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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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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A Bright New Light: Tianyu Wang Joins ECE

BU ECE’s newest Assistant Professor believes in the power of convergent research to spark novel technological advances.

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ECE CHIPS In: The Computing Power of Light

This is the second article in our series highlighting BU ECE’s contributions to research and education under the umbrella of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, and our faculty’s collective investment in the national effort to build a robust and innovative semiconductor industry.

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Professor Miloš Popović Elected NAI Fellow

The selection of NAI Fellows is based on their demonstration of a “highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development, and welfare of society.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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