Biomechanics Faculty Search

By Jasmine Carter
September 18th, 2015

Faculty Searches Assistant Professor in Biomechanics Position The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Boston University invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in biomechanics, to begin Fall 2016. This position is at the level of Assistant Professor. The department seeks to build upon its core strength in mechanical engineering as well as... More

Mechatronics and Cyber-physical Systems Faculty Searches

By Jasmine Carter
September 18th, 2015

Assistant Professor in “Mechatronics” and “Cyber-physical Systems” Positions The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) and the Division of Systems Engineering (SE) are collaborating to fill two tenure track positions, both at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2016. The positions are tentatively called “Mechatronics” and “Cyber-physical Systems,” although the distinction is not... More

Materials Day Focuses on Health Care

By Jasmine Carter
October 1st, 2015

126 Researchers Convene on Campus By Michael G Seele One hundred and twenty six materials researchers from as near as Boston and as far away as California and Iran convened in the Photonics Center on September 25 for the BU Materials Day symposium, "Nanomaterials in Medicine: Improving Healthcare Through Small Innovations." The day-long... More

ME Student Group Spotlight – BU SAE Baja Team

By Jasmine Carter
September 23rd, 2015

By Jasmine Carter The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Baja is a unique student group because its focus is purely hands-on engineering automotive vehicles. “We don’t plan events or parties. Instead, we work late into the night designing, milling, and welding components to make our car run,” says Jeremy Crozier, President of... More

Energy Efficiency for Urban Housing Project Receives Renewed Support

By Jasmine Carter
September 18th, 2015

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Longer-Range Future’s project, “Enhancing Energy Efficiency for Urban Housing”, last month received renewed support from Wells Fargo to fund its ongoing research. The project aims to identify the factors that drive energy use and determine effective programs that can achieve greater energy efficiency, while considering residents’ comfort levels and desired energy-use needs. The... More

Winners of ME@BU Image Contest Announced

By Jasmine Carter
September 11th, 2015

by Jasmine Carter While research at Mechanical Engineering generates important discoveries, new ideas, and theories, it also produces beautiful and surreal images that can be appreciated by people who are in the filed of research and those who enjoy art alike. This summer, BU's Mechanical Engineering Department sought to show that research... More

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Photonics Center Program Promote Diversity in STEM Fields

By Jasmine Carter
August 10th, 2015

NSF sponsors summer research by undergrads, high-school teachers Lauren Strong, a community college student from Pennsylvania, was searching for an internship that would allow her to develop her engineering skills and feel more at home in a lab. Local high school science teacher George DeGregorio was looking for ways to develop... More

Nanopore Valves Enable High-Precision Gas Transport

By Jasmine Carter
August 3rd, 2015

Research Could Bolster Nanoscale 3D Printing, Catalysis and Sensor Design By Mark Dwortzan A study led by Assistant Professor Scott Bunch (ME, MSE) has demonstrated the ability to measure and control the transport of gas through a single molecule-sized pore in graphene, a strong, flexible material made of one-atom-thick sheets of carbon... More

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BU to Launch Satellite in Final Round of US Air Force Space Challenge

By Jasmine Carter
July 30th, 2015

One of Six Teams Selected By Gabriella McNevin, ECE ANDESITE team presenting their satellite to a team of judges at the Air Force Final Competition Review in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February, 2015. BU was one of six schools out of 16 selected to move on. ANDESITE, a task force within Boston University’s Small Satellite... More


New ENG Offerings in Data Analytics, Cybersecurity and Robotics

By Jasmine Carter
July 22nd, 2015

Master's students can now specialize in these fast-growing fields By Janet A. Smith (ENG) and Amy Laskowski (BU Today) In an effort to train its graduate students in rapidly expanding fields, this fall the College of Engineering will begin offering three new master’s degree specializations in the fields of data analytics, cybersecurity, More

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