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Department Advisory Board

CSEE’s Department Advisory Board was formed to provide external counsel on matters that affect the department, such as education and research programs, strategic planning, development and philanthropy, classroom enrichment, student job placement, and industrial relations. They are industrial leaders, many of whom who got their start at UB, and are committed to the department’s continued success.

Frank J. Puskar, PE*

Advisory Board Chair

Founder and Senior Consultant, Energo Engineering, a KBR subsidiary

Michael Astrella, PE

Advisory Board Vice Chair

Structural Engineer, Wendel Companies

Joseph Bracci, PhD, PE

Professor, Zachry Dept of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University

Daniel D’Angelo, PE

Deputy Chief Engineer, New York State Department of Transportation

Rosanne Frandina, PE, LS

Owner, Frandina Engineering and Land Surveying, PC

Timothy J. Grady, PE

President, Ecology and Environment Engineering, P.C. and Vice President, Ecology and Environment, Inc.

Ronald Klinczar, PE

Senior Associate, Hatch Mott MacDonald

Christopher LaTuso, PE

Vice President, New York/New Jersey Transportation Business Group Manager, HDR

Joseph A. Mannarino, PhD

Executive Vice President, LPCiminelli

Edward C. Morris, PE

President, ECM Management Consultants, LLC

Aspassia (Sissy) Nikolaou, PhD, PE

Principal, Multi-Hazards & Geotechnical Engineering, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

John Novotny, PE, BCEE

Director; Corporate Environmental Control & Capital Project Management, Manufacturing Technology & Engineering; Corning Inc.

Stephen E. Still, PhD*

Managing Director and Co-Head, Seabury Airline Planning Group LLC

* Denotes member of the SEAS Dean's Advisory Council

Undergraduate Advisory Panels

Our Undergraduate Advisory Panels, one for the civil engineering undergraduate program and one for the environmental engineering undergraduate program, were formed to advise the CSEE department on curriculum revisions, trends and future needs of the profession, program education objectives and other major issues relevant to undergraduate education.

Civil Engineering Advisory Panel

Anthony Borrelli, PE

Project Manager, Bergmann Associates

Mohammed Ettouney, ScD, PE, FAEI

Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

John G. Goeddertz, PhD

Senior Engineer, URS, Buffalo

Rosanne Frandina, PE, LS

Owner, Frandina Engineering and Land Surveying, PC

Darrell Kaminski, PE

(Acting) Regional Director for NYSDOT District 5

Ronald Klinczar, PE, Leed

Senior Associate, Hatch Mott MacDonald

Joseph A. Mannarino, PhD

Executive Vice President, LPCiminelli

Don McMahon, PE

Partner, McMahon and Mann

Gerard Sentz, PE

Vice President, Engineering - FoitAlbert Associates

Michael Symans, PhD

Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Environmental Engineering Advisory Panel

Martin Auer, PhD

Civil & Environmental Engineering, Michigan Technological University

Craig M. Forgette, PE, PMP

Great Lakes Regional Sediment Program Manager, USACE - Buffalo District

Angela Hintz, PE, CEM

Senior Project Engineer, Malcolm Pirnie

Paul J. McGarvey, PE, BCEE

Western NY Service Group Manager, GHD

Kevin Russell

Anchor QEA, LLC