Faculty Directory

Jason Armstrong.
Jason Armstrong, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

220 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3541

jna4@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor of Teaching
Director, Materials Teaching Labs
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Francine Battaglia.
Francine Battaglia, PhD
PhD, Pennsylvania State University

339 Jarvis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1470

fbattagl@buffalo.edu

Acting Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Javid Bayandor.
Javid Bayandor, PhD
PhD, The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

1004 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1422

bayandor@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Eleonora Botta.
Eleonora Botta, PhD
PhD, McGill University

1005 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2802

ebotta@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Matt Burge.
Matt Burge, PhD
PhD, University of Buffalo

213 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4703

mburge@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
James Chen.
James Chen, PhD
PhD, The George Washington University

325 Jarvis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3162

chenjm@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Souma Chowdhury.
Souma Chowdhury, PhD
PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

246 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3059

soumacho@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Deborah Chung.
Deborah Chung, PhD
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

608 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3977

ddlchung@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
John Crassidis.
John Crassidis, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

1003 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1426

johnc@buffalo.edu

Samuel P. Capen Chair Professor
SUNY Distinguished Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Director
Center for Multisource Information Fusion
Gary Dargush.
Gary Dargush, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

223 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2315

gdargush@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Brad Darrall.
Brad Darrall, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

221 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1415

bdarrall@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Paul DesJardin.
Paul DesJardin, PhD
PhD, Purdue University

336 Jarvis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1467

ped3@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Ehsan Esfahani.
Ehsan Esfahani, PhD
PhD, University of California, Riverside

245 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2517

ehsanesf@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Aaron Estes.
Aaron Estes, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

217 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1430

aaronest@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Danial Faghihi.
Danial Faghihi, PhD
PhD, Louisiana State University

607 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1450

danialfa@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
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
Alaa Eldeen A. Hassan Ali.
Alaa Eldeen A. Hassan Ali, PhD
PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison

219 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2486

alaaelde@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Susan Zonglu Hua.
Susan Zonglu Hua, PhD
PhD, University of Maryland

340 Jarvis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1471

zhua@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Kevin Hulme.
Kevin Hulme, CMSP, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

106 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-5573

hulme@buffalo.edu

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Vojislav Kalanovic.
Vojislav Kalanovic, PhD
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University

1006 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1417

vojislav@buffalo.edu

SEAS/BMW Professor of Practice
Director of Engineering Science MS Robotics Program
Director of Robotics Minor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Jiyeon Kang.
Jiyeon Kang, PhD
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University

1011 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-6063

jiyeonk@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Assistant Professor (Volunteer)
Rehabilitation Sciences Department
School of Public Health and Health Professions
M. Amin Karami.
M. Amin Karami, PhD
PhD, Virginia Tech

1013 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-5878

karami@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Jobaidur Khan.
Jobaidur Khan, PhD
PhD, University of New Orleans, LA

218 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0387

jobaidur@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Matthew Knepley.
Matthew Knepley, PhD
PhD, Purdue University

211A Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0747

knepley@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Affiliated Faculty
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Frank Lagor.
Frank Lagor, PhD
PhD, University of Maryland

1010 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2402

flagor@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Kemper E. Lewis.
Kemper E. Lewis, PhD
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

207 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2682

kelewis@buffalo.edu

Moog Professor of Innovation
Department Chair
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
Cyrus Madnia.
Cryus Madnia, PhD
PhD, The University of Michigan

334 Jarvis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1465

madnia@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Ardeshir Raihanian Mashhadi.
Ardeshir Raihanian Mashhadi, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

212 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1452

ardeshir@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Hui Meng.
Hui Meng, PhD
PhD, University of Houston

313 Jarvis Hall (North Campus)

Room 8040, CTRC (GVI), 875 Ellicott Street, Buffalo (TSVRC Office)

Phone: (716) 645-9173 (North Campus) (716) 829-5406 (CSVRC Office)

huimeng@buffalo.edu

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

313 Jarvis Hall (North Campus)

Room 8040, CTRC (GVI), 875 Ellicott Street, Buffalo (TSVRC Office)

Phone: (716) 645-9173 (North Campus) (716) 829-5406 (CSVRC Office)

huimeng@buffalo.edu

Joseph Mollendorf.
Joseph Mollendorf, PhD
PhD, Cornell University

335 Jarvis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1466

molendrf@buffalo.edu

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Joe Mook.
D. Joseph Mook, PhD
PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

1008 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1427

mook@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Mostafa Nouh.
Mostafa Nouh, PhD
PhD, University of Maryland

1012 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1449

mnouh@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Rahul Rai.
Rahul Rai, PhD
PhD, University of Texas at Austin

244 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1451

rahulrai@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
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
Matthew Ringuette.
Matthew Ringuette, PhD
PhD, California Institute of Technology

327 Jarvis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1461

ringum@buffalo.edu

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Aerospace Engineering
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Stephen Rudin.
Stephen Rudin, PhD
PhD, City University of New York

UB-Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Center

875 Ellicott Street

Phone: (716) 829-5408

srudin@buffalo.edu

SUNY Distinguished Professor
Director, Division of Radiation Physics
Department of Radiology
Jacobs School of Medicine
Affiliated Faculty
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

UB-Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Center

875 Ellicott Street

Phone: (716) 829-5408

srudin@buffalo.edu

David Salac.
David Salac, PhD
PhD, University of Michigan

326 Jarvis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1460

davidsal@buffalo.edu

Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Paul Schifferle.
Paul Schifferle, MS
MS, University at Buffalo
Adjunct Faculty
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Vice President- Flight Research
Calspan Corporation
Tarun Singh.
Tarunraj Singh, PhD
PhD, University of Waterloo

1009 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1428

tsingh@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Craig Snoeyink.
Craig Snoeyink, PhD
PhD, Purdue University

337 Jarvis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1468

craigsno@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Jennifer Stamm.
Jennifer Stamm (Haggerty), PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

214 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-9164

jrh6@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Robert Wetherhold.
Robert Wetherhold, PhD
PhD, University of Delaware

606 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3058

mecrcw@buffalo.edu

Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Mechanical Engineering
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Olga Wodo.
Olga Wodo, PhD
PhD, Czestochowa University of Technology

125 Bell Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1377

olgawodo@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Materials Design and Innovation
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Affiliated Faculty
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Minghui Zheng.
Minghui Zheng, PhD
PhD, University of California, Berkeley

1007 Furnas Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1432

mhzheng@buffalo.edu

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