Phillips (affiliated SE professor) and a team of researchers from several universities and nonprofits are finding out, and they are concerned. Of the 108 volatile organic compounds, or substances that easily become vapors or gases, found in gas from four Massachusetts municipalities tested, 27 are chemicals that are considered hazardous by federal Clean Air Act standards, and 12 are suspected carcinogens.
Author: Cheryl R Stewart
The Provost office has announced the promotion of Luca Dal Negro to the rank of full professor at Boston University. […]
Hearts, Minds, and Microbubbles: Researchers are developing technology to prevent tiny strokes that cause vascular dementia
By David Levin Takeaways: Stiffened arteries can cause microbleeds in the brain, possibly leading to dementia. A prototype drug might […]
ENG Prof Elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors: David Bishop a prolific real-world innovator
Bishop holds US patents for 47 micromechanical inventions, and the Lambda Router is the centerpiece of the portfolio that helped him win election in December as a 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
New Study Offers Hope for Urban Commuters: A new paper by faculty and student researchers from BU College of Engineering could dramatically ease commuter frustration.
By Maureen Stanton Frustration. Rage. Anxiety. These are just some of the adjectives people use to describe their emotional state […]
The Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE) is soliciting research proposals for funding graduate student research aimed at enabling […]
Professor Christos Cassandras (ECE, SE) was interviewed and quoted in an article by Claudia Gieb on futurism.com. Read the full […]
Armed With $12 Million, Researchers Aim for Early Detection of Lung Cancer: Avrum Spira Leads Stand Up to Cancer Dream Team
MED’s Avrum Spira, a pulmonary physician scientist who has devoted his career to research on early detection of lung cancer, […]
The Symposium on the Control of Network Systems (SCONES) took place on October 16 & 17, 2017 on the campus […]
On September 29, 2017, Professor Xin Zhang (ME, MSE) hosted BU Materials Day 2017 in PHO 906. The workshop featured […]