Buffalo Business First featured Panasci winners and eLab participants Ryan Jaquin and Shane Nolan, both 2018 UB graduates with MBA/engineering degrees. The story describes their startup, Bitcrusher, a guitar-tech company with a device that attaches to the body of a guitar, taking in the vibrations of strings through a traditional “pickup.”
WIRED published an article on startup Buffalo Automation’s quest to develop driverless boat technology. The company has close ties to UB, including being founded by two former UB students, once operating out of UB technology incubator tenX, and hiring UB student interns through the Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR) administered by The Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE) at UB.
An article in Business First features Shane Nolan and Ryan Jaquin, who both earned master’s degrees in business administration and electrical engineering from UB and are the co-founders of Bitcrusher, the guitar-tech company that took first place in UB’s Henry A. Panasci Technology Entrepreneurship Competition and the New York Business Plan Competition and second place at Bright Buffalo Niagara.
An article on Digital Journal about a free all-hazard disaster alerting network telephone app to help ordinary citizens be able to mobilize and assemble voluntary emergency response teams in the event of a disaster notes that a UB study by Jun Zhuang found that tweets during the Boston Marathon bombings, Louisiana floods and Hurricane Harvey spread misinformation and caused delays and false reports for emergency rescues.
An article on Robotics Business Review about the contributions that universities are making to swarm robotics reports UB researchers are part of a team that is working to improve the perception and navigation of RoboBees.