SEAS in the News

4/22/19
An article on Hackaday about designing satellites that are robust enough to survive years in the space environment while at the same time remaining just fragile enough to completely burn up during reentry, and claims by SpaceX that they’ve replaced components with versions they can guarantee won’t survive reentry, interviews John Crassidis, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
4/19/19
An article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune about work by Mark Karwan, Praxair Professor of Operations Research and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and a team of researchers that has partnered with the NFL in an attempt to make the league schedule as fair as possible looks at the pluses and minuses of the Vikings schedule.
4/18/19
An article in USA Today features the work of Mark Karwan, Praxair Professor of Operations Research and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and how mathematics plays an essential role in creating the NFL schedule each year.
4/18/19
A story on Buffalo Rising reports three UB students – Abdul Hassaballah, Anish Ajay Kirtane and Olivia Burgner – received first place in UB’s World’s Challenge Challenge for their creation of the Numu burger made of meal worms.
4/18/19
An article on The Register, an English technology news and opinion website, reports UB researchers are working to introduce the laws of physics into machine learning models to improve the way algorithms understand the real world and interviews Rahul Rai, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
4/17/19
An article on Yahoo Sports reports on work by Mark Karwan, Praxair Professor of Operations Research and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, to create an NFL schedule that is materially fair and largely disparity free.