Student News

Reda Snaiki, a PhD student in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, won the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Fluid Dynamics Student Paper Competition earlier this summer.
Nearly every large event that we attend, from concerts to plays to commencement ceremonies, relies on engineering. It’s something we don’t think about unless something goes wrong – but the technology behind theatre is essential, skilled work.
About 100 students gathered on campus this spring to take part in the 2019 Blockchain Buildathon—an annual event that brings together local businesses and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences students to develop a solution to a problem, or use case, utilizing blockchain technology.
An article in Business First features Ogechi Ogoke, a UB student pursuing a PhD in chemical engineering, who won UB’s 2018-19 Western New York Prosperity Fellowship and founded a company that won the prestigious Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition.

Aerospace engineering student Yousouf Amolegbe talks about how he would like to use his position as president of the Student Association to advocate for an increase in black faculty, accessibility and disability rights awareness. 

An article in the Las Cruces Sun News about the third annual Spaceport America Cup, an annual rocketry competition that drew university students from 14 countries, reports a team from UB brought a sturdy wooden crate that discretely carries their rocket, including a motor built by the students themselves, in the bed of a truck they drove across the country.