Category: JFF

Stringhini Delivers Wed@Hariri Talk on Weaponized Online Content to a Packed Room

Yesterday, BU Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Hariri Institute for Computing Junior Faculty Fellow, Gianluca Stringhini gave a talk in front of a packed room on his research titled “Computational Methods to Measure and Mitigate Weaponized Online Information.” This talk is part of the Wed@Hariri Talk Series where Hariri Institute Junior Faculty Fellows share their research with the […]

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. […]

2019 Junior Faculty Fellows Welcomed at Luncheon

On October 11, 2019, the Hariri Institute for Computing hosted the Junior Faculty Fellows Award Luncheon to celebrate and welcome the ninth cohort of Junior Faculty Fellows. The event was held at the Hotel Commonwealth and was attended by the newest JFFs, former fellows and faculty. The event was hosted by Professor Azer Bestavros, Founding […]

HIC Junior Faculty Fellow Emily Ryan Featured in BU Today

HIC Junior Faculty Fellow Emily Ryan’s research on preserving lithium battery life by breaking up dendrite growth was featured in BU Today September 24, 2018. Professor Ryan and her team at the Computational Energy Laboratory at the BU College of Engineering use computational models to find the best plan for suppressing dendrite growth and improving […]

Nachiketa Sahoo

Nachiketa Sahoo was selected as an Institute Junior Faculty Fellow in fall 2012. He joined the Information Systems Department in the Questrom School of Business in July 2011. His research includes applying machine learning techniques to problems in social science. For example, how should recommendation systems (such as for books or movies) handle changing preferences among the customers? […]

Sharon Goldberg

Sharon Goldberg was selected as an Institute Junior Faculty Fellow in fall 2012. She joined BU’s Department of Computer Science in 2010. Her research focuses on the security and privacy of computer networks, by combining formal techniques from cryptography and game theory with empirical network data and large-scale simulations. She has served on working groups of the […]

Douglas Densmore

Douglas Densmore was selected as an Institute Junior Faculty Fellow in fall 2012. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. He was awarded his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley in 2007. Originally interested in programming video games, Professor Densmore discovered an interest in microprocessor design, leading to his expertise […]

Dino Christenson

Dino Christenson was selected as an Institute Junior Faculty Fellow in fall 2012. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, received his PhD from Ohio State University in 2010, and came to the BU faculty later that year. He studies American political behavior with a focus on the context in which individuals and […]

Luis Carvalho

Luis Carvalho was selected as an Institute Junior Faculty Fellow in fall 2012. He joined BU’s Department of Mathematics & Statistics after receiving his PhD from Brown University in 2008. He began his education in civil engineering, with a focus on transportation engineering. As he learned more about operations research, he became more interested in the theory, […]

Jason Bohland

Jason Bohland was selected as an Institute Junior Faculty Fellow in fall 2012. He is an assistant professor in the Departments of Health Sciences and Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences in the College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, having joined the BU faculty in 2009. His research focuses on understanding the circuits in the brain, using a […]