MSE News

Xin Zhang’s Lab Research Published in Microsystems & Nanoengineering

Congratulations to Professor Xin Zhang and her research group on the recent publication of their article entitled "Towards uniformly oriented diatom frustule monolayers: Experimental and theoretical analyses" (Authors: Aobo Li, Wenqiang Zhang, Reza Ghaffarivardavagh, Xiaoning Wang, Stephan W. Anderson & Xin Zhang)  in Microsystems & Nanoengineering. Microstructures: Scalable production of uniform... More

BU Grads Ranked among the World’s Most Employable

By Cheryl R StewartDecember 20th, 2016in NEWS

11th worldwide, 7th in the nation in international survey By Amy Laskowski, BostoniaGood news for BU students and alums: you have some serious clout with employers worldwide.The employability of BU graduates was recently ranked 11th in the world and 7th in the nation in a report published in Times Higher Education. More

A Better Way to Treat Burns from BU’s Grinstaff Lab

Less painful for patients, eliminates need for anesthetizing children By Allison Manning, BU TODAY For patients with second-degree burns, it’s not always the initial injury that hurts most. The daily, sometimes hours-long bandage changes can be the most excruciating ordeal. Now, a new development from BU’s Grinstaff Group could soon make... More

Zhang Named AAAS Fellow

By Sara Cody Professor Xin Zhang (ME, MSE) has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for her “distinguished contributions to the field of micro/nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS), addressing a wide range of important problems in advanced materials, biophotonics and energy.” “Elevation to AAAS fellow is... More

Sander Receives Air Force Research Grant

By Sara Cody Assistant Professor Michelle Sander (ECE, MSE) has won a prestigious Young Investigator Research Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). Fewer than one in four of the 230 applicants were awarded funding under the program this year. Sander’s laboratory research centers on novel ultrafast laser sources... More

Tech Survivors

How Innovators Make it Through Tech's Valley of Death By Sara Cody Professor Catherine Klapperich’s (BME, ME, MSE) first job out of graduate school was at a startup company during the biotechnology boom in Silicon Valley in 2000. She became familiar with the process of turning a promising innovation into a marketable... More

Goldfarb Receives Fulbright Award

By Sara Cody Research Assistant Professor Jillian Goldfarb (ME, MSE) is the recipient of a Fulbright award for teaching and research for her project “Global Insights into Sustainable Energy Engineering and Sustainable Solutions for Municipal Solid Waste Management.” She will travel to the University of Trento in Italy to complete her... More

Bjoern Reinhard Awarded 3 Year National Science Foundation Research Grant

Dr. Reinhard (Chemistry, MSE) recently received 3 Years of research funding for his proposal titled: “OP: Plasmonic Enhancement of Chiral Forces for Enantiomer Separation.” An object is chiral if it cannot be mapped to its mirror image by rotations and translations alone. Chiral molecules can exist a priori in two nonsuperimposable... More

Two Faculty Members Elected to BME Society Leadership

Two BME faculty members have been elected to leadership positions in the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), the field’s principal professional society. Professor Catherine Klapperich (BME, MSE), associate dean for Research and Technology Development, will join the Board of Directors for a term spanning 2016-2019. The board is the main governing body... More

Sharifzadeh Named Hariri Junior Faculty Fellow

ECE Faculty Selected as 2016 Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering Junior Faculty Fellow Full story published by Hariri Institute on on September 14, 2016 The Hariri Institute Junior Faculty Fellows program was established in 2011 both to recognize outstanding junior faculty at Boston University working in diverse areas of the... More

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