ECE News

How to Create Safe, Energy-Efficient Buildings in a Post-Covid World

BU Innovators Address New Requirements of Commercial Real Estate by Maya Bhat & Maureen Stanton, CISE Staff Smart building technology has been a growing trend in the commercial real estate sector to help building owners and other stakeholders automate processes, reduce costs, boost energy efficiency, and improve the comfort of tenants.  In... More

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Paschalidis to Deliver DeLisi Lecture on May 6

Professor Yannis Paschalidis (ECE, BME, SE) will discuss data-driven reasoning—which he calls “the backbone of engineering systems”—when he presents the Charles DeLisi Distinguished Lecture on May 6. The DeLisi Award and Lecture honors a senior faculty member engaged in outstanding scholarship. Postponed last spring, this year’s online event is a chance... More

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One Small Step For A Mouse: Using Information Science to Understand the Brain

by Allison Kleber How does learning a new skill or process change the physical structure of the brain? Using techniques from data science and high-dimensional statistics, ECE Professors Bobak Nazer and Venkatesh Saligrama, alongside BME Professor Xue Han, aim to find out. Their project, titled “Discovering Changes in Networks: Fundamental Limits, More

Gut Health Project Nets Professor Yazicigil Multi-Disciplinary Grant

by Allison Kleber ECE Professor Rabia Yazicigil is leveraging her skill with hardware design and IoT security in a new direction, for the benefit of human health. Working in collaboration with Professor Tim Lu, of MIT’s EECS & Biological Engineering departments, Professor Yazicigil is developing a new miniaturized bio-electronic device which... More

Professor Goyal’s Record-Breaking Long Distance NLOS Imaging Featured in PNAS

by Caroline Amato The March 9, 2021 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS) published findings from a collaboration between BU ECE Professor Vivek Goyal, and researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China. These findings result from a demonstration of non-line-of-sight (NLOS)... More

Three ENG Faculty Named AIMBE Fellows

Three ENG faculty members have been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE): Associate Professor Doug Densmore (ECE, BME), Associate Professor Mo Khalil (BME), and Professor Katherine Zhang (ME, BME, MSE) More

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Assistant Professor Sahar Sharifzadeh awarded $720K to advance field of supramolecular materials

By Alex LaSalvia  Assistant Professor Sahar Sharifzadeh (ECE, MSE) was awarded funding from the National Science Foundation to develop computational models of bio-inspired materials. The award of $720K comes through the Center for Complex and Active Materials at the University of California, Irvine, an NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, where... More

‘Happy and Proud,’ Declares Dissertation Award Recipient

Alumnus Update: 2020 SE Dissertation Award Winner Ruidi Chen  By Emily Sorkin As an applied scientist at Microsoft, alumnus Ruidi Chen (SE PhD ’19) has already established herself as a pioneer in a new area of research called Distributionally Robust Optimization (DRO). Her resume boasts 12 co-authored papers and her monograph on Distributionally Robust... More

Professor Cheng Awarded $2.4 Million Grant by NIH

Professor Ji-Xin Cheng awarded huge grant to continue his groundbreaking biomedical research. By Caroline Amato Professor Ji-Xin Cheng (ECE, BME, MSE) was awarded a $2.4 million grant by the National Institutes of Health for sensing vulnerable plaque in vivo by an all-optical intravascular ultrasound and photoacoustic catheter. NIH awards grants for groundbreaking... More