Proposed biometric system measures brainwaves; creates brain password that’s ‘cancelable,’ meaning it can be reset if hacked.

WIRED published an article on startup Buffalo Automation’s quest to develop driverless boat technology. The company has close ties to UB, including being founded by two former UB students, once operating out of UB technology incubator tenX, and hiring UB student interns through the Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR) administered by The Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE) at UB.

Seamus Lombardo, who graduated this May with a degree in aerospace engineering from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is heading to MIT this summer to begin his master’s degree. Earlier this year, he was named one of Aviation Week’s 20 Twenties for 2018, an award presented by the Aviation Week Network and the AIAA.


Blockchain technology is expected to revolutionize the world and is advancing at an unprecedented pace.

An article on Robotics Business Review about the contributions that universities are making to swarm robotics reports UB researchers are part of a team that is working to improve the perception and navigation of RoboBees.
Kui Ren and Terri Nusstein from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have been named recipients of the 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence.

This year's distinguished alumnus graduate commencement ceremony speaker, Victor Bahl, is director of mobility and networking research in Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence and Research division, a member of Microsoft’s Redmond Lab Leadership Team, and co-founder of a non-profit organization, Computing For All, which he began with his wife, Ritu.


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.

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.
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.