Graduate Education Committee Contacts

The Graduate Education Committee was appointed to ensure we have programming and activities that will support a vibrant and engaged community of faculty and graduate students, and is comprised of three workstreams: Grants and Fellowships, Community, and Recruitment.  The faculty and staff team below is available to answer student questions about the benefits of becoming a Photonics Center Research Trainee (PRT) and the many resources available at the Photonics Center.

Professor Ji-Xin Cheng, Director, Graduate Education Committee, jxcheng@bu.edu

Grants and Fellowships
Professor Ji-Xin Cheng, ECE, Director, Graduate Education Committee & Faculty Lead, Grants and Fellowships, jxcheng@bu.edu
Cara Ellis McCarthy, Staff Lead, Grants and Fellowships, & Director, Finance, Administration and Personnel Management, BU Photonics Center, cellis@bu.edu

Community
Professor Darren Roblyer, BME, Faculty Lead, Community, roblyer@bu.edu
Helen Fawcett, Staff Lead, Community, & Director, Operations and Project Management, BU Photonics Center, hfawcett@bu.edu

Recruitment
Professor Bjoern Reinhard, Chemistry, Faculty Lead, Recruitment, bmr@bu.edu
Beth Mathisen, Staff Lead, Recruitment, & Communications and Events Manager, BU Photonics Center, bethmath@bu.edu