Category: Faculty News

Andrew Sabelhaus Receives NSF CAREER Award, Advancing the Safety of Soft Robots for Human and Environmental Interactions

By Hariri Institute Staff Andrew Sabelhaus, an ENG assistant professor of mechanical engineering and systems engineering (affiliate) has received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award. As director of the Soft Robotics Control Lab at Boston University, Sabelhaus leads research that advances the safety of soft robots for human […]

Bobak Nazer Honored with the 2024 Gerald and Deanne Gitner Family Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology

Bobak Nazer, an associate professor of electrical & computer engineering, received the prestigious Gerald and Deanne Gitner Family Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology (2024).  This university-wide teaching award recognizes innovative use, development or adaptation of technology that yields positive learning outcomes for undergraduate students, and is recognized or adopted by faculty within or […]

Hariri Institute Faculty Affililates Awarded CTSI Pilot Grant Awards

By Maureen Stanton Boston University Clinical and Translational Institute (CTSI) announced its 2024 Integrated Pilot Award winners, which included six faculty affiliated with Hariri Institute. Ten projects were awarded this year, two of which will be led by affiliates Tom Ranzani , assistant professor, engineering (ME, MSE, BME) and Sheila Russo, assistant professor, engineering (ME, […]

Hariri Institute Affiliates Catherine Espaillat and Traci Hong Promoted to Full Professor

Recognized as Leaders in Their Fields & Classrooms Professors Catherine Espaillat  and Traci Hong have been promoted to full professor at Boston University. They were among 22 faculty from the Charles River Campus who were promoted to the rank of full professor in an announcement by President Kenneth Freeman and Provost Kenneth Lutchen. “The individuals […]

Hariri Faculty Affiliates Siddarth Ramachandran (ENG) Daniel Segrè Elected AAAS Fellows

By Angela Chiang Distinguished Professor of Engineering Siddharth Ramachandran and Professor of Biology, Biomedical Engineering and Physics Daniel Segrè have been elected to the 2023 class of The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows, a distinguished lifetime honor within the scientific community.  “As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the AAAS Fellows Program, AAAS is proud […]

Vivek Goyal Named a 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

The award recognizes Goyal’s groundbreaking work in computational imaging, and many contributions to the fields of signal processing and information science By Maureen Stanton Vivek K Goyal, a Boston University engineering professor, author, and inventor, has been named a 2024 Guggenheim Fellow. Now in its 99th year, Guggenheim Fellowships are conferred to individuals who have […]

Boston University’s Cara Stepp Named AIMBE Fellow

Stepp recognized for extraordinary achievement in the field of medical and biological engineering By Maureen Stanton Hariri Faculty Affiliate Cara Stepp (SAR, ENG) has been inducted into the 2024 Class of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows. Election to the AIMBE College of Fellows is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to […]

RESULT App Identifies Trafficking and Connects Victims to Resources

By Alex Grzybowski With an estimated 27.6 million victims of forced labor worldwide, human trafficking is a huge and growing problem. It’s also difficult to trace. Human trafficking can happen anywhere to anyone. Victims can be U.S. Citizens or foreign nationals, young or old, any gender, and occur in both legal and illegal industries.  The […]

BU ENG Researcher Wenchao Li Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

By Maureen Stanton Wenchao Li, an ENG assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering with affiliate appointments in systems engineering and computer science, has won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).  Li’s research sits at the intersection of formal methods and machine learning, with a focus on […]

Hariri Faculty Affiliates named 2024 Sloan Research Fellows

Astronomer Chuanfei Dong and Biomedical Engineer Hadi Nia have been named 2024 Sloan Research Fellows. These prestigious fellowships recognize and reward outstanding early-career faculty who have the potential to revolutionize their fields of study. Chuanfei Dong is an assistant professor of astronomy (CAS) and electrical and computer engineering (ENG)  who has been involved in various projects, studying the complex […]