Thank you for visiting the University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. We are proud of the continuing accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
We invite prospective students to learn more about how you can benefit from the wealth of offerings at our school. UB Engineering students enjoy a diverse, inclusive learning environment with state-of-the art facilities and award-winning faculty recognized for their mentoring and research, extracurricular clubs for every interest, and research opportunities on-campus and off-, from internships to interdisciplinary programs and study abroad. We are excited that you are considering joining our school, which is positioned at the top 15 percent of the nation's 350 engineering schools, and measures among the nation’s most affordable of public four-year schools.
A graduate of UB Engineering also joins our 25,000 alumni worldwide, whose exceptional ranks include internationally renowned inventors and scientists, including 2013 National Medal of Technology winner Norman R. McCombs (BS ME ’68), whose portable oxygen source inventions and refinements have eased breathing for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease sufferers; Robin Yanhong Li (MS CS ’94), founder of China’s largest search engine – Baidu; and Jeffrey Umland (BS ’85 PhD ’91 ME), chief mechanical engineer for the Curiosity Rover, NASA’s Mars Science laboratory project. The UB Engineering Alumni Association enriches and strengthens the ties of our global alumni and student community.
We always seek to develop new vital partnerships and to strengthen existing ties. With dedication to continuous improvement and innovation, and with participation and support from our benefactors, our commitment to our mission is fulfilled. — Liesl Folks, Dean
Department researchers prepare nanoparticles by laser-driven thermal decomposition of vapor-phase precursors. Here a transmission electron micrograph image shows two particles about 5 nm in diameter in which the crystal planes of silicon atoms are visible.
Research Institute for Safety and Security in Transportation (RISST)
RISST, established jointly by the University at Buffalo and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), is a resource to the aviation community for improving human factors aspects of security and maintenance system performance.
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UB IE's 'Research Institute for Safety and Security in Transportation' conducts innovative research that combines human factors and technical expertise to better understand and improve quality performance in this critical endeavor. The center works closely with the FAA and Sandia National Laboratories.