SEAS in the News

Nature India reports on MindEye, a project that uses eye-tracking tech to detect mild cognitive impairment. The tool, a collaboration between scientists in India and Anirban Dutta, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, could help in early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
An opinion piece in The MIT Press Reader cites UB research in arguing that journalists need to get better at interpreting statistics and research studies.
An article posted on reporting on a $2 million grant to study brain, motor-skill learning quotes project’s lead investigator Rudiyanto Gunawan, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering.
An article in ScienceDaily on reducing wildfire risks cites research reviewed by Jun Zhuang, professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, who studied burning prescribed fires to design a model to calculate the effectiveness of these fires to reduce risks.
An article on United Press International reporting on the world’s first space debris removal mission quotes John Crassidis, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Samuel P. Capen Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
A story on about Latvian-Czech chess player Igors Rausis, who was stripped of his GM title after a rulilng from the FIDE Ethics Commission, mentions Ken Regan, an associate professor of computer science and engineering.