News and Events

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  • UB Singapore students win geospatial competition with food waste research

    First-year students enrolled in UB’s geographic information science (GIS) program at Singapore Institute of Management have earned the top prize in an international geospatial science competition for their work mapping food waste across the island nation.

  • UB TCIE secures $300,000 to support offshore wind industry in NYS

    The UB Center for Industrial Effectiveness (UB TCIE) received a $300,000 grant from the New York State Offshore Wind Training Institute (OWTI) for the project "Preparing NYS’s Renewable Energy and Offshore Wind Supply Chain." Its goal is to promote careers in New York’s supply chain workforce for offshore wind and other renewable energy and sustainability sectors such as solar, green building, and nanotechnology.

  • UB, partners awarded $2.8 million grant to improve nation’s power grid

    A UB research team has secured a nearly $3 million grant from the Department of Energy to enhance semiconductor technology, aiming to upgrade the nation's power grid. This grant, among the $48 million in projects unveiled by the energy department in February, will drive the development of advanced high-voltage power switches for better management of electricity flow and a reduction in energy usage, ultimately improving grid resilience against unforeseen outages.

  • UB, partners work to make algal fuel more efficient, affordable

    A new UB-led research project — funded by a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy grant - is working to cheapen and optimize algal biofuel production through the integration of polyculture farming, artificial intelligence, microscopy, and various other interdisciplinary research techniques.

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