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Experts by Expertise: Information Technology

For help reaching an expert on deadline, please contact Rachel Stern in UB Media Relations at or 716-645-9069 for assistance.


Sam Abramovich

Assistant Professor of Learning and Instruction, and Information and Library Studies

Expertise: education informatics (i.e., use of data in education), the learning sciences, alternative assessments and educational games

Phone: 716-645-5009



Sanjukta Das Smith

Associate Professor of Management Science and Systems

Expertise: cloud computing, digital piracy, business information systems, business statistics

Contact: Sanjukta Das Smith can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or


Shambhu Upadhyaya

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Expertise: cybersecurity, hacking, encryption, cyberattacks, protecting infrastructure from cyber threats

Phone: 716-645-3183



Arun Vishwanath

Associate Professor of Communication

Expertise: cybersecurity, cyberbehavior, online deception

Phone: 716-645-1163



Peter Winkelstein

Executive Director of the Institute for Healthcare Informatics

Expertise: electronic health records, electronic medical records, advanced medical informatics, ethics and informatics, biomedical informatics, genomics and informatics

Phone: 716-881-7546