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Anne Fortman

Anne Fortman

Please join us in congratulating Anne Fortman on receiving the 2017 Goldwater Scholarship!
Graduate student Geoffrey Fatin received a perfect physics GRE score in 2016. Congratulations, Geoffrey! We hope your accomplishment encourages future students to study up – it can be done!
Our esteemed faculty currently include nine NSF Career award-winners.

Recent Research News


Study results could one day inform the design of new materials for protective gear, energy-harvesting devices and more.


A colorful cast of presenters will address the ultimate theme — one familiar to all, but, at the same time, an endless source of curiosity.


Director of UB’s RENEW Institute and SUNY Empire Innovation Professor, Goyal was cited for advances in materials science and superconducting materials.


The grant also funds research centers in geographic information and in education innovation at UB.


Nickell — a former stage magician and private detective — has a long track record of debunking paranormal events.

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