Joining The Conversation

Voice authentication. Electronics recycling. The fourth industrial revolution. These are some of the topics SEAS faculty and researchers have written about for The Conversation. 


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UB SEAS Articles

Stretchable electronic device.
wind turbine.
American Flag.
smartphone.
e-waste.
brain password illustration.
3D illustration of blood cells, plasmodium causing malaria illness.

Meet our Contributors

  • John Hall.
    John Hall, PhD
    PhD, The University of Texas at Austin

    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 Interests: Complex system analysis and simulation; comprehensive product development methodologies; multidisciplinary decision-making and optimization; wind energy conversion; renewable energy systems; energy efficient products

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

    208 Davis Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-2682

    kelewis@buffalo.edu

    Dean
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Moog Professor of Innovation
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Director of the Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Technologies (SMART) CoE
    Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Research Interests: Large-Scale Systems Design, Design Analytics, Collaborative Design Methods, Decentralized Design, Decision Theory, Decision Networks, Additive Manufacturing

  • Lovell.
    Jonathan Lovell, PhD
    PhD, University of Toronto

    201 Bonner Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-1020

    Fax: (716) 645-2207

    jflovell@buffalo.edu

    Empire Innovation Professor
    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
    Volunteer Adjunct 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

    shenren@buffalo.edu

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

    Research Interests: Materials-by-design; self-assembly; 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