Participating Schools & Administration

Seven schools with graduate programs in STEM fields form the iSEED.

The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and most comprehensive of UB's academic units, bringing together the humanities the arts and the sciences to provide a truly comprehensive education. 

Gerald Koudelka, PhD

Associate Dean for Research & Sponsored Programs, College of Arts and Sciences; Professor

Department of Biological Sciences

810 Clemens Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4540

Email: koudelka@buffalo.edu

Among the top Dental Schoold in the country, the School of Dental Medicine is known for the quality of its DDS and postgraduate programs and its long history of leadership in oral biology research.

Stefan Ruhl, PhD, DDS

Professor

Department of Oral Biology

213A Foster Hall

Phone: (716) 829-6073

Email: shruhl@buffalo.edu

The school of Engineering and Applied Sciences is the largest and most comprehensive public school of engineering in New York State, offering bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in seven departments.

Jennifer Zirnheld, PhD

iSeed Steering Committee Co-Chair; Associate Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

213 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-1033

Email: zirnheld@buffalo.edu

Founded in 1846, The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is the founding faculty of the university and one of the oldest medical schools in the United States.

Fernando Estrada, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry

955 Main Street, Rm 4230

Phone: (716) 829-2767

Email: dfestrad@buffalo.edu

The School of Nursing has the greatest breadth of academic programming among nursing schools in New York State, offering baccalaureate certificate and master's degree programs, along with two doctorates.

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is SUNY's only Pharmacy school. It has one of the world's top grsduate programs in pharmaceutical sciences, and a professionsl PharmD program in the top quartile nationally.

Marilyn E. Morris, PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chair

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

352 Kapoor Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4839

Email: memorris@buffalo.edu

Accredited byt the Council on Education for Public Health, The School of Public Health and Health Professions offers professional, master's and PhD degrees, and a bachelor's degree in excercise science.

Heather Orom, PhD

Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor

Department of Community Health and Health Behavior

304 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6682

Email: horom@buffalo.edu