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The work will improve wearable devices, which are mostly used to check heart rate, calories burned and other simple measurements.

The First Annual Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine (SCiRM) Symposium was an exciting and stimulating event that brought together leaders from around the world in the field of stem cells. 

Twenty-five UB students will receive $25,000 in scholarship and internship support through fellowship program made possible by the Prentice Family Foundation.


The award honors outstanding CSTEP research mentors who have been involved in mentoring, supervising and advising undergraduate researchers, and have impacted students’ academic and professional careers. 

James Smist, Hratch Kouyoumdjian and Ram Kumar Krishnamurthy will be honored by the UB Alumni Association during its annual awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 11, in the UB Center for the Arts.

James Smist was seven years old when his father, Felix Smist, graduated in mechanical engineering from the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


The 3MT Competition aimed to help PhD candidates hone their presentation skills and communicate their research to a broad audience.

Articles in the Buffalo News and Business First report Parham Rohani, a doctoral student in chemical and biological engineering, and S. Bruce Kohrn, a business strategist, are the first-place winners of this year’s Panasci Technology Entrepreneurship Competition for their startup, NanoHydroChem, which focuses on hydrogen fuel cell technology.