Student News


Seamus Lombardo, who graduated this May with a degree in aerospace engineering from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is heading to MIT this summer to begin his master’s degree. Earlier this year, he was named one of Aviation Week’s 20 Twenties for 2018, an award presented by the Aviation Week Network and the AIAA.

Buffalo Business First featured Panasci winners and eLab participants Ryan Jaquin and Shane Nolan, both 2018 UB graduates with MBA/engineering degrees. The story describes their startup, Bitcrusher, a guitar-tech company with a device that attaches to the body of a guitar, taking in the vibrations of strings through a traditional “pickup.”

A proposal addressing solid waste management through an innovative approach to adolescent education will represent UB in the finals.


The Inclusive Launch program helps female students and students with diverse backgrounds embrace the idea of entrepreneurship.


A SEAS workshop designed to give students a better understanding of additive manufacturing closed with a 3D car race.

The UB American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student club qualified for the national conference and earned a top five spot in four different competitions at the ASCE Upstate New York regional conference, held at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) last month.