Research Highlights Student projects

Nanotechnology

Research work in the area of nanostructure based devices design, fabrication and characterization. The work at BU focuses on optical design and characterization of the devices.

Communication theory

Theoretical investigation on communication systems using mathematical analysis, with the focus on optical communications.

Software defined radio/communications

Implementation of communication systems using software defined electronic components, including FPGAs.

Image Processing

Current research projects being carried out involve the development of new image processing algorithms including real-time implementations and machine learning techniques. The researches target multiple areas such as medical field, cosmetic industry, meat and agriculture industries among other.

Optoelectronics

The research in optoelectronics mainly focuses on optical design and characterization of optical systems. Different systems have been developed such as: integrated optical sensors, wide field of view optical receiver for OWC systems and fiber based optical devices.

Sensor and Sensors Networks

The research work in BU-CROCCCS in the field of sensors/sensors networks varies from developing sensors utilizing different technologies at the physical layer to the system level of a network of sensors. For example, the wireless sensor networks research group at BU-CROCCS conducts research on a variety of systems, networking and data management issues in data-centric sensor networks.

Applied Estimation Theory

Our researchers who work in this field mainly attempt to apply estimation techniques such as Kalman filter, extended Kalman filter, Particle filter, Unscented Kalman filter to determine a certain set of properties/quantities of a system based on noise corrupted measurements obtained from sensors. Applications include parameter estimation in communication/radar/navigation systems, image processing, and sensor/information fusion.

Power and Energy Systems

Research work in the area of electrical energy, renewable resource, integrated resources planning, microgrids, reliability, control and optimization.

Nanotechnology

Communication theory

Software defined radio/communications

Image Processing

Optoelectronics

Sensor and Sensors Networks

Applied Estimation Theory

Power and Energy Systems