Matt Geib: Reimagining the World of Birth Control
Women have historically carried the financial and health-related burdens of contraception. There are currently around 12 birth control methods marketed toward the demographic, with the most effective options involving hormones. While hormonal contraception methods are more than 90 percent successful in preventing pregnancy, they have also been proven to cause an array of negative side […]
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.
Materials Grant Reimbursement Recipients
The Division of Materials Science and Engineering awarded Professors Soumendra Basu (ME), Xi Ling (Chemistry), Roberto Paiella (ECE), and Joerg Werner (ME) $10,000 each in User Fee Reimbursement funds for local instrumentation not available at Boston University, as well as PhD student training and user time. The four award recipients will use the funds at […]
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.
MSE REU, Summer 2023
Undergraduate students from 2- and 4-year institutions are encouraged to apply to the MSE REU for the opportunity to participate in authentic cutting-edge research projects at Boston University. The application is open from December 1, 2022 and March 15, 2023. Faculty and graduate student mentors from multiple disciplines at BU work with students to develop […]
Zhenan Bao, Stanford University Skin-Inspired Organic Electronics 12/2 @ 3:30PM. RSVP by 11/28.
Seeing a Way to Combat Cancer
In the fight to treat ovarian cancer, innovative chemical imaging techniques developed by Professor Ji-Xin Cheng (ECE, BME, MSE) are fast becoming valuable tools, as reported in two high-impact journals in the space of two months.
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.
BU Materials Day
Materials Day 2022 | Simulation and Modeling of Extended Materials: Connecting Scales for Practical Applications Friday, October 14, 2022 8:30am – 4:30pm 100% Virtual Event Host: Professor Sahar Sharifzadeh
The Quest for a Heart Attack Cure
A BU-led team is engineering small patches of cardiac muscle that could repair the heart, treat heart disease, and speed drug development By David Levin for BU Brink Heart disease is one of the world’s most deadly and insidious killers. In the United States alone, it causes one in every four deaths nationwide—that’s a staggering […]