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A UB faculty member since 1996, Lewis has steadily risen through the ranks of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.


Two faculty members in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine were honored for their outstanding efforts in the areas of research, training and mentorship.


The findings, based on machine learning analysis of nearly 3 million tweets from fake accounts, expose a general threat made startlingly more relevant in the face of the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus.


Lack of ventilators and PPE to protect staff will be the main obstacles to following guidelines, UB faculty member says.


Faculty Experts


Lora Cavuoto

Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Expertise: ergonomics, occupational safety and health, fatigue monitoring, worker quality of life

Phone: 716-645-4696



Robert G. Shibley

Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning

Expertise: urban design and planning, urban revitalization, postindustrial cities, Buffalo and Western New York, the Rust Belt

Phone: 716-829-3981


Contact: Shibley can also be reached through David Hill in UB Media Relations (716-645-4651, or Rachel Teaman in the School of Architecture and Planning (716-829-3794,


UB in the News


An article on Gizmodo quoted Phillips Stevens about which superstitions are based on fact.


Boston Globe quotes Robert Silverman in a story about how coronavirus has impacted retail development.


ProPublica speaks to communications expert Yotam Ophir who says its dangerous to take something not political, like a disease, and make it a political question.


Elemental quotes Steven Dubovsky in an article about coronavirus anxiety playing a factor in people's health. 

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