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Bioinformatics and Computational Biology BS - Computer Science and Engineering Concentration - Academic Experience

(HEGIS: 04.00 BIOLOGICAL SCI UNCLASSFD, CIP: 26.1103 Bioinformatics)

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

338 Davis Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-2500

Chunming Qiao
Chair

Carl Alphonce
Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies

Steve Ko
Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies

Shelly Neumaier
Undergraduate Academic Coordinator

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Academic Opportunities

Students should contact their departmental advisor for inquiries regarding internships, independent study and undergraduate research opportunities.

Experiential Learning

SEAS Experiential Learning Programs (ELP) help students gain engineering experience that complements the classroom. A major focus is hands-on projects sourced from industry and the community, and self-defined projects. The ELP continuum includes 4 major elements: Tinkering, Intramurals, Internships/Co-Ops and Senior Design. Students are encouraged to get involved right away.

Students should participate in work experience classes and research opportunities. Independent study, internships, and co-op experiences are available. Students can obtain internships and job experiences through UB's Career Services. The Experiential Learning Network (CURCA) is a clearing house for undergraduate research opportunities.

Study Abroad

Engineering today is a global profession. Students can pursue educational opportunities in other countries while maintaining their course of study and timeline to graduation. A summer Engineering Study Abroad Program provides students with the opportunity to travel with a UB faculty member to Troyes, France. Other engineering specific opportunities include Sustainabilty in Costa Rica, Automotive Engineering in Darmstadt, Germany, and Stem Communication in Swansea, UK. UB is also a member of Global E, an exchange program for engineering students. All programs are run by UB Study Abroad Programs.

Extracurricular Activities

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is home to more than thirty engineering clubs and organizations. These clubs focus on many different facets of the engineering field and allow students to gain hands-on experience of the material they learn in the classroom. In addition to networking with professors and professionals, engineering clubs actively carry out research projects, compete in competitions throughout the nation, and participate in community events. Most notably, the engineering clubs participate in the National Engineers Week in February of each year, where each club competes in events such as a paper bridge competition, rocket launches, Battle Bots and more. Student club members also attend both regional and national conferences.

Honors and Awards

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences students regularly receive accolades for their research activities, participation in national competitions, design projects, internships and more. They participate in the Chi Epsilon and Tau Beta Pi honor societies, and are frequent recipients of nationally-competitive scholarships and awards.

View School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Honors and Awards

Departmental Honors

The Computer Science and Engineering department annually recognizes outstanding seniors in research, leadership and entrepreneurship.

 
Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:40:52