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Research Highlights

See research accomplishments and recognition of our faculty and students, from honors to publications to sponsored research awards. 

2/28/17
Professor Sun's project, “Towards Metamaterial-inspired Networking for Wireless Devices in Extreme Environments,” earned this prestigious award from the National Science Foundation.
2/3/17
"Sunlight-powered purifier could clean water for the impoverished" highlights Professor Gan's solar device research which could help address global drinking water shortages.
12/12/16
The article, "Wanted: In-flight Drone Charging, Itty-Bitty Spy Cams, and More" discusses a recent Broad Agency Announcement from the U.S. Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office, and includes Professor Jornet's thoughts on how to achieve one of their requirements: a mini wireless video transmitter.
11/17/16
The article, "Hyperlens lights a new path to nanofabrication" highlights Professor Litchinitser's work in which a metamaterial lens beats diffraction limit and could bolster photolithography.
8/8/16
Edward Furlani and Josep Jornet (along with UB professors Albert Titus, Mark Ehrensberger, and Tom Furlani) will collaborate on the project, developing a new class of programmable electrical stimulation devices with integrated sensor and communications technologies, for the Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data Analytics (BIG).
6/13/16
The project, "Microfluidic 3D Capillary Network Test Phantom for Subdermal Vascular Imaging," will be funded by NSF I/UCRC CITeR (Center for Identification Technology Research).
12/27/15
"The Interlaced Partition Multiplier" by Christopher Fritz and Adly Fam published in IEEE Transactions on Computers.
6/2/15
Qiaoqiang Gan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Enginering, has his research featured on the homepage of the National Science Foundation website.  
12/1/15
"Good Code Sets from Complementary Pairs via Symmetrical/Anti-symmetrical Chips", co-authored by Ravi Kadlimatti and Adly T. Fam  has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems (TAES).
5/29/15
The research of Natalia Litchinitser, Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, is featured on the National Science Foundation "News From the Field" website.  
11/20/14
"Single-mode laser by parity-time symmetry breaking" co-authored by Liang Feng, Zi Jing Wong, Ren-Min Ma, Yuan Wang and Xiang Zhang.
8/24/17
Ph.D. students George Sklivanitis and Emrecan Demirors are the winners of the  "2014 Nutaq Software-Defined Radio Academic US National Contest."
8/24/17
Professor Adly T. Fam and former student, Dr. Aaron Roof, have been issued patent number 8,731,293 "REPRESENTING SIGNALS FOR CLASSIFICATION." 
4/7/14
Jingbo Sun, Natalia Litchinitser, Alexander Cartwright, Xi Wang, Tianboyu Zu, and Zhaxylyk Kudyshev co-authored the article on structured light applications.
8/24/17
Air Force Research Laboratory awards project to Professors Stella Batalama, Dimitris Pados, Tommaso Melodia and Weifeng Su
8/24/17
"Concealing with Structured Light" by Dr. Jingbo Sun (Litchinitser Lab postdoc), Natalia Litchinitser, Alexander Cartwright and their students published in Scientific Reports.
8/24/17
Professor Mastronarde to conduct research on scheduling mission-critical flows in congested and contested airborne network environments
8/24/17
"Plasmonic interferometric sensor arrays for high-performance label-free biomolecular detection" that has been featured as a cover article of the journal Lab on a Chip.
8/24/17
Networks of nanometer-scale machines offer exciting potential applications in medicine, industry, environmental protection and defense, but until now there’s been one very small problem: the limited capability of nanoscale antennas fabricated from traditional metallic components.
8/24/17
Exploring New Frontiers in Communications and Networking: Technological advancements could lead to improvements in tsunami detection, offshore oil and natural gas exploration, surveillance, pollution monitoring and other activities.
8/24/17
The paper, titled  "Virtual hyperbolic metamaterials for manipulating radar signals in air,"  is co-authored by Zhaxylyk A. Kudyshev, Martin C. Richardson and Natalia M. Litchinitser.
8/24/17
2013 International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS) Best Paper Award in Physical Layer Communications and Signal Processing for ‘‘Some Options for L1-Subspace Signal Processing.’’
8/24/17
Professor Edward Furlani received an NSF SBIR subaward for the development of a Macroscale Knudsen Pumped Solar Thermal Collector.
8/24/17
Two articles, co-authored by Professor Bird, have appeared in this highly recognized journal in the field of electronics.