Category: Corporate Relations

Engineering Executives at BU

Corporate leaders speak with ENG honors students An enthusiastic group of 45 College of Engineering juniors and seniors met on January 29, 2016 with 20 senior executives to hear their advice on reaching the executive suite. Organized by the College of Engineering Undergraduate Program Office and Corporate Relations, the invitation-only Corporate Leader Student Networking Event […]

ENG Dean speaks at the White House

Dean Lutchen details BU effort to boost STEM teachers Dean Kenneth R. Lutchen and Associate Dean for Outreach & Diversity Gretchen Fougere were among a select group of educators invited to the White House recently to highlight the College’s work in preparing excellent STEM teachers. The event was sponsored by the Office of Science and […]

2015 Santander Scholars

Reception celebrates collaboration and impact Since 2010, Santander Universities has supported almost 250 BU School of Public Health students as they embark on Global Practicum experiences. In the 2014–2015 academic year, we had 63 Santander Scholars with 22 organizations, in 17 countries. Santander Scholars put their public health skills to use and immersed themselves in […]

BU Student wins big at Cisco Live!

Mark Barrasso (ENG’15) wins the Top Hacker Award Boston University Students showcased novel open source “Internet of Things” (IoT) solutions at Cisco Live! San Diego. BU collaborated with Cisco, Estimote, and the Industry-Academia Partnership for their novel Smart Cities Applications over OpenDaylight. Boston University students displayed their Smart Cities apps in the “DevNet Zone for […]

New: Schlumberger–BU Grants

Inaugural Schlumberger–Boston University Research Fellowship Grants Awarded Graduate Fellowships to Support Innovation in Oil and Gas Extraction Professor Xin Zhang and Assistant Professor James C. Bird (both ME, MSE) have received the first Schlumberger-Boston University Research Fellowship grants. These grants pair BU graduate students with Schlumberger researchers to pursue early-stage research in technical areas of […]

PTC Hosts Hackathon at BU’s EPIC

May 2–3, 2015 PTC is a board member of BU’s Engineering Product Innovation Center (EPIC) at the College of Engineering, where students work on hands-on design, prototyping, and small-scale manufacturing as part of their engineering curriculum. In May, PTC hosted a hackathon at EPIC over a period of 24 hours, where students from BU and […]

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Wells Fargo and BU team up

Wells Fargo provides $75,000 clean technology and innovation grant A research team at Boston University is working to reduce energy costs and improve energy efficiency with clean technology in a low-income housing community. The group of professors and graduate students is looking at air conditioning and heating use in Madison Park Village, a low-income community […]

AT&T gives $145K grant to College of Engineering

Grant to advance STEM education for urban youth The Technology Innovation Scholars Program (TISP) at BU’s College of Engineering received a $145K grant from AT&T to create a two-year engineering and technology program for an urban high school population, and to document its impact on high school graduation rates. Read more on the College of […]

Panel to Explore Faculty-Corporate Education Partnerships

Tomorrow’s event open to all faculty, staff If companies want their future employees to be gifted team workers and leaders, communicators, and analysts, why not help train those future workers while they’re still in college? BU has partnerships with several big companies interested in just that, including AT&T, GE, Phillips, and Schneider Electric. “These companies […]

Global Health & Technology Meetup

Industry Leaders Highlight Global Health Innovation on Campus Sponsored by the Office of Technology Development, the Center for Global Health & Development, the School of Management Health Sector, and Global Health & Technology, the February Global Health and Engineering Meet-Up (GHECHo) was a networking and informational event designed to strengthen links between engineers, public health, […]