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Meet our Contributors

Sara Behdad.
Sara Behdad, PhD
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

243 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-5914

sarabehd@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Engineering design; sustainability; design and optimization

John Hall.
John Hall, PhD
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012.

241 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-5946

johnhall@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Areas: Design and Optimization

Kemper E. Lewis.
Kemper E. Lewis, PhD
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996

208 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2682

kelewis@buffalo.edu

Moog Professor of Innovation and Chair
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Collaborative design and decision making, visual design steering, multiobjective optimization, strategic product design, flexible systems design, hybrid optimization.

Lovell.
Jonathan Lovell, PhD
PhD, University of Toronto

201 Bonner Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1020

Fax: (716) 645-2207

jflovell@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Nanomedicine; phototherapy

Kui Ren.
Kui Ren, PhD
PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

317 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1587

kuiren@buffalo.edu

Empire Innovation Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Cloud computing and big data security; wireless security; smart grid security

Shenqiang Ren.
Shenqiang Ren, PhD
PhD, University of Maryland College Park

615 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1431

rshenren@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Materials-by-design, self-assembly, and emerging functional materials for energy-critical applications.

Wenyao Xu.
Wenyao Xu, PhD
PhD, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

330 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4748

wenyaoxu@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Embedded and cyber-physical systems; body sensor networks; biomedical signal analytics; telemedicine; human-computer interaction