In the Media

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

An article in Business First about self-driving technology reports UB has received a $1.2 million grant, funded by the National Science Foundation, to build a testing platform for companies seeking a benchmark on their technology, and quotes Chunming Qiao, chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the principal investigator on the research.
An article on Futurity reports on UB research that suggests that data from Twitter and possibly other social media platforms can be used to improve event planning, route scheduling, crowd regulations and other subway operations, and quotes Qing He, Stephen Still Assistant Professor in Transportation Engineering and Logistics.

WIVB-TV quotes Chunming Qiao and Kevin Hulme in a story about UB's $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study self-driving cars.


The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International reports on a $1.2 million grant that UB engineers received to develop a research platform, dubbed iCave2, for driverless and connected car research.

An article in the Daily News reports a study co-authored by a UB undergraduate has created an app for smartphones, tablets or computers that tracks a child’s eye movements to see whether the child displays signs of autism spectrum disorder.

A story on WIVB-TV about the police robot bomb that was used to kill the sniper in last week’s ambush of police officers in Dallas interviews Karthik Dantu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, who said the technology has been used before, although not in civilian situations.

A column in the Wall Street Journal quotes UB computer science professor Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science, who discusses AutoDietary, a food-tracking necklace he is developing that monitors what you eat based on the sound food makes as you bite and chew.

Buffalo Business First reported on Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition winner Buffalo Automation Group, led by a team of SEAS undergraduate students.