At UB, our highly trained faculty rank among the very best in their fields. Recognized nationally and internationally as outstanding teachers, world-class scholars and dedicated mentors, they engage in research that advances existing knowledge and improves quality of life all over the world.
Your professors are more than just lecturers, they are working experts in their field of expertise. They don't just talk about the subjects they define them. As a graduate student you won't just hear about the latest developments in your field you will be an active participant in creating them.
Our faculty members have won such prestigious awards as the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, National Medal of Science, National Medal of Technology, MacArthur Foundation “genius award” and Guggenheim Fellowships.
While a majority of our faculty conduct research, teaching is vital to UB’s mission. More than 180 UB faculty members have been awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching — the most of any SUNY institution.