Maxwell Palmer, Assistant Professor, Political Science (CAS) Daniel Sussman, Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Statistics (CAS) Stephen Terry, […]

Q&A with John Byers and Ahmed Ghappour, Data Science Faculty Fellows

Following the March 2017 launch of the Boston University Data Science Faculty Fellows program and call for nominations, Provost Jean Morrison announced the program’s inaugural fellows, John Byers, Professor of Computer Science, and Ahmed Ghappour, Associate Professor of Law (joining BU in fall 2017), this past May. We caught up with John and Ahmed to learn about how they use data science in their research and what they’re looking forward to as the Data Science Faculty Fellows program continues to grow.

Meet the SAIL Interns

If you go inside Hariri Institute for Computing at 111 Cummington Mall, a slightly low-profile street on the east campus of Boston University, quite frequently you will find a group of young people exchanging ideas and discussing progress of their projects on a 72-inch screen in a conference room with glass walls.

Two Institute Affiliates Promoted to Full Professorship

Two of the 16 faculty recently promoted to the rank of full professor on the Charles River Campus are closely connected to the Hariri Institute and have been supported through the Hariri Research Awards and Junior Faculty Fellows programs. Prakash Ishwar, professor of electrical and computer engineering and systems engineering in the College of Engineering has received full professor status, as well as Richard West, professor of computer science in the College of Arts and Sciences.