Other than adding flavors and colors, it’s been nearly 50 years since a major advancement in the design of condoms. That may have changed this week when Boston University researchers announced the invention of a self-lubricating condom that could have widespread benefits in preventing sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies.
Category: Spotlight Faculty
For lumpectomy surgeries, many small, early-stage tumors can’t be felt by hand during an exam, which makes them difficult to […]
In the video above, watch as Ian Schon (ENG’12) makes watches in his Allston studio. A mechanical engineer, he opened Schon Horology earlier this year to sell wristwatches he designs and makes himself.
Engineers solve grand challenges by forming interdisciplinary centers
New device could make lumpectomies faster and more precise
The Optical Society of America (OSA) has elevated Professor Ji-Xin Cheng (ECE) to the rank of fellow for his outstanding contributions to invention and development of label-free optical spectroscopic imaging technologies with groundbreaking applications to biology, medicine and materials science.
The College of Engineering honored three alumni for their career achievements and for the support they have given their alma mater and community during BU Alumni Weekend ceremony in September. After a welcoming address from Dean Kenneth R. Lutchen, two current students introduced the three 2018 honorees – Larry Leszczynski (BME ’85, ’87), Anne Hines (BME ’85) and Tonie Leatherberry (ME ’85).
BME Professor Irving Bigio is being recognized by the Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, at the BU School of […]
Assistant Professor Sahar Sharifzadeh (ECE, MSE, Physics) was recognized by Nature as one of 11 early- to mid-career scientists making an impact in their fields.
Three ENG researchers, Assistant Professor Mary Dunlop, Assistant Professor Wilson Wong, and Professor Ji-Xin Cheng, were awarded a three-year, $1.5M Department of Energy grant to develop technology to better understand and measure the synthesis of biofuels in living cells.