In the Media

Selected news media mentions of our departmental activities.

9/20/19
The Week reported on UB research led by Zhanpeng Jin, associate professor of computer science and engineering, which developed the EarEcho, a biometric tool that uses sound waves transmitted through modified wireless earbuds to identify smartphone users via the unique geometry of their ear canal.
9/20/19
Futurity reported on UB research led by Zhanpeng Jin, associate professor of computer science and engineering, which developed the EarEcho, a biometric tool that uses sound waves transmitted through modified wireless earbuds to identify smartphone users via the unique geometry of their ear canal.
8/29/19
Scienmag.com reports that highlights of the Association for Computing Machinery International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2019) include research by UB computer science and engineering investigators.
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.
7/8/19
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.