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College Expands Master’s Options

By dejoseph
February 28th, 2014

By Michael G Seele The College of Engineering is expanding its suite of master’s degree programs to give students more flexibility in choosing a program best suited to their career aspirations. Anticipated to be fully in place for the fall 2014 semester, these programs emphasize advanced technical coursework and include an... More

ENG @ 50 – Cultivating Excellence, Transforming Society

By dejoseph
February 28th, 2014

by Mark Dwortzen In 1963, the College of Industrial Technology (CIT) offered only three degree programs—in technology, aeronautics and management—and occupied a single, four-story building, but the former aviation school’s new dean, Arthur T. Thompson, was bullish about CIT’s future. He aspired to do no less than transform this dot on... More

Lucy Hutyra and Robert Kennedy selected to serve on Science Steering Group of the North American Carbon Program

By Center For Information And Systems Engineering
February 25th, 2014

Department of Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra and Assistant Professor Robert Kennedy have been selected to serve on the Science Steering Group of the North American Carbon Program (NACP). As part of their service, Hutyra and Kennedy will be in Washington DC today and tomorrow, February 18th and 19th, to meet meet with fellow members of... More

CISE Alumnus Selected for New Faces of Engineering 2014

By Center For Information And Systems Engineering
February 19th, 2014

Tao (Reno) Wang (SE, PhD, 2013) was selected as one of the New Faces of Engineering 2014.  New Faces of Engineering recognizes the outstanding abilities young engineers (age 30 or younger) have shown on projects that significantly impact public welfare or further professional development and growth. The award is based on... More

Cassandras, Han Win Faculty Awards

By Center For Information And Systems Engineering
February 12th, 2014

By Mark Dwortzan Recognizing senior and junior faculty for major contributions to their fields and to society at large, the College of Engineering has bestowed its annual Distinguished Scholar Award on Professor Christos Cassandras (ECE, SE), and its annual Early Career Excellence Award on Assistant Professor Xue Han (BME). The Distinguished Scholar Award honors senior faculty... More

EPIC Ribbon-Cutting Welcomes Industry, Local Officials

By Center For Information And Systems Engineering
January 29th, 2014

By Leslie Friday Features tour of ENG’s new design, manufacturing studio The Engineering Product Innovation Center (EPIC) hadn’t yet opened for its inaugural semester, and it already had a wait list of students eager to register for classes in the sleek, glass-fronted Commonwealth Avenue building that not too long ago was the Guitar Center. More

A Google for Surveillance Videos

By Center For Information And Systems Engineering
January 22nd, 2014

By Rachel Harrington After the Boston Marathon bombings last year, it took authorities just three days to sift through an abundance of footage and find their suspects – light speed compared to the weeks it took to find those responsible for the London bombings in 2005. Still, can this happen faster? Professor Venkatesh... More

Sharing Innovative Research, Succinctly

By Center For Information And Systems Engineering
January 21st, 2014

By Rachel Harrington Boston University students have big ideas – whether they’re aiming to prevent cyber attacks or using GPS data to improve cattle herding. As good as their work is though, they don’t always know the best way to present their research. Enter the Center for Information & Systems Engineering (CISE) Graduate Student... More

Three ECE Profs Named as IEEE Fellows

By Center For Information And Systems Engineering
November 26th, 2013

Professors W. Clem Karl (ECE, BME, SE), Theodore Moustakas (ECE, MSE) and Yannis Paschalidis (ECE, SE) have been named as 2014 IEEE Fellows, the highest grade of membership in the world’s leading professional association for advancing technology for the benefit of society. The IEEE confers the grade of Fellow upon individuals with outstanding records of accomplishment in... More

Distinguished Alumni Awards Honor Exceptional ENG Grads

By Center For Information And Systems Engineering
November 18th, 2013

By Mark Dwortzen In a ceremony held October 25 at the Boston University Photonics Center, the College of Engineering celebrated its alumni and announced the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Presented by Dean Kenneth R. Lutchen following a buffet dinner and champagne toast, the awards recognize individuals who have made significant contributions... More