SEAS in the News

1/16/18
A front-page article in the Buffalo News about the possibility of developing a robot that could be used on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus to help people quit smoking interviews Souma Chowdhury, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, who said when it comes to the medical campus, some type of robot with a special purpose may work depending on its design.
1/16/18
An article in Business First and Buffalo Law Journal about Blockchain technology and its potential impact on such industries as finance, health care, logistics, accounting and real estate reports UB offers a course on it that is taught by Bina Ramamurthy, research associate professor of computer science and engineering.
1/16/18
An article on Stuff about the increasing use of steel building construction following earthquakes in Christchurch reports on research by Michel Bruneau, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, that showed that steel framed buildings that already existed at the time of the earthquakes stood up well.
1/9/18
An article in Aviation Week reports Seamus Lombardo, a student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been named to the magazine’s “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties,” an award that recognizes students for their academic performance, civic contribution and research or design project.
1/9/18
An article in the Sydney Morning Herald about the 35th annual National Youth Science Forum interviews Liesl Folks, dean of the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and a former attendee who served as a mentor at the forum.
1/2/18
An article on Innovation Toronto reports a UB-led team of researchers has discovered how to identify smartphones by examining just one photo taken by the device, and quotes Kui Ren, SUNY Empire Innovation Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.