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"Being back at my alma mater is my obvious inspiration. I know that UB is one of best in the world. Every day when I leave my office, I think to myself, 'I hope what I did today made UB a better place,' said John Crassidis, who was recently recognized with the celebrated Samuel P. Capen professorship. 

Participants in the Three Minute Thesis competition proved that it's possible to explain complicated research in a brief — and interesting — way.


Local high school students will get a taste of the STEM fields at UB's annual Science Exploration Day.


UB political and computer science major Michael P. Brown is a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, which provides up to $30,000 for graduate study.


X-ray laser method solves phase problem for solution scattering; will improve imaging in areas ranging from astronomy to virology.

A civil engineering senior witnessed experts in the field of structural and bridge engineering discuss her research during the National Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) Conference in Miami, Florida.
When students start college for the first time, they are encouraged to “get involved,” try new things, and join clubs in order to get the most out of their experience. 

Gold tab attached to skin converts mechanical energy into juice for wearables, self-powered electronics.


The plant, called the Niagara Resource Recovery Facility, turns municipal solid waste into steam and electricity.


Director of UB’s RENEW Institute and SUNY Empire Innovation Professor, Goyal was cited for advances in materials science and superconducting materials.



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An annual symposium dedicated to the late Erich Bloch, former director of the National Science Foundation who helped endow the Department of Materials Design and Innovation at UB.

Battle of the bots

Grudges were settled and armor sundered on Friday during Bot Wars, the marquee event of UB's annual celebration of National Engineers Week. Photos: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki

Published February 26, 2018

Galleries, videos and photographs capturing life in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Buffalo Engineer is published by the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to showcase the excellence of our faculty, staff, alumni and students.


UB-ASCE student teamwork builds bridges—and more—to help reach career goals. "If you watch the students in action, you see their leadership ability or their intensity or commitment, and that's better than an interview," says industry advisor Larry Mathews. 

Making injectable medicine safer

Researchers remove excess additives from drugs, which could reduce the odds of serious allergic reactions and other side effects.

Looking to the sky: UB Nanosat

A new project will extend the reach of the university's Nanosatellite Lab and help protect important space infrastructure, such as communication and GPS satellites, from orbital debris.

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