Institute-incubated Research Leveraged for Major Google Research Award

The following article was published on the Hariri Institute’s website on Friday, March 16th, 2018. To see the complete list of 2017 award recipients, please visit Research at Google. What began as a small, Hariri Institute seed-funded research project to explore new methods for analyzing social media data has grown into a Google-sponsored, award-winning research endeavor. […]

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Luca Dal Negro Promoted to Full ECE Professorship

Professor Luca Dal Negro, PhD (ECE, MSE, Physics) was promoted to the rank of Professor in Boston University’s College of Engineering.

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Recognizing Undergraduate ECE Student for Machine Learning and Cloud Computing Research

Anthony Byrne Receives MIT Best Lighting Talk Award By Shereen Abubakr (QST ’18) ECE undergraduate Anthony Byrne (ENG ’19) received the Best Lightning Talk Award at the 2017 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference. The aim of the conference is to bring undergraduates from around the world together to advance technology by presenting, discussing, and […]

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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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Time On Her Side

Alumna Pioneers Time-Management Tools Through Email Calendar Function By Sara Cody   The first time Vanessa Feliberti (ENG’93) met Bill Gates, she knocked his socks off, literally. Feliberti, a self-described “early bird,” has worked at Microsoft for the past 25 years, and on this particular day, she arrived early to clean her office, expecting to […]

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BU ECE Honor Society

By Amy Pollard (GRS ’19) The Boston University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) announces the reinstatement of the Kappa Sigma chapter of international honor society IEEE-HKN. Kappa Sigma demonstrates ECE students’ high level of achievement and affirms ECE’s commitment to student success. ECE gains access to a large network of industry leaders and […]

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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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ECE Students Win National Science Foundation Fellowships

Early Career Recognition to Students who Embrace Cross-Disciplinary Research By Amy Pollard (GRS ’19) PhD candidate Alex Matlock (EE ‘21) and Bachelor of Science candidate Anna Stuhlmacher (EE ’17) received National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The honor represents NSF’s commitment to research proposed respectively by Matlock and by Stuhlmacher. The fellowship awards a […]

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ENG Gains Highest-Ever Ranking in US News’ Graduate Programs List

By Michael Seele The College of Engineering and several of its programs advanced and saw improved peer assessment scores in the latest US News & World Report rankings of the nation’s graduate engineering programs, released this week. US News now places the College 34th among the 198 engineering schools with graduate programs that it ranked. […]

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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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