BUFFALO, N.Y. — The new Department of Materials Design and Innovation (MDI) in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University at Buffalo has just completed its first full academic year of operation and it is marking that milestone with the Erich Bloch Symposium in Materials Design and Innovation at UB.

UB research in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering  could eliminate the need for pacemaker batteries.


UB faculty members Jonathan Dewald, Chunming Qiao and John E. Tomaszewski have been named State University of New York Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.


UB’s aspiration to become a “top-producing Fulbright institution” took another significant step forward this month when a record number of undergraduates were chosen as recipients of Fulbright awards.


Four University at Buffalo students in management and engineering took third place in the in the graduate division of the APICS Northeast Student Case Competition.