SEAS in the News

2/20/18
A story on WBFO-FM about efforts to encourage more African-Americans to enter the STEM fields interviews Kevin Burke, teaching assistant professor of electrical engineering.
2/19/18
An article on Energy Harvesting Journal reports on UB research that suggests electronic devices could be powered by a small metallic tab that would generate electricity through bending a finger or other simple movements, and quotes Qiaoqiang Gan, associate professor of electrical engineering.
2/16/18
An article about local companies, including CUBRC, that can trace their lineage directly to Cornell Aeronautical Laboratories reports the lab is especially relevant today as state funding and community efforts seek to establish a more robust high-tech economy in Buffalo, boosted at least partially by research done at institutions that include UB.
2/16/18
An article about a gathering of automotive manufacturers from Western New York held to discuss changes coming to the industry reports participants included Stephen Still, who serves as an advisor for the Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics in UB’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
2/16/18
An article reports on a partnership between the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Westminster Community Charter School to introduce students in kindergarten through grade five to science, technology, engineering and mathematics by conducting hands-on projects with the students, and quotes Liesl Folks, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
2/16/18
An article in Forbes about new developments in wearable technology reports that a collaborative effort by UB and the Chinese Academy of Science has resulted in the development of a wearable metallic tab that is able to pick up on body movements and generate electricity, enabling wearers to convert everyday energy expenditure into power for their smart devices.