SEAS in the News

An article on Innovators Magazine, a European-based science and technology publication, looks at research by Neeti Pokhriyal, a UB PhD candidate in computer science, that reports a new mapping technique that harnesses big data is being developed to transform the ability of governments and aid organizations to tackle extreme poverty.
A team UB researchers were featured on Aunt Minnie, a community website for radiologists and related professionals in the medical imaging industry. The story quotes biomedical engineering PhD student Lauren Shepard, who said, "3D printing provides a unique solution for benchtop experimentation."
An article on Upstart NY, which covers startups in the Buffalo area, features Vader Systems, which worked with UB engineers to develop a liquid metal 3-D printing machine. The articles notes that the company is hiring UB graduates.
An article in The Conversation by Sara Behdad, an assistant professor with a joint appointment in industrial and systems engineering and mechanical and aerospace engineering, examines why when a computer or smartphone breaks it’s hard to get it fixed and much more common to throw the device away, generating between 20 million and 50 million metric tons of electronic waste every year worldwide.
An article in Business First reports NanoHydroChem, a company started by Parham Rohani, a UB PhD candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, won $50,000 last week in the FuzeHub Commercialization Competition in Albany.
SME, formerly known as the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, profiles Joseph Mollendorf, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.