ECE News

ENG Gains Highest-Ever Ranking in US News’ Graduate Programs List

By Michael Seele The College of Engineering and several of its programs advanced and saw improved peer assessment scores in the latest US News & World Report rankings of the nation’s graduate engineering programs, released this week. US News now places the College 34th among the 198 engineering schools with graduate programs... More

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NSF, CISE Look to the Future of Smart Healthcare at Campus Workshop

By Sara Cody As the National Science Foundation looks to the future of science in smart and connected health, the agency partnered with the Center for Information and Systems Engineering to convene a gathering of principal investigators and other research leaders on the BU campus this month. The interdisciplinary researchers discussed... More

Prakash Ishwar Promoted to Full Professor

Prakash Ishwar, College of Engineering professor of electrical and computer engineeering and professor of systems engineering has been promoted to Full Professor. Professor Ishwar’s expertise is in network information theory, information-theoretic security, machine learning, and visual information processing. A past NSF CAREER Award recipient and winner of ENG’s Dean’s Catalyst... More

Forging a New Path

New Outreach Initiative will Educate Community about Synthetic Biology By Sara Cody After a morning of composing DNA out of play dough and learning about genetically engineered mosquitos, the group of high school students put their heads together to solve an age-old question for Bostonians: how do we clean up the Charles... More

BU Joins Federal Effort to Engineer Human Tissue: New national institute will develop innovative, life-saving industry

By Rich Barlow share it! + BU Today Imagine this: a new factory opens in the United States after years of dwindling manufacturing jobs. Unlike the great factories of the 20th century, this one manufactures skin tissue for soldiers grievously scarred by war and for civilians, and develops... More

New Sensors for Smart Lighting

Responsive sensors aim to improve human health and lighting efficiency Thomas Little, professor of electrical and computer engineering and associate director of the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications (LESA), in his laboratory at the BU Photonics Center. By Caitlin Bird. Photos by Jackie Ricciardi. Imagine sitting in a secluded corner of... More

ENG to Develop Smart Car Technology With New $3.36 Million Grant

Read the full story by Breanne Kovatch in The Daily Free Press - The Independent Student Newspaper at Boston University. Boston University’s College of Engineering announced Tuesday it received a $3.36 million grant to develop new smart car technology, according to a press release from the university. The Oak Ridge National... More

Mr. Clean

Using LED technology he helped develop at BU, alum aims to address complex global health and hygiene problems By Sara Cody, originally published in the Fall 2016 issue of ENGineer magazine.  Germs are everywhere. Lurking on our hands, in our water, in our kitchens and even in our hospitals. According to the... More

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BU College of Engineering Receives NEXTCAR Grant to Develop Smart Car Technology

BU Professor Christos Cassandras (ECE, SE) leads BU initiative with researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Michigan, and Bosch Corporation. The Boston University College of Engineering announced it is a co-investigator for a $3.36 million grant received by Oak Ridge National Laboratory from the US Department of Energy's... More

Two ECE Students Win Prestigious IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarships

Two ECE undergraduates, Ami Vyas (EE ’17) and Zachary Lasiuk (EE ’17) won scholarships through the IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative for the second year in a row, highlighting the rigor and academic excellence of the ECE Department. Vyas and Lasiuk join 230 PES scholars who were chosen... More

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