An article in Scientific American about how drones do
– and don’t – threaten small, low-flying
passenger aircraft after quadcopters crashed into a helicopter and
airplane interviews Javid Bayandor, founder and director of
UB’s Crashworthiness for Aerospace Structures and Hybrids
A story on The Daily Beast interviews Blaine Pfeifer,
professor of chemical and biological engineering, about a new
pneumonia vaccine under development that could prevent 72 forms of
the disease as well as anticipate future versions of the bacteria
responsible for pneumonia.
An article in Quality Digest by Kemper Lewis, professor
and chair of mechanical and aerospace engineering, looks at the
future of manufacturing and why focusing on what the U.S. made
yesterday will only go so far in saving American manufacturing
An article about a detailed report about the life histories,
behaviors and ecosystem impacts by four species of the invasive
Asian carp reports Helen Domske, associate director of the Great
Lakes Program at UB, is one of four experts from New York who
helped develop the document.
A story on WBFO-FM reports on a device being developed by
Edward Furlani, professor of electrical engineering and chemical
and biological engineering, that uses light to kill germs on the
outside of cell phones and other small electronic devices.