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.
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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.
ENG Prof Elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors: David Bishop a prolific real-world innovator
Bishop holds US patents for 47 micromechanical inventions, and the Lambda Router is the centerpiece of the portfolio that helped him win election in December as a 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
A team of College of Engineering researchers has won a $1 million contract from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop COSSY (Computational Occupancy Sensing SYstem), a system of sensors that can estimate the number of people in a room and adjust air flow in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) appropriately, with the goal of saving energy.
Upon Professor Ji-Xin Cheng’s (ECE, BME) appointment to the College of Engineering last summer, he was named the inaugural holder of the endowed Theodore Moustakas Professorship in Photonics and Optoelectronics.
Agriculture. Automotive. Medicine. Biotechnology. Name an industry, and Professor Calin Belta (ME, SE, ECE) can tell you how the field of robotics will impact it—if it hasn’t already.
The 2nd Symposium on the COntrol of NEtwork Systems (SCONES) will be held on Monday, October 16 and Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at the Boston University Photonics Center.
Prof. Coskun earns two awards and two major grants in computing research By Gabriella McNevin Energy-efficient computing expert Professor Ayse […]
New BU entity will have faculty from both campuses By Mike Seele, originally published in BU Today on 5/12/17 The understanding of […]
By Amy Pollard (GRS ’19) The Design Automation Conference names the top 5 young, global innovators in the field of […]