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1/22/20

By measuring gamers’ brain waves and eye movements, engineers could improve artificial intelligence for autonomous robots.

1/17/20

Technology.org reports that UB biomedical engineer Anirban Dutta is developing technology nicknamed “MindEye” that uses a low-cost infrared camera to detect subtle changes in pupil dilation and eye movement. These changes indicate cognitive impairment, which often begins years before other Alzheimer’s disease symptoms are visible. 

1/8/20

Popular Mechanics interviewed Javid Bayandor, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, for an article on why people should not throw coins into airplane engines. Although aircrafts are designed to handle certain debris, like birds, they are not designed to have coins lodged inside them, says Bayandor.

12/31/19

Nature News highlights the work of Qiaoqiang Gan, associate professor of electrical engineering, in a feature story on “The super-cool materials that send heat to space.” The article notes that Gan partnered with researchers at other universities to develop a supercool thin film that stays colder than its surroundings even in direct sunlight. Gan is working to commercialize this discovery, which could be employed in a variety of technologies, including systems that help keep buildings cool, or devices that rely on water condensation to obtain clean water.

12/26/19

An opinion piece in The MIT Press Reader titled "Prescription for Journalists: Less Time Studying Twitter, More Time Studying Math" cites UB research in arguing that journalists need to get better at interpreting statistics and research studies. The author notes that research coauthored by Kenny Joseph, assistant professor of computer science and engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, analyzed partisanship across more than 300,000 news articles produced by 644 journalists at 25 different U.S. news outlets. 

12/17/19

The effort follows Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s Climate Jobs NY initiative, which began in 2018.

12/10/19

An article on United Press International reporting on the world’s first space debris removal mission quotes John Crassidis, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Samuel P. Capen Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

12/9/19

An article on United Press International reporting on the world’s first space debris removal mission quotes John Crassidis, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Samuel P. Capen Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

11/19/19

The courses are part of UB TCIE’s spring schedule of operational excellence courses for professionals.