Category: BU News

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Red Hat Colloquium: “Software-Configured Compute Environments”, Ulrich Drepper (Red Hat)

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM refreshments & networking at 11:30 AM Hariri Institute for Computing 111 Cummington Mall, Room 180 Ulrich Drepper Engineer, Office of the CTO at Red Hat   Software-Configured Compute Environments Abstract: Hardware and software environments are designed as a compromise between many different requirements. This sacrifices performance, among other aspects, while […]

Red Hat Colloquium: “Chameleon: New Capabilities for Experimental Computer Science”, Kate Keahey (University of Chicago)

Thursday, November 8th, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM refreshments & networking at 11:30 AM Hariri Institute for Computing 111 Cummington Mall, Room 180 Kate Keahey Senior Fellow Computation Institute, University of Chicago   Chameleon: New Capabilities for Experimental Computer Science Abstract: Computer Science experimental testbeds allow investigators to explore a broad range of different state-of-the-art hardware options, assess scalability […]

Red Hat Colloquium: “Why consider a career as an SRE?”, Mike Saparov (Red Hat)

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM refreshments & networking at 11:30 AM Hariri Institute for Computing 111 Cummington Mall, Room 180 Mike Saparov Red Hat Service Reliability Team Why consider a career as an SRE? Abstract: What do SREs actually do? And why do they get paid so much? :) Service Reliability Engineering (SRE) team […]

Red Hat Colloquium: “Networking as a First-Class Cloud Resource”, Rodrigo Fonseca (Brown University)

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM refreshments & networking at 11:30 AM Hariri Institute for Computing 111 Cummington Mall, Room 180 Rodrigo Fonseca Computer Science, Brown University Networking as a First-Class Cloud Resource Abstract: Tenants in a cloud can specify, and are generally charged by, resources such as CPU, storage, and memory. There are dozens of […]

Kolachalama Pushes for Machine Learning to be Integrated into Medical Education

Hariri-funded researcher and Institute Faculty Fellow  Vijaya B. Kolachalama argues that educating medical students with machine learning techniques will allow them to keep up with a rapidly developing technology-integrated healthcare sector in his recently published article on Nature Research Journal. Kolachalama, who teaches an introductory machine learning course within the Graduate Medical Sciences program at Boston University […]

BU Announces New Data Sciences Center

Boston University’s President Robert Brown announced that the University plans to build a new 17-story building on Commonwealth Avenue that houses the new Data Sciences Center. In an effort to become one of the nation’s leading interdisciplinary research institutions, the new structure will house the Hariri Institute along with the Math and Computer Science departments […]

HIC Data Science Faculty Fellow, Research Awardee Receive Career Development Professorship Awards

Ahmed Ghappour, HIC Data Science Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor at BU’s School of Law, has been awarded the 2018-2019 Peter Paul Career Development Professorship. The professorship includes a three-year award to support Professor Ghappour’s research or creative work, which centers on big data as applied to cybersecurity and electronic surveillance, exploring the interplay between emerging […]