Student News


Philip Odonkor, a PhD student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has always been intrigued by the idea of distilling complex thoughts into short, captivating narratives. He’s also proven that he’s highly proficient at this essential skill.

Maliheh Karamigolbaghi received the Professor Emeritus Howard Strauss Memorial Scholarship, the largest scholarship distributed by UBEAA. The scholarship rewards academically outstanding students who demonstrate leadership skills through involvement on campus and community activities as well as scholastic accomplishments.

This fall, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences welcomed its largest incoming class of graduate students to date. The unprecedented class of 902 graduate students represented a 31% increase over fall of 2017.  

In 2005, a group of ten students traveled over 5,000 miles from their home country of Turkey to study at UB. The cohort came with a unique goal: to participate in the Dual Diploma Program, a partnership between the University at Buffalo’s Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering and Istanbul Technical University (ITU).
An article in the Buffalo News reports Algorhythm Technologies, formerly called Bitcrusher and a winner of UB’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition, is one of 18 finalists vying for a total of $350,000 in FuzeHub’s New York State Commercialization Competition next month in Albany.
“It was the most beautiful place I have ever been to. From the top of the hills, we could see miles and miles of mountains, trees and coffee bushes,” said Aaron Chaney, secretary of Engineers Without Borders and a student in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering.