UB - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Chemical and Biological Engineering
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Edward P. Furlani


113b Davis Hall
(716) 645-1194
Fax: (716) 645-3822

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Ph.D SUNY at Buffalo Theoretical Physics 1982
M.A. SUNY at Buffalo Physics 1980
B.S. SUNY at Buffalo Electrical Engineering 1977


Professional Experience

UB Departments of Chemical & Biological and Electrical Engineering Professor 2011-current
Institute for Lasers Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo Research Professor 2003-current
Eastman Kodak Research Labs Senior Principal Scientist 1982-2010

Honors and Awards

Society for Imaging Science and Technology - Prolific Inventor Award 2008
Eastman Kodak Company - Chief Technology Officer Century Award for achieving 100 US patents 2001
Eastman Kodak Company - Distinguished Inventor Award 1998

Professional Service


Editorial Board member, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) 2014-present

International Conferences

Workshop Organizer and Instructor:  Micro, Nano and Bio Fluidics: Fundamentals and Industrial Applications, NSTI Nanotech Conf. 2014-present
Symposium Organizer and Chair: Microfluidics and Nano Fluidics, NSTI Nanotech Conf. 2012-present
Symposium Co-Chair: Microfluidics and Nano Fluidics, NSTI Nanotech Conf.2011
Conference Committee Member: MEMS & Microsystems, NSTI Nanotech Conf.2005-2011
Conference Committee Member: American Vacuum Society - International Symposium and Exhibition2009-2010
Conference Session Chair: Micro and Nano Fluidics, Devices, Applications, Two-Phase Microfluidics, NSTI Nanotech Conf.2006-2011
Conference Session Chair: Bioengineering, Optics and Photonics, Comsol Conference2008-2009

Member of Scientific Review Panels

NSF Panels

Major Research Instrumentation (MRI), Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFIR), Advanced Imaging, and Sensing for Human Health, Biophotonics (BISH), Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER), Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Teams (NIRT), Nanoscale Exploratory Research (NER), Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

International Review Panels

Research Directorate for the University of Cyprus, Science & Engineering Research Council (SERC) of Singapore.

Journal Reviewer

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Applied Physics Letters,  Anals of Biomedical Engineering,  Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Energy and Environmental Science, Experiments in Fluids, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,  IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility,  IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology,  IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics,  International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, International Journal of Hyperthermia, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Journal of Computational Biology, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Journal of Physics A:Mathematical and Theoretical, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics,  Journal of Theoretical Biology, Lab on a Chip, Langmuir, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics,  Nano Letters, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale, Optics Communications, Optics Letters, Physical Review B, Physical Review E, Physics of Fluids, Sensors, Scientific Reports, Separation Science and Technology


  • Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Senior Member, Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers.
  • Member, American Physical Society
  • Member, Optical Society of America


Last Updated: Feb 2011