ECE News

Cassandras, Paschalidis Lend Smart Cities Knowledge to Special Issue of Proceedings of the IEEE

Professor Christos Cassandras (ECE, SE) was invited to be one of three guest editors on the April 2018 issue of the Proceedings of the IEEE on smart cities; he also co-authored one of the papers along with Professor Ioannis Paschalidis (ECE, BME, SE), who co-authored two. More

ECE Multiplies Student Opportunities

ECE offering sponsorships for women in STEM and clubs like NSBE By Gabriella McNevin 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. Most... More

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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 (EE ‘21) received a National Science Foundation Fellowship. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes outstanding graduate students in NSF- supported engineering and science disciplines. Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend of... More

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Researchers Illuminate the Path to a New Era of Microelectronics

A new microchip technology capable of optically transferring data could solve a severe bottleneck in current devices to speed data transfer and reduce energy consumption by orders of magnitude. More

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Photonic Communication Comes to Computer Chips

Startup’s optoelectronic chips could reduce energy usage by up to 50 percent in data centers while increasing computing speeds. By Rob Matheson - MIT News Office, originally published on MIT News. ECE Professor Milos Popovic moved to BU in mid-2016 from a previous position as Assistant Professor at University of Colorado Boulder. While... More

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Institute-incubated Research Leveraged for Major Google Research Award

The following article was published on the Hariri Institute's website on Friday, March 16th, 2018. To see the complete list of 2017 award recipients, please visit Research at Google. What began as a small, Hariri Institute seed-funded research project to explore new methods for analyzing social media data has grown into a Google-sponsored, More

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