An article in AZO Materials discusses the work of Shenqiang Ren, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and a researcher at UB RENEW Institute, who created a lightweight plastic inspired by pearls that is 14 times stronger than steel.
The Guardian (UK) reports on Great Britain taking on Elon Musk in the broadband space race. The story quotes John Crassidis, Samuel P. Capen Chair and SUNY Distinguished Professor, who researches space debris.
An article on Control Automation reports that Siemens Digital Industries Software Academic Partner Program gifted UB an in-kind grant to access the latest software tools for getting to grips with product lifecycle management, computer-aided design (CAD), robotics, simulation, manufacturing planning, and more.
WIVB-TV reported on the official opening of UB’s 24,000 square foot Structure for Outdoor Autonomy Research (SOAR). SOAR is thought to be one of the largest enclosed drone-testing facilities in the nation.