An article on Tech Xplore about a UB project that would use networks of self-powered wireless sensors laid under the road surface to provide regular updates on road conditions to transportation planners, drivers with connected cars and others quotes Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering.
James F. van Oss is passionate about his alma mater and in giving back to the University at Buffalo and the community at large.
An article in Business First about a “Thought Leaders” discussion on the state of cybersecurity reports panelists included Shambhu Upadhyaya, professor of computer science and engineering, who said he wants to see more training and more policies that can be enforced.

System under development harnesses energy from pavement vibrations created by automobiles.

"Being back at my alma mater is my obvious inspiration. I know that UB is one of best in the world. Every day when I leave my office, I think to myself, 'I hope what I did today made UB a better place,' said John Crassidis, who was recently recognized with the celebrated Samuel P. Capen professorship. 

Participants in the Three Minute Thesis competition proved that it's possible to explain complicated research in a brief — and interesting — way.

An article in EdTech Magazine about the one-of-a-kind security that biometrics can provide reports Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, is working on a project that uses a 3D image of an individual’s heart, obtained using low-level Dopler radar, for authentication.
An article on AAAS's Eureka Alert reports on the International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN), which was held last month in Spain and co-organized by Dimitrios Koutsonikolas, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The conference focused on research at the intersection of embedded systems and wireless networking.

UB political and computer science major Michael P. Brown is a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, which provides up to $30,000 for graduate study.

An article in Business First reports an autonomous electric bus called Olli is coming to the UB North Campus in the spring, where it will be overseen by Adel Sadek, director of UB’s Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics, and Chunming Qiao, chair of computer science and engineering, both in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.