Meet Our New Faculty

10 new faculty hired in 2020

Chosen for their outstanding research achievements to date and for what they will contribute to engineering, to UB and to their professions, our new faculty members will lead us in new directions and push us to ever greater achievements. We are delighted to welcome them to UB.

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Nasrin Akhter.

Nasrin Akhter, Assistant Professor of Teaching

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Siwei Lyu.

Siwei Lyu, Empire Innovation Professor

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Nalini Ratha.

Nalini Ratha, Empire Innovation Professor

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Ziming Zhao.

Ziming Zhao, Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering
 

Jim Zheng.

Jian-Ping Zheng, Empire Innovation Professor

Engineering Education
 

Alice Nightingale.

Alice Nightingale, Assistant Professor of Teaching

Engineering Education
 

Corey Schimpf.

Corey Schimpf, Assistant Professor

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Cecilia Martinez Leon.

Cecilia Martinez Leon, Associate Professor of Teaching

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Jiaoyan Li.

Jiaoyan Li, Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Jun Liu.

Jun Liu, Assistant Professor

12 new faculty hired in 2019

Biomedical Engineering
 

B. Rita Alevriadou.

B. Rita Alevriadou, Empire Innovation Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Irina Benedyk.

Irina Benedyk, Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Sreyasse Das Bhattacharjee.

Sreyasse Das Bhattacharjee, Teaching Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering
 

Filippo Malandra.

Filippo Malandra, Research Assistant Professor

Engineering Education
 

Adrienne Decker.

Adrienne Decker, Assistant Professor

Engineering Education
 

Andrew Olewnik.

Andrew Olewnik, Assistant Professor

Engineering Education
 

Jessica Swenson.

Jessica Swenson, Assistant Professor

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Seunghan Lee.

Seunghan Lee, Teaching Assistant Professor
 

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Eleonora Botta.

Eleonora Botta, Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Danial Faghihi.

Danial Faghihi, Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Jiyeon Kang.

Jiyeon Kang, Assistant Professor

Institute of Computational and Data Sciences

Eric Walker.

Eric Walker, Research Assistant Professor

26 new faculty hired in 2018

Biomedical Engineering
 

Xiaoliang Zhang.

Xiaoliang Zhang, Empire Innovation Professor

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Rudiyanto Gunawan.

Rudiyanto Gunawan, Associate Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Ian Bradley.

Ian Bradley, Assistant Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Xiao Liang.

Xiao Liang, Research Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

David Doermann.

David Doermann, Empire Innovation Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Zhanpeng Jin.

Zhanpeng Jin, Associate Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Junsong Yuan.

Junsong Yuan, Associate Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Kenny Joseph.

Kenny Joseph, Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Weihang Wang.

Weihang Wang, Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Jingjing Meng.

Jingjing Meng, Teaching Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering

Vasili Perebeinos.

Vasili Perebeinos, Professor

Electrical Engineering

Zhangyu Guan.

Zhangyu Guan, Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering

Luis Herrera.

Luis Herrera, Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering

Shaofeng Zou.

Shaofeng Zou, Assistant Professor

Engineering Education

Kristen Moore.

Kristen Moore, Associate Professor

Engineering Education

Arezoo Hajesfandiari.

Arezoo Hajesfandiari, Teaching Assistant Professor

Engineering Education
 

Lauren Kuryloski.

Lauren Kuryloski, Teaching Assistant Professor

Engineering Education
 

Stephanie Phillips.

Stephanie Phillips, Assistant Professor of Practice

Engineering Education
 

Presentacion Rivera Reyes.

Presentacion Rivera Reyes, Teaching Assistant Professor

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Sayanti Mukherjee.

Sayanti Mukherjee, Assistant Professor

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Johnson Fadeyi.

Johnson Fadeyi, Teaching Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Shenqiang Ren.

Shenqiang Ren, Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

James Chen.

James Chen, Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Frank Lagor.

Frank Lagor, Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Ardeshir Raihanian Mashhadi.

Ardeshir Raihanian Mashhadi, Teaching Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Craig Snoeyink.

Craig Snoeyink, Assistant Professor