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Undergraduate Research

Some of the world’s most famous discoveries have been made through university research and students are an integral part. Students who engage in research are more likely to graduate or go on to graduate school, and have more successful careers after graduation.  As a Tier 1 research university, UB has a strong reputation for research and opportunities for students to participate.

At EE, we encourage our undergraduate students to participate in research with our faculty and this may be done in a number of ways. Many of our faculty work with students using the following options:

“I always urge students to take advantage of a key asset that is available to them — the fact that UB is a top research university. Participation can help to build up their resume and they could discover career paths that they may never have considered.” 

Jennifer L. Zirnheld
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering