UB faculty members John Crassidis and Krishna Rajan have been named SUNY Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

Supported by a $1 million National Science Foundation grant, the system will spur research and economic development in electronics, quantum computing and more.

On Thursday, October 3, 2019, over 100 members of the UB community gathered in Slee Hall to honor exceptional alumni, students and corporate partners at the Sixth Annual School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Awards Night.

The event comes as UB and partners push SUNY effort for statewide research center.


Materials design and innovation masters student Eric Oliverio won first place in a scholarship competition run by the MidAtlantic Rubber and Plastics Group (MARPG).

A paper by Baishakhi Mazumder, an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Design and Innovation, was named an Editor’s Pick in Applied Physics Letters (APL).
Olivia Licata, a PhD student in the Department of Materials Design and Innovation, was one of two students to receive a meeting award from the International Field Emission Society.