Our Research Changes Lives

UB students and faculty are applying their knowledge to a diversity of projects addressing local and global challenges. The research we do touches lives around the world and drives the growth of the Buffalo-Niagara and New York State economies.


UB researchers are working on the next bright idea in digital security: designing biometric passwords using our brainwaves.


Eco-friendly cars that run on hydrogen fuel cells may soon become much more affordable thanks to a new, cost-efficient chemical catalyst designed at UB.


New UB research reveals why aerobic exercise can be an effective tool to treat and even prevent addiction: It alters a key neural pathway associated with substance abuse.