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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... More

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... More

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Faculty Spotlight: Langdon White

Langdon White is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences (CDS). He comes to CDS with a bit of a different background. Rather than working in research and academia, he has spent his career, before joining the faculty, in industry. He has served as CTO, More

Faculty Spotlight: Kevin Gold

We are welcoming our initial cohort of undergraduate students transferring into the BS program in Data Science from other BU units this fall. With many data science courses on the books for Fall 2021, we sat down with newly hired Associate Professor of the Practice Kevin Gold to learn more... More

Mayank Varia

New Faculty Member Joins CDS

The Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Mayank Varia to associate professor, beginning September 2021. A former research associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at Boston University, Mayank works in the fields of theoretical and applied cryptography. Specifically, he studies the societal, More

QnA with AP Bestavros

The burgeoning field of computing and data science is shaping the future. Today, data and computation are present in our daily lives, be it in public discourse, economics, research, or government. Students have demanded to be involved in advancing computational and data-driven research in a wide variety of disciplines - More

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