One of the Internet ‘Founding Fathers’ John Day Lauded for Network Research Foresight

Few have a stronger command of the workings of internet architecture than BU Metropolitan College (MET) Master Lecturer in Computer Science John Day. When recent widespread outages to high-profile websites like Spotify, Reddit, and Twitter once more revealed the faults in the foundation of the digital superhighway that Day has long critiqued, it brought new […]

MSCS Alum Asad Malik Pioneers New Social Media Platform, Rubiic, Designed for “Self-Expression, Self-Reflection”

The global pandemic created a cataclysm in everyday life. Asad Malik (MET’21) recognized with the new way of life at home and self-reflecting, one field in particular would be expected to see expansive growth: social media. A graduate of MET’s Master of Science in Computer Science program, Malik noted that brands, memes, and influencers reigned […]

Securing Forbes’s Honor Another Goal Met for CIS Alum Sean Donnelly

Being named to Forbes magazine’s prestigious “30 Under 30” list of industrialists on the rise wasn’t just an honor for Resolvn founder Sean Donnelly (MET’18); it was an ambition. For the successes of the modular cybersecurity training firm he launched the year he graduated, Donnelly, 29, has been recognized as one of 2021’s 600 “brightest young […]

BU MET Online Programs Advance in U.S. News Rankings, Place in Top 10 For Eighth Year

Over eight years of U.S. News & World Report rankings, BU’s Metropolitan College (MET) has continued to place highly among the nation’s best online graduate programs. This year, despite unprecedented disruptions in 2020, each program has improved in its standing. MET’s online Master of Science in Criminal Justice advanced one spot to #2 (out of […]

CIS Alum Sean Donnelly Named to Forbes List for Educational Cybersecurity Work

Sean Donnelly (MET’18), a BU MET Master of Science in Computer Information Systems graduate, was recently named to Forbes’s “30 Under 30” list of entrepreneurs on the rise. The 29-year-old cybersecurity professional was recognized for the contribution to the education space made by his company, Resolvn, which provides clients with guided training to detect and […]

Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity Program Gets $430K Department of Justice Grant for Digital Evidence Education

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded a new block of grant funding to the BU Metropolitan College Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) graduate program, dedicated to aligning the development and refinement of programs in computer forensics and digital evidence with the emerging and ongoing needs of law enforcement agencies. With Associate Dean for […]

MET Computer Science and Learning Team Authors New Tome on Best Practices in Online Education

Best Practices for Administering Online Programs, a new book to be published later this month by Routledge Press, is a collaborative effort by BU MET leadership, faculty, and staff that lays out the principles of one of the College’s major strengths: affordable, accessible, and scalable online learning. Digital, distance-based instruction is a highly collaborative field, […]

Why Do Data Analytics Efforts Fail? ‘Islands of Information,’ MET Expert Says

As both a senior IT security engineer at Mass General Brigham (formerly Partners HealthCare) and a part-time lecturer in BU MET’s Department of Computer Science, Ed Matthews has years of experience designing and supporting security tools and applications and loves the challenge of tracing data and resolving high-level issues. Matthews was quoted in a recent […]

MET CS Program Administration Director Wins BU’s 2020 Perkins Award for Distinguished Service

Kim Richards (Questrom’08, MET’14), director of program administration for BU MET’s Department of Computer Science, is among one of three winners of BU’s 2020 Perkins Award for Distinguished Service. An annual staff recognition for exceptional service to the University, Distinguished Service Award honorees are nominated by faculty. Dubbed a “magician” by one colleague, Ms. Richards […]

What kinds of jobs can you get as a data scientist?

Ask Boston University alumnus Brian Zive (CAS’94, MET’07), who was included in BU Today’s “10 Alums Working in Data Science Share Their Career Path Stories.” A fundraising consultant in analytical solutions at Marts & Lundy, Zive uses his analytics skills to help fundraising organizations make important decisions around campaign strategy, including assessment of donor potential […]