Photonics Center Professor Ji-Xin Cheng has received the 2019 Optical Society (OSA) Ellis R. Lippincott Award. This honor is awarded to an individual who has made significant contributions to vibrational spectroscopy and is jointly sponsored by OSA, the Coblentz Society and the Society for Applied Spectroscopy.
Professor Cheng is being honored for outstanding contributions in inventing and developing a broad spectrum of vibrational spectroscopic imaging technologies with ground-breaking discoveries and clinical applications. Read more
Photonics Center Assistant Professor Lei Tian was awarded the NSF Career Award. Further details on the award will be posted here once they become available.
Photonics Center Professor David Bishop was recently elected to the National Acadmey of Engineers. Read more
Photonics Center Associate Professor John Connor and Partners Develop Field Test for Deadly Pathogens
Photonics Center Associate Professor John Connor has developed a field test to detect Malaria, Ebola and other pathogens. Read more.
Photonics Professor Siddharth Ramachandran was named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (IEEE) Fellow. Read more.
Photonics Professor Ji-Xin Cheng’s Post Doc Dr. Jie Hui Awarded SPIE-Franz Hillenkamp Postdoctoral Fellowship
Photonics Center Professor Ji-Xin Cheng’s Post Doc Dr. Jie Hui was recently awarded the prestigious SPIE-Franz Hillenkamp Postdoctoral Fellowship to work on light-based approaches to treat MRSA-related diseases. Read more.
Photonics Professor Ji-Xin Cheng and Photonics Assistant Professor Xue Han were awarded a $3.3M grant under the NIH Brain Initiative. Read more.
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.