Guavus, Inc., founded by BU CS alumnus Anukool Lakhina (CAS’01, GRS’01,’07) and Professor Mark Crovella, is featured in a report on the benefits of federally funded research that was released yesterday by the nonprofit, nonpartisan Science Coalition. The report, American-Made Innovation Sparking Economic Growth, documents the ways that this company and others are bringing to […]
In a recent BU Educational Technology article, Professor Abbas Attarwala describes how he has been using novel and creative methods in his teaching. It’s quite interesting and inspiring! From the article: “I like my classrooms to be interactive and I try and make the learning experience of my students nonlinear,” says Attarwala. “I do use […]
We are happy to announce that a team consisting of CS PhD students Sarah Bargal, Shugao Ma, Jianming Zhang, Professor Stan Sclaroff, and Leonid Sigal (Disney Research) has won the Office of Technology Development Award at BU’s scholar’s day! http://www.bu.edu/provost/graduateresearchsymposium2016/ Congratulations Sarah, Shugao, Jianming, Stan, and Leonid!
Professor Silvio Micali (MIT) and Professor Leonid Reyzin (Boston University) were presented with the TCC Test-of-Time Award for their paper on cryptography.
Evimaria Terzi has won an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award to
support her research and teaching efforts in data mining.
CS PhD student Danna Gurari, CS MA student Seule Ki Kim, CS Professor Margrit Betke, and their coauthors won a Best Paper Award for their paper “SAGE: An Approach and Implementation Empowering Quick and Reliable Quantitative Analysis of Segmentation Quality” at the IEEE Workshop on the Applications of Computer Vision (WACV).
Gonca Gürsun, Natali Ruchansky, Evimaria Terzi and Mark Crovella have won an IRTF/IETF Applied Networking Research Prize, for their paper “Routing State Distance: A Path-based Metric for Network Analysis.” This work was presented at the 2012 Internet Measurement Conference, and will be a featured presentation at an upcoming IETF meeting.
This recognition is bestowed upon members with significant research performance in terms of technical contribution and professional leadership. The IEEE reserves Senior Member status for only 8 percent of its approximately 400,000 members.
Margrit Betke has been elected to Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for 2013. As part of its recognition of excellence, the ACM honors those whose contributions to the computing field have helped make the world better in countless ways.
The $500K grant will support research on “Entity Selection and Ranking for Data Mining Applications.” Read more.