The UB News Studio is available to the media for live or recorded interviews with UB faculty on breaking news, critical issues or research discoveries.
For help reaching an expert on deadline, please contact UB's media relations team at 716-645-6969 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tracy K. P. Gregg
Associate Professor of Geology
Expertise: volcanology, volcanoes on Mars and Venus, the search for water on Mars, volcanism on the moon, deep-sea eruptions, basaltic lava flows
Chris S. Renschler
Associate Professor of Geography
Expertise: flooding, soil erosion, watersheds, hurricanes, radioactive fallout, disaster preparedness and response, natural resources management, GIS
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Expertise: urban issues, social inequality, environmental justice, climate change, disaster resilience, bicycling, immigration
Greg A. Valentine
Director of the Center for Geohazards Studies
Expertise: volcanoes, volcanic eruptions, disaster preparedness, supervolcanoes
SUNY Distinguished Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Expertise: earthquake engineering; seismic protective systems; blast engineering; bridge engineering; infrastructure; design and assessment of nuclear power plants; performance-based engineering; risk engineering