News and Events

4/5/18
An article on Futurity reports on research by Shenqiang Ren, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, that describes how kirigami, a variation of origami that involves cutting folded pieces of paper, has inspired efforts to build malleable electronic circuits.
4/4/18
An article on PhysOrg reports on research by Shenqiang Ren, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, that describes how kirigami, a variation of origami that involves cutting folded pieces of paper, has inspired efforts to build malleable electronic circuits.
4/3/18

New research shows how paper-cutting can make ultra strong, stretchable electronics.

3/28/18
NBC News quotes John Crassidis, Samuel P. Capen Professor, about a Japanese company’s plans to create on-demand, artificial meteor showers in outer space.
3/27/18
An article on Nanowerk about photostriction, which allows certain materials to undergo a change in internal strain – and therefore shape – with exposure to light, interviews Shenqiang Ren, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
3/26/18
James F. van Oss is passionate about his alma mater and in giving back to the University at Buffalo and the community at large.
3/23/18
Deborah Chung, professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, was featured in a Cal Tech news story concerning three of the university's first female graduates to receive bachelor of science degrees.
3/14/18
"Being back at my alma mater is my obvious inspiration. I know that UB is one of best in the world. Every day when I leave my office, I think to myself, 'I hope what I did today made UB a better place,' said John Crassidis, who was recently recognized with the celebrated Samuel P. Capen professorship.