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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

Urban Seminar Series: The Resilient City – A Panel Discussion Featuring Professors Hutyra, Baillieul and Heiger-Bernays

November 3rd, 2014

Starts: 12:00 pm on Thursday, November 6, 2014 Ends: 1:30 pm on Thursday, November 6, 2014 Location: The Initiative on Cities, 75 Bay State Road URL: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=sgxoeyrab&oeidk=a07ea1vxt2a07278f78 The Initiative on Cities' Urban Seminar Series brings together faculty and other experts from diverse fields to speak on a common urban topic or issue. The Resilient... More

SE & CISE Graduate Students at “Women in Computing Conference”

October 24th, 2014

By Christina Polyzos Theodora Brisimi, Yasaman Khazaeni, and Sepideh Pourazarm represented the Division of Systems Engineering (SE) and Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE) at the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) Of Women In Computing Conference on October 8-10, 2014, in Phoenix, AZ. These women had the opportunity to network, increased... More

Designing an Intelligent Urban Ecosystem

October 17th, 2014

BU leads collaboration to make public services “smarter” By Rich Barlow BU faculty, with help from business and government partners, will develop cloud computing–based services and products to solve urban problems ranging from traffic congestion to dirty air with a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The effort, called SCOPE (Smart-city Cloud-based... More

New Grants from BU’s Digital Learning Initiative

October 16th, 2014

DLI funds assessment tool, secure communications portal, and blended computer courses By Rich Barlow MOOCs (massive open online courses) use online technology to reach students who are far from the classroom. Could technology help instructors do some test grading as well? That question punched Eric Braude’s ticket for the latest round of... More