New Faculty Welcome Reception

New Faculty Welcome | Community Events

This annual event held at the beginning of every Fall semester allows us to welcome our STEM departments’ new tenure-track women faculty members, introduce them to administrators, fellow faculty, staff and students, and let them know that they are part of a larger community at BU.

Fall 2018 | October 26, 2018

At this welcome reception, held on October 26, 2018, we welcomed 6 new tenure-track women STEM faculty members, who met with faculty, staff, and students from various programs and offices around campus:

  • Zeynep Demiragli, Physics
  • Laura Lewis, Biomedical Engineering
  • Judith Lok, Mathematics & Statistics
  • Indara Suarez, Physics
  • Derry Wijaya, Computer Science
  • Rabia Yazicigil, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Fall 2017 | September 29, 2017

This New Faculty Welcome event, held on September 29, 2017, welcomed the 9 new tenure-track women STEM faculty members who started or would start at BU between July 2017 and January 2018.

  • Hyonho Chun, Mathematics & Statistics
  • Sarah Davies, Biology
  • Wanzheng Hu, Physics
  • Maria Kamenetska, Chemistry, Physics
  • Rebecca Khurshid, Mechanical Engineering
  • Sofya Raskhodnikova, Computer Science
  • Sheila Russo, Mechanical Engineering
  • Emily Whiting, Computer Science
  • Chen Yang, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Chemistry

Fall 2016 | September 12, 2016

This New Faculty Welcome event, held on September 12, 2016, welcomed the 9 new tenure-track women STEM faculty members who started or would start at BU between July 2016 and January 2017.

  • Jennifer Balakrishnan, Mathematics & Statistics
  • Anushya Chandran, Physics
  • Christine Cheng, Biology
  • Mary Dunlop, Biomedical Engineering
  • Alina Ene, Computer Science
  • Wen Li, Astronomy
  • Xi Ling, Chemistry
  • Kate Saenko, Computer Science
  • Allyson Sgro, Biomedical Engineering