BU was named one of the most innovative national universities for the first time in the 2019 US News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, out today. “I think there’s a general understanding that the world of higher education is changing rapidly,” says Gerald Fine (MSE, ME). “The leadership of the University has created an environment where experimentation in better ways to educate students is encouraged.”
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Khurshid heads the BU CAIR Laboratory and opens doors to SE graduate students this fall. Systems engineers further CAIR productivity by offering a strong mathematical background to model the complexities of systems consisting of human beings and robots. These models can then be used to generate desired behaviors in a robotic partner.
Duan’s award will help fund his research into replicating cell-to-cell communication. He is one of the 35 YFA awardees this year and will receive close to $500,000 from DARPA over the next two years to pursue his project and he could receive an additional $500,000 based on the progress of the project.
Only three percent of members become fellows and to be nominated and elected, a member must meet qualifications in at least one of nine categories; Zhang was chosen for her accomplishments in the research and education categories.
Assistant Professor James Bird (ME, MSE) was recognized by the American Society for Engineering Educators in the summer edition of Prism magazine as one of 20 high-achieving researchers and educators under 40.
We are very proud to announce that BUMechE and Materials Professor James “Jacy” Bird was named in PRISM Magazine’s Summer […]
Prof. James Bird (ME, MSE) discusses his research on the scientific significance of bubbles.
Professor Xin Zhang (ME, MSE, ECE, BME), recipient of the 2018 Charles DeLisi Award and Distinguished Lecture, presented “Tailoring Electromagnetic and Acoustic Waves with MEMS and Metamaterials” on April 12.
Tyrone Porter grew up in Detroit. At the time, he says, the city was about 75 percent black. Now he’s a College of Engineering associate professor of mechanical engineering and of biomedical engineering, where the demographics are very different.
The College of Engineering has created the Endowed Ted de Winter Distinguished Faculty Fellowship. The holder of this fellowship will be a faculty member at mid-career who has had an extraordinary impact on students through both teaching and mentoring.