To recognize their contributions to engineering and society, Professor Xin Zhang (ME, ECE, BME, MSE) is the recipient of this year’s Charles DeLisi Award and Lecture, and Assistant Professor Wilson Wong (BME) has received the Early Career Excellence Award.
Category: MSE Spotlight Research
As bacteria grow increasingly resistant to antibiotics, scientists are on the hunt for a fast way test how the bacteria infecting a patient will respond to a particular antibiotic. Professor Kamil Ekinci (ME, MSE), Assistant Professor Chuanhua Duan (ME, MSE) and postdoctoral fellow Vural Kara, along with collaborators from the BU School of Medicine, have developed a new rapid antibiotic susceptibility test that works by measuring the movements of bacteria
There are nearly one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and about 350,000 of them make their temporary home in the Bekaa Valley. Just outside Zahle, the valley’s largest city, tens of thousands live in shelters made of wood, plastic sheets, and corrugated iron.
The Provost office has announced the promotion of Luca Dal Negro to the rank of full professor at Boston University. […]
In two recent papers published in Physical Review Letters, Associate Professor Douglas Holmes (ME, MSE) outlines two different concepts that push forward our understanding of how soft matter behaves under instable conditions like growth.
For BUMechE professor Michael Gevelber, the Climate Action Plan has been a project 10 years in the making. By Shruti […]
Douglas Holmes remembers when he fell in love with bendy things. He was a graduate student in physics, and he wanted to understand why a sheet of paper curves into a loop when you push the ends together.
Professor David Boas (BME, ECE), Professor Selim Ünlü (ECE, MSE), and Associate Professor Luca Dal Negro (ECE, MSE, Physics) have been elected as Fellows of The Optical Society (OSA).
Hearts, Minds, and Microbubbles: Researchers are developing technology to prevent tiny strokes that cause vascular dementia
By David Levin Takeaways: Stiffened arteries can cause microbleeds in the brain, possibly leading to dementia. A prototype drug might […]
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).