Photonics Professor Catherine Klapperich has made significant advances with faster, smaller and cheaper point of care diagnostics. The full article on this topic on the BU Research website is available here.
The Photonics Business Innovation Center company Jana Care has announced a distribution agreement with Siemens Healthineers. The article on this topic is available here.
Photonics Professor Luca Dal Negro was promoted to the rank of full Professor. Professor Dal Negro is in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department and specializes in optics, nanophotonics and plasmonics. The full article on this topic in BU Today is available here.
Photonics Professors David Boas and Selim Unlu and Associate Professor Luca Dal Negro were elected as Optical Society of America (OSA) Fellows. The article on this topic written by the BU College of Engineering is available here.
Photonics Professor Ji-Xin Cheng’s student Pu-Ting Dong has won the SPIE Translational Research Award for 2018. The title of his paper is “Drug-free annihilation of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus via staphyloxanthin photobleaching.” He will present his finding at Photonics West in San Francisco in January 2018 during the Translational Research Lunchtime Forum.
BU Photonics Professor Xin Zhang Named Charles DeLisi Distinguished Lecturer by Dean of College of Engineering
BU Photonics Professor Xin Zhang has been named the Charles DeLisi Distinguished Lecturer by the Dean of the College of Engineering. Professor Zhang will deliver a lecture in the Spring of 2018. The full article on this topic written by the College of Engineering is availalbe here.
Photonics Professor Lee Goldstein led a significant study on concussions and determined that Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) can be caused by head injuries and not concussions. The full article on this topic in BU Today is available here.
A BU-student built satellite will be launched by NASA into space to study the aurora. BU Photonics Professors Joshua Semeter and Brian Walsh have led the effort. The full article on this topic in BU Today is available here.
Photonics Proefssor David Bishop has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. The full article on this topic in BU Today is available here.
Photonics Professor Catherine Klapperich has received a $100,000 Grand Challenges Exploration Grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The article on this exciting award, written by the BU College of Engineering, is available here.