Student News

Materials design and innovation masters student Eric Oliverio won first place in a scholarship competition run by the MidAtlantic Rubber and Plastics Group (MARPG).
Students from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences had the opportunity to get out of the classroom this summer, traveling to the coast of Wales for the inaugural year of the Swansea Study Abroad program.
Payam Ghassemi, a PhD student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, earned third place at the 2019 AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization student paper competition.
During the month of June, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering hosted the first-ever UB Reinforcement Learning Challenge. The event invited undergraduate and graduate students to apply their skills and knowledge in the field of reinforcement learning, a prominent area of machine learning.

Full-time, fully funded PhD students will see an increase in their 2019-20 stipends under the PhD Excellence Initiative.