Institute News

6/18/20

UB’s Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars is seeking applicants to take part in the Inclusive Autonomous Vehicle Design Challenge.

5/28/20

The Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering earned the 2020 Walter Lefevre Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in recognition of its “outstanding program promoting licensure, ethics and professionalism.”

5/1/20
A story on WGRZ about Western New York’s food supply chain featured Nallan Suresh, who said there’s a real issue looming for meat plants.
5/1/20

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has named Rajan Batta as associate dean for faculty affairs and diversity, and appointed Francine Battaglia as chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

4/16/20
A story in The Wall Street Journal about how divided industrial and consumer-focused supply chains are challenging producers and retailers during the coronavirus pandemic featured ​Nallan Suresh, UB Distinguished Professor of operations management and strategy and associate director of the Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics. 
4/3/20
Nallan Suresh, UB Distinguished Professor of operations management and strategy in the School of Management and associate director of the Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics, was interviewed on WBEN Radio about how the grocery supply chain continues to struggle to keep up with demand amid the coronavirus outbreak.
4/1/20
Nallan Suresh, UB Distinguished Professor of operations management and strategy in the School of Management and associate director of the Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics, was interviewed for a story on WGRZ-TV​ about how the grocery store industry was caught off guard by the surge of customers reacting to the coronavirus outbreak. "
3/20/20
UB Distinguished Professor Nallen Suresh was interviewed  by WKBW Channel 7 News about grocery supply chains. Suresh says it's a distribution problem. There's plenty of food and supplies to spare, it's just a matter of getting it to the retail stores.
3/20/20
Nallan Suresh, UB Distinguished Professor of operations management and strategy in the School of Management and associate director of the Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics, was interviewed by WGRZ Channel News for a story about grocery stores meeting demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.
3/31/20

Civil engineering alumnus Stephen Still has donated $10,000 to UB’s student emergency funds, to help students with limited access to food, housing, technology and other critical resources.