Department of Architecture Faculty

8/5/19
Adjunct Professor - Department of Architecture
8/5/19
Paul L. Battaglia, AIA, ASA, INCE, has been an Adjunct Associate Professor at UB since 1985 teaching Architectural Lighting and Acoustics.: Environmental Controls 2. He also teaches a seminar on Aural Architecture and has taught Generic Building Types and various architectural studios in the Millard Fillmore College.
8/19/19
Nicholas Bruscia’s teaching and research experiment with architectural form and structure via computational simulation and material prototyping.
11/2/18
Brian Carter, a graduate of the Nottingham School of Architecture and the University of Toronto, is a registered architect in the United Kingdom. 
8/19/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Architecture
eychow@buffalo.edu  - (716) 829-5913 - Hayes Hall 124
8/19/19
Steph Cramer studied Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (BArch 2006) and received the post-professional degree Design + Make from the Architectural Association, London (MArch, 2014).
10/16/18
She is a founding partner of the office Davidson Rafailidis, established in 2009. The office does not distinguish between academic work and built work, applying the same standard of critical inquiry on both.
10/17/18
Charles Davis II is an architectural historian who explores the integrations of race and style theory in modern architectural debates from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century.
10/17/18
Gregory Delaney is a graduate of The Ohio State University’s Knowlton School, where he earned his degrees (B.S. in Architecture and M.A.S. in Criticism) and taught courses in architecture and landscape architecture before moving to Buffalo in 2011.
8/19/19
Adjunct Instructor - 2018/2019 Banham Fellow - Department of Architecture
mafaruki@buffalo.edu   - Crosby Hall 323
8/19/19
Randy Fernando is an emerging designer and artist, focusing on work that synergizes neuroscience, sociological behavior, and architecture.
10/17/18
Laura Garófalo-Khan’s research, pedagogy, and practice focuses on the conjunction of natural and architectural systems.
2/21/19
Miguel Guitart, Ph.D. is an architect and academic from Madrid, Spain. He teaches as Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture at the School of Architecture and Planning at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.
10/17/18
Associate Professor Hiroaki Hata holds a post-professional degree in urban design from Harvard University and a Master of Architecture degree from Washington University.
8/19/19
Joyce Hwang is associate professor and associate chair of architecture at UB. Through her teaching, research and critical practice as director of Ants of the Prairie, she confronts contemporary ecological conditions through creative means.
10/17/18
Julia Jamrozik is a designer whose research and practice center on public space, public buildings and the role that both playfulness and play can have in shaping these environments.
4/4/19
Omar Khan’s research and practice address responsiveness and performativity in architecture. He is co-lead of UB's research center on Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies, which applies design, smart materials and automation to transform advanced manufacturing.
11/2/18
Annette LeCuyer received professional and graduate diplomas from the Architectural Association in London and is a licensed architect in the United Kingdom.
11/2/18
Kenneth S. MacKay, AIA has more than twenty years of experience in teaching architectural design studios, professional practice and building systems integration.
8/19/19
The work of Dennis Maher has ranged from a localized form of civic activism and material experimentation to a synthetic proposition for re-imagining the post-industrial environment  through a variety of modes and media.
8/19/19
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor - Department of Architecture

marthabo@buffalo.edu - 319 Hayes Hall - (716) 829-5214
10/16/18
Erkin Özay is a registered architect and an urbanist with a research focus on urban asset distribution practices and their spatial impacts on the city, with a specific concentration on the design of educational environments. 
10/16/18
Associate Professor Georg Rafailidis investigates new building forms and construction systems in which notions of materiality, time and authorship are stretched to new frontiers.
7/22/19
Assistant Professor - Department of Architecture
rajkovic@buffalo.edu - 316 Hayes Hall - (716) 829-6910
8/19/19
Christopher Romano is a research assistant professor within the Department of Architecture's Material Culture Research Group. His research and teaching explores the relationship between design, construction and the culture of building by leveraging regional manufacturing and material processes.
8/19/19
Laura Schmitz holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture ('11) from the University at Buffalo and a Masters in Architecture ('15) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Laura's passion for low-tech vernacular occupant-built housing led her to work at some non-traditional companies including Earthship Biotecture and Tumbleweed Tiny House Company.  Her built prototype design was displayed at the National Tiny House Jamboree, a gathering of over 60,000 people in Colorado Springs (‘16).
10/17/18
For four decades, Lynda H. Schneekloth has connected activism, design practice, applied research, teaching, scholarship, and academic service with deep theoretical work on the fundamental dynamics of professional and citizen engagement in the practice of “placemaking.”
10/16/18
Mark Shepard holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Architecture and Media Study. He received a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University, a Master of Fine Arts in Combined Media from Hunter College, City University of New York, and a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University.
10/16/18
Professor and Dean
School of Architecture and Planning
UB Campus Architect / Senior Fellow, UB Regional Institute
8/19/19
Korydon Smith is professor and chair of architecture at UB and co-director of UB's Community for Global Health Equity. He works across disciplines to build design solutions for those who have been traditionally marginalized from decisions about the design of their built environment.
8/19/19
Jin Young Song's research and practice in the U.S. and Korea investigate parametric design of dynamic facade systems and the socio-cultural importance of the building facade.
10/17/18
Associate Professor Hadas A. Steiner received a Ph.D. in the History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Masters degree in Art History from University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Art in Architecture from Columbia University.
7/19/19
Edward Steinfeld, ArchD, AIA, has been a trailblazer in the field of inclusive design since the 1970s. He believes architecture should, first and foremost, benefit the people who use buildings, and make a positive contribution to the community.
3/4/19
Despina Stratigakos is a historian and writer interested in the intersections of architecture and power. Her latest book, Hitler at Home, investigates the architectural and ideological construction of the Führer’s domesticity.
4/4/19
Beth Tauke is associate professor in the Department of Architecture. Her research focuses on beginning design education and inclusive design’s relationship to the senses. 
1/28/19
Brad Wales has 28 years experience working years as a sole practitioner registered in NY and NJ. His work focuses on community-based green projects, focusing on mixed-use design, streetscape and pocket park design, and passive solar design, with an overall emphasis on issues of durability.
11/2/18
Sue Weidemann, PhD, is an environmental psychologist who, for over 35 years, has studied the relationships between people and the places and spaces they use, through her research, teaching, and consulting.