Located at the heart of Boston University's urban campus, the Photonics Center is an interdisciplinary hub for education, research, scholarship, innovation, and technology development associated with practical uses of light. Our nine-story building houses world-class research facilities and shared laboratories dedicated to photonics research, and sustains the work of over 170 faculty, staff, and students.
Photonics Center Assistant Professor Steve Ramirez Receives 2021 BU Metcalf Cup and Prize
Photonics Center Assistant Professor Steve Ramirez received the 2021 BU Metcalf cup and prize, receiving excellent feedback from students. The Read more
Photonics Center Professor Andre Sharon Develops and Donates Thousands of Masks During COVID-19 Pandemic
Professor Andre Sharon has donated thousands of masks that he has developed during the COVID-19 pandemic to homeless shelters, organizations Read more
Photonics Center Professor Andre Sharon Creates Machine That Can Produce 2,000 Masks Per Hour During COVID-19 Pandemic
Photonics Center Professor Andre Sharon has created a machine that can produce 2,000 masks per hour. This is a timely Read more