Meet our Named Professors

Barbara Rita Alevriadou.
Barbara Rita Alevriadou, PhD
PhD, Rice University

301 Bonner Hall

Phone: (716) 645-8499

alevri@buffalo.edu

Empire Innovation Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Cardiovascular Disease; Molecular Basis of Disease; Signal Transduction

Panagiotis (Panos) Anastasopoulos.

241 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4362

panastas@buffalo.edu

Stephen E. Still Chair of Transportation Engineering and Associate Professor
Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Director
Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Director
Engineering Statistics and Econometrics Applications (ESEA) Research Laboratory
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Statistical/Econometric modeling, methods and applications in engineering problems, traffic safety, reliability/sustainability of infrastructure systems, crisis management, public-private partnerships, transportation planning, and engineering economics.

Vipin Chaudhary.
Vipin Chaudhary, PhD
PhD, University of Texas at Austin

305 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4740

vipin@buffalo.edu

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

Research Topics: Computer-assisted surgery; embedded and pervasive systems; high-performance computing; medical image processing

Chang Wen Chen.
Chang Wen Chen, PhD
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

316 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4760

chencw@buffalo.edu

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

Research Topics: Collaborative signal processing and data aggregation for sensor networks; distributed image and video coding; medical image analysis and biomedical information processing; mobile multimedia systems; reliable and secure multimedia streaming over P2P; wireless and ad hoc networks

Constantinou.
Michael C. Constantinou, PhD
PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

132 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2469

constan1@buffalo.edu

SUNY Distinguished Professor and Samuel P. Capen Professor
Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Seismic protective systems for buildings, bridges and the infrastructure

John Crassidis.
John Crassidis, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

1003 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1426

johnc@buffalo.edu

Samuel P. Capen Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Dynamics; control; mechatronics

David Doermann.
David Doermann, PhD
PhD, University of Maryland

113M Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1557

doermann@buffalo.edu

Empire Innovation Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Director
Artificial Intelligence Institute
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Document image understanding, video analysis, pattern recognition, computer vision, media forensics, artificial intellegence

Amit Goyal.
Amit Goyal, PhD
PhD, University of Rochester, 1991

112 Cooke Hall

Phone: (716) 645-5900

agoyal@buffalo.edu

Empire Innovation Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Director
Research and Education in Energy, Environment and Water (RENEW)

Research Topics: Clean energy technologies

Qing He.
Qing He, PhD
PhD, Systems & Industrial Engineering, The University of Arizona, 2010

313 Bell Hall and

225 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3470

qinghe@buffalo.edu

Morton C. Frank Endowed Associate Professor
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Morton C. Frank Endowed Associate Professor
Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Analytics and operations research in multi-modal transportation and logistics

313 Bell Hall and

225 Ketter Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3470

qinghe@buffalo.edu

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Quanxi Jia, PhD
PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University at Buffalo

136 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1157

qxjia@buffalo.edu

Empire Innovation Professor and National Grid Professor of Materials Research
Scientific Director, New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics (CMI)
Department of Materials Design and Innovation
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Thin film nanostructured multifunctional materials; heteroepitaxial growth and processing-structure-property relationship of thin films; synthesis, characterization, and application of nanostructured multifunctional materials; monolithic integration of thin film materials with complimentary functionalities for devices

Mark Karwan.
Mark Karwan, PhD
PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

305 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2422

mkarwan@buffalo.edu

Praxair Professor of Operations Research
SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Mathematical programming, applied operations research, multiple-criteria decision making

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.

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Krishna Rajan, ScD
ScD, Materials Science, MIT

120 Bonner Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1380

krajan3@buffalo.edu

Erich Bloch Chair
Empire Innovation Professor
Department of Materials Design and Innovation
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Materials informatics; Quantitative high resolution imaging; Atom probe tomography

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

317 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1587

kuiren@buffalo.edu

SUNY Empire Innovation Professor
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

Mark Swihart.
Mark T. Swihart, PhD
PhD, University of Minnesota, 1997

306 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1181

Fax: (716) 645-3822

swihart@buffalo.edu

UB Distinguished Professor and Department Chair
Empire Innovation Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Synthesis and application of nanoparticles

T. Thundat.

310 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3209

tgthunda@buffalo.edu

Empire Innovation Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Novel physical, chemical, and biological detection using micro and nano mechanical sensors and electrical power delivery using the single wire concept

Xiaoliang Zhang.
Xiaoliang Zhang, PhD
PhD, University of Minnesota

215 E Bonner Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4055

Fax: (716) 645-2207

xzhang89@buffalo.edu

Empire Innovation Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Novel techniques for advanced MRI instrumentation; multi-modal biomedical imaging; novel MR imaging formation technology; MR imaging at high and ultrahigh fields; novel device and method development for structural, functional and metabolic imaging using proton and heteronuclear MRI; parallel imaging and compressed sensing based fast imaging methodology; new hardware technology for MR imaging, microimaging, cancer imaging, fetal and neonatal imaging; interventional MRI; PET-MRI in health and cancerous conditions; technical development of high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) or magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) in small animal models and humans

215 E Bonner Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4055

Fax: (716) 645-2207

xzhang89@buffalo.edu

Jennifer Zirnheld.
Jennifer Zirnheld, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

213 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1033

zirnheld@buffalo.edu

Maxwell Technologies Inc. Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Insulation coordination; energy systems; mobility platforms; nano-dielectrics