News

8/15/19

The UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has been recognized as an Exemplar Bronze Award recipient by the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program. The program publicly recognizes engineering colleges that make significant progress in increasing diversity and inclusion.

8/8/19
As the intersections between the healthcare system and technology continue to grow, one of the greatest challenges is data sharing of confidential information across a number of organizations.
7/25/19

UB researchers have received a record 11 National Science Foundation CAREER awards in 2019, along with a U.S. presidential early career award.

7/17/19

Women are one of a number of historically underrepresented groups in STEM fields and programs such as CSExplore are working to reverse that trend.

7/15/19
Chess.com reports on a chess cheating scandal in France and mentions how Ken Regan, associate professor of computer science, advised the Chess Federation’s Fair Play Commission on the matter using a statistical analysis program he developed to detect cheating.
7/15/19
Nearly every large event that we attend, from concerts to plays to commencement ceremonies, relies on engineering. It’s something we don’t think about unless something goes wrong – but the technology behind theatre is essential, skilled work.
7/8/19
An article on Blokt about powerful technologies that can erode privacy includes Jetson, a system that can automatically identify people from hundreds of meters away by reading their heart rate and quotes Wenyao Xu, associate professor of computer science and engineering, who said cardiac signatures have the potential to be more accurate than facial recognition systems and could achieve 98% accuracy.
7/3/19
A story on ESPN about the similarities between baseball and cricket interviews Kenneth Regan, associate professor of computer science and engineering, who has written on the intersections of the two sports.
7/2/19
An article in MIT Technology Review Magazine about advances in biometrics reports that the Pentagon now has a prototype infrared laser called “Jetson” that can identify people by their heartbeat, and interviews Wenyao Xu, associate professor of computer science and engineering.
6/28/19
An article in TechSpot about advances in biometrics reports that the Pentagon now has a prototype infrared laser called “Jetson” that can identify people by their heartbeat, and interviews Wenyao Xu, associate professor of computer science and engineering.