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ENG Graduates Urged to Become Lifelong Learners and Innovators

By Liz SheeleyMay 24th, 2018in NEWS

Using the skill of the engineer to improve society during a time of rapid technological change was the theme of the College of Engineering’s undergraduate and graduate Commencement Exercises last week. At separate ceremonies, more than 700 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees were awarded to the Class of 2018. More

Cassandras, Paschalidis Lend Smart Cities Knowledge to Special Issue of Proceedings of the IEEE

Professor Christos Cassandras (ECE, SE) was invited to be one of three guest editors on the April 2018 issue of the Proceedings of the IEEE on smart cities; he also co-authored one of the papers along with Professor Ioannis Paschalidis (ECE, BME, SE), who co-authored two. More

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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The Problem with Cooking with (Fracked) Gas

Phillips (affiliated SE professor) and a team of researchers from several universities and nonprofits are finding out, and they are concerned. Of the 108 volatile organic compounds, or substances that easily become vapors or gases, found in gas from four Massachusetts municipalities tested, 27 are chemicals that are considered hazardous by federal Clean Air Act standards, and 12 are suspected carcinogens. More

Behind BU Bold: MechE’s Role in the Climate Action Plan

For BUMechE professor Michael Gevelber, the Climate Action Plan has been a project 10 years in the making. By Shruti Bhiwandiwala   Prof. Gevelber (ME, MSE, SE) who offered energy audit courses for five years starting in 2008, worked with a team of students in Spring 2017 to formulate the research that would... More