ECE News

Luca Dal Negro Promoted to Full ECE Professorship

Professor Luca Dal Negro, PhD (ECE, MSE, Physics) was promoted to the rank of Professor in Boston University’s College of Engineering. More

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Recognizing Undergraduate ECE Student for Machine Learning and Cloud Computing Research

Anthony Byrne Receives MIT Best Lighting Talk Award By Shereen Abubakr (QST '18) ECE undergraduate Anthony Byrne (ENG ’19) received the Best Lightning Talk Award at the 2017 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference. The aim of the conference is to bring undergraduates from around the world together to advance technology by... More

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital Recognizes ECE Student for Research on CTE in Retired NFL Players

PhD Student Marcia Sahaya Louis Receives Research Excellence Award By Shereen Abubakr (QST '18)   Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD student Marcia Sahaya Louis (ECE ‘21) received a Research Excellence Award for a submission to the Discover Brigham 2017’s poster session. Discover Brigham is hosted by Brigham Research Institute at Brigham and Women’s... More

The Hands-Off Approach

Associate Professor Douglas Densmore (ECE, BME), doctoral student Luis Ortiz (MCBB), Research Fellow Marilene Pavan (ECE), and software engineers Josh Timmons and Lloyd McCarthy from Lattice Automation (a software company Densmore co-founded) have demonstrated the usefulness of an automated pipetting robot paired with a novel software tool through a Journal of Visualized Experiments video. More

Goyal Receives IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Vivek Goyal won a 2017 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award. His article, titled "Message-Passing De-Quantization with Applications to Compressed Sensing,” was published in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing in December 2012. Dr. Goyal is one of three authors, including Ulugbek S. Kamilov... More

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NASA to Launch BU Student-Built Microsatellites

If MacGyver were on a mission to study the aurora, this is the satellite he might build: a grid of scrap solar cells pasted onto an iPad-size green rectangle of circuit board, a six-inch cut of stainless steel tape measure soldered in one corner as a makeshift antenna, and inside, a suite of smartphone-class sensors that anyone can buy on the internet. More