It spans the areas of cloud computing, big data computing, and wireless and mobile computing.

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Affiliated Faculty

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

Research Topics: Operating systems; networking; compilers and runtimes

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

Karthik Dantu.
Karthik Dantu, PhD
PhD, University of Southern California

106 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2670

kdantu@buffalo.edu

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

Research Topics: Mobile sensor networks; robot networks; networked embedded systems; mobile computing; wireless networks; embedded operating systems

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

Research Topics: Distributed systems and networks; fault-tolerant computing; self-stabilization; wireless sensor networks

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

Research Topics: Social computing; sensor networks; stochastic simulation and inference

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
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

Research Topics: Distributed systems; networking; operating systems

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

Research Topics: Data clouds; data-intensive computing; petascale distributed systems; storage and I/O optimization

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

Research Topics: Experimental wireless networking and mobile computing; high performance protocol design and implementation; network measurements; performance evaluation; testbed prototyping

Shi Li.
Shi Li, PhD
PhD, Princeton University

328 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1590

shil@buffalo.edu

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

Research Topics: Approximation algorithms; combinatorial optimization; network design and routing; facility location and scheduling problems

Nils Napp.
Nils Napp, PhD
PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
Volunteer Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Topics: Robotics; algorithms; distributed systems

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

Research Topics: Future generation communication systems; optical networks; survivable/resilient protocols; wireless and mobile networks (including sensor networks)

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

303 Davis Hall

stock@buffalo.edu

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

Research Topics: Networking; operating systems; embedded systems; programmable logic

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

Research Topics: Internet of things, cyber-physical systems; mobile computing; wireless networks

321 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1588

lusu@buffalo.edu

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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

Specialty/Research Focus: Wireless communications and networking, especially wireless communications in extreme environments; wireless sensor networks; wireless underground networks; wireless intra-body networks; cyber physical systems

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