Category: ECE Spotlight Faculty

Institute-incubated Research Leveraged for Major Google Research Award

The following article was published on the Hariri Institute’s website on Friday, March 16th, 2018. To see the complete list […]

Luca Dal Negro Promoted to Full ECE Professorship

Professor Luca Dal Negro, PhD (ECE, MSE, Physics) was promoted to the rank of Professor in Boston University’s College of Engineering.

The Hands-Off Approach

Associate Professor Douglas Densmore (ECE, BME), doctoral student Luis Ortiz (MCBB), Research Fellow Marilene Pavan (ECE), and software engineers Josh Timmons and Lloyd McCarthy from Lattice Automation (a software company Densmore co-founded) have demonstrated the usefulness of an automated pipetting robot paired with a novel software tool through a Journal of Visualized Experiments video.

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.