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A prolific engineer, Furlani holds 152 U.S. patents and 40 foreign patents.


The Wu research group developed a new class of high-performance nitrogen-coordinated single cobalt atom catalyst. 


Information sessions Monday, February 12 and Wednesday February 14.

The UB Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has added two teaching faculty to enhance undergraduate education, experiential learning and career development.
Blaine Pfeifer has been named a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). He will be inducted into the College of Fellows Class of 2018 this spring as part of AIMBE’s Annual Event, to be held April 8-9 in Washington, D.C.
"I want to see more women in engineering, and I hope that our leadership roles encourage more women to feel like that invisible barrier that is ever-present in the STEM majors will be just a little bit less daunting," said Margaret Donnelly, president of UB's Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers student chapter.

Hanguang Zhang and the Wu research group's recent finding on PGM-free cathode catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) was published in the 2017 Journal of The American Chemical Society (JACS)


From developing a pneumonia vaccine to desalinating water with the sun, here are some highlights from a year of discovery.