Meet BU’s Newest AAAS Fellows

A pioneer in treating anxiety, one in turning moon dust into oxygen, and one in developing disease diagnostics for low-resource communities recently appointed fellows Each year, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recognizes scientists who have made major contributions to their fields of expertise. As the chaotic and uncertain year of 2020 […]

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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 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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Roscoe Giles, Lifelong Advocate for STEM Diversity, Named AAAS Fellow

BU engineer recognized for his work in advancing diversity and inclusion in the field of computation Roscoe Giles, Boston University College of Engineering professor of electrical and computer engineering, has had a career marked by firsts. He was the first black student to earn a PhD in physics at Stanford University, he was the first […]

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Here’s How to Really Improve Gender Diversity in STEM Research

BU engineer and peers recommend formal policies that could level the playing field between men and women Boston University engineer Joyce Wong is a co-author on a new Science paper suggesting policies that could increase gender diversity in the STEM research workforce. Photo by Dave Green.   “Oh, that’s terrible, but that doesn’t happen here.” […]

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