Student News


The awards, worth up to $966,000, will help STEM scholars pursue postgraduate education.

An article on Buffalo Rising reports four UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seniors, Amelia Veitch, Austin Reese, Andrea Oaks, and Austin Izzo, have secured a grant from Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) to build a sustainable, wheelchair-friendly garden at the Buffalo Center (Rehabilitation & Nursing).
Ever wonder how much energy buildings on campus use every year, or where that energy comes from? Curious to know which building uses the most energy? Well a group of students from the ELN’s Sophomore Living Learning Community are about to launch an app that will tell you just that.
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.
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.
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.