MSE News

$3.3M Awarded to ENG Researchers under NIH BRAIN Initiative

Their research proposal has three specific aims, but overall plans to deliver a systematic understanding of the effects of a non-invasive brain stimulation technique, ultrasound neuromodulation. More

ENG Researchers Awarded $1.59M to Advance New Treatment for Surgical Adhesions

By Liz SheeleyNovember 14th, 2018in NEWS, Spotlight Research

Professor Joyce Wong (BME, MSE) and Associate Professor R. Glynn Holt (ME), have discovered a possible non-invasive, preventative treatment to keep abdominal adhesions from forming after surgery. With a new grant from the National Institutes of Health for phase II of their project, the pair hope to continue the work to develop this for clinical use one day. More

Metamaterials Offer Communications Breakthroughs

Professor Xin Zhang (ME, ECE, BME, MSE) is an expert in the field of metamaterials and recently her lab has developed two new structures that can manipulate sound and electromagnetic waves. Although they are different, both offer two forms of wave control in their own spectrums, performance yet seen in other devices. More

ENG’s Xin Zhang Is BU’s 2018 Innovator of the Year, First Woman Chosen

Cited for translational research on use of metamaterials in MRI, acoustic technologies Xin Zhang, a College of Engineering professor, is the ninth faculty member to receive the BU Innovator of the Year award. Photo by Cydney Scott 10.24.2018 By Joel Brown Originally Featured on BU Today Xin Zhang is well-known for her pioneering work with... More