Zhang Wins the 2024 Robert Henry Thurston Lecture Award

Distinguished Professor of Engineering Xin Zhang (ME, ECE, BME, MSE) at Boston University, has been selected to receive the 2024 Robert Henry Thurston Lecture Award from the American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Named for the ASME’s first president, the award was established in 1925 with the stated aim to “provide an opportunity for a […]

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Xin Zhang on WSJ’s The Future of Everything Podcast

As a researcher on top sound reduction, BU Professor Xin Zhang explains practical applications and real-life solutions of her work.

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Speeding Up MRI Scans to Save Lives

BU researchers design an “intelligent” magnetic metamaterial that could make MRI more affordable and accessible By Art Jahnke | Via The Brink Boston University researchers have developed a new, “intelligent” metamaterial—which costs less than 10 bucks to build—that could revolutionize magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), making the entire MRI process faster, safer, and more accessible to […]

ENG’s Xin Zhang Is BU’s 2018 Innovator of the Year, First Woman Chosen

Cited for translational research on use of metamaterials in MRI, acoustic technologies Xin Zhang, a College of Engineering professor, is the ninth faculty member to receive the BU Innovator of the Year award. Photo by Cydney Scott 10.24.2018 By Joel Brown Originally Featured on BU Today Xin Zhang is well-known for her pioneering work with […]