Since 2020, UB researchers, including students, have been testing wastewater for RNA fragments of the virus that causes COVID-19 as part of a program to monitor outbreaks in Western New York. Participation in this work has been a learning experience for the students involved — and a chance to contribute to the region’s pandemic response.
The United States and India have long been leaders in the education and development of engineers. Now, a new joint PhD program in computer science and engineering between the University at Buffalo and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur will strengthen this international partnership.
UB’s American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)’s seismic design team’s proposal earned fourth place, and the team finished inside the top 20 at the 2022 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) undergraduate seismic design competition.