First year MSE PhD student awarded Clare Boothe Luce Fellowship

By Mariana Sánchez Gaona First year MSE PhD candidate Jillian Rix was named Clare Boothe Luce Fellowship 2020 recipient. The Clare Boothe Luce fellowship benefits recipients at the early stages of their graduate studies. According to the Clare Boothe Luce (CBL) program’s website, it is one of the single most significant sources for private support […]

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Game Changer: Azer Bestavros’ Journey from Egypt to Cambridge to BU’s Computing Mastermind

“Technology is not creative; people are creative,” says the new associate provost for computing and data sciences. By Art Jahnke, originally featured on The Brink. In December 1977, when Azer Bestavros was a 16-year-old junior in a Lasallian French school in Alexandria, Egypt, he asked for career advice from a much-admired uncle who was living […]

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Eric Kolaczyk Named New Director of BU’s Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering

“Data science and computing are now embedded in the human experience and informing everything we do,” CAS math professor says By Doug Most Originally featured on The Brink   Eric Kolaczyk, a College of Arts & Sciences professor of mathematics and statistics, whose work across bioinformatics, computational neuroscience, systems engineering and even social work has […]

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