Environment and Sustainability

News about UB’s environmental programs and related sustainability initiatives. (see all topics)

2/21/18

Graduate students in Martha Bohm’s fall studio developed a vision for the siting of the GRoW Home, which will move from its current location on South Campus to a pernament place on North Campus.

2/13/18

The compound’s promising electroactive properties make it an ideal candidate material for redox flow batteries.

2/9/18

Gold tab attached to skin converts mechanical energy into juice for wearables, self-powered electronics.

2/9/18

The plant, called the Niagara Resource Recovery Facility, turns municipal solid waste into steam and electricity.

2/8/18

Director of UB’s RENEW Institute and SUNY Empire Innovation Professor, Goyal was cited for advances in materials science and superconducting materials.

2/1/18

Project will lay the foundation for understanding how lake effect snowfall could change in a warming world.

12/27/17

From developing a pneumonia vaccine to desalinating water with the sun, here are some highlights from a year of discovery.

12/26/17

Storms act as an interesting “natural experiment” — a rare chance for researchers to study how corals recover from disasters.

12/26/17

Annual ceramic assemblies workshop brought academia and industry to Buffalo to prototype environmentally-responsive facades with terra cotta.

12/4/17

Researchers from UB, Arizona State and Temple are examining the different ways in which extreme heat and cold impact the nation’s cities, starting with a case study on Tempe and Buffalo.