Experts by Expertise: Social Media, the Internet and Smartphones

For help reaching an expert on deadline, please contact UB's media relations team at 716-645-6969 or ub-news@buffalo.edu.

11/26/19

Samantha Barbas

Professor of Law

Expertise: Mass media law, libel, privacy, freedom of the press

Phone: 716-645-6216

Email: sbarbas@buffalo.edu

6/18/18

Mark Bartholomew

Professor of Law

Expertise: intellectual property, copyright, trademarks, cyber law, cybersecurity bills (such as SOPA and CISPA), net neutrality, advertising law

Phone: 716-645-5959

Email: bartholo@buffalo.edu

6/10/19

David Doermann

Director of the University at Buffalo Artificial Intelligence Institute

Expertise: artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, image analysis and recognition, document analysis, media forensics

Phone: 716-645-1557

Email: doermann@buffalo.edu

2/11/20

Supradeep Dutta

Assistant Professor of Operations Management and Strategy

Expertise: venture capital and angel investing; crowdfunding; patents; innovation and new venture creation; mergers and acquisitions; federal grants (NIH, NSF, SBIR); patent litigation

Contact: Supradeep Dutta can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

3/31/20

Shira Gabriel

Associate Professor of Psychology

Expertise: social psychology, social connections, sense of self, the need to belong, comfort food

Phone: 716-645-0227

Email: sgabriel@buffalo.edu

3/16/20

Joana Gaia

Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Science and Systems

Expertise: health information systems; business intelligence; digital security and privacy; data analytics; emergency management; girls and STEM careers

Contact: Joana Gaia can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

12/14/16

Melanie Green

Associate Professor of Communication

Expertise: persuasion, power of narrative, storytelling, online friendships, trust and deception online

Phone: 716-645-1508

Email: mcgreen2@buffalo.edu

11/5/18

Yingjie Hu

Assistant Professor of Geography

Expertise: GIScience, spatial analysis, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining, big data

Phone: 716-645-1820

Email: yhu42@buffalo.edu

4/1/20

Heidi Julien

Professor of Information Science

Expertise: digital literacy, information literacy, information behavior, information practice

Phone: 716-645-1474

Email: heidijul@buffalo.edu

3/16/20

Arun Lakshmanan

Associate Professor of Marketing

Expertise: sensory marketing and visual perception; consumer attention and learning; new product use and design; advertising and social media

Contact: Arun Lakshmanan can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or mgt-pr@buffalo.edu.

4/1/20

Valerie Nesset

Associate Professor of Information Science

Expertise: information behavior, information literacy, usability, organization of information, Web portal design, interface design, indexing, abstracting, qualitative research methods

Phone: 716-645-1485

Email: vmnesset@buffalo.edu

3/26/20

Yotam Ophir

Assistant Professor of Communication

Expertise: misinformation; persuasion; effect of media content on audiences, including in health, science, politics and terrorism

Phone: 716-645-1158

Email: yotamoph@buffalo.edu

12/26/18

Bina Ramamurthy

Teaching Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Expertise: Blockchain technology; data-intensive computing; big data platforms, such as Hadoop and Spark

Phone: 716-645-3182

Email: bina@buffalo.edu

6/25/19

Monica Stephens

Assistant Professor of Geography

Expertise: social media, social media and politics, digital divides, misinformation (fake news), mapping social phenomena, volunteered geographic information (VGI), Big Data, gender and the Internet

Phone: 716-645-0499

Email: mgstephe@buffalo.edu

5/31/19

Machiko R. Tomita

Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Science

Expertise: aging, falls and frailty prevention in older adults, caregiving for older adults, smart home technology, virtual group exercise

Phone: 716-829-6740

Email: machikot@buffalo.edu

12/26/18

Shambhu Upadhyaya

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

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

Phone: 716-645-3183

Email: shambhu@buffalo.edu