Bonner Hall

  • Overview

    Facility
    BONNER
    Number
    A420
    Function
    Academic / Research
    Gross Square Feet
    65,264
    Construction Cost
    $4,963,000
    Completed
    November, 1982
    Architect
    Hamilton Houston & Lownie Of Buffalo
  • Function

    Bonner Hall houses the administrative offices of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and has classroom and laboratory space for all Engineering departments.  With its diverse group of labs, including those devoted to undergraduate nanoelectronics, materials processing and lasers, Bonner Hall underscores the many facets of engineering at a large research university like UB. It houses administrative offices of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences--the largest and most comprehensive public school of engineering in New York State.

  • Namesake

    BONNER.

    William R. Bonner (1899-1980) was an English professor at UB from 1922 until his retirement in 1968. He was one of the original faculty members from the Capen era and was known as a fabulous teacher and a vigorous scholar. James H. McNulty Professor of English from 1955 until his retirement, he was involved in all aspects of academic life and was perceived as a "complete university man" who effortlessly conveyed the pleasures of literature to generations of UB students.