Michelle Sander


Assistant Professor (ECE, MSE)

Assistant Professor (ECE, MSE)

  • Primary Appointment Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Education PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012
  • Additional Affiliations Division of Materials Science & Engineering
    Neurophotonics Center
    Photonics Center
  • Honors and Awards AFOSR Young Investigator Award (2017)
    Optical Society of America Ambassador (2017)
    BU Nanotechnology Innovation Center Award (2017)
    BU MSE Innovation Award (2016)
    College of Engineering Dean’s Catalyst Award (2014, 2017)
  • Classes Taught EK131/132 Photonics
    EK 307 Electric Circuits
    EC 570 Lasers and Applications
  • Areas of Interest Femtosecond lasers
    Ultrafast photonics and nonlinear processes
    Fiber and integrated optics
    Frequency combs
    Infrared spectroscopy and biomedical applications
  • Research Areas Femtosecond lasers and fiber devices
    Infrared spectroscopy and biomedical applications
    Infrared nerve stimulation
    Ultrafast photonics applications and femtosecond micromachining


Affiliation: Primary & Affiliated Faculty (ECE)