PIT-UN Extension Grant Awarded

The Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences (CDS) is delighted to announce that our New America Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) Challenge grant has been extended. This grant was initially used to establish a Justice Media co-Lab in the Spring of 2021, and this extension allows us to expand and scale the co-Lab to […]

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From Psychology to Data Science: How Teaching Fellow Graham Albert Utilizes Data

Graham Albert is a teaching fellow for the ‘DS 100 – Data Speaks Louder than Words’ class at the Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences. He works under Clinical Assistant Professor, Langdon White, to introduce students to the foundational aspects of data science. This includes leading lab discussions on the research design process, familiarizing students […]

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Kira Goldner Awarded Shibulal Family Professorship

The Faculty of Computing & Data Science is pleased to announce that Kira Goldner has been named the 2021-22 Shibulal Family Career Development Professor in Computing & Data Sciences. Each year, Boston University recognizes several junior faculty who have shown themselves to be future leaders in their fields. Named for the family of S.D. Shibulal, […]

Jonathan Huggins: Computation, Statistics, and Real-World Problems

Jonathan Huggins joined BU in 2020 after a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Harvard’s Department of Bioinformatics. During the past few years, he has been busy researching, giving talks, writing papers, and, of course, teaching! A Data Science Faculty Fellow, he participates in various collaborative efforts which go beyond his reaching and research agendas. Recently, he […]

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QnA with AP Bestavros: Part II

*Note that this is part 2 of a series of interviews with Associate Provost Bestavros. Stay tuned for the next installment. Part 1 is available here. Last time we spoke with Azer Bestavros about the power of data and how it can be helpful in evaluating policies or policymaking. Today, we will dive into the […]

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