Department News

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


The faculty members were appointed to SUNY's highest faculty rank for their innovative research and teaching, and community service.


Gang Wu and Haiqing Lin have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. 


An article in Smithsonian magazine about a new super-lightweight insulating material that scientists say could prove to be a better, more eco-friendly alternative to Styrofoam interviews Mark Swihart, UB Distinguished Professor of chemical and biological engineering.

James F. van Oss is passionate about his alma mater and in giving back to the University at Buffalo and the community at large.

Carl Lund Carl Lund was awarded the 2018 Outstanding Teacher Award from the St. Lawrence Section of the American Society for Engineering Education.


While UB students are enjoying their mid-semester break, the university will play host to local high school students for Science Exploration Day.

An article on Science News for Students, a publication of the Society for Science & the Public, features Vader Systems, which worked with UB engineers to develop a liquid metal 3-D printing machine that employs magnetic fields to squeeze liquid metal into drops of precise sizes that are squirted onto a surface and then harden to build a solid metal object.