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UB engineer Souma Chowdhury is working to adapt teams of drones to assist in emergency response and disaster relief.

UB CSEE alumni Michael Lesakowski (MS ’08) and Peter Merlo (BS ’93, MS ‘98); UB staff member Steven Roder; and their team of 40 hockey players helped raise $1.2 million for cancer research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI).

The honor stems from a 19-year partnership with the Federal University of Pernambuco.

Colin Myers, a rising senior at UB from Lancaster, New York, won the Student in Technology Award from Info Tech WNY at its Buffalo Emerging Technology Awards Showcase event, known as the BETAS.
Unlike how most middle school and high school students would spend their free summer days, 39 outstanding students from 23 different schools learned about the exciting world of cybersecurity during a week-long camp at the University at Buffalo. 

EDISON conference assembles 120 top scientists to discuss computers, solar power and more.


Engineer receives NSF grant to boost data sharing speeds within existing computing infrastructure.


Thomas was nominated for the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Fellow Award by members of the Executive Committee of the IISE Accreditation Advisory Council. 

Last month, two professors in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering traveled to Costa Rica as part of a Study Abroad Incubator.

The device could improve solar panels, cameras, data sharing and more.

STEM Camporall


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.