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 […]

Cyber-Secure Your Future: CAE Virtual Career Fair Open to MET Security Students

As a benefit of Boston University’s standing as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense and Research, students enrolled in BU Metropolitan College’s programs in information security and cybersecurity are invited free of charge to attend the 4th National CAE Virtual Career Fair, sponsored by the National Cybersecurity Training and Education (NCyTE) […]

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 […]

MET Online Degrees Rank Among Top 10 for 7 Years in a Row

For the seventh year in a row, BU’s Metropolitan College (MET) tops the U.S. News & World Report rankings of the nation’s best online graduate programs. This steadfast position—alongside some of the nation’s most elite schools—underscores MET’s strong performance in the most competitive and high-growth areas of higher education, that of part-time, online graduate programs. […]

MET Analytics Alum Engineers Parking Inefficiency Fix

As a student living in Boston, Amal Radhakrishnan (MET’19) knew how difficult it could be to find decent parking. The Master of Science in Computer Science with concentration in Data Analytics grad also knew that with the right enterprising spirit, a solution to the urban problem was only an innovation away. Radhakrishnan founded Parkaze, a […]

Boston University Faculty, RINA Pioneers Attend Annual Workshop in Barcelona

BU MET’s Department of Computer Science visited Barcelona, Spain, earlier this year to join the 5th Annual RINA Workshop where they explored the latest in internet architecture and explained their work as principal investigators in a European Commission-funded effort to implement RINA, or Recursive InterNetwork Architecture. Dr. Lou Chitkushev, associate dean for academic affairs, associate […]

New Associate Professor for Department of Computer Science

Dr. Guanglan Zhang has been promoted from assistant to associate professor of computer science. She is a lead researcher in MET’s Health Informatics Research Lab, a part of the Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in Health Informatics and the Health Informatics Graduate Certificate offered at MET. Co-inventor on two patents and a […]