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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 […]

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 Leonid Levin Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Boston University Department of Computer Science Professor Leonid Levin was elected as a new member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS)! The NAS is a society of “distinguished scholars charged with providing independent, objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology.” Members are nominated by their peers and elected because […]

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 […]

Perry Donham Publishes New Book, “Introduction to Computer Science”

We are proud to announce the publication of a new book by Computer Science Lecturer Perry Donham! Professor Donham’s book, Introduction to Computer Science, introduces students to the fundamentals of computer science by connecting the dots between applications they use every day and the underlying technologies that power them. Professor Donham has worked at Boston […]