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.
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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.
Prof. Ryan uses computational models to improve the capacity of lithium and metal batteries by breaking up dendrite growth. Such potential improvements will help power green and personal technology.
Assistant Professor Allyson Sgro (BME) has been awarded a two-year grant under the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) 10 Big Ideas program to elucidate how cells work together to form groups.
“There is a lot of information about every one of us, in EHRs, in smart phones, in smart watches, and in other tracking devices,” Iaonnis Paschalidis, Director of the Center for Information and Systems Engineering and Systems Engineering Professor, told HealthITAnalytics.com. “We can now analyze what happens to patients in real time and characterize the status and health condition of each individual.”
Two ENG professors have been awarded nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative. Principal Investigator Associate Professor Kamal Sen (BME) and Co-Principal Investigator Associate Professor Xue Han (BME) will study the neural networks that allow the brain to distinguish sounds from each other.
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.”