Student News


A team of UB students got the opportunity to put themselves in the shoes of a penetration tester, breaking into and exploiting different computer systems and software at the annual Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition international finals.


Students in associate professor Andreas Stavridis’ reinforced concrete design class had a chance to experience something most undergraduate students do not: seeing the beams they designed and built put to the test.


“I wanted to bring the club back because I wanted students to have more exposure to industry, beyond design engineering,” says civil engineering senior Mustafa Shakoor.


UB students got the opportunity of a lifetime: to build two sets for the Prague Quadrennial (PQ ), an international event showcasing the best in performance design, scenography and theatre architecture.


Environmental engineering faculty and students collaborated with the Erie County Division of Sewerage Management and PeroxyChem to explore a novel and more sustainable method of wastewater management.


A team of computer science and engineering graduate students are participating in the first-ever eBay Machine Learning Challenge, to help the industry giant find ways to make sense of its massive amounts of unstructured data.