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Faculty Search – Professor or Associate Professor, Division of Systems Engineering

December 1st, 2014

The Division of Systems Engineering (SE) at Boston University (BU) is seeking candidates for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor in the area of Network Systems.  The Division of Systems Engineering is seeking a proven accomplished researcher to provide leadership in the area of... More

ECE/SE Student Team Win IEEE/IBM Smarter Planet Competition

December 1st, 2014

Street Bumps and Big Data Analytics: Crowdsourcing Our Way to Better Roads  won the  IEEE/IBM Smarter Planet Competition. This student team was advised by Professors Christos Cassandras (ECE, SE) and Yannis Paschalidis (ECE, BME, SE). Congratulations to Theodora Brisimi, BU ECE '16 (PhD); Yue Zhang, BU SE '18 (PhD); Wuyang Dai, BU ECE... More

Building a Paper Gene Circuit

December 1st, 2014

New tool puts a biology lab on a piece of paper By Barbara Moran, BU Today The first case of the Ebola outbreak currently ravaging West Africa appeared in Guinea in December 2013. But it wasn’t until March 22, 2014, that scientists finally confirmed the virus as Ebola. By that point, 49 people... More

BU Expanding Its Ranks of Data Scientists

November 18th, 2014

Provost's initiative will hire up to six By Rich Barlow BU plans to hire up to six data scientists—the intellectual miners extracting applicable information from the mountains of Big Data—over the next three years Data scientists use mathematical models to analyze voluminous data and draw knowledge from it that can be used in... More

CISE Hosts International Symposium on Control of Network Systems

November 4th, 2014

Attendees Celebrate New IEEE Journal Edited by ENG's Paschalidis By Mark Dwortzan Microbes are all around us—even inside us—and that’s a good thing. Left alone, these tiny organisms have a huge impact on everything from human health to wastewater treatment. But with a little engineering, they could do even more. In certain... More