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Author: Christopher R Devits

Abbas Attarwala wins the 2020 Gitner Award

BU CS’s own Abbas Attarwala has been selected to receive the 2020 Gerald and Deanne Gitner Family Award for Innovation in Teaching and Technology. “This award recognizes the faculty member or team that best exemplifies innovation in teaching through the use, development, or adaptation of technology. The award celebrates innovation that results in positive learning […]

BU CS invites applications for new faculty members

Boston University Computer Science has openings for two tenure-track assistant professorships beginning July 1, 2020.  Areas in which our searches are particularly focused are data-centric computing, machine learning, robotics, human-computer interaction, and graphics.   However applications in all areas of computer science are welcome and will be carefully considered. The Department is in the midst […]

BU Establishing New Data Sciences Faculty Unit

From BU Today: With BU planning to build a state-of-the-art Center for Computing & Data Sciences at the heart of its Commonwealth Avenue campus, President Robert A. Brown and Provost Jean Morrison announced this week they will propose to the Board of Trustees to create a novel collaborative, interdisciplinary faculty unit that will further strengthen […]

BU Announces New Data Sciences Center

Boston University’s President Robert Brown announced that the University plans to build a new 17-story building on Commonwealth Avenue that houses the new Data Sciences Center. In an effort to become one of the nation’s leading interdisciplinary research institutions, the new structure will house the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, […]

BU Team Awarded $1,000,000 NSF Grant to Analyze Public Communication

We are excited to announce that BU Researchers have been awarded $1,000,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their proposal titled BIGDATA: IA: Multiplatform, Multilingual, and Multimodal Tools for Analyzing Public Communication in over 100 Languages. The interdisciplinary group is led by BU CS Professor Margrit Betke, and includes Derry Wijaya (BU CS Assistant Professor), […]

Red Hat hosts 32 BU interns at the cutting edge

From BU Today – As a computer science major, Chloe Kaubisch was already looking for a tech internship last November when an opportunity surfaced at the Boston office of Red Hat. She knew the fast-growing company was the leading provider of open-source enterprise software, but what sealed it for her was the chance to work on ChRIS Research […]