CISE Affiliates receive 2023 Red Hat Collaboratory Research Incubation Awards

Seven CISE affiliates were awarded 2023 Red Hat Collaboratory Research Incubation Awards. Additionally, CISE Director Ayse Coskun received continued funding for the multi-year project AI for Cloud Ops. The Red Hat Collaboratory, a partnership between Boston University and Red Hat, brings together academic researchers and the open source community to advance systems research at a […]

CISE Announces CGSW 9.0 Best Presenter Awards

At this year’s CGSW event, held on January 27th at Boston University, 18 graduate students presented their original research covering diverse disciplines in engineering, computer science and math/statistics. Students, faculty, alumni, and BU friends attended to support the students, and cast their vote for best presenter under the categories of “language clarity,” “slide clarity,” and […]


Professor Ayse Coskun appointed Director of CISE

Professor Ayse Coskun (ECE) has been named the next Director of the Boston University Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE). Coskun will replace Yannis Paschalidis who has become the new Director for the Hariri Institute. “CISE has great strengths in the traditional areas of information & systems engineering, with core strengths in robotics and […]

ENG’s Ioannis Paschalidis New Director of Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering

The Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering will have a new director as of July 1. Ioannis Paschalidis, a College of Engineering Distinguished Professor of Engineering and of computing and data sciences, will oversee the institute’s move into a new, eye-arresting building (the largest on the Charles River Campus), the […]

CISE awarded $8.8M to develop the next-generation robotics and autonomous systems workforce

The Boston University Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE) received an $8.8 million award to fund a new center called the BU Robotics and Autonomous Systems Teaching and Innovation Center (BU-RASTIC). The award, including $4.4M from the Innovation Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech) and $4.4M matching funds from Boston University, will serve to […]

Announcing the 2022 CISE Best Student Paper Awards

CISE is delighted to announce the winners of the 2022 CISE Best Student Paper Award. This year five papers were chosen as award recipients. The winning papers were selected via a blind review process, and were evaluated based on the significance and impact of the work, creativity and innovation, completeness and quality, articulacy, and relevance to […]

CISE Announces the CGSW 8.0 Best Presenter Awards

Congratulations to  Jimmy Queeney, Ph.D. candidate SE (Advisors: Christos Cassandras & Yannis Paschalidis) who received the CGSW 8.0 Best Presenter award for his research presentation on Stable and Efficient Reinforcement Learning with Principled Sample Reuse. CGSW award finalists included Arslan Riaz, Ph.D. candidate ECE (Advisor: Rabia Yazicigil) who received second place for his presentation on […]

Ajay Joshi Among Charles River Faculty Promoted to Full Professor

CISE Faculty Affiliate Ajay Joshi (ECE) was promoted to full professor Joshi specializes in computer architecture and digital VLSI circuit design, with additional focus on silicon photonics, network-on-chip design, machine learning, and hardware. He is regarded among the top authorities in silicon photonic network architecture, and his recent work using AI in microelectronics is garnering significant praise. […]

Paschalidis Named Distinguished Professor of Engineering

CISE Director Yannis Paschalidis (ECE, SE, BME, CDS) was one of four Boston University College of Engineering faculty awarded the honor of Distinguished Professor of Engineering. Paschalidis’ research interests are in systems and control, networking, data science, machine learning and AI, optimization, applied probability, operations research, computational biology, medical informatics, and bioinformatics. His recent work has […]

Summer 2022 Fellowships on Energy Research

Announcement of Summer 2022 College of Engineering Fellowship Competition Two Summer Fellowships will be inaugurated during the summer of 2022 following an endowment by Dr. Haidong Pan (SE PhD, 2004). These fellowships will be awarded to competitively selected upper class undergraduate or first year graduate students who are on track to receive their Baccalaureate or Master’s […]