Faculty Directory

Carl Alphonce.
Carl Alphonce, PhD
PhD, University of British Columbia

343 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4739

alphonce@buffalo.edu

Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor of Teaching
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Ethan Blanton.
Ethan Blanton, PhD
PhD, Purdue University

334 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4766

eblanton@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Marina Blanton.
Marina Blanton, PhD
PhD, Purdue University

333 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4752

mblanton@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Ethan Blanton.
Laurence Boxer, PhD
PhD, University of Illinois

Niagara University

boxer@niagara.edu

Affiliated Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Mike Buckley.
Mike Buckley, MS
MS Electrical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1983
Eminent Teaching Professor Emeritus
Co-Director, Center for Socially Relevant Computing (CSRC)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Varun Chandola.
Varun Chandola, PhD
PhD, University of Minnesota

213 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4747

chandola@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
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
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
Changyou Chen, PhD
PhD, Australian National University

338L Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4750

changyou@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Jan Chomicki.
Jan Chomicki, PhD
PhD, Rutgers University

338I Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4735

chomicki@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Karthik Dantu.
Karthik Dantu, PhD
PhD, University of Southern California

106 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2670

kdantu@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Sreyasse Das Bhattacharjee.
Sreyasee Das Bhattacharjee, PhD
PhD, Indian Institute of Technology

349 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4769

sreyasee@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Murat Demirbas.
Murat Demirbas, PhD
PhD, The Ohio State University

313 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4753

demirbas@buffalo.edu

Director of Graduate Studies
Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
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
Wen Dong, PhD
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

306 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1589

wendong@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Jing Gao.
Jing Gao, PhD
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

350 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1586

jing@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Mingchen Gao.
Mingchen Gao, PhD
PhD, Rutgers University

347 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2834

mgao8@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Venu Govindaraju.
Venu Govindaraju, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

516 Capen Hall, 113 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3321, (716) 645-1558

govind@buffalo.edu

SUNY Distinguished Professor
Founding Director, Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors (CUBS)
Associate Director, Center of Excellence for Document Analysis and Recognition (CEDAR)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Vice President
Office of Research and Economic Development

516 Capen Hall, 113 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3321, (716) 645-1558

govind@buffalo.edu

Jesse Hartloff.
Jesse Hartloff, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

344 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4729

hartloff@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Roger He.
Xin (Roger) He, PhD
PhD, The Ohio State University

318 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4741

xinhe@buffalo.edu

Director of Graduate Admissions
Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Matthew Hertz.
Matthew Hertz, PhD
PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst

352 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4736

mhertz@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor of Teaching
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Andrew Hughes.
Andrew Hughes, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

348 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1591

ahughes6@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Alan Hunt.
Alan Hunt, MS
MS, University at Buffalo

354 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3184

ahunt@buffalo.edu

Professor of Practice
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Bharat Jayaraman.
Bharat Jayaraman, PhD
PhD, University of Utah

208 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4755

bharat@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Zhanpeng Jin.
Zhanpeng Jin, PhD
PhD, University of Pittsburgh

336 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1601

zjin@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Dr. Joseph.
Kenneth Joseph, PhD
PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

335 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0682

kjoseph@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Kevin Keane.
Kevin R. Keane, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

303 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4766

krkeane@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Research
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Oliver Kennedy.
Oliver Kennedy, PhD
PhD, Cornell University

211 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1597

okennedy@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and 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
Steve Ko.
Steve Ko, PhD
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

113F Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4732

stevko@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Tevfik Kosar.
Tevfik Kosar, PhD
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

338J Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2323

tkosar@buffalo.edu

Associate Department Chair
Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Dimitrios Koutsonikolas.
Dimitrios Koutsonikolas, PhD
PhD, Purdue University

311 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4733

dimitrio@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Kevin Kwiat.
Kevin Kwiat, PhD
PhD, Syracuse University
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Shi Li.
Shi Li, PhD
PhD, Princeton University

328 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1590

shil@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Dr. Liu.
Zhen Liu, PhD
PhD, Economics, Stony Brook University

415 Fronczak Hall

Phone: (716) 645-8691

zl24@buffalo.edu

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Adjunct Lecturer
Department of Economics
College of Arts and Sciences
Marianthi Markatou.

726 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-2894

Fax: (716) 829-2200

markatou@buffalo.edu

Associate Chair of Research and Healthcare Informatics
Professor
Department of Biostatistics
School of Public Health and Health Professions
Core Faculty, CDSE PhD Program
Adjunct Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Assistant Director
Institute for Healthcare Informatics
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Meng.
Jingjing Meng, PhD
PhD, Nanyang Technological University

304 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0566

jmeng2@buffalo.edu

Lecturer
Assistant Professor of Research
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Russ Miller.
Russ Miller, PhD
PhD, Binghamton University

338F Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4737

miller@buffalo.edu

UB Distinguished Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Adjunct Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Senior Research Scientist at the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute
Adjunct Professor
Department of Structural Biology
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Nils Napp.
Nils Napp, PhD
PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Washington

332 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4754

nnapp@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Hung Ngo.
Hung Ngo, PhD
PhD, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
Adjunct Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Chunming Qiao.
Chunming Qiao, PhD
PhD, Computer Science, University of Pittsburgh

312 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4751

qiao@buffalo.edu

Department Chair
SUNY Distinguished Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Adjunct Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Bina Ramamurthy.
Bina Ramamurthy, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

345 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3182

bina@buffalo.edu

Professor of Teaching
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Ken Regan.
Ken Regan, PhD
PhD, Mathematics, Oxford University

326 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4738

regan@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
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
Atri Rudra, PhD
PhD, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington

319 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2464

atri@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
A. Erdem Sariyuce, PhD
PhD, Computer Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University

323 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1592

erdem@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Kris Schindler.
Kris Schindler, PhD
PhD, Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo

346 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3185

kds@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor of Teaching
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Barry Smith.
Barry Smith, PhD
PhD, Manchester

105 Park Hall

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-0075

Fax: (716) 645-6139

phismith@buffalo.edu

SUNY Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Julian Park Chair
Department of Philosophy
Director
National Center for Ontological Research
Affiliate Professor
UB Biomedical Informatics, Computer Science, and Neurology

105 Park Hall

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-0075

Fax: (716) 645-6139

phismith@buffalo.edu

Ramalingam Sridhar.
Ramalingam Sridhar, PhD
PhD, Computer Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

338K Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3186

rsridhar@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Rohini Srihari.
Rohini Srihari, PhD
PhD, University at Buffalo

338D Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1602

rohini@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Adjunct Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

303 Davis Hall

stock@buffalo.edu

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Lu Su, PhD
PhD, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

321 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1588

lusu@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

321 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1588

lusu@buffalo.edu

Yijun Sun, PhD
PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville

B2-146 Center of Excellence Building

701 Ellicott Street

Phone: (716) 881-1374

yijunsun@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor of Bioinformatics
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

B2-146 Center of Excellence Building

701 Ellicott Street

Phone: (716) 881-1374

yijunsun@buffalo.edu

Photo of Zhi Sun.
Zhi Sun, PhD
PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

218 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1608

zhisun@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Satish Tripathi, PhD
PhD, Computer Science, University of Toronto

501 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2901

president@buffalo.edu

President
University at Buffalo
Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Shambhu Upadhyaya.
Shambhu Upadhyaya, PhD
PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia

329 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3183

shambhu@buffalo.edu

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education
Director, Center of Excellence in Information Systems Assurance Research and Education (CEISARE)
Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Jennifer Winikus.
Jennifer Winikus, PhD
PhD, Computer Engineering, Michigan Technological University

351 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4757

jwinikus@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Wenyao Xu.
Wenyao Xu, PhD
PhD, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

330 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4748

wenyaoxu@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Junsong Yuan.
Junsong Yuan, PhD
PhD, Northwestern University

338H Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0562

jsyuan@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Lukasz (Luke) Ziarek.
Lukasz (Luke) Ziarek, PhD
PhD, Computer Science, Purdue University

338E Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1596

lziarek@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Jaroslaw (Jaric) Zola.
Jaroslaw (Jaric) Zola, PhD
PhD, Computer Science, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France

209 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3187

jzola@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences