Growing Tissue and Engineers

CELL-MET summer programs broaden the pipeline of research engineers By Patrick L. Kennedy “Graduate school was never a thought,” says Nicole Bacca. As a teenager applying to Florida International University (FIU), Bacca picked engineering for a major because she couldn’t imagine following four years of college with additional years of law or medical school. “I […]

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Xin Zhang a Guggenheim Fellow

Professor Xin Zhang (ME, ECE, BME, MSE) has been awarded a highly prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship, in recognition of her exceptional record of research in the fundamental and applied aspects of microelectromechanical systems and metamaterials. Zhang was one of 180 scholars and artists to receive the honor, out of a pool of nearly 2,500 applicants. The […]

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Four Named Term Distinguished Professors of Engineering

Four College of Engineering faculty who are forging new paths in neuroscience, systems engineering, photonics and materials sciences have been named Term Distinguished Professors of Engineering. “These awards recognize the impact of these extraordinary faculty,” said Dean Kenneth R. Lutchen. “The professorships honor not just their visionary research accomplishments, but also their outstanding teaching, and […]

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Xin Zhang on WSJ’s The Future of Everything Podcast

As a researcher on top sound reduction, BU Professor Xin Zhang explains practical applications and real-life solutions of her work.

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