Student News

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

Emerge makes scientific topics more accessible to the average student.

4/11/18

More than $60K in startup funding and services awarded.

4/10/18
An article in Business First reports Buffalo Automation has received $900,000 in seed funding to expand pilot tests of its AutoMate system, a high-tech platform that helps steer self-driving ships around specific obstacles and directly to long-term destinations even during the night.
3/29/18

Nine UB students in management, computer science and computer engineering won first place in the Northeast Collegiate Cyberdefense Competition.

3/27/18
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) awarded UB’s student chapter a Certificate of Commendation for its outstanding activities, a distinction earned by just the top 5% of all ASCE student organizations.