News and Events

10/24/18

The work by UB’s Shenqiang Ren and Chi Zhou earned a spot among the top 25 semifinalists in the third cycle of the NASA iTech competition.

10/18/18
Aero Expo interviews Javid Bayandor, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, about what might happen if a drone collides with an airplane.
10/16/18
An article in Wired about Rolls-Royce’s marine-focused enterprise to use artificial intelligence to develop completely autonomous ships reports Buffalo Automation, a startup with close ties to UB, has developed a system that can control ships up to 800 feet long.
10/15/18
An article in the Niagara Gazette  profiles Jessica Evans, an aerospace engineering senior, who received a scholarship from the American Association of University Women.
10/15/18
“It was the most beautiful place I have ever been to. From the top of the hills, we could see miles and miles of mountains, trees and coffee bushes,” said Aaron Chaney, secretary of Engineers Without Borders and a student in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering.
9/27/18
An article on NBC News about a new high-tech satellite that is designed to snag orbiting space debris and drag it down to Earth’s atmosphere, where it would burn up harmlessly, interviews John Crassidis, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
9/26/18
A story on WIVB-TV interviews Jessica Evans, a UB student majoring in mechanical and aerospace engineering, who is the recipient of a $5,000 scholarship from the American Association of University Women.
9/5/18
An article on IFL Science about a tiny air leak on a Soyuz capsule docked to the International Space Station that an astronaut plugged with his finger as other astronauts worked on a solution to seal the hole quotes John Crassidis, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.