Creating resilient infrastructure that promotes sustainable and constructive industrialization.
Entrepreneurialism drives positive change through the spirit of innovation. Sustainability happens when brilliant, creative minds bring new ideas that revolutionize the world. Our community at UB is doing this!
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Check out the resources collected below that lifts up the importance of innovation from faculty, staff and guest lectures here at UB.
Tesla's Dream and an Array of Inspiring Possibilities: From Internet of Things to Smart Cars
Dr. Thomas Thundat is a Canada Excellence Research Chair professor at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. RENEW. 9-20-16
Bio-inspired Micro and Nano Scale Engineering: The Realm of Endless Innovations
Dr Rudra Pratap is a Professor at the Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE), and an associate faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. RENEW. 9-26-18
Advanced Materials, Systems and Data Analytics in the Manufacturing Research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
At Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Dr. Mohammad Khaleel is Associate Laboratory Director for Energy and Environmental Sciences. 2-11-20. RENEW.
Industry Re-imagined: How Can We Move to a Regenerative Society? William
William Clay Ford Jr. is the Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company. He is the great-grandson of Henry Ford. He joined the Ford Motor Company’s Board of Directors in 1988 and has been its chairman since January 1999. 11-2-16. RENEW.
What does a founder need to know about company formation, governance and positioning the company for growth? This webinar will cover entity choice options, jurisdiction choice, and the factors to consider when starting a high-growth venture or a lifestyle business.
SUNY Distinguished Professor Andrew Whittaker is part of a cohort led by TerraPraxis, a non-profit focused on action for climate and prosperity, that is developing a digital platform to repower coal plants using advanced nuclear energy.
A plan to offset carbon emissions by converting brownfields to fields of bamboo. An “ecoscaping” initiative that would encourage even the busiest of people to grow food in their backyard by using ready-to-install garden beds.
Six UB scientists and engineers have received prestigious grants for early-career investigators through the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) or U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research to pursue projects in these areas. Together, the awards total nearly $3.5 million.
They’re your neighbors. They’re mostly friendly, but sometimes not, if you agitate them. They’re an integral part of what makes your community unique. And perhaps they’ve even lived there longer than you have. Yet, they’re often ignored simply because they’re not human.
Without minimum requirements, costly and land-consuming off-street parking becomes an option instead of a mandate, paid for by those who use it. Rethinking car-centric urban planning allows for more green space, transit-oriented development and active living.
The UB Teacher Residency Program has secured a whopping $3.5 million to expand itself to other areas among WNY. The U.S. Dept. of Energy's SEED Program awarded UB this funding based on the program's success in meeting its goals of diversifying school faculty while strengthening the infrastructure of the public school system.
Students in Nicholas Rajkovich’s Sustainability 601 course gave their presentations, shared their final reports and received their final grades for the spring semester seminar. Now, the real fun begins as the students’ work will be folded into UB’s climate action planning efforts.