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7/11/18
An article on ThomasNet News reports on research by Nils Napp, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, to develop autonomous robots that can overcome uneven terrain and other obstacles and are based on beavers, termites and other animals that build structures in response to simple environmental cues.
7/6/18
On May 27, UB welcomed 38 undergraduate STEM students from Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan to campus. They made the 36-hour trip to take a variety of classes, from engineering to sociology, through UBThisSummer during the first six-week session of the program.
7/5/18

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are generating mega-buzz these days with accounts of fortunes won, and lost, on the many volatile digital exchanges. But according to Bina Ramamurthy, teaching professor of computer science and engineering, the real story is blockchain, the technology that underlies these currencies.

7/3/18
A story on WKBW-TV interviews Nils Napp, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, about his research to develop autonomous robots that can overcome uneven terrain and other obstacles and are based on animals that build structures in response to environmental cues.
6/29/18
An article in New Atlas reports on research by Nils Napp, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, to develop autonomous robots that can overcome uneven terrain and other obstacles and are based on beavers, termites and other animals that build structures in response to simple environmental cues.
6/28/18
An article on Futurity reports on research by Nils Napp, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, to develop autonomous robots that can overcome uneven terrain and other obstacles and are based on beavers, termites and other animals that build structures in response to simple environmental cues.
6/28/18

Seven UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences students connected with other female engineers at the 2018 WE Local Conference in Providence, R.I., an annual regional event presented by the Society of Women Engineers. 

6/27/18

Like the state animal of New York, the rover-like vehicle uses surroundings to build complex structures, overcome obstacles.

6/18/18
An article on Tech World about the cybersecurity threats posed by voice-activated devices such as smart speakers and smartphones reports researchers from UB’s Ubiquitous Security and Privacy Research Lab are developing an app that can detect a voice-replay attack, and quotes Kui Ren, professor of computer science and engineering.
6/18/18
A story on WGRZ-TV reports on research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, that uses cancelable biometric passwords to unlock smartphones and other devices.