Student News

4/20/18
Five students from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are among the fifteen UB students to receive the 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. The awards were presented by SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson at a ceremony April 10 in Albany.
4/19/18
An article on Vice’s Motherboard about new technology that will allow ships to sail autonomously reports Buffalo Automation, a startup that began at UB, has raised $900,000 to help commercialize its AutoMate system, a collection of sensors and cameras to help boats operate semi-autonomously.
4/13/18
The Buffalo News reports Bitcrusher, which makes sound effects technology for guitars, took first place in the University at Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition, and will receive a $25,000 cash grant and in-kind services such as office space and mentorship.
4/12/18
An article in Business First reports a startup company that integrates digital sound effects directly into guitars has won UB’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition, and will receive a $25,000 cash grant and in-kind services such as office space and mentorship.
4/12/18
A story on WKBW-TV interviews Thiru Vikram about his company, Buffalo Automation, that he founded in 2015 as a UB student, to develop a driverless boat that works with existing autopilot technology, but can see and react in real time to different obstacles or hazards in the water.
4/12/18

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