SEAS in the News

The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) highlights M. Amin Karami's work to replace pacemaker batteries with energy harvesting devices powered by the patient's own body movements.
Control Engineering reports that researchers from North Carolina State University and Kristofer Reyes, an assistant professor of materials science at UB, have developed a technology called “Artificial Chemist.”
Firehouse reports that the National Fire Protection Association will award its Foundation Medal to Negar Elhami Khorasani, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering.
Forbes quotes John L. Crassidis, Samuel P. Capen Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, in a story on a Russian startup that's spraying space junk with polymeric foam that will then sink safely and burn up in Earth’s atmosphere.
EE Power reports that UB researchers have developed a breakthrough in power electronics, a lateral gallium oxide-based transistor that can withstand more than 8,000 volts while being thinner than a sheet of paper.
IEEE Spectrum reports on research led by UB associate professor of electrical engineering Uttam Singisetti. The article focuses on Singisetti’s work with transistors made primarily with gallium oxide, and how his latest device can handle more than 8,000 volts.