In the Media

Selected news media mentions of our departmental activities.

7/17/20
Digital Engineering 247  covered UB research by Wenyao Xu on traceability of 3D printed objects. The study, in collaboration with colleagues at Rutgers University and Northeastern University, details the PrinTracker solution, which essentially can detect a unique “fingerprint” of a printer to aid in traceability.
6/23/20
3DPrint.com published an article on research led by UB's Department of Computer Science and Engineering that resulted in the development of the RehabPhone, a smartphone software tool that allows for home-based rehab using 3D-printed tools.
5/6/20
WHEC in Rochester interviewed Chunming Qiao, SUNY Distinguished Professor and chair of Computer Science and Engineering, about an app he’s the leading the development of to help with contact tracing for COVID-19.  
5/5/20
ABC News affiliate WHAM 13, published a report about PocketCare+, a contact tracing app that UB researchers are developing to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
4/30/20
WGRZ, WKBW, Spectrum News and WHEC report on PocketCare+, a new app developed by UB computer scientists and engineers that will provide a technologically advanced form of contact tracing to slow the spread of COVID-19.
4/29/20
Buffalo Rising reports on PocketCare+, a new app developed by UB researchers that will provide a technologically advanced form of contact tracing to slow the spread of COVID-19. The app uses a smartphone’s Bluetooth technology to monitor the whereabouts of the user.
4/17/20
The Plymouth Herald in England reports that UB-affiliated startup Buffalo Automation will test unmanned robot water taxis in British seaside town after coronavirus restrictions lift.
2/20/20
In a WKBW-TV story about the TikTok app and its use by online predators despite its image as a child-friendly platform, Oliver Kennedy, associate professor of computer science and engineering, advised parents to be vigilant about what their children are downloading.