SEAS Faculty Awards
ISE Faculty were recognized with three awards from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at a reception on December 4:
Victor Pauqet received the Teaching Award for Senior Faculty, Lora Cavuoto received the Teaching Award for Junior Faculty, and Changxu (Sean) Wu received the Research Award for Senior Faculty.
They are pictured along with Ann Bisantz (ISE chair) and Rajan Batta (SUNY Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean).
Graduate and Undergraduate Prizewinners at INFORMS Conference
PhD Student Alireza Farasat received second place in the Interactive Poster Session at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, Nov 1-4, for the poster "Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Future Paradigm of Educational Environments"
ISE Faculty Honored with UB and SUNY Awards
SUNY Distinguished Professor Rajan Batta and ISE Chair Ann Bisantz were honored October 22 at UB's Annual Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence. Batta received UB's Graduate Student Mentoring Award, while Bisantz received the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Research and Creative Activities.
Professor Li Lin to Lead Global Health Initiative
Professor Li Lin is co-lead of UB's Commuity of Excellence in Global Health Equity, one of four strategic communities funded by the university. This community will approach the grand challenge of global health inequity by bringing together faculty and students from the health sciences and disciplines that are focused on the social, economic, political, and environmental conditions that lead to inequities.
UB HFES Chapter Honored at International Conference
The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) student chapter at UB was recognized for their achievements at the organization's 2015 International Annual Meeting in Los Angeles. The Gold status award is the premier level of accomplishment for a student chapter and is earned through conducting a number of a educational, outreach, and social events throughout the academic year.