BU’s Innovator of the Year Has Pioneered Devices to Advance Astronomy, Microscopy, Eye Exams

The director of the University’s cross-disciplinary Photonics Center, Bifano is the 14th winner of the award, given to an “outstanding faculty member who has translated world-class research into an invention or innovation that benefits humankind.” A holder of 10 patents, he’s also chief technology officer of Boston Micromachines Corporation, a company he cofounded to develop and market deformable mirrors and other optics products.

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Siddharth Ramachandran Joins Ranks of AAAS Fellows

The Distinguished Professor of Engineering is being honored for “pioneering contributions to the generation, control, and propagation of singular states of light, enabling applications spanning classical and quantum communications, imaging, and high-power lasers.”

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Professor Cheng Receives Spectrochemical Analysis Award

Professor Ji-Xin Cheng has been named the recipient of this year’s American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry Spectrochemical Analysis Award.

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Ji-Xin to Deliver Annual DeLisi Lecture

Ji-Xin to Deliver Annual DeLisi Lecture Rabia Yazicigil earns Early Career Research Excellence Award In recognition of their contributions to engineering and society, the Moustakas Chair Professor of Photonics and Optoelectronics Ji-Xin Cheng (ECE, BME, PHYS and CHEM) is the recipient of the 2024 Charles DeLisi Award and Lecture, while Assistant Professor Rabia Yazicigil (ECE) […]

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Early Career Excellence: Professor Rabia Yazicigil Recognized By NSF and BU College of Engineering

Professor Rabia Yazicigil’s outstanding contributions have been doubly recognized, with the recent conferral of a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award and an Early Career Excellence in Research Award from the BU College of Engineering.

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