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Kemper Lewis, Ph.D.

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Professor 
NYSCEDII, 
Executive Director

Specialty/Research Focus

Collaborative design and decision making, visual design steering, multiobjective optimization, strategic product design, flexible systems design, hybrid optimization.

Recent Awards and Honors

  1. Selected for the National Academies Panel on Benchmarking the Research Competitiveness of the US in Mechanical Engineering, 2006-2007
  2. Recognized as one of the 40 Under Forty in Western New York by Business First, 2006
  3. AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Technical Committee, Outstanding Service Award, 2006
  4. Six Sigma Black Belt, American Society for Quality, 2006
  5. Associate Fellow, American Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2004 - present
  6. Certificate of Recognition, University at Buffalo Career Services’ Year after Graduation Survey of
  7. Baccalaureate and Graduate and Professional Schools, Class of 2003
  8. SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, 2004
  9. Honored for “Notable Contributions to Teaching and Learning at UB”, 2003
  10. Tau Beta Pi, Professor of the Year 2000-2001, 2002-2003
  11. Black and Decker Best Paper Award, ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Design
  12. Automation, 2002
  13. State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2001
  14. Milton Plesur Excellence in Teaching Award, 2000-2001