Alumni News


“Know that if you do good work, you will be helping someone somewhere in the world,” were some of the words of wisdom Ashish Shah (PhD ’93, MS ’89, Electrical Engineering) shared with students and fellow alumni during the annual Engineering Celebrations event.

It will take 220 million pounds of steel, 300,000 cubic yards of concrete and more than 5,800 workers to build the New NY Bridge—and seven UB alumni are helping to bring it all together. 

The award honors Crassidis’ commitment to excellence in aerospace engineering education.


Located in UB's business incubator, Nupur Technologies LLC has sold nearly 200 machines since February.


Angiograft, co-founded by recent chemcial engineering graduate Sindhu Row, PhD, develops a way to make artificial blood vessels for people with heart disease and could help reduce the costs associated with coronary bypass surgery.

In less than six months on the job at Alta Devices, Yanshu Li (BS/MS/PhD EE 2011/2014/2016; BA Math 2011) helped the solar power technology company break a world record.