Kui Ren and Terri Nusstein from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have been named recipients of the 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence.

This year's distinguished alumnus graduate commencement ceremony speaker, Victor Bahl, is director of mobility and networking research in Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence and Research division, a member of Microsoft’s Redmond Lab Leadership Team, and co-founder of a non-profit organization, Computing For All, which he began with his wife, Ritu.


The UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is ramping up its presence on the world’s largest educational platform by releasing online courses about blockchain technology, energy, collaborative robot safety and computer vision.

A story on WIVB-TV interviews Thiru Vikram a UB student turned CEO of Buffalo Automation, about technology he is working on to develop a self-driving boat.
Abdulrahman Hassaballah, a PhD candidate in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, won first place for his research poster in the annual SEAS Graduate Student Poster Competition.

The grants bring UB’s total to five this year, a sign the university is recruiting top-flight early-career faculty.

An article in Business First about blockchain, the web-based database that records single transactions on a multitude of servers, offering an alternative that is theoretically more secure and efficient than the current financial services sector, reports UB held a Blockchain Buildathon recently and that Bina Ramamurthy, research associate professor of computer science and engineering, taught an introduction to blockchain class during winter break.
His love of space began in kindergarten, but Christopher Scolese (BS '78) credits the broad and somewhat unique curriculum at UB for ultimately leading him to his position as center director of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.  
Two SEAS faculty members were among the five UB professors to be appointed to the rank of SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty achievement in the SUNY system.
Five students from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are among the fifteen UB students to receive the 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. The awards were presented by SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson at a ceremony April 10 in Albany.