Alumni News


UB mechanical engineering alum David Blekhman has been selected as a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Alternative Energy Technology, one of the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program.

Anne-Fleur Andrle (MS Biomedical engineering ’13) had a problem: for years, she traveled extensively for her job as a medical applications engineer in medical imaging, finding herself with a well-stamped passport but little to show for it besides jet lag and a thorough reading of her hotel’s room service menu.

Mechanical and aerospace engineering faculty member Aaron Estes has received the Vanderhoef Faculty Award for making the extra effort to coach, mentor, and provide support for students.

Kay Stanney, CEO and founder of Design Interactive Inc. and an alumna of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Jonathan Watts, vice president at Watts Architecture & Engineering, came to the University at Buffalo as a transfer student in 1996. He left his previous college because he felt that UB offered a more comprehensive engineering education, and went on to earn his BS in industrial engineering in 2000 and a BS in civil engineering in 2003.