Faculty

Soumendra Basu
Professor, ME

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Office Address:
730 Commonwealth Ave., 204
Phone: 617-353-6728
e-mail: basu@bu.edu
Research interests:
-Envrionmental Degredation of Materials
- Structure and Stability of Interfaces
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/me/people/faculty/ae/basu/
Basu Research Lab: http://people.bu.edu/basu/

Enrico Bellotti
Professor, ECE
Enrico Belotti
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 533
Phone: 617-358-1576
e-mail: bellotti@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Computational electronics
-Semiconductor materials
-Parallel computing
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/a-g/enrico-bellotti/
Bellotti Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/nitrides/

Thomas Bifano
Professor, ME
Thomas Bifano
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 927
Phone: 617-353-8899
e-mail: tgb@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)
– Adaptive optics
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/me/people/faculty/ae/bifano/
Bifano Research Lab: http://people.bu.edu/bifano/

Irving Bigio
Professor, BME, ECE
Irving Bigio
Office Address:
44 Cummington St., 233
Phone: 617-358-1987
e-mail: bigio@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Biomedical optics
– Medical applications of optics, lasers and spectroscopy
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/bme/people/primary/bigio/
Bigio Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/bmo/

David Bishop
Professor, ECE, Physics
David Bishop

Office Address: 8 Saint Mary’s St., 609
Phone: 617-353-8899
E-mail: djb1@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Low temperature physics
– Mechanical properties of materials at low temperatures
– MEMS and NEMS
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/a-g/david-bishop/

Keith Brown
Assistant Professor, ME
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Office Address: 110 Cummington Mall, 305
Phone: 617-353-4841
email: brownka@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Biomaterials
– Electronics
– Advanced scanning probing techniques
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/me/people/faculty/ae/keith-brown/
Brown Research Lab: https://sites.google.com/site/kabrownlab/home

Scott Bunch
Assistant Professor, ME
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Office Address:
110 Cummington St., 404
Phone: 617-353-7706
e-mail: bunch@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Graphene Adhesion
– Mechanical Properties of 2D Materials
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/me/people/faculty/ae/scott-bunch-ph-d/
Bunch Research Lab: http://sites.bu.edu/bunch/

John Connor
Associate Professor, MED
John Connor

Office Address:
72 E. Concord St., R516
Phone: 617-638-0339
e-mail: jhconnor@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Label-free virus detection
– Identification of biomarkers of infection
– Virus/host interactions
Connor Research Lab: http://www.connorlab.com/

Luca Dal Negro
Associate Professor, ECE
Luca Dal Negro

Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 825
Phone: 617-358-2627
e-mail: dalnegro@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Nanophotonics
– Optics of complex media
– Computational elecromagnetics
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/a-g/luca-dal-negro/
Dal Negro Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/nano/

Allison Dennis
Assistant Professor, BME
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Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s Street, 916
Phone: 617-353-8509
e-mail: aldennis@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Nanobiotechnology
– Fluorescent biosensing
– Quantum Dot Chemistry
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/bme/people/primary/dennis/
Dennis Research Lab: http://sites.bu.edu/dennislab/

Daniel Ehrlich
Research Professor, BME
Daniel Ehrlich

Office Address:
44 Cummington Street, 247
Phone: 617-358-2919
e-mail: danehr@bu.edu
Research interests:
– New instrumentation and methods for cell-based assays
– Deep-UV microscopy
– Microfluidics for assay of DNA
Department Website http://www.bu.edu/bme/people/professionalandresearch/ehrlich/

Kamil Ekinci
Associate Professor, ME
Kamil Ekinci

Office Address:
110 Cummington St., 408
Phone: 617-353-8670
e-mail: ekinci@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Nanophotonics, nano-opto-mechanics and optical metrology
– Nanofluidics
– Nanomechanics and NEMS
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/me/people/faculty/ae/ekinci/
Ekinci Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/nems/

Shyamsunder Erramilli
Professor, Physics
Shyam Erramilli

Office Address:
590 Commonwealth Ave., 214
Phone: 617-353-6114
e-mail: shyam@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Infrared and Raman microscopy
– Quantum cascade laser sources
– Ultrafast infrared spectroscopy
Department Website: http://physics.bu.edu/people/show/46
Erramilli Research Lab: http://physics.bu.edu/femtospec/

Helen Fawcett
Research Assistant Professor, ME
Helen Fawcett

Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 935
Phone: 857-753-1719
e-mail: hfawcett@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Biodetection, optics, nanoscale lithography and imaging
– Photonics applications

Theodore Fritz
Professor, Astronomy
Theodore Fritz
Office Address:
725 Commonwealth Ave., 501
Phone: 617-353-7446
e-mail: fritz@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Space plasma physics
– Magnetosphere physics
– Rocket and satellite experiments
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/dbin/astronomy/ast_people.php?id=16

Christopher Gabel

Assistant Professor, Physiology & Biophysics, MED
Christopher Gabel
Office Address: 72 E. Concord St., L713
Phone: 617-638-4267
e-mail: cvgabel@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Optical neurophysiology
– Femtosecond laser surgery
Department Website: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/phys-biophys/people/faculty/gabel/

Timothy Gardner
Associate Professor, Biology, BME

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24 Cummington Street
Phone: 347-683-7642
e-mail: timothyg@bu.edu
Research interests:
- Neural circuits
- Vocal learning
- Time-frequency analysis
- Brain-machine interfaces
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/bme/people/joint/gardner/

Bennett Goldberg
Professor Emeritus, Physics
Bennett Goldberg
e-mail: goldberg@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Biological sensors
– Semiconductor IC optical failure analysis
– Nanotubes and non-optics
Department Website: http://physics.bu.edu/people/show/goldberg

Lee Goldstein
Associate Professor, MED
Lee Goldstein

Office Address:
670 Albany Street, 4th floor
Phone: 617-414-8361
e-mail: lgold@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Alzheimers disease
– Biometals & metallomics
– Molecular aging disorders
Department Website: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/ophthalmology/core/lee-goldstein-mdph-d/

Xue Han
Assistant Professor, BME
Xue Han

Office Address:
44 Cummington Street, 521
Phone: 617-358-6189
e-mail: xuehan@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Neurotechnology
– Optical neural modulation
– Optogenetics
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/bme/people/primary/han/
Han Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/hanlab/

Allyn Hubbard
Professor, ECE
Allyn Hubbard

Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 329
Phone: 617-353-2815
e-mail: aeh@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Auditory physiology
– Neurocomputing and biosensors
– VLSI design of smart senor chips
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/bme/people/joint/hubbard/
Hubbard Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/vnns/

Guilford Jones
Professor Emeritus, Chemistry
Guilford Jones

e-mail: giljones@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Photochemistry
– Dye probes
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/chemistry/faculty/jones/

Ajay Joshi
Assistant Professor, ECE
Ajay Joshi

Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 334
Phone: 617-353-4840
e-mail: joshi@bu.edu
Research interests:
– On-chip and off-chip interconnect design
– Computer architecture
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/h-n/ajay-joshi/
Joshi Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/icsg/

Catherine Klapperich
Professor, BME
Catherine Klapperich
Office Address:
44 Cummington St., 725
Phone: 617-358-0253
e-mail: catherin@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Nanomechanics of hydrated biomaterials
– Microfluidic device design
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/bme/people/primary/klapperich/
Klapperich Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/klapperich/

Jerome Mertz
Professor, BME
Jerome Mertz
Office Address:
24 Cummington St., 202
Phone: 617-358-0746
e-mail: jmertz@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Development and applications of novel optical microscopy for biological imaging
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/bme/people/primary/mertz/
Mertz Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/bme/research/labs/bl/

Theodore Morse
Professor, ECE
Theodore Morse

e-mail: tfmorse@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Photonic material processing
– Optical fiber fabrication, lasers, and sensors

Theodore Moustakas
Professor Emeritus, ECE
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e-mail: tdm@bu.edu
Research interests:
- Growth by MBE and HVPE of Nitride Semiconductors
- III-Nitride optoelectronic devices (LEDs, Lasers, Modulators, Detectors) from deep UV to THz
- Amorphous semiconductors
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/h-n/theodore-moustakas/

Roberto Paiella
Professor, ECE
Roberto Paiella
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 529
Phone: 617-353-8883
e-mail: rpaiella@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Optoelectronic devices based on semiconductor quantum-confined systems and photonic nanostructures
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/o-z/roberto-paiella/
Paiella Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/paiella/

Dimitris Pavlidis
Research Professor, ECE
Pavlidis
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 337
e-mail: pavlidis@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Electro-physics
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/research-faculty/dimitris-pavlidis/
Pavlidis Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/nitrides/

Siddharth Ramachandran
Professor, ECE
Siddharth Ramachandran
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s Street, 521
Phone: 617-353-9881
e-mail: sidr@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Micro & nano optical fibers
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/o-z/siddharth-ramachandran/
Ramachandran Research Lab: http://people.bu.edu/sidr/

Bjoern Reinhard
Professor, Chemistry
Bjoern Reinhard
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 718
Phone: 617-353-8669
e-mail: bmr@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Design, implementation of new tools for manipulation of biological & inorganic materials
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/chemistry/faculty/reinhard/
Reinhard Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/reinhardlab/

Jason Ritt
Assistant Professor, BME
Jason Ritt
Office Address:
24 Cummington St., 201
Phone: 617-353-5903
e-mail: jritt@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Neuroscience of active sensing
– Neurophotonic methods applied to the rodent whisker tactile system

Darren Roblyer
Assistant Professor, BME
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Office Address:
ERB 231
Phone: 617-358-1554
e-mail: roblyer@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Optical functional imaging
– Diffuse optics
– Near infrared spectroscopy
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/bme/people/primary/roblyer/

Kenneth Rothschild

Professor, Physics
Kenneth Rothschild
Office Address:
590 Commonwealth Ave., 209
Phone: 617-353-2603
e-mail: kjr@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Biomembrane technology and biomolecular photonics
– Ion transport
Department Website: http://physics.bu.edu/people/show/63
Rothschild Research Lab: http://physics.bu.edu/mbl/

Michael Ruane
Professor Emeritus, ECE
Michael Ruane
e-mail: mfr@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Resonant cavity biosensors
– Optical design
– K-12 outreach and education
Ruane Research Lab: http://ultra.bu.edu/peoplebio.asp?member=Michael%20F.%20Ruane

Michelle Sander
Assistant Professor, ECE
Michelle Sander
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 534
Phone: 617-358-0505
e-mail: msander@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Femtosecond lasers
– Frequency combs
– Fiber and integrated optics
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/o-z/michelle-sander/
Sander Research Lab: http://sites.bu.edu/ufolab/

Aaron Schmidt
Assistant Professor, ME
Aaron Schmidt
Office Address:
110 Cummington Street, 305
Phone: 617-353-9596
e-mail: schmidt@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Nanoscale energy transport
– Ultrafast laser metrology
– Laser-material interaction
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/me/people/faculty/pz/schmidt/
Schmidt Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/eng/labs/nanoheat/

Joshua Semeter
Professor, ECE
Joshua Semeter
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s, 537
Phone: 617-358-3498
e-mail: jls@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Ionospheric and space plasma physics
-Spectrscopy of atmospheric airglow and the aurora borealis
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/o-z/joshua-semeter/

Alexander Sergienko
Professor, ECE
Alexander Sergienko
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 729
Phone: 617-353-6564
e-mail: alexserg@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Ultrafast quantum optics
– Quantum metrology
– Quantum biophotonics
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/o-z/alexander-sergienko/
Sergienko Research Lab: http://people.bu.edu/alexserg/

Andre Sharon
Professor, ME
Andre Sharon
Office Address:
15 Saint Mary’s St., 101
Phone: 617-353-1888
e-mail: sharon@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Electomechanical machines
– Fiber optic manufacture
– Biomedical devices
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/me/people/faculty/pz/sharon/
Sharon Research Lab: http://www.fhcmi.org/

Alexander Sushkov
Assistant Profsesor, Physics
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590 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 213
Phone: 617-353-2619
e-mail: asu@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Quantum tools for precision measurements
– Magnetic imaging on nanometer scale
Department Website: http://physics.bu.edu/people/show/asu
Sushkov Research Lab: http://www.sushkov.com/

Anna Swan
Associate Professor, ECE
Anna Swan
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 827
Phone: 617-353-1275
e-mail: swan@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Interanctions of biomaterials with nanostructures
– Carbon nanotubes
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/o-z/anna-swan/
Swan Research Lab: http://ultra.bu.edu/

Malvin Carl Teich
Professor Emeritus, ECE, BME & Physics
Malvin Teich
Research interests:
– Quantum photonics
– Neural coding
– Wavelet analysis of fractal biological signals
Department Website: http://people.bu.edu/teich/

Lei Tian
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
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8 Saint Mary’s Street, Room 830
Phone: 617-353-2811
e-mail: leitian@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Computational imaging and sensing
– Gigapixel, 3D microscopy
– Copmressive imaging
– Phase retrieval
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/ece/people/faculty/o-z/lei-tian/

Barry Unger
Associate Professor, Administrative Sciences, Innovation and Technology Management
Barry Unger
Office Address:
808 Commonwealth Ave., M15
Phone: 617-353-0940
e-mail: unger@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Entrepreneurship and venture capital investment
– Innovation and product development process
– The role of “business development” professionals
– Commercialization strategies for Photonics and other new technologies
– Bio-medical companies and their business strategies
– Government policies and practices that impact innovation
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/met/academic-community/faculty/full-time/barry-unger/

Selim Unlu
Professor, ECE
Selim Unlu
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 826
Phone: 617-353-5067
e-mail: selim@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Nanophotonics
– Biophotonics
– High-resolution optical microscopy
– Semiconductor failure analysis
– Biosensing and Bioimaging
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/bme/people/joint/unlu/
Unlu Research Lab: http://www.bu.edu/ocn

Brian Walsh
Assistant Professor, Astronomy
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Office Address:
110 Cummington Mall, 303
Phone:617-353-3414
e-mail: bwalsh@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Space plasma dynamics
– Small spacecraft
– Cubesats
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/me/people/faculty/pz/brian-walsh-ph-d/

Alice White
Professor, ME
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Office Address: 110 Cummington St., 107
Phone: 617-353-4846
e-mail: aew1@bu.edu
Research interests:
- Nanofabrication
- Optical Materials
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/me/people/faculty/pz/alice-white-ph-d/

John White
Professor, BME
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Office Address: 44 Cummington Mall, 403
Phone: 617-353-2805
e-mail: jwhite@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Mechanisms of episodic memory
– Computational neuroscience
– Design of real-time instrumentation

Xin Zhang
Professor, ME
Xin Zhang
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 724
Phone: 617-358-2702
e-mail: xinz@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Fundamental issues and applications of micro- and nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS or micro/nanosystems)
Department Website: http://www.bu.edu/me/people/faculty/pz/zhang/
Zhang Research Lab: http://people.bu.edu/xinz/

Lawrence Ziegler
Professor, Chemistry
Lawrence Ziegler
Office Address:
8 Saint Mary’s St., 719
Phone: 617-353-8663
e-mail: lziegler@bu.edu
Research interests:
– Spontaneous resonance raman studies of photodissociative and biological chromophores
Depratment Website: http://www.bu.edu/chemistry/faculty/ziegler/