Category: News

Photonics Professor Xue Han Develops New Method to Help with Treatment for Cancer and Brain Disease

June 9th, 2016 in News

Photonics Professor Xue Han has developed a new method to help wtih treatment for cancer and brain disease.  To read the full story on this topic on the BU research site, click here.

Photonics Professor Joshua Semeter’s Satellite Efforts for NASA Featured in BU Today

June 7th, 2016 in News

Photonics Professor Joshua Semeter is leading a satellite effort for NASA that was featured in BU Today.  To read the full article on this topic, click here.

Photonics Professors Gardner and Joshi Promoted

June 2nd, 2016 in News

Photonics Professor Tim Gardner and Ajay Joshi were recently promoted to Associate Professor.  To read the full article on BU promotions, click here.

Photonics Professor Selim Unlu Delivers DeLisi Distinguished Lecture

April 27th, 2016 in News

Photonics Professor Selim Unlu  was the recipient of the 2016 Charles DeLisi Award and Distinguished Lecture at the College of Engineering and presented teh talk “Optical Interference: From Soap Bubbles to Digital Detection of Viral Pathogens” to a large audience on April 14, 2016.  To read the full article on this topic, click here.

Former Photonics Innovation Center Company Grows Into New Space

March 8th, 2016 in News

Former Photonics Innovatoin Center Company Affera has successfully launched from the Innovation Center into new space in Watertown.  To read the full article on their move, click here.

Nature Photonics Features Article on Photonics Professor David Bishop’s Research on a Tunable Spectrometers

March 8th, 2016 in News

Nature Photonics has written a News and Views article about Photonics Professor David Bishop’s research on tunable spectrometers. To read the full article, click here.

Photonics Professor Selim Unlu to be Honored as Charles Delisi Distinguished Lecturer on April 14, 2016

March 8th, 2016 in News

Photonics Professor Selim Unlu will be featured as the College of Engineering Charles Delisi Distinguished Lecturer on April 14, 2016 in the GSU Conference Auditorium, on the 2nd floor at 775 Commonwealth Av.e at Boston University.  The lecture series honors high impact research in Engineering and someone who is engaged in outstanding research.  Professor Selim Unlu will deliver a talk on “Optical Interference: from Soap Bubbles to Digital Detection of Viral Pathogens.”

*Please send RSVP to kzervins@bu.eduby March 31, 2016 and contact Katie Zervins at 617-353-2800 with questions.

Xin Zhang’s Collaborative Effort with Australian National University Featured on Cover of Advanced Materials

February 19th, 2016 in News

Xin Zhang’s collaborative effort with Australian National University on ‘Tunable Meta-Liquid Crystals’ was featured on the cover of “Advanced Materials,”  The cover photo is available here.  To read the full paper, click here.

Photonics Faculty Member Bjoern Reinhard Promoted to Professor

February 18th, 2016 in News

Photonics faculty member Bjoern Reinhard, a Chemistry Professor at Boston University, has been promoted to Professor.  The Provost’s office said the following of Professor Reinhard:

Professor Reinhard specializes in plasmonics research, discovering new applications at the interface of nanotechnology and biological systems to help profile tumor cells, manipulate optical energy, and enhance our understanding of biological systems at the cellular level. An NSF CAREER Award recipient and frequent international speaker, he has served as PI or Co-PI on numerous major NSF, NIH, and Army Research Laboratory grants and has published dozens of articles in premier journals, with nearly 3,400 citations of his research.

To read the full article in BU Today on this topic, click here.

The Photonics Center Publishes the 2015 Photonics Center Annual Report

December 11th, 2015 in News

The Photonics Center has published the 2015 Photonics Center Annual Report, featuring feaculty news articles, an update on research project and technology development, and highlights of major projects and educational initatives managed by the Center.  To read a copy of the annual report, click here.