“To be surrounded by like-minded, driven women was
awe-inspiring. It was thrilling to recognize that, unlike what the
statistics say, there are definitely women in computer
science,” said Doris Kwan, co-director of UB’s
An article in the Thibodaux Daily Comet reports nearly a
dozen UB students spent the last week of their winter break doing
coastal restoration in Louisiana, and quotes Leah Nola, a
mechanical engineering student.
The good news kept coming for Swetank Saha, a PhD student in the
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, whose top-notch
work on next generation wireless networks earned him three awards
this past semester.
"I want to see more women in engineering, and I hope that our
leadership roles encourage more women to feel like that invisible
barrier that is ever-present in the STEM majors will be just a
little bit less daunting," said Margaret Donnelly, president of
UB's Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers student
An article in Aviation Week reports Seamus Lombardo, a
student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,
has been named to the magazine’s “Tomorrow’s
Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties,” an award that
recognizes students for their academic performance, civic
contribution and research or design project.