On May 27, UB welcomed 38 undergraduate STEM students from Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan to campus. They made the 36-hour trip to take a variety of classes, from engineering to sociology, through UBThisSummer during the first six-week session of the program.
An article on Futurity reports on research by Jun Xia, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, and Jonathan Lovell, associate professor of biomedical engineering, that showed that barley is an ideal and safe contrast agent for diagnosing swallowing disorders.
An article on Singapore’s World of Chemicals reports that UB research has developed a multifunctional microscope slide that supports real-time monitoring and mapping of temperature distribution and heat transport using a coating of an optical exceptional point structure, and quotes Ruogang Zhao, assistant professor of biomedical engineering.
The 2018 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences commencement ceremonies celebrated degrees conferred on several hundred students representing over forty different majors and areas of concentration — men and women of different backgrounds and ambitions from all around Western New York, the country, and the world.