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BANERJEE, Dr. Prasanta K.
BANERJEE - Dr. Prasanta K. Passed away in Fountain Hills, AZ, on April 11, 2014 after a prolonged illness. A Memorial Event will be held to celebrate Dr. Banerjee's life and work on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 10:30 AM in the Marriott Hotel, 1340 Millersport Hwy., Amherst, NY. Friends and colleagues are welcome to attend. Professor Banerjee was a member of the Dept. of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at SUNY Buffalo for 32 years, and a pioneer in his field. During his time at UB, he advised nearly 50 graduate students and received research funding from NASA, NSF, GE, GM, Ford, Daimler-Benz, Pratt & Whitney and more. He received two Technology Achievement Awards from NASA, and also the US Regional Award from the International Society for Geomechanics. He is greatly missed by his wife Barbara and their three daughters Nina, Sara and Lisa.