Faculty Honors and Awards

Globally recognized for world-class research, we offer students a wide variety of excellent instruction from a growing body of award-winning faculty.

Ruogang Zhao, an associate professor in biomedical engineering, is one of twelve young innovators recognized for their original research in the area of cellular and molecular bioengineering.
Seventeen faculty and staff from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are among those who were honored for notable achievement, service and teaching at UB's 16th annual Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

Rahul Rai, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, was recognized with a 2019 Best Paper Award from the Prognostics and Health Management (PHM) Society.


This year, three faculty members in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering were recognized by the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) Region 1 chapter for their technological innovation.


Michael Constantinou, a Samuel P. Capen Professor of Civil Engineering and SUNY Distinguished Professor, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).


He is a co-holder of five U.S. patents and four pending applications, and a co-author of more than 240 research publications.