In the Media

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

9/27/17
An article in England's Daily Mail quotes Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, about a computer authentication system that uses an individual’s heart shape and size to sign in, utilizing low-level Dopler radar to continuously scan the heart’s dimensions, and granting access as long as the user is in the right place.
9/26/17
An article on Engadget reports UB researchers led by Wenyao Xu, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, have created a computer authentication system that uses an individual’s heart shape and size to sign in, utilizing low-level Dopler radar to continuously scan the heart’s dimensions, and granting access as long as the user is in the right place.
8/22/17

SEAS faculty members Albert Titus, Shambhu Upadhyaya and Wenyao Xu are among the advisors and mentors for a local startup that is working to develop a universal pet microchip scanner.

7/20/17
Scientific American reported on a story by Kui Ren, professor of computer science and engineering, about the limitations of using voice-based authentication to secure a smartphone and research he is conducting to overcome those limitations.
7/20/17
CBS News reported on a story by Kui Ren, professor of computer science and engineering, about the limitations of using voice-based authentication to secure a smartphone and research he is conducting to overcome those limitations.
7/19/17
An article in The Conversation by Kui Ren, professor of computer science and engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, about the limitations of using voice-based authentication to secure a smartphone looks at research he is conducting to overcome those limitations.
7/19/17
An article on Business Standard reports the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur has signed a memorandum of understanding with UB to promote joint research in cybersecurity and environment-related issues. The article appeared in news outlets throughout India.
7/13/17
An article on PhysOrg reports UB has received a $584,469 grant from the National Science Foundation to create a tool designed to work with the existing computing infrastructure to boost data transfer speeds by more than 10 times, and quotes Tevfik Kosar, associate professor of computer science.