A GRAND Endeavor: Building the Future of Wireless Communication

We live in a wireless society. With the advent of 5G communications and the ever more ubiquitous Internet of Things (IoT), the invisible traffic across wireless networks will only increase exponentially … and with this increased traffic looms the inevitable threat of traffic jams.

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ECE Faculty Prominent Among Research Incubation Award Recipients

Eight ECE faculty members are among the recipients of the inaugural Red Hat Collaboratory Research Incubation Awards, with a combined total of approximately $1.5M in funding for their respective projects.

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Spring 2021 CISE-ENG Seed Awards Winners

By Margo Stanton Four Spring 2021 Seed Grants were awarded by the Boston University Center for Information & Systems Engineering (CISE) and the College of Engineering’s (ENG) Dean’s Catalyst Award program.  This joint seed-funding program is aimed at enabling CISE affiliates and ENG faculty the opportunity to kickstart innovative interdisciplinary research projects, broaden significant research areas, […]

Five ECE Faculty are 2020 Spring Research Incubation Awardees

The Hariri Institute for Computing announced their 2020 Spring Research Incubation Awards to faculty who have the potential to define new areas of research; five ECE faculty members are authors or co-authors of these incubation projects.

Your Bluetooth Conversation May Not Be as Private as You Think

Professor David Starobinski (ECE, SE), along with his team, Ph.D. student Johannes Becker (ECE) and undergraduate student David Li (ECE) was recently featured in an article on The Register, an online IT newspaper. The Register highlighted the team’s discovery that Bluetooth LE’s previous claim to their products being resistant to tracking is inaccurate.  The Bluetooth […]

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Contributions from ECE

Throughout Cybersecurity Awareness Month, BU ECE Professors Ari Trachtenberg and David Starobinski, as well as Assistant Professor Manuel Egele, answered questions for BU Experts on cybersecurity issues related to the Internet of Things (IoT), national infrastructure, and continuing education in Boston University’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month Medium series. The Cybersecurity Tech Fair 2018 also […]