Department News

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

5/9/17

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

4/18/17

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

4/14/17
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.
4/5/17
The finals of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition are happening this week, and four doctoral students from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are among the 12 students who will pitch their research to a panel of judges and the audience.
3/20/17
StemCell Therapy reported on UB research, led by UB chemical and biological engineering professor Stelios T. Andreadis, which found adult skin cells can be converted into stem cells without genetic modification.
3/20/17

“Know that if you do good work, you will be helping someone somewhere in the world,” were some of the words of wisdom Ashish Shah (PhD ’93, MS ’89, Electrical Engineering) shared with students and fellow alumni during the annual Engineering Celebrations event.

3/17/17
An article on Front Line Genomics reports on UB research that showed that adult skin cells can be converted into neural crest cells, a type of stem cell, without any genetic modification, and that these stem cells can yield other cells that are present in the spinal cord and the brain.
3/16/17
An article on PhysOrg reports on UB research that showed that adult skin cells can be converted into neural crest cells, a type of stem cell, without any genetic modification, and quotes Stelios Andreadis, professor and chair of chemical and biological engineering