Meet Our Alumna, Brynna Freitag

Coming from a physics background, Brynna Freitag (’19) came to Boston University to pursue a Master of Science (MS) degree in Mechanical Engineering with a focus area in Manufacturing. During her time at St. Olaf College (alma mater), Brynna discovered the complexities of product design and manufacturing in everyday life and became fascinated in learning […]

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BU Mechanical Engineering Welcomes New Faculty Members

The Mechanical Engineering Department at Boston University is thrilled to announce the addition of two new Assistant Professors to our esteemed faculty. We are committed to fostering a dynamic intellectual community by welcoming faculty who are innovators and experts in their field. Embracing diversity in perspectives and collaboration are our biggest values, and we are […]

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Sean Lubner receives Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award.

Professor Sean Lubner was awarded a prestigious YIP from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. His project, titled “Investigating Coupled Thermal, Mechanical, and Electrical Phenomena in High-Temperature Materials using Thermal Wave Sensors”, focuses on the use of thermal wave sensors (TWS) and a technique Lubner codeveloped to use them to comprehensively explore and understand […]

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Newly Appointed Materials Science Engineering Faculty

Welcome to our newly appointed faculty members! Read below to find out about their research interests, their primary appointments and what they are delving into at Boston University. Abigail Plummer, Assistant Professor (ME, MSE) Professor Plummer combines theory, experiment and simulation in her research to explore how materials deform and adapt in complex environments. The […]

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Dr. Hua Wang honored as one of the Most Influential Asian American Pacific Islanders

Boston University’s Dr. Hua Wang (ME,SE) has been recognized as one of the Most Influential Asian American Pacific Islanders of 2023, honored by Mayor Michelle Wu. The Divisions would like to congratulate Dr. Wang not only for his excellent work at BU, but also for his philanthropy, social service and social impact in the greater […]

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Jonas Hall: Implementing an Optimization Solver Anyone Can Use

By Chloe Cramutola He started as a mathematician, but his engineering interests took him beyond basic numbers. “For the longest time, I was [mostly] interested in pure mathematics,” said Jonas Hall, a third year PhD student in Systems Engineering at Boston University. “I didn’t really [appreciate] applied mathematics, but I couldn’t find a field where […]

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Photos from the Saint Gobain 2023 Lecture

On Dec. 1 at 4 p.m., Professor Robert J. Cava spoke to MSE students in his lecture, “Working at the Boundary Where Solid State Chemistry, Materials Physics, Mineralogy and Materials Science Meet.” Cava is a Russell Wellman Moore Professor of Chemistry as well as Associated Faculty Member of the Materials Institute at Princeton University. ABSTRACT: […]

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Anubhav Wadehra: Using Molten Salts to Develop a More Sustainable World

For 20 years, the small city of Chandigarh, India, charged his curiosity for science.

Anubhav Wadehra graduated from Punjab Engineering College in 2017 with his bachelor’s in materials and metallurgical engineering. During a six-month internship in 2016 at Boston University, he decided to take his curiosity even further. 

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