The Eagles Wire, part of USA Today’s coverage of the National Football League, reports that the Philadelphia Eagles have hired Zachary Steever, who earned a PhD in industrial and systems engineering at UB, as a quantitative analyst.
3Dprintingindustry reported on advances in the field, including the development of a 3D printed water-purifying aerogel that could be scaled-up for use at large wastewater treatment plants by a team led by Nirupam Aich, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering.
Thomas.net reported on the method developed by Zhangpeng Jin, associate professor of computer science and engineering, to determine a 3D printer's fingerprint, which could not only help identify machines used to make unlawful weapons but also help protect intellectual property.
The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), part of the National Institutes of Health, reported on research led by Ruogang Zhao, associate professor of biomedical engineering, on a new 3D printing method that is faster than the industry standard and could be used to print human tissue and organs.
The Scott and Coleen Stevens Chair in Engineering Sustainability will focus on core areas including sustainability fundamentals, renewable energy, economics, environmental quality and engineering practice, ethics and manufacturing.