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 Eric Kolaczyk has earned an international reputation for his work across bioinformatics and computational neuroscience. Photo by Cydney Scott. Eric Kolaczyk, a College of Arts & Sciences professor of mathematics and statistics, whose work across […]

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College of Engineering Will Now Require Data Science for All Majors

Change will prepare students for a digital and maker economy In new mathematics and statistics courses, ENG students will learn to analyze huge data sets and be introduced to machine learning, a major component of autonomous systems, like self-driving cars and robotics. For decades, product developers have depended on a primary engineering discipline to turn […]

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Gut Reactions

New grants put software to work on bioenergy and human microbiome Daniel Segrè, associate professor of bioinformatics, biomedical engineering and biology, uses mathematical modeling to understand the microbiome. Photo by Cydney Scott. Daniel Segrè studies very unusual microbes. They don’t live in petri dishes, guts, or on dirty kitchen countertops. In fact, they don’t live […]

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Math Neuroscience Prof Wins NSF CAREER Award

Mark Kramer explores brain mechanisms behind epileptic seizures By Sara Rimer Mark Kramer is the third member of BU’s mathematics and statistics department to win an NSF CAREER award in the past five years. Photo by Vernon Doucette. Mark Kramer, an associate professor of mathematical neuroscience in Boston University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has […]

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