Payam Ghassemi, a PhD student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, earned third place at the 2019 AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization student paper competition.

The novel biometric tool, EarEcho, uses sound waves to identify the ear canal’s unique geometry.


The quantum technology advancement could help lead to improvements in computing, data processing.


The jewel is helping engineers develop tough yet lightweight protective material.

During the month of June, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering hosted the first-ever UB Reinforcement Learning Challenge. The event invited undergraduate and graduate students to apply their skills and knowledge in the field of reinforcement learning, a prominent area of machine learning.

UB engineers develop a dynamic gripper that mimics the adjustable grip of a human hand, an advancement that could improve industrial safety.


“Risk Analysis in the Digital Era," was the theme of this year’s conference, which involved presentations from several industrial engineering faculty and students.

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Voice authentication. Electronics recycling. The fourth industrial revolution. These are some of the topics SEAS faculty and researchers have written about for The Conversation, an independent source of news and views from the academic and research community, delivered direct to the public.

Buffalo Engineer is published by the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to showcase the excellence of our faculty, staff, alumni and students.


Learn how UB engineers and applied scientists are providing game-changing solutions for many of health care’s intractable challenges. 


SEAS marks completion of the nation’s first comprehensive specialization on digital manufacturing for the Coursera online learning platform.


Graduate engineering students' pro bono analytics makes a difference for Meals on Wheels.

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