Meet Our New Faculty

8 new faculty hired in Fall 2021

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
 

Paul Dickson.

Paul Dickson, Assistant Professor of Teaching

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Ifeoma Nwogu.

Ifeoma Nwogu, Associate Professor

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Nazmus Sakib.

Nazmus Sakib, Assistant Professor of Teaching
 

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Alina Vereshchaka.

Alina Vereshchaka, Assistant Professor of Teaching

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Jinjun Xiong.

Jinjun Xiong, Empire Innovation Professor

Computer Science and Engineering
 

Zhuoyue Zhao.

Zhuoyue Zhao, Assistant Professor

Engineering Education
 

Jill Martiniuk.

Jill Martiniuk, Assistant Professor of Teaching

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Sangwoo Shin.

Sangwoo Shin, Assistant Professor

18 new faculty hired in 2021

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Ashlee Ford Versypt.

Ashlee Ford Versypt, Associate Professor

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Viviana Monje-Galvan.

Viviana Monje-Galvan, Assistant Professor

Chemical and Biological Engineering  

Miao Yu.

Miao Yu, Empire Innovation Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Yinyin Ye.

Yinyin Ye, Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Nasrin Akhter.

Nasrin Akhter, Assistant Professor of Teaching

Computer Science and Engineering  

Hongxin Hu.

Hongxin Hu, Associate Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

Siwei Lyu.

Siwei Lyu, Empire Innovation Professor

Computer Science and Engineering  

Xianghang (Scott) Mi.

Xianghang (Scott) Mi, Assistant 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
 

Matilde Sanchez-Pena.

Matilde Sanchez-Pena, Assistant Professor

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

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Ryan St. Pierre.

Ryan St. Pierre, 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