ECE News

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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Luca Dal Negro Promoted to Full ECE Professorship

Professor Luca Dal Negro, PhD (ECE, MSE, Physics) was promoted to the rank of Professor in Boston University’s College of Engineering. More

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Recognizing Undergraduate ECE Student for Machine Learning and Cloud Computing Research

Anthony Byrne Receives MIT Best Lighting Talk Award By Shereen Abubakr (QST '18) ECE undergraduate Anthony Byrne (ENG ’19) received the Best Lightning Talk Award at the 2017 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference. The aim of the conference is to bring undergraduates from around the world together to advance technology by... More

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital Recognizes ECE Student for Research on CTE in Retired NFL Players

PhD Student Marcia Sahaya Louis Receives Research Excellence Award By Shereen Abubakr (QST '18)   Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD student Marcia Sahaya Louis (ECE ‘21) received a Research Excellence Award for a submission to the Discover Brigham 2017’s poster session. Discover Brigham is hosted by Brigham Research Institute at Brigham and Women’s... More

The Hands-Off Approach

Associate Professor Douglas Densmore (ECE, BME), doctoral student Luis Ortiz (MCBB), Research Fellow Marilene Pavan (ECE), and software engineers Josh Timmons and Lloyd McCarthy from Lattice Automation (a software company Densmore co-founded) have demonstrated the usefulness of an automated pipetting robot paired with a novel software tool through a Journal of Visualized Experiments video. More