Meet Our New Faculty

26 new faculty hired in 2018

Chosen for their outstanding research achievements to date and for what they will contribute to engineering, to UB and to their professions, our new faculty members will lead us in new directions and push us to ever greater achievements. We are delighted to welcome them to UB.

Biomedical Engineering
 

Xiaoliang Zhang.

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Rudiyanto Gunawan.

Rudiyanto Gunawan, Associate Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Ian Bradley.

Ian Bradley, Assistant Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Xiao Liang.

Xiao Liang, Research Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

David Doermann.

David Doermann, Empire Innovation Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Zhanpeng Jin.

Zhanpeng Jin, Associate Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Junsong Yuan.

Junsong Yuan, Associate Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Kenny Joseph.

Kenny Joseph, Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Weihang Wang.

Weihang Wang, Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Jingjing Meng.

Jingjing Meng, Teaching Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering

Vasili Perebeinos.

Vasili Perebeinos, Professor

Electrical Engineering

Zhangyu Guan.

Zhangyu Guan, Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering

Luis Herrera.

Luis Herrera, Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering

Shaofeng Zou.

Shaofeng Zou, Assistant Professor

Engineering Education

Kristen Moore.

Kristen Moore, Associate Professor

Engineering Education

Arezoo Hajesfandiari.

Arezoo Hajesfandiari, Teaching Assistant Professor

Engineering Education
 

Lauren Kuryloski.

Lauren Kuryloski, Assistant Teaching Professor

Engineering Education
 

Stephanie Phillips.

Stephanie Phillips, Assistant Professor of Practice

Engineering Education
 

Presentacion Rivera Reyes.

Presentacion Rivera Reyes, Assistant Teaching Professor

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Sayanti Mukherjee.

Sayanti Mukherjee, Assistant Professor

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Johnson Fadeyi.

Johnson Fadeyi, Assistant Teaching Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Shenqiang Ren.

Shenqiang Ren, Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

James Chen.

James Chen, Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Frank Lagor.

Frank Lagor, Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Craig Snoeyink.

Craig Snoeyink, Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Ardeshir Raihanian Mashhadi.

Ardeshir Raihanian Mashhadi, Teaching Assistant Professor

34 new faculty hired in 2017

Biomedical Engineering
 

Jing Wang.

Jing Wang, Teaching Assistant Professor
 

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Thomas Thundat.

Thomas Thundat, Empire Innovation Professor

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Eleni Kyriakidou.

Eleni Kyriakidou, Assistant Professor
 

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Monica Lupion-Cordero.

Monica Lupion-Cordero, Teaching Assistant Professor

Chemical and Biological Engineering

David Courtemanche.

David Courtemanche, Teaching Assistant Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Darrell Kaminski.

Darrell Kaminski, Assistant Professor of Practice

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Marina Blanton.

Marina Blanton, Associate Professor
 

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Matthew Knepley.

Matthew Knepley, Associate Professor
 

Computer Science and Engineering

Changyou Chen.

Changyou Chen, Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Mingchen Gao.

Mingchen Gao, Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

A. Erdem Sariyuce.

A. Erdem Sariyuce, Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Alan Hung.

Alan Hunt, Professor of Practice

Electrical Engineering

Jun (Brandon) Choi.

Jun (Brandon) Choi, Assistant Professor
 

Electrical Engineering

Huamin Li.

Huamin Li, Assistant Professor
 

Electrical Engineering

Peter Qiang Liu.

Peter Qiang Liu, Assistant Professor
 

Engineering Education

Keshab Acharya.

Keshab Acharya, Teaching Assistant Professor

Engineering Education
 

Emily Hammond.

Emily Hammond, Teaching Assistant Professor

Engineering Education
 

Amy Baird.

Amy Baird, Assistant Professor of Practice

Engineering Education
 

Kris Depowski O'Donnell.

Kristen Depowski O'Donnell, Assistant Professor of Practice

Industrial and Systems Engineering

H. Winnie Chen.

Winnie Chen, Assistant Professor
 

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Hongyue Sun.

Hongyue Sun, Assistant Professor
 

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Mohamed Awwad.

Mohamed Awwad, Teaching Assistant Professor

Materials Design and Innovation

Baishakhi Mazumder.

Baishakhi Mazumder, Assistant Professor
 

Materials Design and Innovation

Prathima Nalam.

Prathima Nalam, Assistant Professor

Materials Design and Innovation

Kristofer Reyes.

Kristofer Reyes, Assistant Professor

Materials Design and Innovation

Fei Yao.

Fei Yao, Assistant Professor

Materials Design and Innovation

Alan Friedman.

Alan Friedman, Research Associate Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Francine Battaglia.

Francine Battaglia, Professor
 

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Vojislav Kalanovic.

Vojislav Kalanovic, Professor of Practice

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Javid Bayandor.

Javid Bayandor, Associate Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Yaowu Hu.

Yaowu Hu, Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Minghui Zheng.

Minghui Zheng, Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Aaron Estes.

Aaron Estes, Teaching Assistant Professor
 

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Lieselle Trinidad.

Liselle Trinidad, Teaching Assistant Professor

16 new faculty hired in 2016

Biomedical Engineering
 

Anirban Dutta.

Anirban Dutta, Assistant Professor
 

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Natesh Parashurama.

Natesh Parashurama, Assistant Professor
 

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Nirupam Aich.

Nirupam Aich, Assistant Professor
 

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Kamelia Atefi MonfaredJohn D. Atkinson.

Kamelia Atefi Monfared, Assistant Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Negar Elhami Khorasani.

Negar Elhami Khorasani, Assistant Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Lauren Sassoubre.

Lauren Sassoubre, Assistant Professor
 

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Zhenduo Zhu.

Zhenduo Zhu, Assistant Professor
 

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Marco Gaboardi.

Marco Gaboardi, Assistant Professor
 

Computer Science and Engineering

Jesse Hartloff.

Jesse Hartloff, Teaching Assistant Professor
 

Electrical Engineering

Arindam Sanyal.

Arindam Sanyal, Assistant Professor
 

Engineering Education

Julia Latorre.

Julia Latorre, Teaching Assistant Professor
 

Engineering Education

Jennifer Haggerty.

Jennifer Haggerty, Teaching Assistant Professor

Materials Design and Innovation

Quanxi Jia.

Quanxi Jia, Empire Innovation Professor and National Grid Professor of Materials Research; Scientific Director, New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics

Materials Design and Innovation

Jung Hun Seo.

Jung Hun Seo, Assistant Professor
 

Materials Design and Innovation

Scott Broderick.

Scott Broderick, Research Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Souma Chowdhury.

Souma Chowdhury, Assistant Professor