Category: ECE – Imaging and Optical Science

ECE Research Area Imaging and Optical Science

Jenny Sun’s Mission to Reveal Mysteries in the Human Body and Improve Healthcare

ECE PhD Student Jenny Sun Wins National Science Foundation Fellowship By Shereen Abubakr (QST ’18) ECE PhD Candidate Jenny Sun […]

ECE PhD Student Receives Prestigious NASA Fellowship

Nithin Sivadas Earns NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship By Shereen Abubakr (QST ’18) In 2017, PhD Student Nithin Sivadas […]

NASA to Launch BU Student-Built Microsatellites

If MacGyver were on a mission to study the aurora, this is the satellite he might build: a grid of scrap solar cells pasted onto an iPad-size green rectangle of circuit board, a six-inch cut of stainless steel tape measure soldered in one corner as a makeshift antenna, and inside, a suite of smartphone-class sensors that anyone can buy on the internet.

BU-Led Study May Explain CTE without Concussions

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.