News and Events


With COVID-19 upending the ways we live, work, and learn, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences had to seek new ways to celebrate its 2020 graduates.


When it comes to home workspaces, mechanical and aerospace students have been especially creative, putting to use their designing minds and building skills.


The tradition of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ commencement speaker competition continued this year but with a twist.

Engineering News Record reports that Kemper Lewis has been named the new dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

A love of robotics can bring people together, cutting across industries and engineering disciplines and connecting students from around the world. 

WGRZ and WKBW report that a UB-led research team coordinated by Albert Titus, professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has submitted a prototype 3D-printed and reusable N95-like respirator for emergency approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has named Rajan Batta as associate dean for faculty affairs and diversity, and appointed Francine Battaglia as chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.


Alisa Delaj, a mechanical engineering major from Yonkers, has been selected to receive the prestigious Boren Scholarship. She will study at Korea University in a year-long program.