UBNL is proud of our continued efforts to give back to the community through STEM outreach.
Below are some of our efforts from the last year. If you are interested in joining UBNL in its
outreach activities, please contact us.
Fall 2015 and Spring 2016:
- GLADOS Chief Engineer and PI Dr. John Crassidis attended a women in STEM event at
Cobham Mission Systems
- 1 sacred heart intern (senior) Sam Zilliox joined our integration and testing team from
November to her graduation from Sacred Heart in June 2016. Sam has continued her
work at UBNL as a UB student.
Winter Break 2015:
- GLADOS Program Manager Seamus Lombardo gave presentation on UBNL to Physics,
science research, and engineering classes at Nanuet Senior High School. The
presentation gave overview of GLADOS, and discussed how to get involved in STEM
opportunities in college and how to obtain STEM internships.
- UBNL staff participated in “Little bits” outreach at the Nichol’s middle school in
conjunction with Dr. Batalama’s wireless communications lab. Students learned basic
- 5 city honors interns Hakeem, Laura, Isabella, Elizabeth, and Kelsey worked for UBNL
on various subsystems in Summer 2016. They learned basic engineering skills.
- UBNL students worked through the BEAM to mentor interns in STEM related activities
during the Summer 2016
- GLADOS Chief Engineer gave a tour of UBNL to several high school girls through the
TINKER program. She spoke about getting involved in STEM and her perspective on
woman in engineering