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A rack of computer servers on an earthquake shake table
8/29/14

In buildings such as data centers, power plants and hospitals, earthquakes could cause highly-sensitive equipment to swing, rock, fall and generally bash into things.

Philip Coppens, PhD
8/28/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – An X-ray crystal structure solved by a University at Buffalo chemistry professor has been chosen as one of the world’s top 10 molecular structures ever solved.
8/22/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Three University at Buffalo professors have received a $368,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research technology that could revolutionize product engineering by allowing designers to better measure consumer perceptions and customize products accordingly.
8/19/14

The session features NASA administrators, successful entrepreneurs and local business leaders.

8/18/14

Engineering conference in downtown Buffalo focuses on advanced manufacturing and design.

8/18/14

“If you think there’s no way to stop identity theft attacks like the one in which Russian hackers stole 1.2 billion usernames and passwords, you would be wrong.” So says online consumer-behavior expert Arun “Vish” Vishwanath.

8/17/14

These topics and more will be discussed as up to 2,000 mechanical engineers gather in downtown Buffalo.

8/15/14

Up to 2,000 engineers worldwide are expected at the event, which takes place Aug. 17-20 in downtown Buffalo.

8/14/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — D. Jeffery Higginbotham, PhD, of Buffalo, professor and chair of the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences, will be named a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) at the association’s 2014 annual convention being held Nov. 20-22 in Orlando, Florida.
8/14/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Water may appear to be an abundant resource, but in some parts of the world clean water is hard to come by.