The institute is pleased to announce that Junior Faculty Fellow Cara Stepp, Hariri Research Awardees Marié Abe and Joanna Davidson and AI Research Initiative Core Faculty member Kate Saenko are 4 of 24 faculty members on the Charles River Campus promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. Ranging from fields such as social and health sciences, information systems, musicology, mathematics, marketing, […]
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The Hariri Institute is excited to sponsor student poster sessions and presentations for four courses this semester: Data Mechanics, Computational Fabrication, Mobile App Development, Cyber Physical Systems and Data Science.
Please join us for a Data Science Colloquium featuring Nisheeth Vishnoi, professor in School of Computer and Communication Sciences
at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland).
The Hariri Institute is currently accepting applications for the Communications and Events Specialist position. The full description and application can be accessed here.
RSA Conference, one of the world’s largest professional gatherings for information technology security, announced Tuesday that Boston University computer science professor Ran Canetti is one of five laureates honored this year for substantive contributions to the field. Canetti, who directs the Center for Reliable Information Systems and Cyber Security within the Rafik B. Hariri Institute […]
Please join us for a Lunch Seminar featuring Walter Thiel, Director at Max Planck Institute for Coal Research. Thiel will present an overview of developments and address the current status and the perspectives of quantum chemistry.
Please join the Hariri Institute for Computing Friday, April 20, 2018 for a DSI Colloquium. The presentation will feature Ashwin Machanavajjhala, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Duke University. Ashwin will describe aspects of his research on enabling provably private data science.
A partnership between Red Hat and Boston University, the Red Hat Collaboratory connects BU faculty and students with industry practitioners working in open-source software communities. This event features Mothy Roscoe, a professor at ETH Zurich.
What began as a small, Hariri Institute seed-funded research project to explore new methods for analyzing social media data has grown into a Google-sponsored, award-winning research endeavor. Lei Guo, Hariri Junior Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Studies, received a Hariri Research Incubation award in June of 2016 to pursue her proposal, Statistically Principled […]
In collaboration with Mary D. Slavin, Director of Education at the Health & Disability Research Institute, the Software & Application Innovation Lab (SAIL) at the Hariri Institute for Computing developed a functional measure for spinal cord injuries (SCI) using computerized adaptive testing (CAT) platforms. In prior years, the New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center (NERSCIC) has worked to implement the CAT […]