Category: Spotlight Student

ECE Multiplies Student Opportunities

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.

Jenny Sun’s Mission to Reveal Mysteries in the Human Body and Improve Healthcare

ECE PhD Student Jenny Sun Wins National Science Foundation Fellowship By Shereen Abubakr (QST ’18) ECE PhD Candidate Jenny Sun […]

ECE PhD Student Receives Prestigious NASA Fellowship

Nithin Sivadas Earns NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship By Shereen Abubakr (QST ’18) In 2017, PhD Student Nithin Sivadas […]

ECE Student Recognized for Infrared Detector Array Research

PhD Student Wins II-VI Casselman-Spicer Award By Shereen Abubakr (QST ’18) The organizing committee of the U.S. Workshop on the […]

Ending the Era of the Single-Discipline Engineer

Product developers used to depend on a primary engineering discipline to realize a design. For example, automobile manufacturers use to rely largely on mechanical engineers to design their products. More recently, companies have needed to hire a blend of software, computer, electrical mechanical and systems engineers for cars, particularly electric ones. Increasingly, the most innovative products rely both on an interdisciplinary approach and the use of massive amounts of data to support product development and operation.

Student Profile: Kali Hamilton (Leap)

To peers in her engineering courses, Kali Hamilton (ENG) appears to be just another undergrad. The difference? Kali already holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Pennsylvania. The California native came to BU to join one of the only programs of its kind in the nation: LEAP.