On May 11, the UB Alumni Association recognized 12 outstanding
alumni and friends for their achievements and bringing distinction
to UB. This year's on-campus celebration included dignitaries,
alumni, colleagues, family and friends.
Alumni accomplishments significantly benefit both society and
our university community, advancing the common good and inspiring
others with passion and creativity.
The 2017 Honorees
The University at Buffalo and the UB Alumni Association honor
the accomplishments of these individuals. Click on their award to
watch the acceptance videos.
Edward Dong, MBA ’91 A graduate of the UB China Dalian EMBA program, Dong is the
founding chair of the U.S.-China Committee of the International
Leadership Foundation, a non-profit organization based in
Washington, DC, with 15 chapters nationwide.
Ram Kumar Krishnamurthy, MS ’94 A senior principal engineer and research director of the High
Performance Research Group at Intel Labs, Krishnamurthy leads
research in high-performance, energy efficient and low-voltage
circuits for next generation microprocessors and
Dean Seneca, BA ’90 Seneca has been with the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention in Atlanta since 1999. He serves as a senior health
scientist, policy health analyst and project advisor for global
health programs within the Office for State, Tribal, Local and
Holger Schunemann, PhD ’00, MS ’97 Schunemann is chair of Health Research Methods, Evidence and
Impact at McMaster University – the birthplace of
evidence-based medicine and problem-based learning -- in Hamilton,
Joel Lunenfeld, BA ’99 The vice president of global brand and creative strategy at
Twitter, Lunenfeld (@joell) ignites conversations between the
world’s most iconic brands and Twitter’s 300 million
Wayne Anderson Now dean emeritus of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical
Sciences, Anderson has been a vigorous advocate for UB since
joining the faculty as an assistant professor in 1968, nearly 50