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4/10/18
An article in Business First reports Buffalo Automation has received $900,000 in seed funding to expand pilot tests of its AutoMate system, a high-tech platform that helps steer self-driving ships around specific obstacles and directly to long-term destinations even during the night.
4/10/18
An article on Electronic Products Magazine reports on research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, to test underground sensors that continuously monitor road conditions and could alert transportation planners and drivers to problem spots and potholes.
4/10/18

Buffalo Automation — founded in 2015 by UB engineering students — has grown into one of the region’s most promising startups.

4/6/18
A story on WIVB-TV reports on research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, to test underground sensors that continuously monitor road conditions and could alert transportation planners and drivers to problem spots and potholes. "It can monitor the condition of the road, like the road temperature, moisture level, pressure and stress. We can predict where those potholes will be and we can fix them or even prevent the happening of those potholes," he said. A story also appeared on WGRZ-TV.
4/6/18

The conference will look at how big data and supercomputing have become essential to national security, medicine and other industries.

4/5/18
A story on WPIX-TV in New York City reports on a new app developed by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, that can help detect autism in children as young as 12 months old.
4/4/18
A story on WKBW-TV reports on a new app developed by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, that can help detect autism in children as young as 12 months old.
4/2/18

The app, EarlySee, gives parents an easy-to-use tool to help identify the disorder earlier.

3/29/18
An article on New York Upstate reports on UB research on embedding self-powered wireless sensors the size of key fobs under roads in order to provide updates on road condition to transportation planners and drivers with connected vehicles, and quotes Wenayo Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering.
3/28/18

Industrial and systems engineering alumnus Michael Moskal has been recognized for his contributions to the Florida high tech industry.