SEAS in the News

4/20/18
An article on Germany’s Innovations Report reports on a study by Shenqiang Ren, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and a researcher at UB’s RENEW Institute, that uses tiny crystal lattices called “self-assembling molecular nanosheets” that expand when exposed to light.
4/20/18
A story on WBFO-FM about gender bias in the STEM fields and what women are doing to change it interviews Liesl Folks, dean of the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, about the NAVIGATE project aimed at giving students the tools to fight against gender bias.
4/19/18
An article on Nanowerk reports on a study by Shenqiang Ren, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering anda researcher at UB’s RENEW Institute, that uses tiny crystal lattices called “self-assembling molecular nanosheets” that expand when exposed to light.
4/19/18
An article on Vice’s Motherboard about new technology that will allow ships to sail autonomously reports Buffalo Automation, a startup that began at UB, has raised $900,000 to help commercialize its AutoMate system, a collection of sensors and cameras to help boats operate semi-autonomously.
4/18/18
An article on ElectroPages reports on research by Shenqiang Ren, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, that describes how kirigami, a variation of origami that involves cutting folded pieces of paper, has inspired efforts to build malleable electronic circuits.
4/16/18
A story on WIVB-TV reports on a parking app called Spot Swapper developed by UB computer science alumnus Andrew Mingola that pairs students who are looking for parking with students who are getting ready to leave spots on both the North and South campuses, and tells users the make and model of car to look for in the parking lot.