Student News


Jonathan Bessette, Fatak Borhani, Liam Christie and Dennis Fedorishin are among the 14 UB students to receive the prestigious SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, the highest honor SUNY bestows upon its student.


“When I look back now, I smile to think how far I have come,” says Zachary Kralles, a current MS and soon to be PhD student in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, “I’m hoping that the more people that read this, the more people I can inspire to turn their lives around.”


Six School of Engineering and Applied Sciences students are among seven from UB to receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. The fellowships — which provide students freedom and funding — are one of the most competitive for graduate students in the U.S.


An entry that was dedicated to a UB student recovering from an accident finished near the top of an international engineering design competition.


Three local companies are doing their part to narrow the gender gap in science and engineering. M&T Bank and Verizon Media join Linde (formerly Praxair) in sponsoring UB’s Women in Science and Engineering program.


Sabrina Casucci, an assistant professor of teaching in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and director of the Engineering Management Program, was named a 2020 Open SUNY Online Teaching Ambassador.