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9/19/18
When you hear “Student Sandbox,” you probably think of a playful, easy way to spend some time. In reality, it’s an intense, fast-paced, entrepreneurial training program sponsored by UB’s Blackstone LaunchPad.  
9/18/18

AI expert, David Doermann, recruited to Buffalo as inaugural director.

9/17/18

Several University at Buffalo schools and departments were ranked within the top 100 institutions in their field worldwide in the 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy.

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Biomedical engineers combine the problem solving ability of engineers with the knowledge of the biological and medical fields to develop new solutions for improving human health, health care, and quality of life for all people.

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Chemical engineering concerns the design, scale-up, and operation of chemical processes, and the understanding and design of technologically useful materials. Chemical engineers use these same skills to understand and manipulate natural processes, such as in biological systems.

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Our highly respected research programs generate the knowledge, tools and leadership needed to address society's largest and most challenging problems in the natural and built environments.

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Our combination of computer science and computer engineering reflects our commitment to a modern integrated environment for research and education in computing.

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From smart phones to smart cars to green appliances, electrical engineers turn knowledge into reality.

Our faculty engage in research in the areas of communications and signals processing, nanoelectronics and photonics and energy systems, creating the knowledge that is needed to solve the problems we face today.

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The Department of Engineering Education is a new interdisciplinary department that aims to advance the engineering profession and transform the way in which students are educated.

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Industrial engineers apply scientific, mathematical and computer techniques to design, model, analyze and improve complex systems.

We prepare students to become effective engineers by enhancing their technical expertise, exposing them to critical issues, and providing them with tools to deal with these issues confidently.

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The Department of Materials Design and Innovation (MDI) is a forward-leaning, interdisciplinary initiative that will address regional and national demand for new materials that accelerate research and education in advanced manufacturing and biotechnology. 

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MAE is one of the broader engineering disciplines. Mechanical engineers are involved in research and development, design and manufacturing. Aerospace engineering includes the traditional aeronautics and astronautics applications, as well as aerospace-related component development and vehicle and propulsion system design.

Quick Facts

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    The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences was founded in 1946

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    Member of Association of American Universities (AAU)

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    Research expenditures total $74 million annually

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    237 full-time faculty members and counting

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    Our 2017-2018 student body consists of 5,200 undergraduates and 1,900 graduate students

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    36,000+ alumni in 50 states and 70 countries around the globe

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    929 bachelor's degrees, 613 master's degrees and 76 doctorates awarded in the 2016-2017 academic year

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    global community with students from 65 different countries and 30 different states

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SEAS By the Numbers

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The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences was founded in 1946

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Member of Association of American Universities (AAU)

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Research expenditures total $74 million annually

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237 full-time faculty members and counting

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5,200 undergraduates and 1,900 graduate students enrolled in 2017

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929 undergraduate and 689 graduate degrees awarded in 2016-2017

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36,000+ alumni in 50 states and 70 countries around the globe

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A global community with students from 65 different countries and 30 states

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