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.


Andrew Whittaker, a professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering and director of MCEER, was recently elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and ASCE's Structural Engineering Institute.


Teng Wu, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, received the Alfred Noble prize, which recognizes a technical paper of exceptional merit whose first author is younger than 35.


The award from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering recognizes Batta's work in hazmat logistics.


The prestigious award is presented by ASCE to "recognize outstanding contributions to the application of structural engineering research."


Five of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences' best and brightest teachers and researchers have been named recipients of UB's 2016 Exceptional Scholar and Teaching Innovation awards.

Chen, Errington, Meng recognized for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities; Schifferle recognized for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching