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 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.
Photonics Professors Learn Communications Techniques from Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science
Photonics Professors recently partiticpated in a workshop provided by the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, to improve their communications skills when discussing their research with federal funding sources and the general public. To read the full article in the Boston Globe, click here.
The Photonics Center will host the 19th annual Photonics Center Symposium on the topic of Plasmonics on December 3, 2015. To view the symposium web page, click here.
The Boston Biomedical Innovation Center, and NIH Center for Accelerated Innovation, has announced new funding for Photonics Professor Xin Zhang. To read the announcement on this topic, click here.
Photonics Faculty will speak at a research mini-symposium at the Photonics Center from 4-6 p.m. on September 28, 2015. For full details and to register for the event, click here.
Photonics Center Professor Alexander Sergienko’s work on the safe encryption of information was recently featured on the BU Research website. To read the full article, click here.
The BU Photonics Center is proud to host the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) and Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs during the summer of 2015. The program aims to give underrepresented minority undergraduates and teachers who work in underresourced schools exposure to engineering and work in the Photonics labs. Photonics Professors Bennett Goldberg, Xin Zhang and Helen Fawcett have served as PIs of the program. To read the full article in BU Today, click here.
Photonics Professor Joshua Semeter has led a BU team to launch a satellite in the final round of a US Air Force space competition. The satellite aims to help us understand space weather and its effects on society. To read the full article on this topic developed by the BU ECE department, click here.
Photonics Center Professor Enrico Bellotti has won the BU Office of Technology Development Ignition Award for his research on high sensitivity optical detectors in light starved applications. To read the full article on this topic developed by the BU ECE department, click here.