University at Buffalo's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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University at Buffalo's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Established 1946 (1946)[1]
Type Public
Affiliation University at Buffalo
Dean Liesl Folks
Academic staff
165[1]
Administrative staff
300
Students 5,094[1]
Undergraduates 3,167[1]
Postgraduates 1,927[1]
Location Amherst, New York
Campus Suburban
Departments Biomedical
Chemical and Biological
Civil, Structural and Environmental
Computer Science
Electrical
Industrial and Systems
Materials Science
Mechanical and Aerospace
Website engineering.buffalo.edu

Established in 1946, University at Buffalo's The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, or UB Engineering, is the largest public engineering school in the state of New York and is home to eight departments.[1] UB Engineering is ranked 59th by U.S. News & World Report[2] and has a research expenditure of $67 million.[1]

Moving to Davis Hall[edit]

Since May 10, 2012 UB Engineering has officially moved to its new home, Davis Hall.[3] The building, as a part of UB 2020 Strategic Plan, hosts Computer Science and Electrical Engineering departments and features state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories.[4]

Our Buildings[edit]

  • Bell Hall - Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Bonner Hall - Biomedical Engineering, Engineering Development and Alumni Relations, Undergraduate Education Offices
  • Davis Hall - Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Dean's Office
  • Furnas Hall - Chemical and Biological Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Jarvis Hall - Environmental Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Ketter Hall - Civil Engineering

Departments[edit]

The school includes eight departments offering undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in following disciplines:

Main research areas[edit]

UB Engineering has six schoolwide Research Areas as follow:[5]

Research Centers and Labs[edit]

Deans[edit]

Dean Tenure Alma mater Specialty
Harvey G. Stenger Jr. 2006 - 2011[6][7] United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology Chemical Engineering
Rajan Batta 2011 - 2013[7] United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology Operations Research
Liesl Folks 2013 - Onward[7] Australia University of Western Australia Physics(Nanotechnology, Magnetism)

Alumni[edit]

As of 2014, the school has 29,500 living in 50 states and 65 countries.[1]

Degrees Awarded[edit]

As of 2014,

  • 777 bachelor's
  • 503 master's
  • 84 doctorates

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]