Michel Bruneau has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system. He was among 14 SUNY faculty members appointed to the distinguished professor ranks by the SUNY Board of Trustees at its meeting on Nov. 15.
Masonobu Shinozuka, 87, died in California on November 5, 2018. Shinozuka served as director of UB's National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research in the 1990s, and was one of its original founders.
Over the past two years, five faculty members from UB’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have received awards from the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) Region 1 chapter.
Presentacion Rivera Reyes, an assistant teaching professor in the newly established Department of Engineering Education, received the Theodore E. Batchman Best Paper Award at the 2018 Frontiers in Education Conference.
Junsong Yuan, an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR). The award recognizes his contribution to “human action and gesture analysis” in the field.
Hui Meng,a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University at Buffalo, has been named a Fellow of ASME. The designation recognizes her outstanding achievements in mechanical engineering.