MSE News

Neurophotonics Center Aims to Advance Understanding of the Brain

By Michael Seele Efforts to understand the workings of the human brain have taken quantum leaps forward in recent years as researchers have developed non-invasive, light-based methods to observe its functioning in real time. Now, the College of Engineering is capitalizing on Boston University’s interdisciplinary expertise in neuroscience and photonics to... More

MSE Industry Roundtable: Ning Duanmu, Director of Engineering, Amastan Technologies

Dr. Ning Duanmu (’05 MFG), Director of Engineering, Amastan Technologies, a venture capital backed technology company focused on the production of materials for applications involving additive manufacturing, LED lighting, high performance coating, and batteries, spoke to twenty BU graduate students on April 19, 2017. Duanmu’s talk was titled “Engineering a Career... More

It Takes Teamwork

New Interdisciplinary Research Center will Focus on Making Diagnostics Smart and Portable By Sara Cody The road to commercializing medical technology is usually long, requiring the work of basic scientists, clinical researchers, engineers and eventually industry partners, with one group passing along knowledge to the next until a marketable version of the... More

NSF Training Grant Funds New Neurophotonics Initiative Using Light to Explore the Brain

By Sara Cody Interdisciplinary research that uses light to understand how the brain functions will receive a major boost under a new $2.9 million National Science Foundation Research Traineeship grant announced recently. The five-year grant  will allow the establishment of a new graduate-level program of study that focuses on understanding and... More

Duan Receives NSF CAREER Award

Research and Outreach will Focus on Carbon Nanofluidics By Sara Cody Assistant Professor Chuanhua Duan (ME, MSE) netted a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award in recognition of his outstanding research and teaching capabilities. He will receive more than half a million dollars over the next five... More

Wong to Deliver DeLisi Lecture April 25

Khalil receives Early Career Excellence Award By Sara Cody To recognize their contributions to engineering and society, Professor Joyce Y. Wong (BME, MSE) is the recipient of this year’s Charles DeLisi Award and Lecture, and Assistant Professor Ahmad “Mo” Khalil (BME) has received the Early Career Excellence Award. The Charles DeLisi Award and... 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