Faculty Honors and Awards

Globally recognized for world-class research, we offer students a wide variety of excellent instruction from a growing body of award-winning faculty.

Nine of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences best and brightest teachers and researchers were among the 21 to receive the University at Buffalo’s 2020 Exceptional Scholar and Teaching Innovation Awards.
The Military Operations Research Society recently gave the 2020 MOR Journal Award to Rajan Batta and his former student, Michael Moskal II for their paper on real-time routing of UAVs to collect threat information.
Jun Xia, an associate professor of biomedical engineering, has been awarded a 2020 Qualcomm Faculty Award to support his research on the application of photoacoustic imaging in wearable technologies.

Since its inception 35 years ago, the Aviation and Space Hall of Fame has served to “… honor and enshrine those men and women, who in their own unique way, contributed significantly to the history and development of aviation and aerospace on the Niagara Frontier.”  


Leslie Ying has been elected Fellow of AIMBE for her “outstanding contributions to the development and biomedical applications of fast magnetic resonance imaging with sparse sampling.”


Amit Goyal was one of five UB faculty members to be named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.