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
Religious affiliation University at Buffalo
Dean Liesl Folks
Academic staff 146[1]
Admin. staff 300
Students 4,890[1]
Undergraduates 3,090[1]
Postgraduates 1,800[1]
Location Amherst, New York
43°00′10″N 78°47′14″W / 43.002795°N 78.787145°W / 43.002795; -78.787145Coordinates: 43°00′10″N 78°47′14″W / 43.002795°N 78.787145°W / 43.002795; -78.787145
Campus Suburban
Departments Biomedical
Chemical and Biological
Civil, Structure and Environmental
Computer Science
Electrical
Industrial and Systems
Materials Science
Mechanical and Aerospace
Website www.eng.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 six departments.[1] UB Engineering is ranked 61st by U.S. News & World Report[2] and has a research expenditure of $60m.[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]

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 2013, the school has 28,000 living alumni worldwide.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]