News

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.
6/7/18

Gnam was chosen for his academic performance and because his research, which involves implementing “a computationally efficient and robust attitude determination and control system for the LinkSat spacecraft,” closely aligns with that of NASA’s.

6/7/18
An article on Biometric Update 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.
6/6/18
An article on Android Authority, a technology news outlet with a readership of 7 million, reports on research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 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.
6/5/18

Proposed biometric system measures brainwaves; creates brain password that’s ‘cancelable,’ meaning it can be reset if hacked.

5/29/18
WIRED published an article on startup Buffalo Automation’s quest to develop driverless boat technology. The company has close ties to UB, including being founded by two former UB students, once operating out of UB technology incubator tenX, and hiring UB student interns through the Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR) administered by The Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE) at UB.
5/29/18

Seamus Lombardo, who graduated this May with a degree in aerospace engineering from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is heading to MIT this summer to begin his master’s degree. Earlier this year, he was named one of Aviation Week’s 20 Twenties for 2018, an award presented by the Aviation Week Network and the AIAA.