President Joseph E. Aoun on Thursday hosted EMC Corporation CEO and Chairman Joseph Tucci and Amit Yoran, president of RSA, EMC’s security division, for an engaging discussion about trends in high tech.
With support from the National Science Foundation, cryptography expert Daniel Wichs, an assistant professor in the College of Computer and Information Science, will work as part of a multi-university team to develop better encryption techniques to improve cloud security.
Northeastern is a key partner in the Massachusetts Open Cloud Project, a university-industry collaboration designed to create a new public cloud computing infrastructure to spur Big Data innovation.
Ningfang Mi, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is exploring better ways of predicting and managing demand for cloud computing resources.
Dan Belcher, BA’03, has co-founded a cloud-computing startup, and this semester he is bringing entrepreneurship lessons back to the classroom.