Fox 8 TV news in Cleveland reports on the danger of deepfakes and includes commentary from Siwei Lyu, Empire Innovation Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, who studies digital forensics.
WGRZ-TV reports on cybersecurity efforts nationwide and locally related to the election. The report mentions that UB computer science students and graduates, under the guidance of professor and cybersecurity expert Shambhu Upadhyaya, have worked with federal agencies safeguarding elections as interns and paid employees.
The Sunday Post (Glasgow, Scotland) reports that cheating in chess has increased as a result of the game moving online during the pandemic and quotes Ken Regan, associate professor of computer science and engineering, who moonlights as a chess detective.
Space Daily reported on a UB research team’s $8.5 million grant to study hybrid rockets, a technology that could provide a safer and less expensive way to explore space compared to conventional rockets.
The Buffalo News reported that the Buffalo Innovation Seed Fund – the first-ever venture capital fund administered by the University at Buffalo – has made its first investment. The fund has invested $250,000 in Buffalo Automation, an artificial intelligence startup founded by former UB students.
Ken Regan, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and an expert on cheating in chess, was interviewed on As it Happens, one of Canada’s most popular and acclaimed shows on CBC Radio.