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Seven UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences students connected with other female engineers at the 2018 WE Local Conference in Providence, R.I., an annual regional event presented by the Society of Women Engineers. 

An article on Fox News about President Trump’s order for the Pentagon to establish a “space force” and what the creation of a new and unprecedented branch of the armed services would entail interviews John Crassidis, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
The 2018 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences commencement ceremonies celebrated degrees conferred on several hundred students representing over forty different majors and areas of concentration — men and women of different backgrounds and ambitions from all around Western New York, the country, and the world.

Gnam was chosen for his academic performance and because his research, which involves implementing “a computationally efficient and robust attitude determination and control system for the LinkSat spacecraft,” closely aligns with that of NASA’s.


Seamus Lombardo, who graduated this May with a degree in aerospace engineering from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is heading to MIT this summer to begin his master’s degree. Earlier this year, he was named one of Aviation Week’s 20 Twenties for 2018, an award presented by the Aviation Week Network and the AIAA.


UB’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has awarded new grants that support promising translational research projects in Western New York.

An article on Robotics Business Review about the contributions that universities are making to swarm robotics reports UB researchers are part of a team that is working to improve the perception and navigation of RoboBees.
WGRZ-TV’s City Shaper feature looks at the work being conducted by UB’s Clinical and Translational Research Center, and interviews Vincent Tutino, research assistant professor of biomedical engineering, who is working to develop a blood test that can detect brain aneurisms before they rupture.