Student News

An article on Innovators Magazine, a European-based science and technology publication, looks at research by Neeti Pokhriyal, a UB PhD candidate in computer science, that reports a new mapping technique that harnesses big data is being developed to transform the ability of governments and aid organizations to tackle extreme poverty.

The goal of the event was to help high school students envision what their life could be like if they choose to pursue a STEM discipline at UB. 

The Solar Splash competition is a 5-day annual “electric boat regatta.” The 2017 competition took place in Springfield, Ohio from June 7-11.
An article in Business First reports NanoHydroChem, a company started by Parham Rohani, a UB PhD candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, won $50,000 last week in the FuzeHub Commercialization Competition in Albany.
The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers’ (IISE) UB student chapter teamed up with local organization, GObike Buffalo, to make the streets of Buffalo safer by helping to paint crosswalks at one of GObike’s Tactical Pop-up Projects. 

A group of undergraduate students successfully designed and built a prototype of an Arduino-based control algorithm testbed for a cube satellite and presented the results to NASA.