The University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences -- or UB Engineering, to use our everyday name -- is the largest and most comprehensive public school of engineering in New York State.
We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in six departments:
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
UB Engineering was founded in 1946.
We currently have 165 faculty members.
Our enrollment (Fall 2013) is 3,097 undergraduates and 1,801 graduate students.
In 2012-13 we conferred 680 bachelor’s, 378 master’s, and 77 doctorate degrees.
We have 28,000 alumni living in all 50 states and in 65 countries.
Our annual research expenditures are currently about $60 million and our per faculty research expenditure puts us in the top 10 percent of U.S. engineering schools according to NSF collected data.
Our research portfolio includes exceptional accomplishment in such areas as:
‣earthquake damage mitigation
‣photonics and biophotonics
‣ machine learning and pattern recognition
‣ human factors in transportation safety
UB Engineering works with corporate partners in a variety of ways that range from joint research ventures, to continuing education, to co-op work arrangements for our students. We are active in the community, both with our colleagues in the profession and with school students who are the future of engineering.
CSE professor Aidong Zhang is developing intelligent content-analysis programs to automatically analyze images, replacing human coding of semantic content.
Center of Excellence for Document Analysis and Recognition (CEDAR)
Research at CEDAR focuses on the theory and applications of pattern recognition, machine learning, and information retrieval. CEDAR is a leader document analysis and recognition, object recognition in images in three-dimensional scenes, forensic document examination, textual information retrieval, biometrics, and bioinformatics.
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Department researchers are pursuing engineering of tissue equivalents mimicking the native pancreas. Here a tissue section from mouse pancreas shows the insulin-producing cells fluorescing green against the rest of the pancreatic tissue (exocrine tissue) fluorescing red.