BU Professors Discuss Security, Disinformation with CIA Director John Brennan
MET Senior Associate Dean Lou Chitkushev and finance Professor Irena Vodenska, chair of the Department of Administrative Sciences, attended a private reception and dinner with former CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, November 2, at the Lenox Hotel in Boston.
Federal Grant Will Allow BU MET Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity to Aid in Combatting Online Child Abuse
The US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded the Boston University Metropolitan College Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) program a grant of $437,500, dedicated to producing a new training program to support police investigations pertaining to online crimes against children, sex trafficking, cryptocurrency, and the dark web.
Fulbright Specialist Award for Cybersecurity Sends Professor Chitkushev to Ecuador
Metropolitan College Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Lou Chitkushev has been granted a prestigious Fulbright Specialist Foreign Scholarship award for work that takes him to Ecuador, where the associate professor of computer science and director of health informatics and health sciences will lend his expertise in cybersecurity to the nation’s military academy. Funded primarily […]
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 International Welcomes Global Partner, Audencia Business School
MET International forges strategic alliances with educational partners worldwide, providing industry-leading academic models as well as access to the Boston University experience—exclusively for students from BU Metropolitan College partner institutions. One such global partner is Audencia Business School in Nantes, France. On May 1, 2019, MET International—under the leadership of Executive Director Neus Codina—welcomed Dr. […]
MET Health Informatics Faculty Key Organizers of ICIW 2014
On September 20, ICIW 2014: the Fifth Immunoinformatics and Computational Immunology Workshop was held in Newport Beach, California, on the theme “Bridging Immunology and Computer Science.” The organizing committee of the international workshop included three faculty involved with MET’s Health Informatics program: Associate Dean Lou Chitkushev, director of Health Informatics; Adjunct Professor of Computer Science […]