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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Professor Ji-Xin Cheng receives SPIE Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award

Professor Ji-Xin Cheng is the recipient of the 2024 SPIE Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award. He earned this prestigious award for the “invention and commercialization of mid-infrared photothermal microscopy that allows highly sensitive dye-free bond-selective imaging of living cells and organisms.” The mIRage system, based on Cheng’s IP on mid-infrared photothermal microscopy and produced by Photothermal Spectroscopy Corp at Santa Barbara, has been delivered to over 100 research labs in 15 countries worldwide.

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ECE CHIPS In: Minuscule Hardware, Maximum Impact

In many ways, Professor Rabia Yazicigil is the very image of the kind of scientist and engineer called for by the CHIPS Act: productive, inventive, application-focused, collaborative- and service-minded, and an active mentor cultivating similar values and capabilities in a younger generation of innovators.

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Professor Venkataraman Provides Nuanced Perspective On Medical Applications of A.I.

Professor Archana Venkataraman added her experienced voice to the ongoing public conversation about the transformative potential of A.I. in a recent article for Newsweek.

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Associate Professor Archana Venkataraman Selected As Computing & Data Sciences Faculty Fellow

The BU CDS Faculty Fellows Program is geared towards fostering a community of scholars reflecting this same convergent disciplinary approach, with a particular focus on supporting recent recruits to the BU faculty whose research shows significant promise.

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Hariri Happenings

The vitality of the partnership between the Hariri Institute and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is reflected in ECE’s strong showing in this year’s Fellows & Focused Research Program Awards.

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One Drop at a Time: BU iGem Team Brings Home Gold Medal

The annual International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition is a momentous opportunity for engineering students with a passion for synthetic biology to gain valuable hands-on experience and make their big ideas into solid reality.

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Cheng & Tian’s Newest Microscopy Advance Published by Nature Communications

Professor Ji-Xin Cheng’s research group has made notable strides in improved chemical  imaging technologies, especially for medical purposes, over the last few years.

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The Brain Trust’s Newest Additions

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering welcomes new faculty members Associate Professor Archana Venkataraman and Assistant Professor Kayhan Batmanhelich.

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