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News about Materials Design and Innovation

8/29/17

A partnership with The JPB Foundation aims to speed adoption of environmentally sustainable processes and procedures.

7/5/17

The Eric Pitman Annual Summer Workshop in Computational Science is now in its 19th year.

6/20/17

The grants support faculty hiring to benefit research and education in robotics, artificial intelligence, pharmacology and X-ray laser science.

5/25/17

The event highlights MDI, a new science and engineering department at UB.

3/30/17

The grant, part of a $35 million nationwide investment, supports artificial intelligence research to make vehicles emission-free.

1/25/17

A world-renowned scholar in materials science, Jia is part of UB's Department of Materials Design and Innovation.

1/25/17

The national honor recognizes Jia's contributions to coated superconductors and metal-oxide thin films for electronic applications.

1/10/17

The awards will support projects designed to boost economic development in Western New York.

10/26/16

The lab will help researchers discover new materials to address climate change, national security and other pressing issues.

9/13/16

The acclaimed scholar, who holds 48 U.S. patents, will serve as a faculty member and scientific director of the UB's NYS Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics.

6/23/16

The institute connects UB, Buffalo Manufacturing Works and other partners to a national network committed to the sustained resurgence of U.S. manufacturing.

2/15/16

UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics will hold two events on Feb. 18 to showcase collaborative faculty and industry projects and to introduce UB’s new Department for Materials Design and Innovation.

11/2/15
For the second year, SEAS faculty, staff, students and their families joined together on a sunny October afternoon to further beautify Grace Plaza.
9/30/15
The newest additions to the SEAS faculty and their families enjoyed a casual evening of food and conversation during this year’s new faculty welcome reception.
7/14/15

The renowned materials scientist will serve as the Erich Bloch Endowed Chair, a role that will boost advanced manufacturing and biotechnology in Western New York.

6/30/14

The University at Buffalo has launched the Department of Materials Design and Innovation (MDI), a forward-leaning, interdisciplinary initiative that will address regional and national demand for new materials that accelerate research and education in advanced manufacturing and biotechnology.