SEAS in the News

10/9/17
A podcast on Scientific American reports UB scientists led by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, have constructed a computer security system that works by scanning the dimensions of the user’s heart and using the pattern as an identifier.
10/6/17
An article in the Buffalo News  reports Stephen Still, an engineer who credits UB with changing his life when he studied civil engineering here, has made a $4 million gift to the university in support of the Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics.
10/4/17
An article in Engineering News-Record reports on research, co-led by UB earthquake engineer Michel Bruneau, that examines how a new wall-building system could transform how office towers are constructed.
10/3/17
A story on WXXI-AM in Rochester about a program that helps people with disabilities to kayak and participate in other activities in the Great Lakes region interviews Victor Paquet, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering and a member of UB’s IDeA Center – short for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access.
10/2/17
The Innovation of the Week column in the Boston Globe features research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, who developed a computer security system that uses radar to read an individual’s personal heart rate signature.
9/29/17
An article on Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry about research to enable pacemakers to be powered by longer-lasting sustainable energy quotes M. Amin Karami, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.