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Using human stem cells, his lab is developing technologies and tools to grow personalized, three-dimensional internal organs, such as the liver and pancreas.

An article in Smithsonian magazine about a new coating that uses tiny air holes to reflect sunlight, cooling buildings better than white paint, interviews Mark Swihart, professor of chemical and biological engineering, who said other scientists have used solar-reflecting methods to achieve cooling.

Gang Wu has received an award from the National Science Foundation for his " Designing Nitrogen Coordinated Single Atomic Metal Electrocatalysts for Selective CO₂ Reduction to CO" project.


Johannes Hachmann has received an NSF award with the "Spokes: MEDIUM: NORTHEAST: Collaborative: Advancing a Data-Driven Discovery and Rational Design Paradigm in Chemistry." project.

Ten high achieving engineering and applied sciences students have been recognized with prestigious awards from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Business First reports that two start ups from UB’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have been named semifinalists in the 43North business competition.
Edward P. Furlani, UB engineering professor and fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, whose pioneering work in microfluidics, inkjet systems, optoelectronics and other fields is recognized worldwide, died suddenly July 3. He was 65.

Dr. Edward Furlani, who held a joint appointment in SEAS, serving as Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and as Professor of Electrical Engineering, unexpectedly passed away on July 3, 2018.