MSE News

How Much Heat Can Bouncing Raindrops Leave Behind, or Take Away?

Studying soot and duck feathers may lead to warmer raincoats and other innovations By Barbara Moran for BU Research. Photo courtesy of Samira Shiri Decades ago, researchers described an intriguing natural phenomenon, which they charmingly called the “lotus effect.” Certain surfaces, like lotus leaves, which look smooth to our eyes but exceedingly... More

Nanoscale 3D Printing Enables Bioelectronic Medicine Research

When Professor Alice White (ME, MSE, Physics, BME) came to BU in 2013 as chair of Mechanical Engineering, she was keen to encourage the sort of cross-disciplinary research she had experienced as chief scientist at the storied Bell Labs. For her own research, she set up a powerful 3D-printing tool... More

BUnano Inaugural Symposium: Nanotechnology for Imaging

On May 2 BU Nanotechnology Innovation Center (BUnano) held its inaugural symposium “Nanotechnology for Imaging”. The symposium focused on The "Nanotechnology For Imaging" symposium will be focused on highlighting accomplishments of BUnano faculty and students, and featured keynote presentation by 2014 Nobel Prize winner for Chemistry, Professor Stefan Hell. BUnano Center... More

Symposium Celebrates Grand Opening of Biological Design Center

Kickoff Event Highlights Multidisciplinary Work in Biological Design By Sara Cody More than 200 researchers from industry, academia and healthcare gathered on campus June 1 to celebrate the formal launch of the Biological Design Center and its new home, the just-completed, nine-story Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering (CILSE). According to Professor... More

Deniz Cetin Wins MSE Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award

Congratulation to Deniz Cetin for winning the MSE Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award! MSE Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award: Deniz Cetin (MSE, PhD, 2017) Advisor: Professor Srikanth Gopalan “Thermodynamic Stability of Perovskite and Lanthanum Nickelate-Type Cathode Materials for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells” This research investigated alternative, novel cathode materials for solid oxide... More