Department News

Keep up to date with the latest Chemical and Biological Engineering news.


During my undergraduate studies, I would walk between South Campus classes across a well beaten path on the lawn between Acheson and Diefendorf halls.

Ever wonder what it would be like to participate in the design of a new consumer product?

Eleven SEAS faculty were among those honored for notable achievement, service and teaching.

Beginning this year, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences initiated five new awards to recognize faculty excellence in teaching and research.

Four SEAS students earned $8,000 in seed funding, mentorship, and shared space in the UB Technology Incubator as the winners of UB’s Entrepreneurship Lab (eLab).


A team of UB graduate students won first place at the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) R&D Student Competition.


The Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering program hosted its inaugural CDSE Days, a weeklong event that highlighted developments in the burgeoning big data and big compute fields. 


Mark Swihart, UB Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Executive Director of UB’s NYS Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.