Talent & Expertise.

Stay close to the pulse of innovation and experienced talent

We know that attracting top talent and leveraging research experts are important components of any business strategy. As a top public research university nationally—and number one in New York—our 30,000 ambitious students, many with hands-on experience, and deep bench of world-class researchers will advise and collaborate on innovative research, so you can focus on your business.

Tap into student talent

Gain a fresh perspective and build your future talent pipeline by putting UB students to work for you. Our diverse student body investigates progressive, complex research in cutting-edge focus areas, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, materials design and health sciences. These insights can help strengthen your business while test-driving recruitment strategies.

Huamin Li, a professor in Electrical Engineering recently received an NSF Career award for his work. He is photographed in his research lab with students in Davis Hall in February 2020. Photographer: Douglas Levere.
Zuiru Lin (left), a medicinal chemistry major, works in the lab of UB Distinguished Professor Janet Morrow (right). They are photographed in a lab in the Natural Sciences Complex in July 2019 in connection with the Boldly Buffalo Campaign Women in Sciences and Engineering (WiSE) story. Photographer: Douglas Levere.

Collaborate with research experts

Tackle complex research challenges and make new discoveries in collaboration with UB's community of research experts. From medical devices, diagnostics and drug discovery to polymers, nanomaterials, sensors and renewable energy to leadership, supply chains and accounting, our researchers are some of the brightest minds in their fields.

Put UB talent and expertise to work

See how our talented students and world-renowned research experts help these companies accelerate R&D.

The life sciences company tackles implant infections with disruptive UB technology.

Three fellows with UB’s Social Impact Fellows program working with M&T Bank met a branch manager in Buffalo, NY in June 2021. The fellows are students with the School of Management, School of Social Work and the College of Arts and Sciences who are paired with a local organization to create social innovation. Photographer: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki.

A partnership between the bank and UB shapes the future of emerging tech leadership and talent.


A global company taps artificial intelligence and UB expertise to improve materials engineering.