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David M. Benenson

The David M. Benenson Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by the wife and daughters of David M. Benenson to honor his lifelong dedication to fostering academic excellence in the field of engineering. Scholarships from the Benenson Fund are intended to help students who have completed internships achieve their academic and professional goals.
Benenson was a member of the faculty in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Department of Electrical Engineering for 35 years. He was chair of the electrical and computer engineering department from 1983- 89 and founded of the school’s highly successful Cooperative Engineering Program, serving as its first director.