Research News

Andrew Whittaker, SUNY Distinguished Professor in UB’s Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, is leading a multi-institutional initiative to reduce nuclear power plant complexity and cost by integrating seismic protection systems.

Each university brings strengths to the joint research project exploring liquefaction in transitional soils.

UB’s Institute of Bridge Engineering (IBE) is part of a team of researchers selected by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to become a University Transportation Center (UTC) for DOT Region 2.

At the Eric Bloch Symposium, SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson talked about the importance of commercializing faculty research.


The projects — funded by the Great Lakes Research Consortium — explore important questions about the health of area waterways.


New technology could one day lead to portable drug detectors.