Committee

“The Division of Graduate Studies and Research launched Faculty Research Day in 2011 as a project of the Faculty Research Council and its growth and prominence demonstrate the groundswell of research being conducted at UB. Congratulations to all!”

Tarek Sobh, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research
Dean of the School of Engineering

“Faculty Research Day does not just organically appear without a significant amount of pre-planning. As chair of this year’s FRD planning committee, I am proud to have worked with my amazing colleagues to make Faculty Research Day 2017 a success.”

Robert Riggs, Ph.D.

Chairman, Faculty Research Day
Assistant Professor, World Religions

Get to Know the Faculty Research Day Committee

Omar Abuzaghleh, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Computing Laboratories System Manager

Alker-Kelly Antoine
Webmaster

Miguel Arroyo
Social Media Coordinator

Ioana Badara, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

Ruba Deeb, Ph.D.

Director of Biomedical Research Development;

Research Associate Professor of Bioengineering

Nancy DeJarnette, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, School of Education

Emily Denaro
Digital Strategist

Timothy Dorr, DM/IST, MBA
Senior Lecturer of Information Systems

Christine Duffy
Administrative Coordinator, Sponsored Research and Programs

Kathleen Engelmann, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biology and Medical Laboratory Science

Miad Faezipour, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering and Biomedical Engineering

Wendy Garcia, Ed.D.
Associate Professor and Coordinator of Dental Hygiene Online Programs

Maria Gherasimova, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics;
Chair, Physics Department

Christine Hempowicz, Ed.D.
Director Office of Sponsored Research and Programs

Kevin Kelliher, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Basic Sciences, College of Chiropractic

Susan Miklos, M.S.D.H.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Dental Hygiene

Jessica A. Nelson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Counseling;
Director of Undergraduate Research

Carrie Picardi
Assistant Professor, Human Resources and Leadership