Fall 2020 ECE grad students’ successes

PhD students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department have had a successful year in the wake of many challenges. Here is an update on some of their most notable accomplishments. More

BU’s Secret Weapon Against COVID-19

Professor Densmore is the lead PI of DAMP Lab, which designs and creates the means to process molecular and biomedical materials quickly, accurately, and in large numbers, using robots. More


CISE-SE Students at GHC 2020

The eight women who were sponsored to attend this event had the opportunity to network, increase visibility in their respective disciplines, engage in discourse with prominent professionals in diverse science, research and technology disciplines. More

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COVID-19 Risk Assessment to Address Inequity

This article was written by Eliza Shaw (CISE), videos produced by SE. Informing Policy, Resource Allocation and Workplace Adjustment Policies Video Part 1: Researching the risk of COVID-19 relates... More

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Luca Dal Negro Earns NSF Award

Professor Luca Dal Negro received a National Science Foundation Award for a project that will be developing miniaturized optical devices to simultaneously image a target and spectrally analyze the properties of the incoming radiation using sub-micron silicon chips. More

Ünlü Elected AIMBE Fellow

Boston University now has 35 AIMBE fellows, fifth most in the nation, and Professor Joyce Wong serves as chair of the College of Fellows. More

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Yazicigil on Track to Monitor the GI Tract

Assistant Professor Rabia Yazicigil was a keynote speaker at the Nature Symposium in Spain, which was covered in the Spanish media through a press conference and national television. More

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Advancing Smart Cities with the Internet of Cars

Inadequate systems to manage the traffic at road intersections are at the root of most car accidents and traffic jams. Autonomous vehicles are being developed to address these traffic management issues. Cassandras' team is revamping their proposed solution by extending earlier research on optimally controlling autonomous cars crossing an urban intersection. More


Goyal Elected OSA Fellow

He has been elected a Fellow of The Optical Society (OSA) “for outstanding inventions in computational imaging and sensing, including unprecedented demonstrations of the utility of weak, mixed, and indirect optical measurements.” More

Professor Giles Elected AAAS Fellow

He has been elected for his leadership and major contributions to increasing the participation of underrepresented groups in computing disciplines, particularly via leadership in curricula and organizations that advance inclusion. More

Speeding Up MRI Scans to Save Lives

BU researchers design an “intelligent” magnetic metamaterial that could make MRI more affordable and accessible By Art Jahnke | Via The Brink Boston University researchers have developed... More