Environmental engineer Alan Rabideau will coordinate UB's new RENEW (Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water) initiative as the first Research and Economic Development Leadership Fellow.
“Cities, urban activities and our built environment are some of the greatest contributors to global environmental change. They have profound effects on energy infrastructure, land use, water quality and the atmosphere. At the same time, ecological and sustainability ethics have significantly influenced the disciplines of architecture, urban planning and design. With this initiative, the School of Architecture and Planning has an unprecedented opportunity to work across the disciplines to advance new knowledge and research on these globally significant issues.”
The ambitious, university-wide, interdisciplinary research institute will focus on the most difficult and complex environmental issues, as well as the social and economic issues with which they are intertwined.
UB researchers who authored one of neurology’s most cited papers in the past three years are calling for more investigation into how venous abnormalities in the neck might be involved in central nervous system disorders and aging.
Students and professors in architecture, engineering and management will design, build and promote GRoW House — a 1,400-square-foot, solar-powered home — as finalists in the national Solar Decathlon competition.
The Poetry Collection has received a $150,600 grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources to create online records for the editorial archives of 11 obscure, yet influential, post-World War II literary magazines.
At a time in life when many retired people are spending their days on the golf course or relaxing with the grandchildren, emeritus professor Howard Wolf continues to teach, write and lecture, both in the U.S. and abroad.
Corporations with board directors who have investment banking experience are more likely to acquire other businesses — and make better acquisitions when they do — according to a new study from the School of Management.