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BC Alum Brett Beaulieu-Jones and CS Dept. Chairperson Sergio Alvarez
Emmy Winning-BC Alum Visits CS Department

BC Alumni Brett Beaulieu-Jones (BC CS '11) visited the CS department this week and gave a guest lecture in Prof. Alvarez's machine learning course.

CS Student with VR Goggles
Computer Science Students Bring a Classic to Life in Virtual Reality

A unique digital humanities project known as Joycestick is utilizing a series of analytical and creative tools that will allow James Joyce enthusiasts to explore the author’s monumental tome, Ulysses.

antibiotics diagram
BC Scientists Explore Antibiotic Resistance

Using a novel gene sequencing technique, Boston College Professor of Biology Tim van Opijnen and Assistant Professor of Computer Science José Bento found that two strains of the same bacteria combat a common antibiotic with mostly different sets of genes and their underlying genetic networks, pointing to the need to develop antibiotic-sensitivity profiles for different bacterial species and the strains within them. (BC News)

Hiring For Full-time, Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Department of Computer Science at Boston College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting September 2017.  /schools/cas/cs/JoinUs.html

The Department of Computer Science at Boston College invites applications for two full-time, non tenure-track faculty positions, starting September 2017.  /schools/cas/cs/JoinUs.html

CS Students Participate in Big Data Symposium

Ten undergraduate independent research projects—launched in the departments of biology, biochemistry, classical studies, computer science, economics, finance, information systems, and physics—were displayed at the University’s daylong symposium on big data held March 16 in the Newton and Brighton Rooms. http://at.bc.edu/posterseason/

NIH Awards $10M to BC-led team

José Bento from Computer Science, Tim van Opijnen from Biology; Jason Rosch from St. Jude Children Research Hospital, Vaughn Cooper from Pittsburg University and Ralph Isberg from Tufts University have received a $10-million NIH grant to study how the immune system, bacteria, and antibiotics interact, and develop tools to help researchers to forecast resistant bacteria and optimal treatments. Office of News & Public Affairs.

 

CS Honors Theses Presentations

Members of the Boston College community are cordially invited to the Computer Science Department Senior Honors Thesis and Independent Studies Presentations on Monday, May 4 beginning at 10:30 AM in Fulton Hall Room 415.

2014 Scholar Recipients

The College of Arts and Sciences recently named CS majors Dylan Wolff and Farhaad Naim as recipients of a Dean's Scholar and a Sophomore Scholar, respectively.

Full Time Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor Position Available

The Computer Science Department has an opening for a full time lecturer or visiting assistant professor position.