Natural Disasters

News about UB’s research and advocacy in extreme events and disaster response. (see all topics)

4/3/19

Inspired by animals and buoyed by advancements in computing and sensing, teams of autonomous robots could alleviate future housing needs.

3/4/19

Junior architecture students developed their own laufmaschines in studio  to research issues of personal transportation, climate resilience and structural techniques.

2/25/19

States such as Alabama, Ohio and Pennsylvania received more than their fair share in 2014, according to new model, while Florida, Texas and others were shortchanged.

12/11/18

Students present ideas to the Army Corps of Engineers, Seneca Nation of Indians and other stakeholders.

10/8/18

With new NSF funding, researchers will work to integrate citizen science data into the National Water Model

9/24/18

Study reveals new forecast model, which suggests some energy providers may be underestimating future electricity demands.

8/6/18

A three-year effort between UB researchers and NYSERDA has produced three reports that provide information and strategies for everyone from architects and engineers to state and federal policymakers.

7/27/18

UB runs blast tests to simulate violent phenomena that occur during volcanic eruptions, drawing scientists from all over the world.

6/27/18

Like the state animal of New York, the rover-like vehicle uses surroundings to build complex structures, overcome obstacles.