Photoacoustic Stimulation with Single-Neuron Precision Developed by a BU Team
An article by a BU team entitled “Non-genetic Photoacoustic Stimulation of Single Neurons” will appear in Light: Science & Applications. This research is led by Professors Chen Yang (ECE, Chem, MSE) and Ji-Xin Cheng (ECE, BME, MSE) in collaboration with Professor John White (BME) and Professor Heng-Ye Man (Biology). The graduate students and researchers who made key contributions to the work include Linli Shi (Chemistry), Ying Jiang (ECE), Fernando Fernandez (BME), Guo Chen (ECE), and Lu Lan (ECE).
3 BME Professors Elected to IAMBE
Congratulations to BU BME Professors Chris Chen, Joyce Wong and Mark Grinstaff on being elected 2021 Fellows of The International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering.
Joyce Wong Named President-Elect of AIMBE
Professor Joyce Wong (BME, MSE), has been named president-elect of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), one of the foremost biomedical engineering societies in the country. Her term as president will begin in 2022. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., and numbering 50,000 members, including the nation’s most accomplished biomedical engineers, AIMBE boasts a […]
One Small Step For A Mouse: Using Information Science to Understand the Brain
by Allison Kleber How does learning a new skill or process change the physical structure of the brain? Using techniques from data science and high-dimensional statistics, Professors Bobak Nazer (ECE), Venkatesh Saligrama (ECE, SE), and Xue Han (BME), aim to find out. Their project, titled “Discovering Changes in Networks: Fundamental Limits, Efficient Algorithms, and Large-Scale […]
Wong Lab Develops Smarter Cancer-Killing Cells
Society For Biomaterials Honors Professor Joyce Wong
Professor Joyce Wong received the prestigious 2020 Clemson Award for Basic Research. The award acknowledges an original and outstanding contribution to the basic knowledge and understanding of the interaction between materials and tissue.
Klapperich, Pal Named AAAS Fellows
By Patrick L. Kennedy Two College of Engineering faculty have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. Professor Catherine Klapperich (BME, MSE, ME) and Professor Uday Pal (ME, MSE) were selected for extraordinary achievements in their fields by the AAAS Council. The nonprofit […]
Joyce Wong Elected National Academy of Inventors Fellow
Whether innovating COVID-19 negative pressure isolation tents for hospitals, devising a way to image and treat abdominal surgical adhesions, or creating a method to enhance tissue engineering, Wong has adopted a mindset of innovation.
Published in SCIENCE: What are the Physical Hallmarks of Cancer?
Assistant Professor Hadi Nia has published a first-authored review paper in SCIENCE on the physical traits of cancer.
Klapperich Elected to BBJ’s Power 50 for 2020
Prof. Catherine Klapperich is included in the Boston Business Journal’s 2020 list “Extraordinary Year, Extraordinary People: Boston Business Journal’s Power 50.”