A major feature story on the front page of the Buffalo
News explores the materials-science research being conducted at
UB and the opportunity it presents to boost private industry and
economic development in the Buffalo Niagara region.
The article quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi, Alexander
Cartwright, vice president for research and economic development,
and Sarbajit Banerjee, associate professor of chemistry. The
article notes that last year Albany lawmakers designated UB as home
to a new Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics and provided
$200,000 in start-up money; this year, UB is asking for $50 million
to build a facility for materials research, along with $1 million
in annual funding.
Read more: http://www.buffalonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130129/CITYANDREGION/130129107