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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.

BU Wins Patent Infringement Suit Focused on Photonics Professor Theodore Moustakas’ Work

December 9th, 2015 in News.

Boston University has won a patent infringement suit worth $13 million dollars for Photonics Professor Theodore Moustakas’ work on LEDs.  To read the article on this topic in BU Today, click here.

Work of Photonics Professor Xin Zhang Featured in Distinguished Journals

December 9th, 2015 in News.

Photonics Professor Xin Zhang’s work was recently featured on journals Applied Physics Letters and Extreme Mechanics Letters.  To view the covers as featured on the BU Mechanical Engineering website, click here.

Photonics Professor Xin Zhang Elected Fellow of Optical Society

December 9th, 2015 in News.

Photonics Professor Xin Zhang has been elected a fellow of the Optical Society, which is a leading professional association in optics and photonics.  She was recognized for her work terahertz metamaterials, biophotonics and energy using microelectromechanical systems.  To read the full article on this topic by the College of Engineering, click here.