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7/6/18
On May 27, UB welcomed 38 undergraduate STEM students from Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan to campus. They made the 36-hour trip to take a variety of classes, from engineering to sociology, through UBThisSummer during the first six-week session of the program.
7/5/18

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are generating mega-buzz these days with accounts of fortunes won, and lost, on the many volatile digital exchanges. But according to Bina Ramamurthy, teaching professor of computer science and engineering, the real story is blockchain, the technology that underlies these currencies.

6/28/18
An article on Futurity reports on research by Nils Napp, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, to develop autonomous robots that can overcome uneven terrain and other obstacles and are based on beavers, termites and other animals that build structures in response to simple environmental cues.
6/28/18

Seven UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences students connected with other female engineers at the 2018 WE Local Conference in Providence, R.I., an annual regional event presented by the Society of Women Engineers. 

6/27/18

Like the state animal of New York, the rover-like vehicle uses surroundings to build complex structures, overcome obstacles.

6/18/18
An article on Tech World about the cybersecurity threats posed by voice-activated devices such as smart speakers and smartphones reports researchers from UB’s Ubiquitous Security and Privacy Research Lab are developing an app that can detect a voice-replay attack, and quotes Kui Ren, professor of computer science and engineering.
6/18/18
A story on WGRZ-TV reports on research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, that uses cancelable biometric passwords to unlock smartphones and other devices.
6/8/18
An article on Futurity reports on research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, to develop a “brain password,” which measures an individual’s brainwaves in response to a series of pictures and can be used to unlock smartphones and other devices.
6/8/18
The 2018 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences commencement ceremonies celebrated degrees conferred on several hundred students representing over forty different majors and areas of concentration — men and women of different backgrounds and ambitions from all around Western New York, the country, and the world.
6/7/18
Two aspiring computer engineers, sophomores Daniel Delannes-Molka and Shanelle Ileto, are taking advantage of the SEAS Reverse Engineering Lab to get ahead in their field.