Inspired by a variation of origami, research led by Shenqiang Ren, professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is making electronic circuits more malleable — a key step toward advancing smart clothing.
Neurovascular Diagnostics Inc. co-founded by UB Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Hui Meng has received a $224,000 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the NSF. The company is developing a blood test for detecting unruptured brain aneurysms.
Allison Carr O'Connor '88 is the Business Unit Operations Manager in charge of technical operational projects at Moog. She is on the Board of Directors for the Niagara Aerospace Museum and currently is the Vice President. She is an active member of AIAA and was just recently awarded the AIAA Fellowship status.
Dr. Lesley Weitz '02 is a lead simulation and modeling engineer for the MITRE Corporation’s Center for Advanced Aviation System Development, a federally funded research and development center that supports the mission of the Federal Aviation Administration.
Bradley Cheetham '09 is a National Science Foundation Fellow and National Defense Science and Engineering Fellow. He is the President and CEO at Advanced Space, the COO at Black Swift Technologies and holds a position as an Instructor at University of Colorado Boulder.
Marcus Yam BS '07 was among the staff of the Seattle Times to win a 2015 Pulitzer Prize in the category of breaking news coverage. Yam was the only photographer on duty when reports of the devastating landslide in Oso, Washington surfaced on the morning of March 22, 2014.
Research in materials is grounded in understanding why a material displays a given electronic, physical, mechanical, or chemical property or behavior, thus permitting "structure-property" relationships and predictions.