Student News

“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 Scientista.
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.

Participants spent a week gaining a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the region.

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 chapter.
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.