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Researchers Tell Stories

UB has innovative researchers who are passionate about their work and the university. Hear them talk about what sparks their imaginations, keeps them motivated and how they enjoy sharing with students and colleagues. Click on the still photos to hear more.

  • 4/11/17

    Geometric Reasoning. How to represent objects. Helping computers understand how humans understand and identify objects.

  • 4/11/17

    Able to grasp concepts and solve problems involved with algorithms pretty easily. Motivated by the community of researchers and how they operate together.

  • 4/11/17

    Doesn’t matter if undergrad or masters, the best students are those that grasp the information and ask questions that move the whole class to another level.

  • 7/26/17

    I am a SUNY Distinguished Professor in Computer Science and Engineering, vice president of Research and Economic Development and co-founding director of CUBS.

  • 7/26/17

    Being a researcher gives me the satisfaction of sharing my discoveries with the world and the excitement of making the unknown known.

  • 7/26/17

    I always wanted to become professor. Becoming a professor means you have to do research. I did that and I loved it.

  • 7/26/17

    Research allows you to pursue your passion and as an added bonus, you get to travel the world.

  • 7/26/17

    Wanting to study in the U.S., UB offered me a great package as a grad student earning my PhD. I accepted it knowing only that Buffalo was near Niagara Falls.

  • 4/11/17

    Assoc. Prof. In Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Geometric Reasoning and Machine Learning.

  • 7/26/17

    My approach to good research is to recruit good, passionate students and give them the freedom to solve their own research problems.

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