Environment and Sustainability

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

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.

11/28/17

New paper shows how science can explore the roots of folklore.

11/27/17

Proposed software solution could extend battery life, reduce energy consumption.