Department News

Keep up to date with the latest Chemical and Biological Engineering news.

12/27/17

From developing a pneumonia vaccine to desalinating water with the sun, here are some highlights from a year of discovery.

12/14/17

A prolific engineer, Furlani holds 152 U.S. patents and 40 foreign patents.

11/22/17
An article in Business First reports NanoHydroChem, a company started by Parham Rohani, a UB PhD candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, won $50,000 last week in the FuzeHub Commercialization Competition in Albany.
11/21/17

Ferric Contrast and NanoHydroChem are among five winners in the statewide event.

11/6/17
A story on The Daily Beast interviews Blaine Pfeifer, professor of chemical and biological engineering, about a new pneumonia vaccine under development that could prevent 72 forms of the disease as well as anticipate future versions of the bacteria responsible for pneumonia.
11/6/17
Fourteen faculty from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are among those who were honored for notable achievement, service and teaching at UB's 2017 Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.
10/30/17
A story on WBFO-FM reports on a device being developed by Edward Furlani, professor of electrical engineering and chemical and biological engineering, that uses light to kill germs on the outside of cell phones and other small electronic devices.
10/30/17
A story on CBC Radio interviews Blaine Pfeifer, professor of chemical and biological engineering, about a new pneumonia vaccine under development that could prevent 72 forms of the disease as well as anticipate future versions of the bacteria responsible for pneumonia.