SEAS in the News

2/6/18
A story on WBFO-FM about a local startup that is working on a blood test to detect brain aneurysms reports the founder of the company is working with UB researchers, led by Hui Meng, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, to set up Neurovascular Diagnostics.
2/6/18
An article on Eos, a publication of the American Geophysical Union, about using airborne lidar, a pulsed laser light technology, to hasten rescues from compromised buildings interviews Chris Renschler, associate professor of geography and an investigator with MCEER.
2/2/18
An article in Modern Steel Construction, a publication of the American Institute of Steel Construction, looks at research by Michel Bruneau, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, that uses a new composite assembly, a concrete-filled composite plate shear wall core system, in the construction of high-rise buildings.
1/30/18
An article in the Thibodaux Daily Comet reports nearly a dozen UB students spent the last week of their winter break doing coastal restoration in Louisiana, and quotes Leah Nola, a mechanical engineering student.
1/30/18
An article on Tech Xplore reports on research by Kwang Oh, associate professor of electrical engineering and biomedical engineering, and colleagues who developed a chip that uses two different types of forces – capillary- and vacuum-driven – to shrink the diagnostic function of a medical lab onto a chip the size of a small coin.
1/25/18

Inside Higher Ed talks to engineering dean Liesl Folks about a new study that showed that perceived gender bias in a given discipline is the primary reason women use for selecting a college major.