In the Media

Public news media mentioning the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University at Buffalo.

12/8/17
An article on Innovators Magazine, a European-based science and technology publication, looks at research by Neeti Pokhriyal, a UB PhD candidate in computer science, that reports a new mapping technique that harnesses big data is being developed to transform the ability of governments and aid organizations to tackle extreme poverty.
10/23/17

An article in WalletHub concerning which states are most vulnerable to identity theft and fraud, and how to avoid being hacked, quotes UB computer science professor Shambhu Upadhyaya.

10/20/17
An article in WalletHub concerning which states are most vulnerable to identity theft and fraud quotes UB computer science and engineering professor Shambhu Upadhyaya.
10/13/17
An article on The University Network reports a team of researchers, led by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, has developed a biometric scanner that verifies a computer user’s identity by recognizing the geometry of their heart.
10/12/17
An article on the website of the National Science Foundation reports a UB-led team has developed a computer security system using the dimensions of an individual’s heart as an identifier.
10/9/17
A podcast on Scientific American reports UB scientists led by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, have constructed a computer security system that works by scanning the dimensions of the user’s heart and using the pattern as an identifier.
10/2/17
The Innovation of the Week column in the Boston Globe features research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, who developed a computer security system that uses radar to read an individual’s personal heart rate signature.
9/29/17
An article on Gizmodo reports on UB research on the potential to use cardiac scanning software to unlock electronic devices such as computers and phones, and quotes Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering.