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4/14/17
Articles in the Buffalo News and Business First report Parham Rohani, a doctoral student in chemical and biological engineering, and S. Bruce Kohrn, a business strategist, are the first-place winners of this year’s Panasci Technology Entrepreneurship Competition for their startup, NanoHydroChem, which focuses on hydrogen fuel cell technology.
4/13/17
An article in Business First reports a total of 180 people from 26 countries enrolled in the first three UB massive open online courses (MOOC) aimed at using data to support manufacturing operations, and notes the effort at UB has been led by the business outreach center of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and UB’s Center for Industrial Effectiveness.
4/11/17
An article in Salon about climate change and humanity’s environmental impact asks how people might react to the notion of becoming extinct and reports that a UB study suggests we might react peacefully.
4/5/17
An article on iConnect007 reports Heads Up, a Buffalo startup company, has developed a device that fits on a worker’s safety glasses and monitors for safety threats, like noise, then notifies the wearer – and a safety manager at a central location – if such threats are present, and notes that UB was instrumental in getting the company going.
4/4/17
An article on Public. reports Heads Up, a Buffalo startup company, has developed a device that fits on a worker’s safety glasses and monitors for safety threats, like noise, then notifies the wearer – and a safety manager at a central location – if such threats are present, and notes that UB was instrumental in getting the company going.
4/4/17
An article on Salon abut innovative methods that scientists are using to solve drinking water shortages by using simple, cheap and abundant ingredients to purify water reports UB scientists led by Qiaogiang Gan, associate professor of electrical engineering, have developed a solar vapor generator that utilizes carbon-coated paper to trap heat and accelerate the evaporation of water.