ENG’s Newest Associate Professors

Four ENG faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure, BU Provost Jean Morrison announced. Alexander Green, College of Engineering associate professor of biomedical engineering, uses computational design to engineer RNA molecules that provide useful functions inside and outside living cells—research with translational implications for sensing systems, low-cost diagnostics, and biomolecular […]

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Does Twitter, under Elon Musk, Need Government Regulation?

“Platforms should self-police and enforce their own terms of service,” says ENG expert. “When this doesn’t happen, the platform stops being useful to legitimate users.” By Rich Barlow “Fix your companies. Or Congress will.” Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) minced no words in his tweet to Elon Musk after revelations that the billionaire’s latest acquisition, Twitter, […]


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.

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Malware Apps Linger on Market for Weeks, Stringhini Finds

By Patrick L. Kennedy Even after being flagged as malicious software, malware persists on the Google Play app store for an average of 77 days, Assistant Professor Gianluca Stringhini (ECE) and colleagues found in an unprecedented study of millions of mobile app downloads in 201 countries. And it isn’t just Google. Malware apps—ranging from criminal […]

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