2024 Red Hat Collaboratory Research Incubation Awards

2024 Red Hat Collaboratory Research Incubation Awards Congratulations to all the 2024 recipients of the Red Hat Collaboratory Research Incubation Awards! Many of our own faculty with collaborators from Red Hat are among the awardees, and their projects are listed below. A full list of awardees are available here. Speculative projects Jonathan Appavoo, Symbiotes: a […]

Seven Computer Science Professors awarded Red Hat Collaboratory Research Incubation Awards!

This Spring seven Computer Science Professors awarded Red Hat Collaboratory Research Incubation Awards! Computer Science Assistant Professor Vasiliki Kalavri, and Computer Science Associate Professor Jonathan Appavoo,  in collaboration with Red Hat Data Scientist Sanjay Arora were awarded $149,986 in funding for their proposal,  “Towards high performance and energy efficiency in open-source stream processing”  Computer Science […]

BU CS Professor Awarded Wang Professorship

Ran Canetti, professor of Computer Science at Boston University, has just been awarded the Wang Professorship. The Wang Professorship is a university-level endowed professorship award given to a faculty member who is a distinguished scholar and teacher in the natural sciences, mathematics, computer science, or engineering. This award recognizes Ran’s profound impact on cryptography and […]

Boston University Computer Science Faculty Win 6 New National Science Foundation (NSF) Awards!

Congratulations to BU faculty Adam Smith, Manos Athanassoulis, Richard West, Ran Canetti, Abraham Matta, John Liagouris, Vasiliki Kalavri, and John Byers who have each won an NSF award! Travel: Student Travel Grant for 2022 Boston Differential Privacy Summer School Award Number: 2227905; Principal Investigator: Adam Smith; NSF Organization: CNS Start Date: 06/01/2022; CAREER: Robust LSM-Based […]

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 […]