ECE is Helping Fight Coronavirus With Computing

By Colbi Edmonds Boston University ECE Professor Orran Krieger and PI for the Mass Open Cloud (MOC) is part of a team collaborating with the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) to create a website that will help the fight against COVID-19. Intel and Red Hat, MOC partners, are also partnering on the effort. […]

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BU ECE Students receive Best Paper Award at the ASIA Conference on Computer and Communication Security 2018

Realizing that the correlation between malware and HPC traces does not establish causation, Boston University graduate students Boyou Zhou, Rasoul Jahanshahi and Anmol Gupta, under the supervision of Professors Manuel Egele and Ajay Joshi, evaluated works that propose this HPC-based methodology for malware detection.

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Innovation in Ideation

Natural disasters have plagued civilization since the beginning, and although our understanding of them has improved over the centuries, too many people still suffer at the hands of environmental unrest. Togo (a country in western Africa), for example, faces annual difficulties with flooding during the monsoon season. Unfortunately, humanitarian aid functions on a linear schedule, […]

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Researchers Illuminate the Path to a New Era of Microelectronics

A new microchip technology capable of optically transferring data could solve a severe bottleneck in current devices to speed data transfer and reduce energy consumption by orders of magnitude.

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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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Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts

Undergraduate Researchers and Mentors Move ENG Forward By Sara Cody Ribbons of neon light undulate in the northern night sky, a technicolor display of pinks, greens, yellows, blues and reds against a backdrop of stars. They have captured the human imagination for millennia: the ancient Greeks thought they marked the gates of the home world […]

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Mr. Clean

Using LED technology he helped develop at BU, alum aims to address complex global health and hygiene problems By Sara Cody, originally published in the Fall 2016 issue of ENGineer magazine.  Germs are everywhere. Lurking on our hands, in our water, in our kitchens and even in our hospitals. According to the Centers for Disease […]

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Two ECE Students Win Prestigious IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarships

Two ECE undergraduates, Ami Vyas (EE ’17) and Zachary Lasiuk (EE ’17) won scholarships through the IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative for the second year in a row, highlighting the rigor and academic excellence of the ECE Department. Vyas and Lasiuk join 230 PES scholars who were chosen this year for their […]

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Toshi Nishimura Wins the James B. Macelwane Medal

Nishimura Joins ECE with Research Momentum By Amy Pollard (GRS, ’19)   Toshi Nishimura joins ECE and the Center for Space Physics as Research Associate Professor and brings unique expertise and insight to the Department. Dr. Nishimura received the James B. Macelwane Medal from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in December for his research on […]

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BU and Red Hat Forge $5 Million Partnership

Five-Year Research Arrangement Promises Mutual Benefits By Art Jahnke. This story originally appeared in BU Today. Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source enterprise software, is joining in a five-year-long partnership with Boston University, an arrangement aimed at advancing research into emerging and translational technologies, such as cloud computing and big data platforms. The collaboration, celebrated […]

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