11 from engineering recognized in UB tribute to authors

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Published June 3, 2014

Eleven faculty from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are among those who were honored at “An Anthology of Recognition: The Sixth Salute to UB Authors.” The event recognizes authors, contributing authors and editors who have published full-length scholarly books over the course of the past two years — from January 2012 through December 2013 — as well as those authors whose books may have been inadvertently missed since the first “anthology” was held in 2007.

 Production of scholarly and creative works is an integral part of UB’s mission, says Alex Cartwright, vice president for research and economic development. “As faculty authors at our highly regarded public research university, you truly have contributed to this important mission,” Cartwright wrote in the program for the event. “You have memorialized your ideas in books and this, in turn, shapes the university and builds its legacy.”

SEAS authors, their departments and book titles are:

  • Rajan Batta and Changhyun Kwon, Industrial and Systems Engineering, editors, “Handbook of OR/MS Models in Hazardous Materials Transportation.”
  • Michel Bruneau, Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, “The Emancipating Death of a Boring Engineer.”
  • Deborah D.L. Chung, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, “Piloted to Serve” (English version) and editor, “The Road to Scientific Success: Inspiring Life Stories of Prominent Researchers, Vol. 2.”
  • Andre Filiatrault, Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering, “Elements of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 3rd Edition.”
  • Venu Govindaraju, Computer Science and Engineering, editor, “Handbook of Statistics 31.”
  • Josep M. Jornet, Electrical Engineering, “Fundamentals of Electromagnetic Nanonetworks in the Terahertz Band.”
  • Tevfik Kosar, Computer Science and Engineering, author and editor, “Data Intensive Distributed Computing: Challenges and Solutions for Large-scale Information Management.”
  • Kris Schindler, Computer Science and Engineering, “Introduction to Microprocessor Based Systems Using the ARM Processor, Second Edition.”
  • Zhi Sun, Electrical Engineering, “Key Communication Techniques for Underground Sensor Networks.”
  • Mark Voisinet, Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, “Solidworks tutor.”

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