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10/19/18
An article on CNET in the U.S., UK and Australia reports on research by Wenyao Xu, associate professor of computer science and engineering, that has discovered the first way to track 3D-printed objects, including guns, using the unique “fingerprints” that 3D printers leave on the objects they produce.
10/19/18
An Associated Press article about a Maryland professor who may have found a lost Herman Melville manuscript that includes hints of what later would become his masterpiece “Moby Dick” reports the handwriting was analyzed by UB’s CEDAR forensics lab and that Sargur Srihari, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and founding director of CEDAR, presented a comprehensive forensic analysis in a paper.
10/18/18
An article in the Baltimore Sun about a Maryland professor who may have found a lost Herman Melville manuscript that includes hints of what later would become his masterpiece “Moby Dick” reports the handwriting was analyzed by UB’s CEDAR forensics lab and that Sargur Srihari, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and founding director of CEDAR, presented a comprehensive forensic analysis in a paper.
10/17/18
An article on New Atlas reports on research by Wenyao Xu, associate professor of computer science and engineering, that has discovered the first way to track 3D-printed objects, including guns, using the unique “fingerprints” that 3D printers leave on the objects they produce.
10/16/18
An article in Popular Mechanics reports on research by Wenyao Xu, associate professor of computer science and engineering, that has discovered the first way to track 3D-printed objects, including guns, using the unique “fingerprints” that 3D printers leave on the objects they produce.
10/16/18
An article in Wired about Rolls-Royce’s marine-focused enterprise to use artificial intelligence to develop completely autonomous ships reports Buffalo Automation, a startup with close ties to UB, has developed a system that can control ships up to 800 feet long.
10/16/18

The study describes what's believed to be the first accurate method for tracing a 3D-printed object to the machine it came from.

10/15/18
“It was the most beautiful place I have ever been to. From the top of the hills, we could see miles and miles of mountains, trees and coffee bushes,” said Aaron Chaney, secretary of Engineers Without Borders and a student in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering.
10/12/18

An ambitious new project spearheaded by Jonathan Manes, assistant clinical professor of law, will examine ethical and social concerns raised by the increasing use of artificial intelligence, or AI.

10/10/18
Computer science PhD alumnus Zhisheng Yan earned the 2018 Outstanding PhD Thesis in Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications Award from the Association for Computer Machinery Special Interest Group on Multimedia Systems (ACM SIGMM).