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4/20/18
Five students from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are among the fifteen UB students to receive the 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. The awards were presented by SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson at a ceremony April 10 in Albany.
4/19/18
An article on Nanowerk reports on a study by Shenqiang Ren, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering anda researcher at UB’s RENEW Institute, that uses tiny crystal lattices called “self-assembling molecular nanosheets” that expand when exposed to light.
4/18/18
An article on ElectroPages reports on research by Shenqiang Ren, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, that describes how kirigami, a variation of origami that involves cutting folded pieces of paper, has inspired efforts to build malleable electronic circuits.
4/18/18

Light causes crystal lattice to swell, opening new possibilities for artificial muscles, tiny electronics.

4/16/18
An article in Arkansas Business about a new airplane engine being developed that would prevent objects like birds or aerial drones from being ingested into the jet engine reports the company designing the engine reached out to Javid Bayandor, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, to assess how the device might enhance safety in the drone era.
4/12/18
An article on Engineering.com reports on research by Shenqiang Ren, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, that describes how kirigami, a variation of origami that involves cutting folded pieces of paper, has inspired efforts to build malleable electronic circuits.
4/12/18

Fifteen University at Buffalo students have received 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, presented to them by SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson April 10 at an awards ceremony in Albany.

4/10/18
An article on Materials Today reports on research by Shenqiang Ren, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, that describes how kirigami, a variation of origami that involves cutting folded pieces of paper, has inspired efforts to build malleable electronic circuits.