Alumni News

Many colleagues, current and former students, and staff members joined together to celebrate Rajan Batta’s career achievement of mentoring 50 PhD students.
A group of community-minded civil engineering alumni teamed up with the Alix Rice Foundation to build a state-of-the-art skatepark.

Satish Nagarajaiah, who received his PhD in Civil Engineering from UB in 1990, was elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) earlier this year.

Alumnus Ken-Tye Yong was elected Fellow of The Optical Society (OSA) “for significant contributions to develop optical functional nanomaterials and devices for biophotonic and nanophotonic applications.”

Heather Platt, PE, a senior project manager for Dewberry, was recently appointed to the Facility Guideline Institute’s Health Guidelines Revision Committee. She will serve as the ASHRAE representative during the 2019-2020 term.

On Thursday, October 3, 2019, over 100 members of the UB community gathered in Slee Hall to honor exceptional alumni, students and corporate partners at the Sixth Annual School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Awards Night.