The Sky’s the Limit: Ramachandran Team’s Light Transmission Discovery Published by Science
Researchers’ new method for scaling up data capacity in optical fibers echoes astronomical phenomena – with significant implications for tomorrow’s internet.
Pushing the Boundaries of Photonic Sensing
Professor Luca Dal Negro has received a $450K grant from the Army Research Office to pursue improvements in quantum photonic sensing and detection technology driven by the development of novel nonlinear nanostructures.
MADE with Machine Learning: Utilizing AI to Design the Next Generation of Semiconductor Devices
With the help of advanced, physics-informed machine learning (PIML) techniques, Professors Enrico Bellotti & Luca Dal Negro are setting out to transform the status quo of electronic device design, with the support of a $2.5M grant from the Army Research Office.
Giving Your Neurons a Nudge: ECE Researchers Use Light, Sound and Microwaves to Influence Brain Function
Professors Ji-Xin Cheng and Chen Yang have two ongoing projects that could LITERALLY change your mind. The application of optoacoustic stimulation directly to specific neural circuits holds great promise for new therapeutic applications, while the inhibiting effects of microwaves on other neurological processes may offer a drug-free form of pain management.
Monitoring and Miniaturization: Faculty Awarded $1M to Develop High-Resolution Sensors for Use with Nanoscale Devices
Professors Alexander Sergienko and Abdoulaye Ndao, working with a team of researchers at SUNY Buffalo, have been awarded a $1M Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grant by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) to develop novel sensors for microelectronics.
Unveiling the Hidden Signatures of Drug Resistance in Cancer Cells
Supported by a $1.75M grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, a multidisciplinary team of experts led by Professor Ji-Xin Cheng are developing a novel approach to establish high-speed, high-content and high-sensitivity mapping of cancer cell metabolism.
A Laser Focus on Fighting Cancer
Professor Ji-Xin Cheng’s pioneering work on medical imaging technologies is poised to advance cancer diagnosis and treatment, with a pair of projects that use different types of vibrational spectroscopy to improve our understanding of cancer at the cellular and molecular level.
Ramachandran and Paschalidis Named Distinguished Professors
Two ECE faculty members have been named to the second cohort of Term Distinguished Professors of Engineering by the College, in recognition of their superlative record in both their research, and their service to the college.
Missed A Turn? There Might Be a Storm in Space
These days, most people would be lost without their GPS.
Joshua Rapp wins 2021 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award
Boston University alumnus Joshua Rapp (Ph.D. ECE ’20) has won the 2021 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award. Rapp, now a Research Scientist at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL), was a student of CISE faculty affiliate Vivek Goyal, Professor and Associate Chair of Doctoral Programs (ECE) at Boston University. “I never imagined getting this award, and I want to credit […]