Why Choose UB MAE

Our students continue to compete among the nation's best engineers, from landing prestigious internships, to winning engineering competitions.

Our modern, well-equipped laboratories support department research activities and actively participate in the research programs of various research centers.

Our department is home to 40 faculty members including 8 Society Fellows and 10 Young Investigator Award winners.

We engage in fundamental research and pioneer new technologies that address big challenges faced by society.  

students talking with Moog rep and UB Alum.

Land a prestigious internship and make industry connections

With local, national, and global industry partners, UB offers students a multitude of resources to ensure they are ready for the workforce.

MAE, SEAS and UB all offer and provide prestigious scholarship opportunities. In addition, graduate funding is available to MS and PhD students.

Our department offers a flexible coursework plan to meet the needs of individual graduate students.

students who helped a disabled vet built a custom bike.

Contribute to your community

Being in the "City of Good Neighbors", our department enthusiastically seeks to utilize our engineering skills to give back to our community.

students working together on a robotics project.

Highly collaborative environment

Our department is proud to be create a highly collaborative and cross-disciplinary research environment.

students presenting at the senior design expo.

Have an impact on society

Whether you're interested in sustainability, medical devices, or cleaning up space junk, MAE can provide you with an opportunity to use your engineering skills to create a better world.