The Brain Trust’s Newest Additions
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering welcomes new faculty members Associate Professor Archana Venkataraman and Assistant Professor Kayhan Batmanhelich.
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 […]
Lighting the Way Forward for Autonomous Vehicles
Researchers at Boston University, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Lightmatter have teamed up to develop a new hybrid computer system that can answer the triple challenge of processing capacity, low latency and energy efficiency in self-driving cars.
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.
College Launches Machine Learning Concentration
By Patrick L. Kennedy Not long ago, speech processing software was pretty much limited to a phone robot asking a caller to speak the number “1,” says Professor and ECE Department Chair W. Clem Karl. “Now we routinely ask Alexa questions or tell Google Maps where we want to go just by speaking.” That’s the […]