SEAS in the News

10/9/18
An article on Medical Xpress features Natesh Parashurama, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, who conducts research on building 3D internal organs, like the liver and pancreas, from human stem cells.
10/9/18
An article on Infection Control Today reports on research by Jonathan Lovell, associate professor of biomedical engineering,that could boost the efficacy of malarial transmission-blocking vaccines to help reduce the spread of the disease that kills more than 400,000 people annually.
10/5/18
An article in the Wellsville Daily Reporter reports UB and Alfred State are working together to support growth of the renewable energy sector by building collaborations and expanding educational opportunities, and quotes Liesl Folks, dean of the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Ryan McPherson, UB’s chief sustainability officer.
10/2/18
An article on Science Trends reports on research by Jun Xia, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, and Jonathan Lovell, associate professor of biomedical engineering, that showed that barley is an ideal and safe contrast agent for diagnosing swallowing disorders.
10/2/18
An article on Clean Technica about the impact that climate change could have on the country’s national parks, which are expected to warm twice as much as the rest of the nation, quotes Sayanti Mukherjee, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering, about her research that warns that the utility industry is not accounting for climate change adequately when planning for the future of the U.S. electrical grid.
9/28/18
An article in Smithsonian magazine about a new coating that uses tiny air holes to reflect sunlight, cooling buildings better than white paint, interviews Mark Swihart, professor of chemical and biological engineering, who said other scientists have used solar-reflecting methods to achieve cooling.