Here is how determination drives discovery.

Here at UB, one of America’s leading public research universities, our passion for discovery is matched only by a deep commitment to positive change. Our talented students and world-renowned faculty ask difficult questions, push past accepted boundaries and consistently endeavor to lead a new way forward. These are just some of the stories that show how.

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Patricia Logan-Greene, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Social Work

UB researchers are developing AI-driven software able to guide neurosurgeons’ decisions during brain aneurysm procedures. See how the technology could save lives while cutting costs.

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Ciprian “Chip” Ionita, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

A surprising discovery may alter our understanding of what’s possible when it comes to treating Type 1 diabetes. See how this research could usher in a new era of care.

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Paresh Dandona, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Department of Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

A shocking decline in adolescent mental health has researchers asking about the effects of social media. See why they say inflammation plays a role.

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David Lee, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences

As objects continue to accumulate within Earth’s orbit, UB researchers are developing ways to monitor them. Learn what makes this work so important in the growing space economy.

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John Crassidis, Moog Professor of Innovation and SUNY Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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Moises Sudit, Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Researchers trained the machine-learning system to recognize locations in tweets sent during Hurricane Harvey. See what a difference AI could have made.

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Yingjie Hu, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty and students working together to solve complex global challenges. That’s how UB rises above the rest.