An article on NBC News which reports on a giant “energy kite” that’s flying off the coast of Hawaii interviews John Hall, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering. Hall said that the kite's lightweight design suggests that it can be transported and used to restore power to regions experiencing outages in the wake of storms or other natural disasters.


An article in Business First reports Moog Inc. has given $1.5 million to support creation of an endowed position in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and that Kemper Lewis, professor and chair of mechanical and aerospace engineering, will become the first Moog Professor of Innovation starting in January.


A story on WBFO-FM reports on UB research that suggests some populations of freshwater mussels in the Great Lakes are recovering, as are the lakes, and interviews Brandon Sansom, a PhD candidate in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


An article in The Conversation by Wei-Chiao Huang and Jonathan Lovell looks at research that that could boost the efficacy of malarial transmission-blocking vaccines to help reduce the spread of the disease that kills more than 400,000 people annually.


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An article on Science Blog reports on research by Brandon Sanson, a PhD candidate in civil, structural and environmental engineering in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, that showed that colonies of freshwater mussels, which are among the most imperiled animals in North America, have managed to persevere despite habitat loss, pollution and other threats.


The new department in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences aims to help transform how engineering students are taught.


The University at Buffalo (UB) Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE) announces the appointment of Jennifer Flagg as project director.


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An article in Mechanical Engineering magazine, a publication of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), reports on research by Nils Napp, assistant professor of computer science, to develop autonomous robots that can overcome uneven terrain and other obstacles.