Writers and editors should adhere to Associated Press (AP) Stylebook standards for virtually all writing, except when a UB style standard differs. UB style generally supersedes all other style standards. Below are guidelines for common science and engineering terms.
In the rare instances when adhering to UB or SEAS styles is impossible (due to technical restraints), writers and editors should consistently apply those style adaptations across all content.
The official name of the school is the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Do not use UB Engineering, or an ampersand (&) in place of the word "and" between Engineering and Applied Sciences.
The official abbreviation for the school is SEAS.
The official names of our departments are as follows. Do not use the ampersand (&) in place of the word "and":
There should always be a hyphen between "3" and "D" and "D" should always be capitalized. A study published in the journal Small describes how the team used a modified 3-D printer and frozen water to create lattice-shaped cubes and a three-dimensional truss with overhangs using graphene oxide.
The "b" and the "d" are lowercase. We aim to become leaders in the transportation informatics field by harnessing the power of big data and informatics to address society's critical transportation problems.
Do not use a space between "clean" and "room" when referring to facilities at UB. UB offers a multidisciplinary cleanroom with class 1000 space and class 100 working areas.
Two words. Multisource information fusion is a sophisticated estimation process that allows users to assess complex situations more accurately by effectively combining core evidence in massive, diverse and sometimes conflicting data sets.
Two words. Since 2000, faculty members have worked on research in analysis and design of health care information technology in hospitals.
Do not include "www" in front of any University at Buffalo website. The proper format is "unit.buffalo.edu" or "buffalo.edu/unit", with the "www" prefix no longer part of the formal URL.
UB Print Services and the Trademarks and Licensing group will apply these standards to official business cards, stationery, and similar institutional collateral, as well as to commercial and promotional items.