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Zuiru Lin (left), a medicinal chemistry major, works in the lab of UB Distinguished Professor Janet Morrow (right). They are photographed in a lab in the Natural Sciences Complex in July 2019 in connection with the Boldly Buffalo Campaign Women in Sciences and Engineering (WiSE) story. Photographer: Douglas Levere.


Francine Battaglia

Dr. Battaglia is the director of UB's Advanced Simulations for Computing ENergy Transport Laboratory (ASCENT). Her research explores issues related to the thermal sciences by using computational fluid dynamics and developing computational models, building energy utilization and renewable/alternative energy and exploring turbulent multiphase and reacting flow.

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Francine Battaglia

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Director of Advanced Simulations for Computing ENergy Transport Laboratory (ASCENT); Fluid and Thermal Sciences

Irina Benedyk

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Intermodal Transportation Development; Northern Sea Route for Maritime Intermodal Transportation; Modeling Competitive Behavior of Intermodal Investors; Driver Cognition and Human Factors in Transportation Trust; CAV Road Design

Sreyasee Das Bhattacharjee

Computer Science and Engineering

Abstract image representing human mind and numbers; Databases and Data Science; Human-Computer Interaction

Ann Bisantz

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Supporting human performance in complex systems, by modeling aspects of human-machine interaction and by analyzing and designing tasks, training interventions, and information aids and displays

Marina Blanton

Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Security and Information Assurance, Applied Cryptography, Information Security, Privacy-Preserving Computation and Outsourcing

Eleonora Botta

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Dynamics and Control of Space Tethers and Large Flexible Space Structures, Active Debris Removal, Collision Detection and Avoidance, Spacecraft Dynamics

Sabrina Casucci

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Health information technology and informatics, healthcare systems modeling, design and evaluation of healthcare interventions on patient and organizational outcomes, process and product quality improvement, simulation modeling and applications

Varun Chandola

Computer Science and Engineering

Big data analytics; anomaly detection

Huei-Yen "Winnie" Chen

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Human-Machine Interactions, Cognitive Engineering, Driver Behavior and Safety, Human Factors in Healthcare

Adrienne Decker

Computer Science and Engineering

Computing Education, Introductory Programming Education (CS1/CS2), Broadening Participation in Computing and Gaming, Assessment in Computing Education, History of Computing, Computing Education, Computer Games

Paul Desjardin

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Computational fluid dynamics; multiphase reacting flows; fire and combustion; fluid-structure simulation

David Doermann

Computer Science and Engineering

Document image understanding, video analysis, pattern recognition, computer vision, media forensics, artificial intelligence

Ashlee N. Ford Versypt

Chemical and Biological Engineering

To develop multiscale mathematical and computational models to enhance understanding of the mechanisms governing tissue remodeling and damage as a result of diseases and infections and to simulate the treatment of those conditions to improve human health.

Mingchen Gao

Computer Science and Engineering

Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Human-Computer Interaction, Mobile Computing

Johannes Hachmann

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Computational chemistry and materials science; virtual high-throughput and Big Data; machine learning; electronic structure theory and methods; quantum effects in catalysis and materials; rational design

Emily Hammond

Engineering Education

Investigation of low-dose computed tomography protocols and their effect on quantitative lung assessment and imaging processing algorithm development for longitudinal analysis of solid tumors.

Mark Karwan

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Mathematical programming, applied operations research, multiple-criteria decision making

Jiaoyan Li

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Computational and Applied Mechanics

Sayanti Mukherjee

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Operations research and analytics, Energy resilience and sustainability, Climate change impact assessment, Risk analysis and uncertainty modeling, Economic impact assessment, Disaster risk reduction, Growth econometrics and disaster impacts, Risk-informed decision analysis

Ifeoma Nwogu

Computer Science and Engineering

Modeling and Prediction of Human Behavior

Kwang Oh

Electrical Engineering

LOC (lab-on-a-chip); MicroTAS (Micro Total Analysis Systems); BioMEMS (Bio Micro Electro Mechanical Systems); SANS (Sample-to-Answer Nano/microfluidic Systems); nanobiosensors for bio/chemical/environmental applications; world-to-chip interfacing and packaging; single cell manipulation, sorting, and detection; microvalves; micropumps; microfluidic

Bina Ramamurthy

Computer Science and Engineering

Data Mining and Data Science; Algorithms for data mining have a close relationship to methods of pattern recognition and machine learning.

Kenneth Regan

Computer Science and Engineering

Theoretical Computer Science

Rohini Srihari

Computer Science and Engineering

Databases and Data Science

Jennifer Stamm (Haggerty)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Robust vibration control, optimization, estimation of dynamic systems, data assimilation and Bayesian inference, robust convex approximation theory; life-cycle cost modeling, aggregate demand, supply chain optimization, tradespace exploration, industrial internet, integrated circuit optimization

Letitia Thomas

Engineering and Applied Sciences

STEM education; social justice; social problems; sociology of education, race & ethnic relations, social networks & social capital; qualitative research methods; social media

Albert Titus

Biomedical Engineering

Analog VLSI Design; silicon-based neuromorphic visual processing systems; neural networks; electronic routing and packaging design; electron beam lithography; sensors; optoelectronics

Alina Vereshchaka

Computer Science and Engineering

Computing Education

Jose Walteros

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Applications in transportation, evacuation, logistics, and data association

Jennifer Winikus

Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Engineering Outreach and Education, Data Fusion, Digital and Embedded Systems, Computing Education

Leslie (Lei) Ying

biomedical engineering

Compressed sensing; magnetic resonance imaging; image reconstruction

Minghui Zheng

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Iterative learning control; high precision control; nonlinear/robust control with applications to robotics; autonomous systems; manufacturing