Scientists at MCEER are using state of the art technology to
simulate the effects of earthquakes, advancing planning and
preparation research that saves lives.
Improving Women's Health
UB is one of four regional centers for the NIH-funded
Women’s Health Initiative, the groundbreaking
investigation into women’s health and healthy aging.
A Better Way to Combat Oil Spills
Chemical engineer Marina Tsianou is working to create a
dispersant that works with crude oil at the nanoscale level. This
research will lead to dispersants that are more effective and less
Giving Voice to the Overlooked
Sarah Elder’s documentation of climate change’s
effect on indigenous arctic fishing communities has brought the
social impact of global warming to greater attention.
Focusing on a Rich History
Through the newly founded Institute of Jewish Thought and
Heritage, which focuses on the critical role of Judaism in Western
thought, UB will be the first SUNY campus offering both an MA and a
PhD in Jewish Studies.
With funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Anders
Hakansson conducts research on a protein effective in combating
antibiotic resistant bacteria. Hakansson’s discovery has
wide-ranging implications for fighting infections and even
Through the supercomputers housed in the ICT affiliated Center
for Computational Research (CCR), UB researchers are processing and
studying data on a grand scale. Previous studies focused on topics
such as groundwater dispersion and cardiovascular imaging.