In the Media

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


WIVB-TV quotes Chunming Qiao and Kevin Hulme in a story about UB's $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study self-driving cars.


The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International reports on a $1.2 million grant that UB engineers received to develop a research platform, dubbed iCave2, for driverless and connected car research.

An article in the Daily News reports a study co-authored by a UB undergraduate has created an app for smartphones, tablets or computers that tracks a child’s eye movements to see whether the child displays signs of autism spectrum disorder.

A story on WIVB-TV about the police robot bomb that was used to kill the sniper in last week’s ambush of police officers in Dallas interviews Karthik Dantu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, who said the technology has been used before, although not in civilian situations.

A column in the Wall Street Journal quotes UB computer science professor Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science, who discusses AutoDietary, a food-tracking necklace he is developing that monitors what you eat based on the sound food makes as you bite and chew.

Buffalo Business First reported on Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition winner Buffalo Automation Group, led by a team of SEAS undergraduate students.


IEEE Spectrum reports on research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science at UB, who is developing a necklace-like device that monitors what you eat based on the sound food makes as you bite, chew and swallow.


The Buffalo News reports on a company founded by UB alums Kurt Wojda and Mark Zorn (BS ’05, MS ’08 Computer Science) that has launched “Emoji with Me,” a video game that lets users of smartphones and other mobile devices challenge their friends to guess the names of movies, TV shows or different phrases using emojis to communicate.