News

5/9/18

The UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is ramping up its presence on the world’s largest educational platform by releasing online courses about blockchain technology, energy, collaborative robot safety and computer vision.

5/3/18
A story on WIVB-TV interviews Thiru Vikram a UB student turned CEO of Buffalo Automation, about technology he is working on to develop a self-driving boat.
5/1/18
Abdulrahman Hassaballah, a PhD candidate in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, won first place for his research poster in the annual SEAS Graduate Student Poster Competition.
5/1/18

The grants bring UB’s total to five this year, a sign the university is recruiting top-flight early-career faculty.

4/23/18
An article in Business First about blockchain, the web-based database that records single transactions on a multitude of servers, offering an alternative that is theoretically more secure and efficient than the current financial services sector, reports UB held a Blockchain Buildathon recently and that Bina Ramamurthy, research associate professor of computer science and engineering, taught an introduction to blockchain class during winter break.
4/23/18
Ever wonder how much energy buildings on campus use every year, or where that energy comes from? Curious to know which building uses the most energy? Well a group of students from the ELN’s Sophomore Living Learning Community are about to launch an app that will tell you just that.
4/20/18
His love of space began in kindergarten, but Christopher Scolese (BS '78) credits the broad and somewhat unique curriculum at UB for ultimately leading him to his position as center director of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.  
4/20/18
Two SEAS faculty members were among the five UB professors to be appointed to the rank of SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty achievement in the SUNY system.
4/20/18
Five students from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are among the fifteen UB students to receive the 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. The awards were presented by SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson at a ceremony April 10 in Albany.
4/19/18
An article on Vice’s Motherboard about new technology that will allow ships to sail autonomously reports Buffalo Automation, a startup that began at UB, has raised $900,000 to help commercialize its AutoMate system, a collection of sensors and cameras to help boats operate semi-autonomously.