Photonics Professor Xin Zhang was named a fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for her work on the micro/nanoelectromechanical systems. To read the full article on this topic, click here.
Photonics Assistant Professor Michelle Sander has won a prestigious Young Investigator Research Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (ASOFR). The ASOFR award recognizes researchers within five years of obtaining their Ph.D. who “show exceptional ability and promise for conducting basic research.” To read the full article on this topic, click here.
The Boston University Photonics Center is hosting the 20th annual Photonics Center Symposium on Decmeber 7, 2016 on the topics of Optics for Cancer Imaging. Professor Darren Roblyer will serve as chair of the conference. To visit the symposium website, click here.
Agira, a Photonics Innovation Center company, has received a $628,000 grant through the Department of Energy’s SunShot award. These awards are intended to be directed toward innovative approaches to make Concentrated Solar Power collectors competitive with conventional forms of electrical power generation. To read the full article on this topic, click here.