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A UB PhD student is working on a new technology that would eliminate the need for batteries to power the units.


UB research in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering  could eliminate the need for pacemaker batteries.


UB faculty members Jonathan Dewald, Chunming Qiao and John E. Tomaszewski have been named State University of New York Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.


UB’s aspiration to become a “top-producing Fulbright institution” took another significant step forward this month when a record number of undergraduates were chosen as recipients of Fulbright awards.


Four University at Buffalo students in management and engineering took third place in the in the graduate division of the APICS Northeast Student Case Competition.    


An idea for an underwater WiFi network to detect algae blooms earns the ExtremeComms Lab team of engineering students $15,000.


The courses, which explore technologies revolutionizing American factories, roll out worldwide next week.


A project led by John Crassidis to improve the navigation capabilities of a formation of spacecraft is among 25 of the most promising ideas selected as semifinalists in NASA’s iTech initiative. 


James Smist was seven years old when his father, Felix Smist, graduated in mechanical engineering from the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

STEM Open House


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.