110 Parker Hall / 355 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Ph.D. (1990) Prosthetic Materials - Lund University, Faculty of
Dentistry (Sweden); B.A. (1973) Chemistry - SUNY College at
Potsdam; Chemist (1974-1983) - Calspan Corporation Advanced
Technology Center, Buffalo, NY; Section Head (1983-1986) - Surface
Science Section, Calspan Corporation;
Associate Director and Principal Research Scientist (1986-1989) - Surface Sci. Ctr., UB; Principal Research Scientist (1989-present) - Industry/Univ. Ctr. for Biosurfaces, UB; Site Director/Buffalo (1997-present) - Industry/Univ. Ctr. for Biosurfaces, UB; Research Associate Professor (UB School of Dental Medicine, Dept. Oral Diagnostic Sciences); Adjunct Assoc. Professor (UB School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Biomedical Engineering Center); UB Graduate Faculty (Biomaterials Graduate Program; Oral Sciences Program); Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering; Fellow, International Union of Societies for Biomaterials; Assistant Editor, "Biofouling"; Assistant Editor, "Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part B"; current Secretary-Treasurer, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering; Past-President, Society For Biomaterials; member of American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi, Society For Biomaterials, International Association for Dental Research, The Adhesion Society.
Research Interests: Surface Science; Biomedical Implants; Biological Fouling/Adhesion; Biomaterials; Interfacial Failure Analysis; Contamination Detection and Avoidance.
Laboratory: 308 Squire Hall, University at Buffalo - South Campus