Our People

Faculty

Affiliated Faculty

  • Ken English.
    Ken English, PhD
    PhD, University at Buffalo

    203 Furnas Hall

    Mail:211 Bell Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-2683

    kwe@buffalo.edu

    Deputy Director
    SMART Community of Excellence
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Research Topics: Innovation in Engineering Education; Cyberinfrastructure in Engineering Design; SocioTechnical Impacts on Engineering Design Processes; Multidisciplinary Design Synthesis; Optimal Design

    203 Furnas Hall

    Mail:211 Bell Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-2683

    kwe@buffalo.edu

  • Ashlee Ford Versypt.
    Ashlee N. Ford Versypt, PhD
    PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012

    507 Furnas Hall

    Phone: 716-645-9303

    ashleefv@buffalo.edu

    Associate Professor
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Research Topics: computational science and engineering; applied mathematics; mathematical biology; multiscale modeling; physiology; pharmacology; toxicology; kidney; bone; cancer; lung; pharmacokinetics; immunotherapy; drug delivery; tissue damage; porous materials; extracellular matrix; kinetics; transport; numerical methods

  • Brian McSkimming.
    Brian McSkimming, PhD
    PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

    140C Capen Hall

    bmm6@buffalo.edu

    Volunteer Assistant Professor of Research
    Research Scientist
    Department of Engineering Education
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Mary McVee.
    Mary McVee, PhD
    PhD, Michigan State University

    581 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-2458

    mcvee@buffalo.edu

    Director, Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction
    Department of Learning and Instruction
    Graduate School of Education

    Specialty/Research Focus: Curriculum and Instruction; Cultural Studies; Diversity; Digital Media and Learning; Curriculum and Instruction; Design Experiments; Literacy; Reading Instruction; Ethnography; Immigrant Issues; Race, Inequality, and Education; Linguistic, Discourse, and Sociocultural Context; Multimodality, Embodiment, and Digital Literacy; Qualitative Research Methods; Research Design; Research Methods

  • Chris Proctor.
    Chris Proctor, PhD
    PhD, Stanford University

    505 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-2455

    chrisp@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Learning and Instruction
    Graduate School of Education
    Volunteer Assistant Professor
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Volunteer Assistant Professor
    Department of Engineering Education
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Research Topics: Computer Science Education; Curriculum and Instruction; Information Science; Access and Equity; Assessment; Curriculum and Instruction; Digital Media and Learning; Design Experiments; Literacy; Educational technology; Race, Inequality, and Education; Learning Design; Linguistic, Discourse, and Sociocultural Context

  • Letitia Thomas.
    Letitia Thomas, PhD
    PhD, University at Buffalo

    222 Baldy Hall

    Phone: (716) 645-3071

    lthomas@buffalo.edu

    Assistant Dean for Diversity
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Research Topics: STEM education; social justice; social problems; sociology of education, race & ethnic relations, social networks & social capital; qualitative research methods; social media

Postdoctoral Researchers

  • Zhiyi Liu
    PhD, University at Buffalo

    703 O'Brian Hall

    zliu59@buffalo.edu

    Postdoctoral Associate
    Department of Engineering Education
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Educator preparation, teacher agency and positioning, learner identity development, student motivation and engagement, educational technology, multimodality, positioning theory, student-centered learning approach, and ecological conceptions

  • Anne McAlister.
    Anne McAlister, PhD
    PhD, University of Virginia

    140 Capen Hall

    annemcal@buffalo.edu

    Postdoctoral Associate
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Engineering identity; social justice; equity with the goal of broadening ideas about who engineers are and what they do in order to empower students to tackle the big issues in today’s world through engineering

  • Karen Miel.
    Karen Miel
    PhD, Tufts University

    140 Capen Hall

    karenmie@buffalo.edu

    Research Scientist
    Department of Engineering Education
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Specialty/Research Focus: Equity in engineering and science education; conceptual knowledge development and collaborative learning in undergraduate engineering education; collaborative decision-making, identity formation, and affect in PK-12 engineering education

Staff

Jennifer Giegel.

Jennifer Giegel

Director of Administration

140G Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3394

Email: jlgiegel@buffalo.edu