Graduate Education

When you join UB’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, you join an inclusive environment that supports big thinking, creative freedom, and vast possibilities for achievement.

Take on the real world.

Our graduate students receive free professional development training through the SEAS 360° Certificate of Professional Development program, designed to help graduate students develop and improve the soft skills employers around the world expect.

Collaborate across disciplines to turn your ideas into reality.

Parham Rohani

We encourage entrepreneurial thinking by connecting our students and faculty to a wealth of opportunities and sources at UB and throughout Western New York.

Chemical and Biological Engineering PhD student Parham Rohani (left) is pursuing ideas that could bring a hydrogen generating device to your car and prevent your lithium-ion battery from wearing out. In order to bring his concepts to market, he launched NanoHydroChem LLC, which won $50,000 in a statewide commercialization competition organized by FuzeHub, a nonprofit organization that assists small- to medium-sized manufacturing companies.

Conduct research with faculty experts in your field.

Graduate student in earthquake lab

Our students and faculty engage in fundamental research and pioneer new technologies that address big challenges faced by society, with research expenditures totaling $74 million annually.

As a SEAS graduate student, you will utilize modern research labs and be mentored by faculty members who are outstanding teachers and internationally recognized for their research. 

Join a network of success.

Our graduates are employed at top companies and universities around the world. Our network includes:

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