Faculty Experts

UB’s world-class faculty are not only molding the minds of young adults and pursuing scientific research, but making an impact in the local community. We can loan you their engineering brainpower to make your company more competitive.

Tap their knowledge of intricate technologies, for example, to catapult your idea into an innovation. Or perhaps you could benefit from someone versed in ergonomics, to diminish workplace hazards. Our faculty are ready to lift you above your technical hurdles.

Below are a few featured faculty experts and their areas of competence. Please note this is not a complete list of capabilities, and assistance is available from any of the nine UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences departments.

Rajan Batta, PhD

Rajan Batta, PhD

Industrial & Systems Engineering

Expertise: operations research and production systems

Sara Behdad, PhD

Sara Behdad, PhD

Industrial & Systems Engineering and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Expertise: engineering design, sustainability, design and optimization

Sabrina Casucci, PhD

Sabrina Casucci, PhD

Industrial & Systems Engineering

Expertise: facility layout, workflow design and operational improvement

Lora Cavuoto, PhD

Lora Cavuoto, PhD

Industrial & Systems Engineering

Expertise: ergonomics, and occupational safety and health

Kemper Lewis, PhD

Kemper Lewis, PhD

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Expertise: design and optimization

Li Lin, PhD

Li Lin, PhD

Industrial & Systems Engineering

Expertise: health systems, simulation, production systems

Rahul Rai, PhD

Rahul Rai, PhD

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Expertise: design and optimization

Bina Ramamurthy, PhD

Bina Ramamurthy, PhD

Computer Science & Engineering

Expertise: computer networks and distributed systems, high performance and grid computing, cyberinfrastructure, and computational science

Hongyue Sun

Hongyue Sun

Industrial & Systems Engineering

Expertise: data analytics for manufacturing process quality, reliability and efficiency improvements

Shambhu Upadhyaya, PhD

Shambhu Upadhyaya, PhD

Computer Science & Engineering

Expertise: computer security and information assurance, and VLSI and computer architecture