To peers in her engineering courses, Kali Hamilton (ENG) appears to be just another undergrad. The difference? Kali already holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Pennsylvania. The California native came to BU to join one of the only programs of its kind in the nation: LEAP.
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Technology Development is pleased to announce the winners for the 9th annual Ignition Awards. The Ignition Program includes two separate […]
There are nearly one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and about 350,000 of them make their temporary home in the Bekaa Valley. Just outside Zahle, the valley’s largest city, tens of thousands live in shelters made of wood, plastic sheets, and corrugated iron.
Douglas Holmes remembers when he fell in love with bendy things. He was a graduate student in physics, and he wanted to understand why a sheet of paper curves into a loop when you push the ends together.
Dean Lutchen: Why Companies and Universities Should Forge Long-Term Collaborations (via Harvard Business Review)
In the last decade, there has been an explosion in the number of research deals between companies and universities. Companies, which have been reducing their spending on early stage research for three decades, have been increasingly turning to universities to perform that role, seeking access to the best scientific and engineering minds in specific domains.
A new BU-led study published Thursday in the journal Brain suggests that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is caused by head injuries, not by concussions. The research explains why 20 percent of athletes who exhibited the early stages of the progressive brain illness postmortem never had a diagnosed concussion.
2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition graduate student gold winner Ning Mao (ENG’17) won $10,000 for her invention Engineered Probiotics, an engineered […]
ENG prof and students developing autonomous boats to find drug traffickers 09.28.2017 By David Levin. Video by Devin Hahn Originally […]
Creative Minds: Rapid Testing for Antibiotic Resistance By Dr. Francis Collins, Director, NIH | Originally posted on NIH Director’s Blog The […]
Responsive sensors aim to improve human health and lighting efficiency Thomas Little, professor of electrical and computer engineering and associate […]