On Monday Sept. 17, BU CS Professor Stan Sclaroff, Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, informed the College community that he has selected BU CS Professor John Byers to serve as Interim Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Mathematical & Computational Sciences. Congratulations John! The full official notification is below:
We are excited to announce BU CS Professor John Byers and his colleague Fahad Dogar (Tufts University) have been awarded a new $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant titled NeTS: Small: Collaborative Research: Revisiting Network QoS in the Cloud-based Era.
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), […]
From BU Today – On a recent afternoon, 25 young high school women gathered in a BU computer science (CS) classroom to learn about artificial intelligence (AI). Half of them were learning the basics of Computer Vision for American Sign Language alphabet recognition. They watched as a photograph of a house transformed on-screen into a […]
From BU Today – Stan Sclaroff, a College of Arts & Sciences professor of computer science, has been appointed dean ad interim of Arts & Sciences for the current academic year. A leading scholar in computer vision, pattern recognition, and machine learning, he replaces Ann Cudd, who stepped down as dean July 31 to become provost of the University of […]
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 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!
Congratulations to Professor Sharon Goldberg for being recognized on this year’s list of Rising Stars in Networking and Communication by N2Women! This award, now in its 10th year, is given by Networking Networking Women (N2Women), an 850 member organization supported by ACM, IEEE, NSF, and industry. N2Women write that “Sharon is a powerhouse in network […]
CS PhD students Zhuoqun Tom Cheng and Ying Ye along with their advisor, Professor Rich West, have received the Best Student Paper Award at the Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Application Symposium (RTAS)/Cyber-Physical System Week 2017 for their paper “Building Real-Time Embedded Applications on QduinoMC: A Web-connected 3D Printer Case Study.” Congratulations to Tom, Ying, […]
Leo Reyzin, together with collaborators at IST Austria and UC Santa Barbara, received a Best Paper Award from the Eurocrypt 2017 conference for his work “Scrypt is Maximally Memory-Hard.” (http://eprint.iacr.org/2016/989) The paper solves a problem that has been open since 2009: does there exist a function with maximal memory hardness? A function is memory-hard if […]