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News about the latest UB research in science, engineering and technology, and its impact on society.

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.
8/6/14

John Richard, PhD, UB Distinguished Professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Chemistry, was named a 2014 fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

8/6/14

The activities are part of the National Grid/UB Engineering Leadership Camp for high school students.

8/6/14

Aga is a researcher in UB's new RENEW initiative, which focuses on energy, water and environment research.

7/31/14

“Phishers,” the crafty perps who scam us via email, are trolling social media sites to steal vast amounts of personal data and then use it to fleece us. “Farcing” is what researchers call it and it’s on the rise.

7/29/14

Gyroscope-aided bikes and cars may one day rule the road. But before the technology reaches the ground, a University at Buffalo research team will test similar equipment in outer space.

7/29/14

Today, Andrew Whittaker, PhD, SE, director of MCEER at the University at Buffalo, will tell Congress that the United States is not prepared for effects of a major earthquake in a large urban area.

7/24/14

Will every household soon have a 3-D printer? How does origami lead to safer airbags and other innovations? Will robots do more than vacuum your home? These questions and much more will be deliberated as roughly 2,000 engineers gather Aug. 17-20, in Buffalo, N.Y., to discuss advanced manufacturing and design.