In the Media

Public news media mentioning the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University at Buffalo.

An article on Fox News about last week's WannaCry ransomware attack interviews Shambhu Upadhyaya, professor of computer science and engineering, who said computer users who do not take the time to update their software or systems when prompted were a factor to the widespread nature of the ransomware attack.
A story on WGRZ-TV about a program announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to allow testing of driverless cars in New York State interviews Chunming Qiao, professor and chair of computer science and engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
A story on WIVB-TV about safeguarding the nation’s nuclear weapons from emerging cyber threats interviews Shambu Upadhyaya, professor of computer science and an expert in cybersecurity.
An article on BuiltWorlds about the use on job-site robotics interviews Michael Silver, assistant professor of architecture and a member of the Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies (SMART) program at UB.
An article in Salon about climate change and humanity’s environmental impact asks how people might react to the notion of becoming extinct and reports that a UB study suggests we might react peacefully.
An article on Gadgets Now reports on UB research suggesting that data from Twitter and other social media platforms can help improve event planning, route scheduling, crowd regulations and subway operations.
IEEE Spectrum reports on how Russ Miller, UB Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computing Science and Engineering, is teaching introductory courses in computer science that focus on parallel algorithms – a departure from the norm.
An article on Science Business reports on a new software tool being developed by a UB-led research team that aims to proactively catch hard-to-spot problems that can cause misleading big data results, and quotes Oliver Kennedy, assistant professor of computer science and engineering and principal investigator.