The Provost office has announced the promotion of Luca Dal Negro to the rank of full professor at Boston University. […]
Category: Spotlight Research
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 Jacy Bird (ME, MSE) talked to CBS Sunday Morning News about his experiments with bubbles, their role in transporting gases into liquids and liquid into gases, and much more.
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).
Alan Pacheco (ENG’15,’22), a PhD candidate in the Boston University Graduate Program in Bioinformatics, is the first BU graduate to receive a prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study.
Dean Lutchen: Why Companies and Universities Should Forge Long-Term Collaborations (via Harvard Business Review)
In the last decade, there has been an explosion in the number of research deals between companies and universities. Companies, which have been reducing their spending on early stage research for three decades, have been increasingly turning to universities to perform that role, seeking access to the best scientific and engineering minds in specific domains.
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Vivek Goyal won a 2017 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award. His […]
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 […]