Early Career Excellence: Professor Rabia Yazicigil Recognized By NSF and BU College of Engineering

Professor Rabia Yazicigil’s outstanding contributions have been doubly recognized, with the recent conferral of a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award and an Early Career Excellence in Research Award from the BU College of Engineering.

Tagged: , , , , ,

High Performance From BU ECE At SC23

BU ECE researchers, both faculty and students, made a major impact at SC23, the premier conference in high-performance computing.

Tagged: , , , , , , , , ,

ECE CHIPS In: Minuscule Hardware, Maximum Impact

In many ways, Professor Rabia Yazicigil is the very image of the kind of scientist and engineer called for by the CHIPS Act: productive, inventive, application-focused, collaborative- and service-minded, and an active mentor cultivating similar values and capabilities in a younger generation of innovators.

Tagged: , , , , , ,

ECE CHIPS In: Efficiently Secure Computing

This article is the first part of a series highlighting BU ECE’s contributions to research and education under the umbrella of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, and our faculty’s collective investment in the national effort to build a robust and innovative semiconductor industry.

Tagged: , , , , , , , , ,

Hariri Highlights: ECE Professor To Lead Computing Institute, and More

With such clear interests and goals in common, it’s no wonder that there is a strong relationship between BU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering.

Tagged: , , , , ,

Building Safe and Trustworthy AI Systems

Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere, powering applications such as Spotify music suggestions, facial recognition from your smartphone or the ETA of your Uber. Neural networks are also being explored as controllers in a breadth of safety-critical systems, from piloting drones to detecting anomalies in nuclear power plants to maintaining first responder communication systems. At the […]

Tagged: , , , ,

Faster, Greener, Cheaper, More Secure: Yazicigil’s GRAND Project Pushes Forward with New Funding

Professor Rabia Yazicigil and her MIT collaborators are on a roll. The multi-institutional team behind the GRAND universal decoder algorithm and its first realization in hardware have been awarded $5M in funding by the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) to continue developing revolutionary improvements to wireless communications.

Tagged: , , , , , , ,

The Powers of Machine Learning in Amazon Alexa and Music Generation

Every day millions of people look something up online. It’s become a habit, a part of our lives that we take for granted– and we can thank machine learning for that. Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence that works with computer algorithms. It uses data and statistics to create predictions and it tries […]

Tagged: ,