The Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering Summer Research Award is granted to individuals conducting research in the field of Computer Science.
The Hariri Institute initiates, catalyzes, and propels collaborative, interdisciplinary research and training initiatives for a better society by promoting discovery and innovations through the use of computational and data-driven approaches, and advances in the science of computing inspired by challenges in arts and sciences, engineering, and management disciplines. The Institute strives to create and sustain a community of scholars who believe in the transformative potential of computational perspectives in research and education. Please visit their website for more information: http://www.bu.edu/hic/
The 2013 Hariri Awardees are pictured below.
Recipient: Guy Aridor
Mentor: Henry Lam, Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Recipient: Shawn Jin
Project Title: Building, Characterizing and Sharing Genetic Circuits
Mentor: Douglas Densmore, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering