Experts by Field: Environment

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12/19/18

Diana Aga

Professor of Chemistry

Expertise: industrial pollution; Great Lakes pollution; emerging contaminants including pharmaceuticals, nanomaterials and flame retardants; wastewater treatment; antibiotic resistance

Phone: 716-645-4220

Email: dianaaga@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

Joseph Atkinson

Director of the Great Lakes Program

Expertise: Great Lakes water levels, flooding and water pollution

Phone: 716-645-2220

Email: atkinson@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

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

12/31/18

Jason Briner

Professor of Geology

Expertise: climate change, sea level rise, glaciers, ice sheets, Greenland Ice Sheet, Arctic environmental change

Phone: 716-645-4326

Email: jbriner@buffalo.edu

12/5/16

Timothy Cook

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Expertise: molecular self-assembly, photochemistry, fluorescence, phosphorescence, batteries, alternative energy

Phone: 716-645-4327

Email: trcook@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

Beata Csatho

Chair of Geology

Expertise: climate change, sea level rise, Greenland Ice Sheet, Antarctic ice loss, glaciers, remote sensing, using satellite data and laser altimetry to measure the Earth

Phone: 716-645-4325

Email: bcsatho@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

Ning Dai

Assistant Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental

Expertise: wastewater recycling for potable use, disinfection byproducts

Phone: 716-645-4015

Email: ningdai@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

Helen Domske

Associate Director of the Great Lakes Program

Expertise: Great Lakes, water pollution, invasive species, Asian carp, zebra mussels, quagga mussels

Phone: 716-645-3610

Email: hmd4@cornell.edu

2/20/19

Stuart M. Evans

Assistant Professor of Geography

Expertise: climate change, dust and dust storms, weather, atmospheric science, precipitation, monsoons, lake effect snow

Phone: 716-645-0491

Email: stuartev@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

Joseph A. Gardella Jr.

SUNY Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Expertise: industrial pollution; hazardous waste; microbeads; surface chemistry of plastics; controlled release of pharmaceuticals; wound healing; tissue engineering; STEM education

Phone: 716-645-1499

Email: gardella@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

John F. Hall

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Expertise: Wind energy; design, analysis and optimization of wind farms

Phone: 716-645-5946

Email: johnhall@buffalo.edu

12/19/18

Trina Hamilton

Associate Professor of Geography

Expertise: corporate responsibility, social and environmental activism, diamond trade, gentrification

Phone: 716-645-0482

Email: trinaham@buffalo.edu

12/8/16

James N. Jensen

Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Expertise: public water systems, drinking-water treatment, wastewater treatment

Phone: 716-645-4007

Email: jjensen@buffalo.edu

9/19/18

Katarzyna “Kasia” Kordas

Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Expertise: toxic metals and child development, lead exposure, health effects of metal mixtures, nutrient-metal interactions, air pollution

Phone: 716-829-5340

Email: kkordas@buffalo.edu

11/14/18

Trevor Krabbenhoft

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise: fish ecology (especially in rivers and lakes), genomics, evolutionary biology, invasive species, climate change, Great Lakes

Phone: 716-645-4934

Email: tkrabben@buffalo.edu

10/23/18

John D. Atkinson

Assistant Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Expertise: sustainability, greenhouse gas emissions, air and water pollution control, materials science and engineering, adsorption, life-cycle assessment

Phone: 716-645-4001

Email: atkjdw@buffalo.edu

12/20/18

Charlotte Lindqvist

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise: evolutionary biology, evolution of polar bears, hybridization of polar bears and brown bears, genomics

Phone: 716-645-4986

Email: cl243@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Kristin Poinar

Assistant Professor of Geology

Expertise: climate change, Greenland Ice Sheet, ice sheet modeling, sea level rise, Antarctica, Great Lakes ice cover

Phone: 716-645-4286

Email: kpoinar@buffalo.edu

12/26/18

Alan Rabideau

Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Expertise: pollution, groundwater contamination, radioactive and hazardous waste management, mathematical modeling

Phone: 716-645-4003

Email: rabideau@buffalo.edu

12/26/17

Nicholas Rajkovich

Assistant Professor of Architecture

Expertise: climate change and cities, adaptation to climate change, building resiliency, energy efficiency, renewable energy

Phone: 716-829-6910

Email: rajkovic@buffalo.edu

 

9/5/17

Chris S. Renschler

Associate Professor of Geography

Expertise: flooding, soil erosion, watersheds, hurricanes, radioactive fallout, disaster preparedness and response, natural resources management, GIS

Phone: 716-645-0480

Email: rensch@buffalo.edu

12/8/16

Adel Sadek

Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Expertise: traffic, applying information technology to crash risk, border-crossings, environmental effects, infrastructure and land-use design, traffic in bad weather

Phone: 716-645-4367

Email: asadek@buffalo.edu

11/26/18

Kevin Smiley

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Expertise: urban issues, social inequality, environmental justice, climate change, disaster resilience, bicycling, immigration

Phone: 716-845-8465

Email: ktsmiley@buffalo.edu

3/1/18

Elizabeth K. Thomas

Assistant Professor of Geology

Expertise: climate change, Arctic ice sheets, precipitation, lake effect snow, sea level rise, monsoons

Phone: 716-645-4329

Email: ekthomas@buffalo.edu

1/8/19

Eun-Hye “Enki” Yoo

Associate Professor of Geography

Expertise: GIScience, human mobility, spatial statistics (including in relation to public health, air pollution and the environment)

Phone: 716-645-0476

Email: eunhye@buffalo.edu