Dr. James N.Jensen is a professor of Environmental Engineering at the University at Buffalo and Faculty Director of UB's Research Exploration Undergraduate Academy.

Dr. Jensen received a BS degree in environmental engineering from Caltech in 1980 and MSPH and Ph.D. degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1983 and 1988.

Dr. Jensen's reserach and teaching interests are in sustainble dirking water and wasteater treatment. He is the recipient of a number of teaching and research awards, including a Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Dr. James N. Jensen has been participating in Science Exploration Day since its early days and his efforts have received praise from teachers and students alike. A number of high school students who attended his SED session have gone on to enroll in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University at Buffalo.