Friday, September 27, 2019
Location Photonics Center, Room 906, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston, MA
Host Professor Allison Dennis (BME, MSE)

Event Program
Poster session and reception will take place at 4pm.

Topic Novel materials development in fluorescent and plasmonic nanoparticles, anti-fouling surfaces, and textile electronics are helping to propel innovations in personal health, wellness monitoring, and cell phone-based diagnostic tools. Eminent scholars will present on recent advances that are part of a movement to reshape the information each of us has regarding our own health and wellness.

Sponsors Division of Materials Science & Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Photonics Center, Precision Diagnostic Center, BU Nano, College of Engineering.

The Materials Day 2019 feature photo is provided by the Photonics Center.
Registration is now closed. Please contact gmcnevin@bu.edu with questions.

    8:15 am Registration and Continental Breakfast, East End Lounge
    8:45 am Welcome by Ken Lutchen, Dean, College of Engineering and Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research
    9:00 am Hadi Shafiee, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    9:45 am Allison Dennis, Boston University
    10:30 am Morning Coffee Break in East End Lounge
    10:45 am Russ Algar, University of British Columbia
    11:30 am Heather Clark, Northeastern University
    12:15 pm Lunch Buffet in East End Lounge
    12:50 pm Lunch speaker: Samir Mitragotri, Harvard University
    1:35 pm Hadley Sikes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    2:20 pm Afternoon Coffee Break in East End Lounge
    2:30 pm Niko Hildebrandt, Université de Rouen and Université Paris-Saclay
    3:15 pm Trisha Andrew, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    4:00 pm Poster Session/Wine & Cheese Reception, PHO 7th Floor Atrium (ends at 5:30pm)

Speaker Topics


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