News and Events

7/6/18
On May 27, UB welcomed 38 undergraduate STEM students from Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan to campus. They made the 36-hour trip to take a variety of classes, from engineering to sociology, through UBThisSummer during the first six-week session of the program.
7/5/18
A story on Fox News about a Chinese “megarocket” that experts say could outperform NASA and SpaceX quotes John Crassidis, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, about President Trump’s order for the Pentagon to establish a “space force” and what the creation of a new and unprecedented branch of the armed services would entail.
7/5/18
Frank Cozzarelli, a longtime faculty member in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, died January 25, 2018, in his Buffalo home. He was 84.
6/28/18
A story on WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee about the growing problem of drones that are invading protected airspace every day interviews Javid Bayandor, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, who said a pilot would have little time to avoid a drone in its path.
6/28/18

Seven UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences students connected with other female engineers at the 2018 WE Local Conference in Providence, R.I., an annual regional event presented by the Society of Women Engineers. 

6/22/18
An article on Fox News about President Trump’s order for the Pentagon to establish a “space force” and what the creation of a new and unprecedented branch of the armed services would entail interviews John Crassidis, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
6/8/18
The 2018 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences commencement ceremonies celebrated degrees conferred on several hundred students representing over forty different majors and areas of concentration — men and women of different backgrounds and ambitions from all around Western New York, the country, and the world.
6/7/18

Gnam was chosen for his academic performance and because his research, which involves implementing “a computationally efficient and robust attitude determination and control system for the LinkSat spacecraft,” closely aligns with that of NASA’s.