Three ENG Faculty Promoted

Three College of Engineering faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure “Each year, these promotions and awards of tenure mark an especially proud moment for the BU community, as we’ve had the pleasure of watching these talented colleagues develop from promising junior faculty into teachers and scholars of national impact […]

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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.

Professor Manuel Egele Awarded $750,000 Grant from ONR for Malware Research

Malware is a constant threat in the 21st century. The most common way to deal with a malware infection is to clean the malicious software from a computer or to reinstall its operating system in an effort to restore its original functionality. However, sophisticated malware that steals sensitive information can, upon detection, be repurposed to […]

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 […]

Protection from Ransomware like WannaCry

By Eugene Kolodenker Eugene Kolodenker (EE BS ’12, CE MS ’17) works in application development with a focus on cyber security systems at MITRE. This article originally appeared on Eugene Kolodenker’s blog, Kolobyte. A system to defeat ransomware was recently developed by myself and three of my cybersecurity research colleagues: Boston University Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Manuel Egele, […]

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