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.

For 72 million deaf people worldwide, communication barriers persist. A UB-led research team is looking to change that. See how common headphones are helping translate ASL into spoken words.

Zhanpeng Jin.

Zhanpeng Jin, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

New research shows that overexpression of a protein named for a mythical land of youth reversed senescence in skeletal muscle cells. See what this could mean for treating age-related diseases.

Stelios T. Andreadis.

Stelios Andreadis, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Scientists created a component of gasoline by feeding glucose to E. coli. See how the discovery could lead to more sustainable biofuels.

Zhen Wang.

Zhen Q. Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

A new study separates fact from fiction when it comes to in-home oral care devices. See which ones you need—and which ones you don’t.

Frank A. Scannapieco.

Frank Scannapieco, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine

An investigation into how pain starts has yielded a way to make it stop that’s both effective and safe. See how researchers achieved this pain management breakthrough.

Arin Bhattacharjee.

Arin Bhattacharjee, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

The U.S. Air Force has tapped UB to lead a $5 million project to monitor objects in space. See how this research will help clear the way for future moon missions and other space exploration.

John Crassidis.

John Crassidis, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Samuel P. Capen Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Moises Sudit.

Moises Sudit, Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

The University at Buffalo is recognized as a leading public research university in the nation and around the globe. See the depth and breadth of its impact.

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