Events

The Photonics Center hosts two large symposia throughout the year as well as Photonics Seminars, Forums, Cafes, poster sessions, and other events of interest to the community. We welcome attendees from the BU community, industry, government, and other universities.  Please join us for one of the events listed below or browse materials from past events.

Upcoming Events

  • February 27, 2024 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Rm 901, Photonics Center 

Lunch & Learn with Assistant Professor Wanzheng Hu


                          Recent Events

                          • November 30, 2023

                          Photonics Center Annual Symposium: “Photonic Chips in Everything: Emerging Applications and Materials in Silicon Photonics Integrated Circuits”

                          • November 28, 2023 | 12-1:30 p.m.

                          Lunch & Learn with Neil Sinclair, PhD

                          • November 8, 2023

                          Andor Technology/Oxford Instruments’ Boston University Photonics Center Workshop

                          • October 31, 2023 | 12-1:30 p.m.

                          Lunch & Learn with “Nature Methods” Senior Editor Rita Strack

                          • October 30, 2023

                          Neurophotonics Center MED Symposium

                          • October 27, 2023

                          Materials Day 2023: Cardiac Bioengineering: Approaches to Advance Study and Treatment of Cardiac Disease

                          • October 11, 2023

                          BU Alumni “Disruption” Series + Dinner: Featuring Ivan Hyep and David Freedman

                          • October 4, 2023

                          Boston Photonics Day, Hosted by the SPIE/Optica Student Chapter and co-sponsored by the Photonics Center

                          • October 4, 2023

                          First Neuroscience of the Everyday World Conference, in Collaboration with the Chen Institute

                          • June 22-23, 2023

                          Photonics Summer Workshop on Chemical Imaging, Hosted by Professor Ji-Xin Cheng

                          • June 12, 2023 | 12-1:30 pm

                          Photonics Center Community Lunch and Learn with Senior Research Fellow Sidney R. Cohen

                          • May 31, 2023 | 12-1:30 pm

                          Photonics Center Community Lunch and Learn with Associate Professor Alex Sushkov

                          • May 2, 2023 | 4-6 pm

                          Research on Tap: Neuroscience to Data Science and Back, Co-Hosted by Professor Jerry Chen

                          • May 1, 2023 | 3-5 pm

                          The Innovation Ecosystem: Don’t Go it Alone, Moderated by Rana K. Gupta

                          8 St. Mary’s Street, 9th floor