SEAS in the News

An article on Android Authority, a technology news outlet with a readership of 7 million, reports on research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, to develop a “brain password,” which measures an individual’s brainwaves in response to a series of pictures and can be used to unlock smartphones and other devices.
An article on reports on a low-cost chemical sensing chip developed by Qiaoqiang Gan, associate professor of electrical engineering, that could test people for cocaine as quickly as a breathalyzer identifies alcohol.
An article on Ireland’s Her about the best way to lose weight and keep it off quotes Lora Cavuoto, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering.
An article on Green Car Congress reports a UB team has received $1.4 million in funding to reduce nuclear power plant complexity and cost by integrating seismic protection systems into the development of advanced reactor buildings and their supporting structures.
Pulmonary Fibrosis News reports on new lung-on-a-chip technology that simulates pulmonary fibrosis and was developed by Ruogang Zhao, assistant professor of biomedical engineering.
Futurity reported on research led by Ruogang Zhao, assistant professor in the UB Department of Biomedical Engineering.