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Moises Sudit

Moises Sudit is the Associate Vice President for Sponsored Programs and Commercialization.

Moises Sudit is associate vice president for sponsored programs and commercialization, University at Buffalo, and will oversee UB’s Sponsored Project Services as well as its technology transfer and commercialization initiatives. In this role, he will work with faculty, deans and others to manage the university’s sponsored funding portfolio as well as leading the university’s efforts to translate and commercialize research.

Sudit also is chief scientist in CUBRC’s Data Sciences and Information Group and an assistant professor in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Previously he served as executive director of UB’s Center for Multisource Information Fusion.

Sudit’s primary research interests are in the theory and applications of discrete optimization and information fusion. He has focused on the design and analysis of methods to solve problems in the areas of integer programming and combinatorial optimization. A primary research goal has been the development of efficient exact and approximate (heuristic) procedures to solve large-scale engineering and management problems. As a research professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, he has merged the interests of operations research with information fusion.

Sudit is an NRC Fellow through the Information Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory and has received a number of scholarly and teaching awards. He also received the prestigious IBM Faculty Scholarship Award. Sudit has been published in several distinguished journals and been the principal investigator in numerous research projects.

Sudit holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, a master’s in operations research from Stanford University and a doctorate in operations research from Purdue University. He serves on the boards of directors for Independent Health Association and the Buffalo Urban League.