The eight women who were sponsored to attend this event had the opportunity to network, increase visibility in their respective disciplines, engage in discourse with prominent professionals in diverse science, research and technology disciplines.
Category: Spotlight STEM (Outreach & Diversity)
Panel of experts spoke on how diversity and inclusion help businesses thrive
Wong is a coauthor on a new consensus paper published in Science describing a series of policy frameworks that could increase gender diversity in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) research workforce.
The new symposium, scheduled for May 8 at BU, is designed to offer emerging scholars an opportunity to present their work to a diverse audience, network with other researchers in the field, and prepare for the academic job-search process. BU BME is committed to promoting diversity across biomedical engineering.
BU leads NSF-funded research on program outcomes
The College of Engineering hosted a three-day, National Science Foundation (NSF)—funded conference as part of an early-concept grant for exploratory research (EAGER) from September 23-25 that gathered 37 university outreach administrators, K-12 administrators, university students, educational researchers, and evaluators to discuss ambassador-based, K-12 outreach programs.
The College of Engineering has been recognized by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) as a leader in inclusive excellence as a part of ASEE’s Diversity Recognition Program.
Massachusetts State Representative Vitolo earned Bachelor’s Degrees of Science in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics. His aptitude for solving mathematical applications and drive to address community problems led him towards operation research. At Boston University, he connected the dots. In 2011, he graduated from BU with a Ph.D. degree in Systems Engineering and the know-how to make a difference in the world.
About 80 middle school students gained exposure to engineering concepts – many for the first time – through the hands-on U-Design program over the summer.
MSE hosted around 55 students for 2018 ASM Materials Experience New England on Monday, May 21. The event was organized by volunteers from four of the ASM International New England chapters, and attended by high school sophomores and juniors.
Boston University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) empowers students by offering support to those interested in extracurricular professional opportunities. Within the last year, the department acted as sponsor for multiple student clubs, conferences and a hackathon.