Full-Time Faculty

Paschalis Alexandridis, PhD
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994

508 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1183

Fax: (716) 645-3822

palexand@buffalo.edu

UB Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Self-assembly; directed assembly; complex fluids; soft materials; nanomaterials; interfacial phenomena; amphiphilic polymers; biopolymers; product design

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508 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1183

Fax: (716) 645-3822

palexand@buffalo.edu

Stelios Andreadis, PhD
PhD, University of Michigan, 1996

908 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1202

Fax: (716) 645-3822

sandread@buffalo.edu

Professor and Department Chair
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Stem cells for vascular tissue engineering; signaling pathways in cell-cell adhesion and wound healing; lentiviral vectors and lentiviral microarrays for high-throughput gene expression analysis and gene discovery

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908 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1202

Fax: (716) 645-3822

sandread@buffalo.edu

Chong Cheng, PhD
PhD, City University of New York, 2003

312 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1193

Fax: (716) 645-3822

ccheng8@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Biodegradable functional polymers and nanostructures, new drug delivery systems, synthetic materials for tissue engineering.

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312 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1193

Fax: (716) 645-3822

ccheng8@buffalo.edu

Michel Dupuis, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo, 1976

614 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-9062

Fax: (716) 645-3822

mdupuis2@buffalo.edu

Research Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Chemistry Fundamentals for New Energy Technologies from multi-physics Multi-scale Modeling

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614 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-9062

Fax: (716) 645-3822

mdupuis2@buffalo.edu

Jeffrey R. Errington, PhD
PhD, Cornell University, 1999

509 Furnas Hall

412M Bonner Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1184

Fax: (716) 645-3822

jerring@buffalo.edu

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Molecular simulation, statistical thermodynamics, interfacial phenomena

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509 Furnas Hall

412M Bonner Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1184

Fax: (716) 645-3822

jerring@buffalo.edu

Edward Furlani, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

113 B Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1194

Fax: (716) 645-3822

efurlani@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Computational Physics/Multidisciplinary Modeling: Nanophotonics; Plasmonics and Metamaterials; Optofluidics; MEMS/MOEMS Simulation; Microfluidics; Computational Fluid Dynamics; Inkjet Systems; Applied Magnetics; Biomagnetics

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113 B Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1194

Fax: (716) 645-3822

efurlani@buffalo.edu

Amit Goyal, PhD
PhD, University of Rochester, 1991

112 Cooke Hall

Phone: (716) 645-5900

agoyal@buffalo.edu

Empire Innovation Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Director
Research and Education in Energy, Environment and Water (RENEW)

Research Topics: Clean energy technologies

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112 Cooke Hall

Phone: (716) 645-5900

agoyal@buffalo.edu

Johannes Hachmann, PhD
PhD, Cornell University, 2010

612 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1524

Fax: (716) 645-3822

hachmann@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Computational chemistry and materials science; virtual high-throughput and Big Data; machine learning; electronic structure theory and methods; quantum effects in catalysis and materials; rational design

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612 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1524

Fax: (716) 645-3822

hachmann@buffalo.edu

David A. Kofke, PhD
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1988

510 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1173

Fax: (716) 645-3822

kofke@buffalo.edu

SUNY Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Statistical physics; molecular modeling and simulation; software engineering

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510 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1173

Fax: (716) 645-3822

kofke@buffalo.edu

Eleni A. Kyriakidou, PhD
PhD, The University of South Carolina, 2014

613 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1629

Fax: (716) 645-3822

elenikyr@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Heterogeneous catalysis, nanoparticle synthesis and surface science, and the application of such catalysts to environmental processes

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613 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1629

Fax: (716) 645-3822

elenikyr@buffalo.edu

Haiqing Lin, PhD
PhD, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005

311 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1856

Fax: (716) 645-3822

haiqingl@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Novel membrane materials for CO2 capture from flue gas and syngas; robust membranes for natural gas liquids (NGLs) recovery from natural gas; understanding polymer structure/aging correlations in thin films

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311 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1856

Fax: (716) 645-3822

haiqingl@buffalo.edu

Michael J. Lockett, PhD
DSc, University of London, 1997

203A Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1303

Fax: (716) 645-3822

lockett5@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Distillation and absorption; separations

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203A Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1303

Fax: (716) 645-3822

lockett5@buffalo.edu

Carl R. F. Lund, PhD
PhD, University of Wisconsin, 1981

505 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1180

Fax: (716) 645-3822

lund@buffalo.edu

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Heterogeneous catalysis, chemical kinetics, reaction engineering

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505 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1180

Fax: (716) 645-3822

lund@buffalo.edu

Sriram Neelamegham, PhD
PhD, Rice University, 1996

906 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1200

Fax: (716) 645-3822

neel@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Biomedical engineering; cell biomechanics; vascular engineering

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906 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1200

Fax: (716) 645-3822

neel@buffalo.edu

Johannes M. Nitsche, PhD
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989

507 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1182

Fax: (716) 645-3822

nitsche@buffalo.edu

SUNY Distinguished Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Transport phenomena; bioactive surfaces; biological pores; transdermal transport

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507 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1182

Fax: (716) 645-3822

nitsche@buffalo.edu

Natesh Parashurama, PhD
MD University at Buffalo 1999, PhD Rutgers University 2008

907 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1201

Fax: (716) 645-3822

nateshp@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Liver stem cell biology; differentiation; cell therapy; organogenesis; disease modeling; tissue engineering; multimodality molecular imaging; monitoring molecular events in living subjects

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907 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1201

Fax: (716) 645-3822

nateshp@buffalo.edu

Sheldon J. Park, PhD
PhD, Harvard University, 2000

905 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1199

Fax: (716) 645-3822

sjpark6@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Protein engineering; yeast surface display; bioinformatics; molecular dynamics simulations

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905 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1199

Fax: (716) 645-3822

sjpark6@buffalo.edu

Blaine Pfeifer, PhD
PhD, Stanford University, 2002

904 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1198

Fax: (716) 645-3822

blainepf@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Metabolic Engineering; heterologous natural product biosynthesis; genetic vaccine design

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904 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1198

Fax: (716) 645-3822

blainepf@buffalo.edu

Mark T. Swihart, PhD
PhD, University of Minnesota, 1997

506 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1181

Fax: (716) 645-3822

swihart@buffalo.edu

UB Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Executive Director
New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics

Research Topics: Synthesis and application of nanoparticles; reactor modeling; computational chemistry; particle nucleation and growth

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506 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1181

Fax: (716) 645-3822

swihart@buffalo.edu

310A Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3209

tgthunda@buffalo.edu

Empire Innovation Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Novel physical, chemical, and biological detection using micro and nano mechanical sensors and electrical power delivery using the single wire concept

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310A Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3209

tgthunda@buffalo.edu

Marina Tsianou, PhD
PhD, Lund University, Sweden, 2000

609 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1191

Fax: (716) 645-3822

mtsianou@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Molecularly engineered materials; self-assembly; interfacial phenomena; controlled crystallization; biomimetics

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609 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1191

Fax: (716) 645-3822

mtsianou@buffalo.edu

Gang Wu, PhD
PhD, Harbin Institute of Technology, 2004

309 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-8618

Fax: (716) 645-3822

gangwu@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Functional materials for electrochemical energy storage and conversion; electrocatalysis for renewable energy and environmental science; materials electrochemistry; batteries; fuel cells

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309 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-8618

Fax: (716) 645-3822

gangwu@buffalo.edu

Charles Zukoski, PhD
PhD, Princeton University, 1985

562 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2992

ubprovost@buffalo.edu

Professor and UB Provost
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Suspension mechanics; protein crystallization and nanoparticle self-assembly

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562 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2992

ubprovost@buffalo.edu