Batta Appointed SUNY Distinguished Professor
ISE is so proud to congratulate Professor Rajan Batta on his appointment as SUNY Distinguished Professor - one of only 7 selected in 2013 in all of SUNY. From the SUNY announcement: "The Distinguished Professorship is conferred upon individuals who have achieved national or international prominence and a distinguished reputation within a chosen field. This distinction is attained through significant contributions to the research literature or through artistic performance or achievement in the case of the arts.
Undergraduate Research Supported by NSF REU Awards
ISE Alumnus Gives $500,000 to Support OR Professorship
Jun Zhuang Receives UB Exceptional Scholar Award
Assistant Professor Jun Zhuang was recognized with a UB Exceptional Scholar - Young Investigator Award at the 10th Annual Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence on October 9th.
Dr. Zhuang's long-term research goal is to integrate operations research, game theory, and decision analysis to improve mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery for natural and man-made disasters. Other areas of interest include health care, sports, transportation, supply chain management, and sustainability.
UB Faculty and Alumni Recognized by HFES
UB Alumni Ravi Ravi Goonetilleke, and Sara Czaja as well as ISE Professor and Chair Ann Bisantz (also a UB Alum) received awards at the Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Bisantz and Goonetilleke were inducted as Fellows of the society, and Czaja along with the CREATE research team she directs were awarded the Jack A. Kraft Innovator award, which honors significant efforts to extend or diversify the application of human factors principles and methods to new areas of endeavor.