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CS Professor Stan Sclaroff Named Dean of Arts & Sciences

After a year-long search, Computer Science (CS) Professor Stan Sclaroff has been named Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS). Professor Sclaroff acted as Dean ad iterim for CAS for the 2018/2019 academic year while the search took place and his permanent position is effective immediately. In a letter to CAS faculty and […]

Professor Margrit Betke Awarded MURI Grant

Margrit Betke, Professor of Computer Science and Co-Director of the BU AI Research Initiative, is one of eight investigators from Boston University and MIT to receive a $7.5 million Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grant from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for  “Neuro-Autonomy: Neuroscience-Inspired Perception, Navigation, and Spatial Awareness for Autonomous Robot.”  The team’s goal […]

Boston University Chosen as 2019 BRAID Affiliate School

As part of our ongoing commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in Computer Science, the Boston University Department of Computer Science is excited to announce that we have been accepted as a 2019 BRAID Affiliate School. The BRAID (Building, Recruiting And Inclusion for Diversity) Initiative “aims to increase diversity among undergraduate majors in computer science […]

Professor Emily Whiting awarded new NSF award

On Friday, July 27th, NSF awarded Professor Emily Whiting a new grant. This new NSF grant will support new research on “Computational Joinery,” collaborative with Robotics Professors at Dartmouth College and SUNY at Albany. The project will develop theory, techniques, and mechanical designs needed for robots to rapidly build large, rigid structures from blocks that […]

Congratulations BU CS Class of 2018!

On Friday May 18 the Department of Computer Science welcomed nearly a thousand guests, friends, and family members to our commencement exercises to celebrate our 150+ students graduating with a degree in Computer Science. The ceremony was the largest ever in the Department’s history! The ceremony included an inspiring student address from Kylie Moses (CAS’18): […]

Professor Whiting Awarded Innovation Career Development Professorship

Congratulations to Professor Emily Whiting for being awarded an Innovation Career Development Professorship! This competitive, University-wide award reflects the outstanding and innovative work that Emily is conducting with the Department of Computer Science. See this link for more information from the Office of the Provost on Career Development Professorships. Congrats, Professor Whiting!