Albert H. Titus

Alber Titus.

Associate Vice President for Regulatory Support

Titus served as chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University at Buffalo from 2012 until 2023 and was instrumental in founding and creating the Department. He was recognized for his efforts by being awarded a SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Service in 2017. Titus is a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Previously, he received an NSF CAREER award, was named Western New York Inventor of the Year in the Physical Sciences (2010) and in 2011, his invention was a key component in a recipient of the Popular Science Top Ten Inventions Award (U.S. Patent Number 7,586,079). As a researcher, he has more than 100 papers, presentations, and talks, and ten patents awarded. He is a senior member of the IEEE, and a member of BMES and AAAS. As a faculty member, Prof. Titus has supervised 20 PhD students and more than 40 MS students. He has taught courses in electrical engineering and biomedical engineering related to circuits, IC design, sensors, and signal processing. 

Prior to joining the faculty at Buffalo, he was an assistant professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He earned his Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1997 and obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University at Buffalo in 1989 and 1991, respectively. His research interests include wearable sensors, integrated sensors, biosensors, bioinstrumentation, analog VLSI implementations of artificial vision, and optoelectronics systems.