SEAS in the News

6/18/18
An article on Tech World about the cybersecurity threats posed by voice-activated devices such as smart speakers and smartphones reports researchers from UB’s Ubiquitous Security and Privacy Research Lab are developing an app that can detect a voice-replay attack, and quotes Kui Ren, professor of computer science and engineering.
6/18/18
A story on WGRZ-TV reports on research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, that uses cancelable biometric passwords to unlock smartphones and other devices.
6/12/18
An article on Design Build Network about the need to make buildings more earthquake resistant in light of predictions that there will be a noticeable increase in earthquakes in 2018 as a result of changes in the earth’s rotational patterns interviews Andrew Whittaker, professor of civil and structural engineering.
6/12/18
An article on Singapore’s World of Chemicals reports that UB research has developed a multifunctional microscope slide that supports real-time monitoring and mapping of temperature distribution and heat transport using a coating of an optical exceptional point structure, and quotes Ruogang Zhao, assistant professor of biomedical engineering.
6/8/18
An article on Futurity reports on research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, 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.
6/7/18
An article on Biometric Update reports on research by Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, 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.