An article in the Washington Examiner about the need to track the space debris circling in low-Earth orbit interviews John Crassidis, director of UB’s Center for Multisource Information Fusion and Samuel P. Capen Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, who said space junk in low-Earth orbit consists of items such as rocket bodies and debris from collisions, and will eventually come down.
Abdulrahman Hassaballah, a PhD candidate in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, won first place for his research poster in the annual SEAS Graduate Student Poster Competition.
An article in The Conversation by John Hall, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, examines how much wind energy has grown domestically and abroad, and predicts that wind power will continue to grow.
An article on Germany’s Innovations Report reports on a study by Shenqiang Ren, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and a researcher at UB’s RENEW Institute, that uses tiny crystal lattices called “self-assembling molecular nanosheets” that expand when exposed to light.
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.