SEAS in the News

5/11/18
An article in the New York Post reports on a low-cost chemical sensing chip developed by Qiaoqiang Gan, associate professor of electrical engineering, that could test people for cocaine as quickly as a breathalyzer identifies alcohol.
5/10/18
An article on BBC News reports on a low-cost chemical sensing chip developed by Qiaoqiang Gan, associate professor of electrical engineering, that could test people for cocaine as quickly as a breathalyzer identifies alcohol.
5/10/18
An article on Digital Trends interviews Qiaoqiang Gan, associate professor of electrical engineering, about his research that uses the power of the sun to evaporate and sanitize water at what the researchers report to be record-breaking rates, and notes the invention could be incorporated into water purifiers called solar stills that could help provide drinking water to people in areas affected by natural disasters.
5/9/18
An article in Construction Equipment Guide about accelerated bridge construction, which was pushed into the spotlight after a Florida bridge failure in March killed six, interviews Amjad Aref, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, who said it was unclear what the builders in Florida were using in lieu of a tower to support the segment that collapsed.
5/8/18
An article in 3DPrint.com reports on a new research collaboration between UB and Moog Inc. to develop artificial intelligence for image recognition in metal 3D printing. The article mentions how engineer Rahul Rai and Moog received support from UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics.
5/8/18
An article on Durability + Design about a panel that has given the go-ahead for construction of Seattle’s Rainier Square Tower, an 850-foot-tall structure that will feature a composite structural steel frame instead of the traditional steel frame around a reinforced concrete core interviews Michel Bruneau, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering.