Department News

We are proud to highlight our faculty, students and alumni that have been recognized for their accomplishments in research, career, academics and service. 

The SUNY Chancellor’s Awards acknowledge and provide system-wide recognition for consistently superior professional achievement and encourage the ongoing pursuit of excellence. In 2019, two members of EE were honored.
The President Emeritus and Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring, is UB’s highest honor given for undergraduate mentoring.
Combining the advantages of the emerging field of graphene plasmonics and the relatively mature platform of semiconductor heterostructures to develop new types of compact, tunable, cost-effective and versatile devices that emit light in the terahertz to mid-infrared spectral region.
Graduate students from EE presented their research posters to faculty, staff, fellow students, and members of the community during annual Student Poster competitions.
Students studying the Internet of Things at EE show their final projects to the community each year.
Researchers in electronics, communications and energy systems joined EE in 2018.
EE graduates have planted roots in WNY, taking advantage of Buffalo's favorable climate for new business and technology ventures.
EE graduate student Nan Zhang received the Harold O. Wolf Award which recognizes high achieving students who distinguish themselves through research, academic coursework and extracurricular activities.
Edward P. Furlani, UB engineering professor and fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, whose pioneering work in microfluidics, inkjet systems, optoelectronics and other fields is recognized worldwide, died suddenly July 3. He was 65.
Christopher Scolese to receive the 2018 von Kármán Lectureship in Astronautics award.