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.

1/19/18

The false missile alert that sparked chaos in Hawaii was the result of a poorly designed alert system that lacked safeguards against human error, says a UB engineer.

1/11/18

New UB research has discovered redundancy in our taste system, shedding light on how our cells detect flavors in foods such as bacon, sugar and coffee.  

 

12/20/17

Cybercriminals, look out. UB researchers have discovered how to trace a single photo back to the smartphone that captured it, regardless of make or model.