During the month of June, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering hosted the first-ever UB Reinforcement Learning Challenge. The event invited undergraduate and graduate students to apply their skills and knowledge in the field of reinforcement learning, a prominent area of machine learning.
Undergraduate students Fatak Borhani and Niranjan Ravichandra, both of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, made it to the finals in a student competition at the 33rd Annual Conference on Small Satellites.
Reda Snaiki, a PhD student in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, won the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Fluid Dynamics Student Paper Competition earlier this summer.
Nearly every large event that we attend, from concerts to plays to commencement ceremonies, relies on engineering. It’s something we don’t think about unless something goes wrong – but the technology behind theatre is essential, skilled work.