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Civil and structural engineering students give prospective students a demonstration of the mini shake table, which can simulate the effects of an earthquake on a test specimen.
Pinar Okumus, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, speaks to prospective students about support for females in STEM majors at UB.
Yun Wu, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, leads a lab tour. Wu's research applies engineering principles and design concepts to develop novel therapeutics and diagnostics for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other deadly diseases.
Attendees also had the opportunity to tour the Digital Manufacturing Laboratory, which is home to high-definition 3D digital scanners, desk-top and professional grade printers.
Prospective students look at water samples in an environmental engineering laboratory. Among the top priorities of the profession are the delivery of safe water to drink, and the restoration of water quality in natural water systems throughout the nation.
Environmental engineering student Hailie Suk shows prospective students a petri dish containing a lab specimen.