Last Friday, East Boston High School held their annual EBHS Young Women’s Empowerment Day (YWED) event, including a luncheon fashioned like a mini-symposium at Boston University. Co-sponsored by BU Photonics Center, BU Gear Up, and Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation, the luncheon was attended by fifty female students from EBHS. A keynote talk by Professor Marcia […]
This annual report summarizes activities of the Photonics Center for the 2022-2023 academic year.
By Danny Giancioppo Last month, NASA released a report detailing their newly branded UAP (Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena) Independent Study team, which includes Boston University’s own Joshua Semeter, ECE professor in the College of Engineering. The team hopes to shed light on the ever-elusive, often-mischaracterized method of research, in no small part by doing away with […]
Yesterday marked the inaugural Boston Photonics Day event, hosted by the SPIE/OPTICA Student Chapter at the Boston University Photonics Center, with support from the Photonics Center. The event set out to not only inform the next generation of photonics professionals, but nurture them, creating a community through which industry developments and opportunities might flourish. Following […]
Five REUs have recently joined BU’s campus as full-time students from around the country, transferring and pursuing their continued education. By Danny Giancioppo: Leaving your hometown, home state, even home country can be trying for any college student. From unpacking, to socializing, to getting to know a brand-new city, it can be an overstimulating experience. […]
Five graduate students of the Photonics Center were among the finalists of last weeks OPTICA Imaging Conference Student Paper Competition. Each student came from one of four Photonics Center professor research groups, showcasing their significant research strengths in, and the capabilities of, imaging at Boston University. The students, their research groups, and their papers include: […]
Expanding the Scope of Research | New Nikon CSU-W1 SoRa Microscope to advance research potential across BU
If you go to the second floor of the Boston University Life Science and Engineering Building, you are apt to find researchers working in a dark-curtained room in the biology wing dedicated to the newly acquired Nikon CSU-W1 SoRa microscope (to learn more about accessing the microscope, see the dedicated College of Engineering page). This $660k piece […]
As a part of last year’s Cell-MET project, Professor White et al presented their project for a lab-grown, miniature heart which will advance the study of cardiology.
This former BIC tenant worked on the bionic pancreas at the Photonics Center for his company Beta Bionics.