A Zhang Patent Honored Again
For the second year in a row, Professor Xin Zhang (ME, ECE, BME, MSE) was honored at the Boston Patent Law Association’s (BPLA) annual Invented Here! event, celebrating New England innovators and their inventions.
Going from Gauzy to Granular
Anna Devor and collaborators aim to extract neuronal circuit activity from fMRI, opening door for clinical applications By Patrick L. Kennedy Say you’re listening to a lecture and paying close attention. When that happens, your brain releases a chemical called acetylcholine. Later, though, you start to doze off. Suddenly, the professor calls your name. You […]
An Inside Look
ENG researchers from across disciplines are joining forces to produce images and insights into how neurons and other cells work By Patrick L. Kennedy An electrical engineer, a biomedical engineer, and a physicist walk into a lab. Wait—make that an electrical engineer, two biomedical engineers, a materials science engineer, and a physicist. And, so far, […]
Lewis Garners a McKnight Award
The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience has selected Assistant Professor Laura Lewis (BME) as one of seven neuroscientists to receive the 2021 McKnight Scholar Award. The McKnight awards are granted to young scientists who are in the early stages of establishing their own independent laboratories and research careers and who have demonstrated a commitment to […]
Laura Lewis Named a Pew Scholar
Continuing a streak of honors for her ground-breaking research into the complex neural circuits that govern sleep, Assistant Professor Laura Lewis (BME) has been selected one of 22 early-career researchers to join the Pew Scholars Program.
Lewis Awarded Sloan Fellowship
The award funding will further the biomedical engineer’s research on brain function By Jessica Colarossi Laura Lewis (BME) has been awarded a 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship, one of the most prestigious awards for early-career scientists. Lewis and BU computer scientist Alina Ene are two of 126 fellows chosen this year, and each will receive a […]