News and Events

11/27/17
An article in The Conversation by Sara Behdad, an assistant professor with a joint appointment in industrial and systems engineering and mechanical and aerospace engineering, examines why when a computer or smartphone breaks it’s hard to get it fixed and much more common to throw the device away, generating between 20 million and 50 million metric tons of electronic waste every year worldwide.
11/14/17
SME, formerly known as the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, profiles Joseph Mollendorf, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
11/13/17
A story on WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C., about how drones do – and don’t – threaten small, low-flying passenger aircraft after quadcopters crashed into a helicopter and airplane interviews Javid Bayandor, founder and director of UB’s Crashworthiness for Aerospace Structures and Hybrids (CRASH) Lab.
11/13/17

A group of undergraduate students successfully designed and built a prototype of an Arduino-based control algorithm testbed for a cube satellite and presented the results to NASA. 

11/9/17
An article in Scientific American about how drones do – and don’t – threaten small, low-flying passenger aircraft after quadcopters crashed into a helicopter and airplane interviews Javid Bayandor, founder and director of UB’s Crashworthiness for Aerospace Structures and Hybrids (CRASH) Lab.
11/6/17
Fourteen faculty from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are among those who were honored for notable achievement, service and teaching at UB's 2017 Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.
10/31/17
An article in Quality Digest by Kemper Lewis, professor and chair of mechanical and aerospace engineering, looks at the future of manufacturing and why focusing on what the U.S. made yesterday will only go so far in saving American manufacturing today.
10/18/17
Lightning talks, a networking reception and panel discussions with industry leaders, including a Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, highlighted the Fourth Annual Career Perspectives and Networking Conference.