As a model for industry and academia collaborating to improve human health, BU has launched a five-year translational research alliance with Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC (JJI) aimed at preventing, intercepting, and curing lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Spiral (SE) will lead the effort.
Category: SE Spotlight-Research
Professor Christos Cassandras (ECE, SE) was invited to be one of three guest editors on the April 2018 issue of the Proceedings of the IEEE on smart cities; he also co-authored one of the papers along with Professor Ioannis Paschalidis (ECE, BME, SE), who co-authored two.
The following article was published on the Hariri Institute’s website on Friday, March 16th, 2018. To see the complete list […]
Phillips (affiliated SE professor) and a team of researchers from several universities and nonprofits are finding out, and they are concerned. Of the 108 volatile organic compounds, or substances that easily become vapors or gases, found in gas from four Massachusetts municipalities tested, 27 are chemicals that are considered hazardous by federal Clean Air Act standards, and 12 are suspected carcinogens.
The College of Engineering has established a new, interdisciplinary Center for Autonomous and Robotics Systems (CARS) that will build upon the expertise and experience of the current faculty and advanced facilities.
For BUMechE professor Michael Gevelber, the Climate Action Plan has been a project 10 years in the making. By Shruti […]
New Study Offers Hope for Urban Commuters: A new paper by faculty and student researchers from BU College of Engineering could dramatically ease commuter frustration.
By Maureen Stanton Frustration. Rage. Anxiety. These are just some of the adjectives people use to describe their emotional state […]
The Center for Information and Systems Engineering (CISE) is soliciting research proposals for funding graduate student research aimed at enabling […]
A team of College of Engineering researchers has won a $1 million contract from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop COSSY (Computational Occupancy Sensing SYstem), a system of sensors that can estimate the number of people in a room and adjust air flow in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) appropriately, with the goal of saving energy.
Agriculture. Automotive. Medicine. Biotechnology. Name an industry, and Professor Calin Belta (ME, SE, ECE) can tell you how the field of robotics will impact it—if it hasn’t already.