SEAS in the News

An article on Technology reports UB will hold a new two-day course on artificial intelligence Aug. 13-14 and quotes David Doermann, director of UB’s Artificial Intelligence Institute.
A story on WBFO-FM interviews Kenneth Joseph, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, about his research that showed that Democrats and Republicans are less divided than it may seem when it comes to President Trump’s tweets.
An article in Business First features Ogechi Ogoke, a UB student pursuing a PhD in chemical engineering, who won UB’s 2018-19 Western New York Prosperity Fellowship and founded a company that won the prestigious Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition.
An article in the Las Cruces Sun News about the third annual Spaceport America Cup, an annual rocketry competition that drew university students from 14 countries, reports a team from UB brought a sturdy wooden crate that discretely carries their rocket, including a motor built by the students themselves, in the bed of a truck they drove across the country.
An article in Fortune about a deepfake video published on YouTube that appears to show Game of Thrones actor Kit Harrington – in character as Jon Snow – apologizing for several mistakes made during the controversial eighth season of the hit HBO show quotes testimony by David Doermann, made during a House Intelligence Committee hearing last week.
Experts propose feds use sanctions and cyberweapons to fight deepfakes