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Two University at Buffalo researchers were awarded the 2012 David Himmelblau Award for Innovations in Computer-Based Chemical Engineering.
When chemical engineer Tamara E. Brown launched the Tech Savvy program in Buffalo in 2004, her goal was to convince middle-school girls that they, too, could enjoy being in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field. Since then, Tech Savvy -- a program hosted at the University at Buffalo and presented by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) -- has inspired thousands of girls. As a result, Brown is headed to Washington, D.C., today (Friday, Dec. 9) where she will be honored for her efforts.

Phillip Tucciarone, a University at Buffalo senior majoring in chemical and biological engineering, was selected as a finalist for the prestigious Marshall Scholarship.

BUFFALO, N.Y – David Kofke, Ph.D., SUNY Distinguished Professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was named a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Mark T. Swihart, a chemical engineer and director of a University at Buffalo nanotechnology research initiative, has been named the recipient of the 2013 Jacob F. Schoellkopf Medal.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Thanks to efforts like the Human Genome Project, scientists are unraveling the role that genes play in the development of diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s.

Three University at Buffalo faculty members were appointed SUNY Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system, at the SUNY Board of Trustees’ meeting on Nov. 6.


The new transport system for DNA vaccines could help treat HIV, malaria and other major illnesses.