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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
CSE professor Aidong Zhang is developing intelligent content-analysis programs to automatically analyze images, replacing human coding of semantic content.
Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER)
MCEER is one of the foremost centers of its kind in the world. MCEER's overall goal is to enhance the seismic resiliency of communities through improved engineering and management tools for critical infrastructure systems, water supply, electric power, hospitals, transportation systems.
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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.