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University at Buffalo, SUNY - 2016

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Engineering Information

College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) is New York State’s largest and most comprehensive public school of engineering. Students may pursue bachelor’s, master's and doctoral degrees in the departments of biomedical engineering; chemical and biological engineering; civil, structural, and environmental engineering; computer science and engineering; electrical engineering; industrial and systems engineering; and mechanical and aerospace engineering. A graduate program will soon be offered by our newest department, Materials Design and Innovation, a joint initiative between SEAS and the College of Arts and Sciences.

The school values interdisciplinary research and has structured itself to promote connections across disciplines that benefit undergraduate and graduate study, as well as to address important social needs like health care, personal security, infrastructure renewal, and recovery from natural disasters. SEAS is the home of such prominent interdisciplinary research and educational programs as UB’s Center for Engineering Design and Applied Simulation, Center for Multi-source Information Fusion (CMIF), Center for Unified Biometrics (CUBS), Center for Excellence in Information Systems Assurance Research and Education (CEISARE), Computational Data Science and Engineering (CDSE), Home Health and Well-Being through Adaptive Smart Environments (Home-BASE), Institute of Bridge Engineering (IBE), Institute of Sustainable Transportation and Logistics (ISTL) and The Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE). More recently, we have engaged with our campus colleagues to develop research, educational and engagement programs under UB’s Communities of Excellence initiative, in the areas of sustainable manufacturing and advanced robotic technologies, global health equity, and complex energy and environmental issues.

Our 164 world renowned ladder faculty include more than 45 elected Fellows of engineering professional societies and 30 National Science Foundation early career award winners. With over 275,000 square feet of laboratory and office space in six buildings, SEAS offers a wide variety of research opportunities, resources and facilities to our students.