Photonics Assistant Professor Jerry Chen was awarded a $2.5 million New Innovator Award by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the neural code of the brain. This award is one of four high-risk, high-reward research awards presented by the NIH each year. Read more
Photonics Professor Xin Zhang was named Boston University’s 2018 Innovator of the Year recipient for her exemplary research on metamaterials. The full article in BU Today is available here.
Photonics Professor Ji-Xin Cheng, along with two fellow BU BME Professors, was recently awarded $1.5M Department of Energy grant to study biofuel synthesis. The full article on this topic, written by the BU College of Engineering, is available here.
The Moustakas Professor in Optics and Photonics, Ji-Xin Cheng, was elected an OSA fellow for his outstanding contributions to the field. The full article on this topic, written by the BU Electrical and Computer Engineering department, is available here.
Photonics Faculty Involvement in NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC) and BU Neurophotonics Highlighted in BU College of Engineering Article
Photonics faculty Professor David Bishop and David Boas’ involvement in National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center and BU Neurophotonics Center was recently highlighted in a BU College of Engineering article. The full article is available here.
BU Photonics Professor Ji-Xin Cheng’s research aims to make advances in breast cancer outcomes. The full article, written by BU Today, is available here.
BU Photonics Center to Host 22nd Annual Photonics Center Symposium on Frontiers of Cardiac Tissue Engineering on November 29, 2018
The Boston University Photonics Center will host the 22nd annual BU Photonics Center Symposium on Frontiers of Cardiac Tissue Engineering on November 29, 2018 at the Boston University Photonics Center. The symposium will be chaired by Photonics Professor David Bishop. Further details and a registration link are available here.
The Boston University Photonics Center has published the Photonics Center FY18 Annual Report. A copy is available here.
Photonics Assistant Professor Xue Han Awarded $1M Grant from National Science Foundation to Study Neural Networks and Sounds
Photonics Assistant Professor Xue Han was awarded a $1M grant by the National Science Foundation to study neural networks and sounds. The full article on this topic, written by the College of Engineering, is available here.
Photonics Professor Xin Zhang delivered the DeLisi Distinguished Lecture on the topic of “Tailoring Electromagnetic and Acoustic Waves with MEMS and Metamaterials.” The full article on this topic, written by the BU College of Engineering, is available here.