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Amjad Aref

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Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Structural Engineering; Computational Mechanics; Composite Materials Mechanics and Applications; Earthquake Engineering; Blast Engineering and Multiphysics Problems


webpage: http://www.eng.buffalo.edu/~aaref/

Robert E. Baier

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Professor

Industry/University Center for Biosurfaces

 

Professor

Oral Diagnostic Sciences

 

Research Interests:

Air quality; Public health; Bioaerosols; Nosocomial infection control; Biohazards; Photocatalysis


webpage: http://wings.buffalo.edu/faculty/research/iucb

Rajan Batta

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Professor

Industrial and Systems Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Airport Security System Design; Security Risk Modeling for Trucks Transporting Hazardous Materials; Management of Casualty Queues in a Disaster Setting; Management of Critical Resources in a Disaster Setting


webpage: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~batta/

Ling Bian

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Professor

Geography

 

Research Interests:

Individual-based spatially explicit epidemiological modeling; Interoperable environmental models; Geographic image retreival


webpage: http://www.geog.buffalo.edu/~lbian/

Ann Bisantz

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Associate Professor

Industrial and Systems Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Human factors; Cognitive engineering; Human-decision making; Information displays


webpage: http://www.ise.buffalo.edu

Frank V. Bright

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SUNY Distinguished Professor, A. Conger Goodyear Chair

Chemistry

 

Research Interests:

Chemical sensors; Environmentally benign chemistry; Biomaterials for wound repair


webpage: http://www.chem.buffalo.edu/bright.php

Michel Bruneau

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Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Structural engineering; Earthquake-resistant design; Blast engineering; Multi-hazard design; Dynamic response of structures; Seismic evaluation and retrofit of bridges and buildings; Ultimate behavior of steel, metal, and advanced composite structures


webpage: http://www.eng.buffalo.edu/~bruneau

Lisa Butler

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Associate Professor

Social Work

 

Buffalo Center for Social Research

 

Research Interests:

Traumatic stress; Resilience; Postraumatic growth; Anticipatory trauma


Eliza Calder

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Assistant Professor

Geology

 

Center for Geohazard Studies

 

Research Interests:

Explosive volcanic processes; Pyroclastic deposits; Volcanic hazards; Volcano monitoring


webpage: http://www.geology.buffalo.edu/people/faculty/calder.shtml

Anthony A. Campagnari

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Professor

Microbiology and Immunology

 

Medicine

 

Research Interests:

Moraxella catarrhalis; Acinetobacter baumannii; pathogenesis; adhesins; virulence; biofilms; vaccine antigens


Werner Ceusters

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Professor and Director of Ontology Research Group

Psychiatry

 

Research Interests:

Realism-based ontology; Biomedical terminology; Electronic Health records; Semantic Interoperability; Data integration; Referent Tracking; Event modeling


webpage: http://www.referent-tracking.com/RTU/

Deborah D.L. Chung

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National Grid Endowed Chair Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Smart materials & structures; Multifunctional structural materials; Strain, stress and damage sensing; Structural health monitoring; Structural vibration control; Electromagnetic interference shielding; Traffic & evacuation monitoring; Energy generation


webpage: http://alum.mit.edu/www/ddlchung

Sam Cole

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Professor

Urban and Regional Planning

 

Research Interests:

Global futures studies; Regional economic development; Tourism; Island planning; Crisis Management


webpage: http://www.ap.buffalo.edu/~samcole/

Terry D. Connell

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Professor

Microbiology and Immunology

 

Research Interests:

Gram-negative bacteria; Bordetella; Enteric bacteria; Vibrio cholerae; Gene regulation; Adjuvants; Mucosal immunology; Vaccines


webpage: http://www.smbs.buffalo.edu/wcmpi/Faculty/connell.html

Michael C. Constantinou

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Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Structural dynamics; Dynamic testing and performance-based engineering with particular emphasis in the development and use of new technologies


webpage: http://www.civil.buffalo.edu/people/interactive-people-search/name:michael-c-constantinou/

John L. Crassidis

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Professor and Associate Director, Center for Multisource Information Fusion

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Data/Information fusion; Optimal nonlinear estimation, Robust vehicle tracking and navigation; Situational awareness


webpage: http://www.buffalo.edu/~johnc

Beata Csatho

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Associate Professor

Geology

 

Research Interests:

Geographic Information Science; Remote Sensing; Geohazard Monitoring; Glaciology


Murat Demirbas

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Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Wireless sensor networks; Wireless ad hoc communication and networking; Distributed algorithms for tracking, localization, and in-network on-the-fly querying


webpage: http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/~demirbas/

Paul E. DesJardin

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Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Fire science and safety engineering; Computational fluid dynamics with an emphasis on the radiation heat transfer from large scale plumes and fluid-structure coupled response


webpage: http://www.mae.buffalo.edu/people/faculty/desjardin/

William H. Dice

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Clinical Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine

 

Research Interests:

Disaster Medicine; Disaster Training; Triage; Medical Informatics; Telehealth; Emergency Preparedness


webpage: http://www.wnysmart.org

Steven L Dubovsky

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Professor and Chair

Psychiatry

 

Research Interests:

Psychopharmacology; Anxiety and mood disorders; Disaster response


Catherine N. Dulmus

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Associate Dean for Research and Director, Buffalo Center for Social Research

Social Work

 

Research Interests:

Child mental health; Trauma; Prevention; Violence


webpage: http://www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/research/

Isaac Ehrlich

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SUNY/UB Distinguished Professor & Chair, Melvin H. Baker Professor of American Enterprise

Economics

 

Research Interests:

Human capital and income distribution; Economic growth and development; Economics of health and value of life savings; Social security and population aging; Economics of information and uncertainty; Economics of crime and justice; Law and economics


webpage: http://wings.buffalo.edu/economics/ehrlich.htm

Andre Filiatrault

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Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Structural dynamics; Earthquake engineering; Seismic performance of structures with passive supplemental damping systems, nonstructural components & equipment; Seismic testing of large-scale structural components & systems; Design of wood structures


webpage: http://www.civil.buffalo.edu/people/interactive-people-search/name:andre-filiatrault/

Mark G. Frank

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Associate Professor and Director, Communication Science Center

Communication

 

Research Interests:

Deception; Detecting Deception; Facial Expressions; Emotions; Interpersonal Interaction


James F. Garvey

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Professor

Chemistry

 

Research Interests:

Sterilizing air; Compressive heating; Purifying large gas flows; Killing anthrax; SARS; MARS; Legionnaire’s disease; Avian flu; TB; Airborne pathogens


webpage: http://www.chem.buffalo.edu/garvey.php

Tracy K.P. Gregg

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Associate Professor

Geology

 

Research Interests:

Lava flow eruption and emplacement dynamics in different environments (on land, under water, on Mars, Io and Venus)


webpage: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~tgregg/

Philip Hancock

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Visiting Assistant Professor

Management

 

Research Interests:

Operations management; Emergency response management; Social network analysis; Statistical modelling; Table-top simulation


John Hay

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Professor and Chair

Microbiology and Immunology

 

Research Interests:

Viruses; Human infectious disease; Animal infectious disease; Pathogenesis; Epidemiology; Epizootiology; Genetics


Daniel B. Hess

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Associate Professor

Urban and Regional Planning

 

Research Interests:

Emergency planning and preparedness; Evacuation; Transportation planning; Public transit


webpage: http://www.ap.buffalo.edu/planning/people/hess.asp

Gregory G. Homish

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Assistant Professor

Health Behavior

 

Research Assistant Professor

Family Medicine

 

Research Interests:

Epidemiology; Emergency Preparedness; Mental Health; Substance Use


webpage: http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/hb/faculty/homish_greg.php

Igor Jankovic

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Associate Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Modeling Groundwater Flow and Transport, Stochastic Modeling, Numerical Methods


webpage: http://www.civil.buffalo.edu/people/interactive-people-search/name:igor-jankovic/

Dietrich Jehle

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Professor and Director of Emergency Ultrasonography

Emergency Medicine

 

Associate Medical Director

 

Research Interests:

Emergency Medicine; Bedside Sonography; Transportation Injury; Resuscitation


James N. Jensen

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Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Drinking water treatment; drinking water distribution; wastewater treatment; wastewater collection


webpage: http://www.civil.buffalo.edu/people/interactive-people-search/name:james-n-jensen/

Richard J. Karalus

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Director of Microbiology

CUBRC

 

Research Assistant Professor

Microbiology and Immunology

 

Research Interests:

Biodefense related issues including biodetection, the development of novel therapeutics, decontamination, and aerosol biology modeling


webpage: http://www.cubrc.org

Kathleen A. Kost

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Associate Professor

Social Work

 

Research Interests:

Social networks; Poverty; Employment


Venkat N. Krovi

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Associate Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Lifecycle treatment (design, modeling, analysis, control, implementation and verification) of smart, mechanical, mechatronic and robotic systems


webpage: http://mechatronics.eng.buffalo.edu

Chris Larsen

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Associate Professor

Geography

 

Research Interests:

Inter-relations between climate change; Fire frequency and forest composition


webpage: http://www.geog.buffalo.edu/~larsen

George C. Lee

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SUNY Distinguished Professor and Samuel P. Capen Professor of Engineering

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Seismic design and retrofit of buildings and bridges; Multiple hazard design principles and guidelines; Structural response modification technologies


webpage: http://www.civil.buffalo.edu/people/interactive-people-search/name:george-c-lee/

Kemper Lewis

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Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Executive Director

NYSCEDII

 

Research Interests:

Reconfigurable systems design; Multiobjective decision making; Tradeoff modeling and visualization; Game theory; Decision making under uncertainty; Extreme event visualization and simulation


webpage: http://www.mae.buffalo.edu/people/faculty/lewis/

Li Lin

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Professor

Industrial and Systems Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Simulation modeling and analysis of operations in complex and critical systems; Delivery of health care services


Anne E. Meyer

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Research Associate Professor

Industry/University Center for Biosurfaces

 

Research Interests:

Biofouling, infection control; Analytical chemistry,; Surface science; Bioinvasions; Biofilms


webpage: http://wings.buffalo.edu/faculty/research/iucb

Deborah Moore-Russo

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Assistant Professor

Learning and Instruction

 

Research Interests:

Spatial visualization and communication; STEM applications of K-12 mathematics


webpage: http://www.gse.buffalo.edu/faculty/viewfaculty.asp?id=41

Michael D. Moskal

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Vice President, Information Exploitation Group

CUBRC

 

Research Interests:

Emergency Management; Information Fusion; Computer Science and Engineering; Modeling and Simulation


webpage: http://www.cubrc.org

Jeff Myers

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Clinical Assistant Professor and EMS Fellowship Director

Emergency Medicine

 

Research Interests:

Human patient simulation; virtual reality; Emergency Medical Services; Prehospital Medicine; Disaster Medicine; medical education


JiYoung Park

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Assistant Professor

Urban and Regional Planning

 

Research Interests:

Economic/Transportation System Modeling and Impact Analysis; Disaster and Security Planning; Environmental/Energy Economics; Transportation Planning; Urban/Regional Economics; Applied and Spatial Econometrics


webpage: http://www.ap.buffalo.edu/planning/people/park.asp

Abani K. Patra

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Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Large scale modeling & simulation using modeling schemes & HPC for extreme events including geophysical mass flows (volcanic debris avalanches, mudslides); Hypervelocity impact; Biomechanical injury analysis; Meshfree & adaptive finite element methods


webpage: http://www.eng.buffalo.edu/~abani

E. Bruce Pitman

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Professor

Math

 

Research Interests:

Mathematical modeling; High performance computing


webpage: http://www.math.buffalo.edu/~pitman

Michael J. Poulin

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Assistant Professor

Psychology

 

Research Interests:

Physical and psychological adjustment to stress and trauma; prosocial motivation (volunteering and altruism); meaning


webpage: http://psychology.buffalo.edu/directory/faculty/people/poulin/

Pavani Ram

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Assistant Professor

Social and Preventive Medicine

 

Research Interests:

Epidemiology; Infectious disease; Prevention; Child survival


webpage: http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/spm/faculty/ram_pavani.php

Andrei M. Reinhorn

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Clifford C Furnas Eminent Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Structural dynamics; Experimental and computational structural control; Development of strategies for protective systems of structures, buildings and bridges, with applications to collapse prevention


webpage: http://civil.eng.buffalo.edu/~reinhorn

Chris S. Renschler

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Associate Professor

Geography

 

National Center for Geographic Information & Analysis

 

Research Interests:

Extreme event analysis of earth system processes; Process-based environmental models, GIS & remote sensing; Dev. and implementation of geospatial process-based multi-hazard modeling tools; Decision- and policy-making in natural resources & hazards mgmt


webpage: http://www.geog.buffalo.edu/~rensch

Matthew Ringuette

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Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Experimental fluid mechanics; bio-inspired propulsion for autonomous vehicle design; unsteady vortex dynamics; fluid-structure interactions; shock-wave boundary layer interactions


webpage: http://www.mae.buffalo.edu/people/full_time/m_ringuette.php

Thomas C. Rosenthal

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Professor and Chair

Family Medicine

 

Research Interests:

Primary care physician preparation


Donald W. Rowe

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Public Health Liaison

Public Health

 

Research Interests:

Public Health collaborations/partnerships; PH emergency preparedness; Cross border public health; PH emergency preparedness curricula development


Michael W. Russell

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Professor

Microbiology and Immunology

 

Oral Biology

 

Research Interests:

Mucosal immunology; immunity to infection; mucosal vaccines; mucosal adjuvants; oral infections; dental caries; sexually transmitted infections; gonorrhea


webpage: http://www.smbs.buffalo.edu/wcmpi/faculty/russell.html

Thomas A. Russo

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Professor

Medicine

 

Research Interests:

Bacterial pathogenesis; Vaccine development; Host-pathogen interactions; Bioinformatics; Neutrophils; Escherichia coli; Acinetobacter baumannii


William T. Ruyechan

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Professor and Interim Chair

Microbiology and Immunology

 

Research Interests:

Virology; Viral pathogenesis; Host virus interactions; Viral vaccines


webpage: http://www.smbs.buffalo.edu/wcmpi/faculty/ruyechan.htm

Adel W. Sadek

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Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Transportation Systems Modeling and Simulation; Intelligent Transportation Systems; Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Computing Applications in Transportation; Traffic Engineering; Infrastructure Management; Transportation Planning


webpage: http://www.civil.buffalo.edu/people/interactive-people-search/name:adel-w-sadek/

W. James Sarjeant

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James Clerk Maxwell General Dynamics Chair Professor and Director, Energy Systems Institute

Electrical Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Capacitor development; Insulation coordination; Pulsed power; Power modulation; Partial discharge analysis


webpage: http://www.esi.buffalo.edu

Michael F. Sheridan

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Director, Center for Geohazards Studies

Geology

 

Research Interests:

Volcanic hazards; Computer simulation of granular flows; Explosive volcanism; Cross disciplinary synergism


webpage: http://www.eng.buffalo.edu/~mfs/ and http://www.geohazards.buffalo.edu

Natalie C. Simpson

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Associate Professor

Management

 

Research Interests:

Emergency service systems; Emergency response; Incident command; Event management and business resilience


webpage: http://mgt.buffalo.edu/faculty/academic/operations/faculty/nsimpson

Tarunraj Singh

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Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Optimal control; Nonlinear control; Robust vibration control; Estimation


webpage: http://code.eng.buffalo.edu

Puneet Singla

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Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Multi-Resolution Modeling; Uncertainty Propagation; Data Assimilation


webpage: http://www.eng.buffalo.edu/~psingla/

Edward Steinfeld

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Professor and Director, IDEA Center

Architecture

 

Research Interests:

Emergency evacuation; Disability and aging issues; Standards; Housing


webpage: http://www.ap.buffalo.edu/idea

Ernest Sternberg

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Professor

Urban and Regional Planning

 

Research Interests:

General conceptualization of disaster planning within a state, urban area, or facility


Moises Sudit

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Managing Director, Center for Multisource Information Fusion

Industrial and Systems Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Data/Information Fusion; Discrete Optimization; Graph Theory and Network Optimization; Situational Understanding


webpage: http://www.infofusion.buffalo.edu

Robert C. Sugarman

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Human Factors Coordinator

Industry/University Center for Biosurfaces

 

Research Interests:

Human factors; Ergonomics; Accident reconstuction and analysis; Psychology; Behavioral science; Training


webpage: http://www.rcspsi.com

Joseph A. Syracuse

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Director, Atlantic OSHA Training Center

Toxicology Research Center

 

Research Interests:

Occupational safety and health training; Environmental safety and health training; Construction and industrial safety and safety training; Industrial hygiene education; Disaster site safety and worker safety training at extreme event sites


webpage: http://www.smbs.buffalo.edu/CENTERS/trc/

Greg A. Valentine

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Professor

Geology

 

Center for Geohazard Studies

 

Research Interests:

Volcanic risk; basaltic volcanism; pyroclastic deposits; volcano fluid dynamics & modeling; volcaniclastic & surface processes


webpage: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~gav4/home_page.htm

Le Wang

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Assistant Professor

Geography

 

National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis

 

Research Interests:

Dev. of new remote sensing methods; Land cover & use classification & change detection; Coastal mangrove forest characterization; Invasive species spread modeling; Urban population estimates; LiDAR & hyperspectral remote sensing; auto. feature extraction


webpage: http://www.buffalo.edu/~lewang and http://www.ncgia.buffalo.edu

Qian Wang

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Assistant Professor

Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Transportation Planning; Travel Demand Forecasting; Freight System Modeling; Congestion Pricing; Behavioral Choice Modeling


webpage: http://www.civil.buffalo.edu/people/interactive-people-search/name:qian-wang/

Noreen Williams

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Professor

Microbiology and Immunology

 

Research Interests:

Molecular parasitology; developmental regulation of gene expression in response to the environment


webpage: http://www.smbs.buffalo.edu/wcmpi/Faculty/williams.html

Troy D. Wood

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Associate Professor

Chemistry

 

Research Interests:

Biodefense; Chemical profiling


webpage: http://www.chem.buffalo.edu/wood.php

Randy K. Yerrick

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Professor

Learning and Instruction

 

Research Interests:

K-12 Science Education; Apple Learning Interchange


webpage: http://gse.buffalo.edu/faculty/viewfaculty.asp?id=113

Jun Zhuang

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Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Research Institute for Safety & Security in Transportation

Industrial and Systems Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Methodology: Game Theory; Operations Research; Decision and Risk Analysis; Stochastic Dynamic Programming Applications: Homeland Security; Computer Network Security; Transportation; Supply Chain Risk Management


webpage: http://www.eng.buffalo.edu/~jzhuang/

Jennifer Zirnheld

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Assistant Professor and Deputy Director, Energy Systems Institute

Electrical Engineering

 

Research Interests:

Dielectric phenomena; Power systems and energy management; Generation and distribution; Multifactor stress aging; Partial discharge analysis; Systems integration


webpage: http://www.esi.buffalo.edu