Douglas Densmore, Ph.D.


Associate Professor (ECE, BME)

  • Office 610 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215, Room 403
  • Phone (617) 358-6238
  • Website CIDAR

Associate Professor (ECE, BME)

  • Primary Appointment Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Education PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2007
  • Additional Affiliations Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Honors and Awards 2021 AIMBE Fellow
    2016 Hariri Institute Faculty Fellow (BU)
    2015 IEEE Senior Member
    2015 ACM Senior Member
    2013 National Academy of Engineering (NAE) U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium participant
    2013 Ignition Award (BU)
    2013 College of Engineering Early Career Excellence Award (BU)
    2013 NSF CAREER Award
    2012-14 Hariri Institute Junior Faculty Fellow (BU)
    2012 Dean’s Catalyst Award (BU)
    2012 ECE Award for Excellence in Teaching (BU)
    2010 Richard and Minda Reidy Family Career Development Professor (BU)
    2008, 2009, 2011 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Competition Best Software Tool
    2007-2009 UC Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Classes Taught EC311 Introduction to Logic Design
    EC327 Introduction to Software Engineering
    EC551 Advanced Digital Design with Verilog and FPGA
  • Areas of Interest High level languages for synthetic biology
    Data exchange standards for biological parts and devices
    System level design of embedded systems
    Computer architecture
    Design for test


Affiliation: Primary & Affiliated Faculty (BME), Primary & Affiliated Faculty (ECE)