Experts by Field: Computing and the Internet

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

12/5/16

Samantha Barbas

Professor of Law

Expertise: First Amendment, privacy law, mass communications law, American legal history

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

9/13/17

Sara Behdad

Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Expertise: electronic waste, sustainable design, right to repair  

Phone: 716-645-2593; 716-645-2328

Email: sarabehd@buffalo.edu

12/5/16

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 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

2/6/18

Heidi Julien

Professor of Library and Information Studies

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

Phone: 716-645-1474

Email: heidijul@buffalo.edu

12/7/16

Mark H. Karwan

Praxair Professor of Operations Research

Expertise: sports scheduling, especially in the NFL

Phone: 716-645-2422

Email: mkarwan@buffalo.edu

5/8/18

Tevfik Kosar

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Expertise: big data, cloud computing, distributed systems, high-performance computing, green computing, energy-efficient systems

Phone: 716-645-2323

Email: tkosar@buffalo.edu

8/22/18

Jessica Kruger

Clinical Assistant Professor of Community Health and Health Behavior

Expertise: binge-watching, consumption, addictive behaviors, substance use and abuse, health behavior decision-making

Phone: 716-829-6748

Email: jskruger@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Valerie Nesset

Associate Professor of Library and Information Studies

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

4/18/18

Chunming Qiao

SUNY Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Expertise: Self-driving and connected cars, specifically the computing systems for these technologies

Phone: 716-645-4751

Email: qiao@computer.org

12/6/16

Kenneth W. Regan

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Expertise: cheating in chess

Phone: 716-645-4738

Email: regan@buffalo.edu

7/30/18

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

12/7/16

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

12/7/16

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

Email: pwink@buffalo.edu