SEAS in the News

6/14/19
A story on CBS News about experts testifying before the House Intelligence Committee about the threats that “deepfake” videos and other types of artificial intelligence-generated synthetic data pose to the U.S. election system reports witnesses at today’s hearing include David Doermann, Empire Innovation professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and director of the Artificial Intelligence Institute.
6/7/19
An article in the London Free Press about the World’s Challenge Challenge, which aims to address issues such as poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, peace and justice, included photos of UB students Abdulrahman Hassaballah, Anish Kirtane and Olivia Burgner.
6/7/19
An article in Business First reports the number of UB students studying to become engineers has exploded in the last 10 years, rising from 4,057 in 2009 to 7,388 in the fall of 2018, an increase of 58 percent, and interviews Liesl Folks, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
6/7/19
An article in The New York Times about an oceanic pop-up titled “Ocean Cube,” which takes visitors underwater in a technical simulation filled with bioluminescent sea creatures and is on display in New York City through August, reports the show, created with sustainable practices in mind, is a collaboration with organizations that include the UB Fabrication Workshop and the UB SMART Communities of Excellence.
6/4/19
An article on Weather.com about the rising water levels in the Great Lakes interviews Helen Domske, associate director of the Great Lakes Program at UB and senior coastal education specialist with New York Sea Grant program.
6/4/19
An article in Business First about health insurers who are requiring proof that new treatments work before they will agree to cover them looks at research being conducted at UB to develop a process to make a 3D print model of the human heart and brain to allow surgeons to test new devices, strategies or treatments for individual patients and interviews Ciprian Ionita, professor of biomedical engineering and neurosurgery.