Satish Tripathi, President of the University at Buffalo
An internationally distinguished researcher and higher education leader, Satish K. Tripathi, PhD, was appointed the University at Buffalo’s 15th president in 2011.
Tripathi served as UB’s provost from 2004-2011. He was dean of the Bourns College of Engineering at the University of
California-Riverside from 1997-2004. Previously, he spent 19 years as a professor of computer science at the University of Maryland, including seven years as department chair.
Tripathi graduated at the top of his class from India’s Banaras Hindu University (BHU). He holds a doctorate in computer science from the University of Toronto and three master’s degrees — one in computer science from the University of Toronto and two in statistics from the University of Alberta and BHU.