Category: Archived Events

The Computational Design of Soft Flowing Materials

Center for Computational Science (CCS) Lunch Seminar Sauro Succi, Visiting Professor in Computational Science, Institute for Computing Applications, Harvard University When: Thursday, November 21, 2019 11:45 am – 12:00 pm (lunch) 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (talk) Where: Physics Research Building, Room PRB595, 3 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA   Abstract: In this talk we willl present recent […]

Quantitative Assessment of Earth’s Radiation Belt Electron Dynamics Using Physics-Based and Machine-Learning Approaches

Wed@Hariri: Meet Our Fellows Series Wen Li, Assistant Professor, Astronomy, CAS When: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Networking and refreshments 2:45pm-3:00pm, talk 3:00pm-4:00pm, reception to follow Where: Astronomy Building, CAS Room 502, 725 Commonwealth Avenue Abstract: Earth’s Van Allen radiation belts, which extend from ~1,000 to ~60,000 km above the Earth’s surface, consist of “killer” electrons (several […]

Learning to Learn More with Less

AIR Speaker Series Yuxiong Wang, Postdoctoral Fellow, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University When: Monday, November 18, 2019 12:00pm-1:00pm Where: Hariri Institute for Computing, Seminar Room MCS 157, 111 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA Abstract: Understanding how humans and machines learn from a few examples remains a fundamental challenge. Humans are remarkably capable of grasping new concepts from […]

Discrete Bayesian Modeling for Biological Systems Using Cellular Latent Dirichlet Allocation (Celda)

Wed@Hariri: Meet Our Fellows Series Joshua Campbell, Assistant Professor, Computational Biomedicine, MED When: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:45pm-4:00pm Where: Hariri Institute for ComputingSeminar Room MCS 157, 111 Cummington Mall Abstract: Single-cell genomic technologies such as single-cell RNA-seq have emerged as powerful techniques to quantify molecular states of individual cells and can be used to elucidate the […]

What Happened and What Should I Do Next? Identifying Algorithms Multicellular Decision Making

Wed@Hariri: Meet Our Fellows Series Allyson Sgro, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the College of Engineering When: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:45pm to 4:00pm Where: Life Science & Engineering Building, 24 Cummington Mall, Room LSE 103  Abstract: Coordinating behaviors across groups of cells is critical for a wide range of biological processes ranging from development […]

Big Data: Business Intelligence and Your Privacy

Presented by the Boston University Alumni Association Featured Speaker: Dr. Azer Bestavros, Warren Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Founding Director of the Hariri Institute for Computing at Boston University When: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Event Start Time: 6:00 pm Event End Time: 9:00 pm Where: Convene, 810 Seventh Ave, New York, NY Schedule: 6:00 pm […]

Technology, Community Activism, and Public Health: Using NoiseScore to Address Community Noise Issues.

The Department of Environmental Health at the School of Public Health and the Hariri Institute for Computing at Boston University is pleased to host “Technology, Community Activism, and Public Health: Using NoiseScore to Address Community Noise Issues.” Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019 Time: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Location: Hariri Institute for Computing, Seminar Room […]

Individual Freedom Versus the Hidden Persuaders: Preserving Individual Freedom in an Age of Socio-Technical Control via Algorithmic Rewards and Punishments

When: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Event Start Time: 10:00 am Event End Time: 6:00 pm Where: Hillel House, 213 Bay State Road, Boston, MA Abstract: Consequences of computer network-based monitoring and control reach into everyone’s lives, with implications for individual rights and autonomy. Bringing together internationally recognized scholars, the conference investigates this growing problem and […]

Summer 2019 SAIL Intern Presentations

Join us in celebrating the conclusion of the Summer 2019 SAIL Internship Program at the Hariri Institute! SAIL interns will present their reflections on their work and experiences this summer. They will share a brief overview of their projects, contributions and highlights, and lessons learned. Be sure to check out both sessions on Monday, 8/19 […]

Language Deprivation and the American Sign Language Lexicon

Join us on Monday, August 5th at 3:00 PM for a guest talk featuring Naomi Caselli, Assistant Professor of Deaf Studies at BU’s Wheelock College of Education & Human Development! Event Details Date: Monday, August 5, 2019 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location: Seminar Room, Hariri Institute for Computing Language Deprivation and the American […]