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Ivo Babuska
Ivo Babuska
Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
babuska@ices.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2156

Expertise: Numerical methods for the solution of partial differential equations; Computational mechanics; Finite element methods; Theory of partial differential equations

 
Kevin Bacon
Adjunct Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
kevin.bacon@utexas.edu
+1 512 922 1731

Chandrajit Bajaj
Chandrajit Bajaj
Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
bajaj@cs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8870, +1 512 471 5133

Expertise: Image Processing, Computer Graphics, Geometric Modeling, Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Data Analysis & Visualization

Aaron Baker
Aaron Baker
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
abbaker@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Cardiovascular biology including atherosclerosis, thrombosis and in-stent restenosis; Vascular biomechanics/mechanotransduction; Development of medical devices, Drug delivery/tissue engineering systems for enhancing tissue repair; Glycobiology

Ross Baldick
Ross Baldick
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
baldick@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5879

Expertise: Analysis of restructured electricity markets and electric transmission; Electricity system analysis, operations, and planning; Vulnerability of electric grids to terrorist attack; Very large-scale integration circuit analysis

Matthew Balhoff
Matthew Balhoff
Assistant Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
balhoff@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3246

Expertise: Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery, Geological CO2 Storage, Reservoir Simulation

Dawna Ballard
Dawna Ballard
Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
dballard@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1946

Expertise: Time, multi-tasking, time management, information overload, speed, mobile communication technologies, Internet time, work-life balance and telecommuting/telework.

Sanjay Banerjee
Sanjay Banerjee
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
banerjee@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6730

Expertise: Ultra-high vacuum and remote plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition; Silicon-germanium-carbon heterostructure MOSFETs and nanostructures; Ultra-shallow junction technology; Semiconductor device modeling

Nathan Bangs
Nathan Bangs
Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
nathan@utig.ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0424

Expertise: Structural development and tectonic processes along convergent margins; MCS methods to acquire 3-D images of structure and stratigraphy within subduction zones; processing, inversion, and modeling of seismic reflection data

Seth Bank
Seth Bank
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
sbank@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9669

Expertise: Semiconductor electronic and optoelectronic devices; Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE), Semiconductor nanostructures, Metal/Semiconductor hetero- and nano-structures

Jay Banner
Jay Banner
Professor and Chevron Centennial Teaching Fellow, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
banner@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5016, +1 512 471 6854

Expertise: Isotopic methods, groundwater, oceans, ancient oceans, climate change, aquifers, caves, environmental science, geochemistry, paleoclimatology

 
Kathleen Barber
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
sbarber@identity.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6152

Expertise: Software engineering, design and architectures; Distributed artificial intelligence; Information assurance, trust and security; Multi-agent systems

 
Isaac Barchas
Associate Director, Austin Technology Incubator, IC2 Institute
ibarchas@ati.utexas.edu
+1 512 305 0048, +1 512 305 0000

Janine Barchas
Janine Barchas
Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
barchas@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8379

Expertise: Eighteenth-century literature and culture; the British novel; book history; textual studies; Jane Austen; early fiction by women.

Allen Bard
Allen Bard
Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences
ajbard@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3761

Expertise: Using electrochemistry to elucidate the behavior and properties of novel organic and inorganic species; interaction of light and electrochemical systems; utilization of light in photoelectrochemical cells with semiconductor electrodes or particles for the generation of electricity and chemicals.

Jonathan Bard
Jonathan Bard
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jbard@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3076, +1 512 471 1336

Expertise: Development of efficient algorithms; Design and analysis of manufacturing systems; Large-scale hierarchical optimization; Workforce planning and scheduling;

Thomas Barnes
Thomas Barnes
Site Manager, McDonald Observatory, College of Natural Sciences
tgb@astro.as.utexas.edu
+1 432 426 3633, +1 512 471 1301

Expertise: Astronomy; variable stars; stellar distance scales; Cepheid variable stars; observatory management; National Science Foundation; optical and infrared astronomy; extraterrestrial life

Michael Barrett
Michael Barrett
Research Professor, Center for Research in Water Resources, Cockrell School of Engineering
mbarrett@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0935

Expertise: Quality, impacts, and mitigation of urban, agricultural, and construction site stormwater runoff

Phillip Barrish
Phillip Barrish
Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
pbarrish@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7840, +1 512 471 4991

Expertise: American literature 1865-1914; American literary realism; masculinity in American literature; Henry James, Edith Wharton, William Dean Howells, Stephen Crane

 
John Bartholomew
Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
jbart@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6021

Expertise: Exercise; mental health; sport psychology; stress reactivity

James Barufaldi
James Barufaldi
Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
jamesb@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7354, +1 512 232 6203

Expertise: Curriculum design, teacher education, science education

 
Frank Bash
Professor Emeritus, Department of Astronomy, College of Natural Sciences
fnbash@gmail.com
+1 512 471 3733

Expertise: Telescopes; star formation; spiral galaxies

Oguzhan Bayrak
Oguzhan Bayrak
Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
bayrak@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7826, +1 512 232 6409

Expertise: Behavior, analysis, and design of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures; Bridge engineering; Evaluation of structures in distress; Use of fiber reinforced polymers for structural repair

Joseph Beaman
Joseph Beaman
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jbeaman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3058

Expertise: Freeform fabrication; System dynamics; Control

William Beardall
William Beardall
Adjunct Professor, School of Law
bbeardall@equaljusticecenter.org
+1 512 474 0007

Expertise: Wage rights and policy; Low-wage workers; Immigrant workers; Guest workers; Immigrant worker rights and issues; Immigration reform; Legal aid for low-income persons; Public interest law; Law school clinics;

Michael Becker
Michael Becker
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
becker@uts.cc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3628

Expertise: Light-matter interaction; Laser interactions with materials; High-performance nanoparticles and nanomaterials; Optical signal processing using nonlinear and modulation optical devices

Lisa Bedore
Lisa Bedore
Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Communication
lbedore@mail.utexas.edu
(512) 232-5101

Expertise: Child language and phonological development; child language disorders, bilingualism, Spanish-speaking children.

Mikhail Belkin
Mikhail Belkin
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
mbelkin@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4424

Expertise: Terahertz and mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers, including devices with giant optical nonlinearities; mid-infrared and terahertz photonic components and systems for chemical sensing and microscopy; optical metamaterials in mid-infrared and terahertz spectral ranges;

Adela Ben-Yakar
Adela Ben-Yakar
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
ben-yakar@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9280

Expertise: Development of femtosecond laser nanosurgery techniques for manipulation of biological systems; Two-photon fluorescence laser scanning microscopy; Development of miniaturized endoscopes for in-vivo cancer detection and treatment; Applications for nerve regeneration processes, and early cancer detection and treatment;

George Benedict
George Benedict
Senior Lecturer, McDonald Observatory, College of Natural Sciences
fritz@astro.as.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3448, +1 512 471 1459

Expertise: Astrometry; space astronomy; Hubble Space Telescope; the search for and study of extrasolar planets and low-mass companions of stars; extraterrestrial life; star formation in external galaxies

Jeffrey Bennighof
Jeffrey Bennighof
Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
bennighof@mail.utexas.edu
512 471 4709

Expertise: Computation in Structural Dynamics; Noise and Vibration Analysis of Vehicles; Minimum Time Control of Structures

 
Keisha Bentley-Edwards
Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
kbentleyedwards@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2755

Expertise: My research examines the processes by which young people understand their cultural selves and how this meaning making influences relationships, academic achievement, well-being and a sense of social responsibility. I have a strong belief that research should provide the theoretical framework and empirical evidence to guide practice and intervention. Using an action-research approach, I explore resiliency and cultural competence in the context of 1) the processes of racial socialization, 2) community vs. individual investment in the Black community, 3) risk and protective factors in coping with racism and 4) class and upward mobility.

Ben Bentzin
Ben Bentzin
Lecturer, Department of Marketing, McCombs School of Business
ben.bentzin@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 828 7070

Expertise: Marketing of technology, product marketing, strategic pricing, social media, entrepreneurship

Halil Berberoglu
Halil Berberoglu
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
berberoglu@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8459

Expertise: Transport of light; Mass and thermal energy in chemically reacting and biological systems; Thermodynamics of energy conversion systems; Solar radiation transport and utilization; Algae for carbon dioxide sequestration and biofuel production; Bio-inspired solar cells; Novel hydrogen production and storage technologies; Artificial Photosynthesis

 
Charles Berg
University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
ramberg@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9925

Expertise: Film history, Latino images in film, Mexican cinema, screenwriting, narration in film and world cinema, film criticism, stereotyping.

 
Mark Bernstein
Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Communication
mark.bernstein@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1553

Expertise: Speech development among deaf people; use of simultaneous communication and lexical acquisition in children

Tricia Berry
Tricia Berry

triciaberry@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5650

Expertise: Gender diversity issues; STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) informal education; STEM assessment; Retention programs and strategies

Lance Bertelsen
Lance Bertelsen
Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
lberte@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8769

Expertise: Eighteenth-century British literature and culture; representations of World War II in literature, film and journalism

Srinivas Bettadpur
Srinivas Bettadpur
Research Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
srinivas@csr.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7587, +1 512 471 9155

Expertise: Orbital Mechanics, Perturbations, and Orbit Determination; Space Geodesy (Earth''s Shape, Orientation & Gravity Field); Modeling, Determination and Interpretation of Gravity Field; Space Mission Design; Data Processing and Numerical Methods

Amit Bhasin
Amit Bhasin
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
a-bhasin@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3667

Expertise: Material science aspects and mechanistic modeling of distresses in pavement materials (e.g. fatigue cracking, moisture damage); Self healing properties of bituminous materials; Structure-property relationships in composite materials; Surface properties and interfacial adhesion of materials; Development of test methods to characterize properties and performance of pavement materials

Chandra Bhat
Chandra Bhat
Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
bhat@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4535

Expertise: Activity and travel behavior analysis; Travel demand modeling; Application of econometric, discrete choice and market research techniques in transportation planning; Logistics and freight modeling; Transportation energy and transportation air quality analysis; Urban form and spatial data modeling

James Bickel
James Bickel
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
ebickel@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8316

Expertise: Decision making under uncertainty; value of information; economics; business strategy; energy and climate policy

Steven Biegalski
Steven Biegalski
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
biegalski@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5380, +1 512 471 6369

Expertise: Nuclear Forensics; Nuclear instrumentation; Neutron radiography; Modeling of environmental pathways; Nuclear Reactor Operations & Safety Analysis;

Rebecca Bigler
Rebecca Bigler
Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
rebeccabigler28@gmail.com
+1 512 471 9917

Expertise: Gender and racial attitudes; how children view the presidency; child psychology; racism and social cognition in children; stereotyping; gender role development.

Douglas Biow
Douglas Biow
Professor, Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts
biow@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7267

Expertise: Italian language and literature; Renaissance culture and cleanliness; Dante

Marc Bizer
Marc Bizer
Professor, Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts
mbizer@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7780

Expertise: Renaissance studies; gender and national identity in early modern France; reception of the classical tradition; epistolary literature; rhetoric; early modern European poetry; tragedy; instructional technology

James Black
James Black
Professor, School of Architecture
+1 512 471 0755

Expertise: Urban design, new urbanism, development, Austin Downtown Alliance

Lynn Blais
Lynn Blais
Professor, School of Law
lblais@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1334

Expertise: Environmental law, adminstrative law, and property.

Donald Blankenship
Donald Blankenship
Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
blank@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0489, +1 512 471 6156

Expertise: Antarctic ice sheets, robotic space missions to Europa, airborne and ground-based geophysical techniques (including laser altimetry, radar sounding, seismic reflection and refraction), West Antarctic rift system, West Antarctic Ice Sheet, climate change, global warming, remote sensing

Terrell Blodgett
Terrell Blodgett
Professor Emeritus, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
blodgett@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 474 7612

Expertise: Local and state government management, operations, and political structures; election methods of governing bodies in local government; nonprofit management

Carl Blyth
Carl Blyth
Associate Professor, Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts
cblyth@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2312, +1 512 471 5531

Expertise: French linguistics; sociolinguistics; foreign language pedagogy; instructional technology

Andree Bober
Andree Bober
Program Director, Landmarks, College of Fine Arts
abober@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 4315

Expertise: art museums, museum administration, arts administration, museum directorship, museum studies, contemporary art, public art, art in public spaces, collections, collections management, UT special collections

David Bogard
David Bogard
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
dbogard@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3128, +1 512 471 5727

Expertise: Physics and control of turbulent fluid flow; Gas turbine engines, turbine cooling; Experimental techniques for thermal-fluid measurements;

Deborah Bolnick
Deborah Bolnick
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
deborah.bolnick@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7532, +1 512 471 2781

Expertise: Molecular anthropology, ancient DNA studies, human biological variation, race, population genetics, Native American prehistory, anthropology of science, DNA ancestry testing

Randy Bomer
Randy Bomer
Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
bomer@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5182, +1 512 232 4861

Expertise: Writing; politics of literacy; sociocultural theory; curricula in reading and writing

Robert Bone
Robert Bone
Professor and G. Rollie White Teaching Excellence Chair in Law, School of Law
rbone@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5562

Expertise: Class action, federal civil procedure, complex litigation, and intellectual property, especially trademark and trade secret law.

Daniel Bonevac
Daniel Bonevac
Professor, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
bonevac@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4857, +1 512 232 4333

Expertise: Philosophy; Logic; Moral Issues; Ethics; Philosophy in Popular Culture; Christian Philosophy.

Roger Bonnecaze
Roger Bonnecaze
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
rtb@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1497

Expertise: We specialize in the rheology of suspensions, emulsions & complex fluids turbidity and debris flows, computational fluid mechanics imprint and immersion lithography, electrical impedance tomography, and the self-assembly of nanoparticles at surfaces.

Pascale Bos
Pascale Bos
Associate Professor, Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts
pascalebos@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6373

Expertise: 20th-century comparative Western European and U.S. literature; cultural studies, gender and memory; Holocaust; modern Dutch and modern Jewish literature and culture; ethnic minorities in Europe; cultural memory, trauma, race and gender.

Leigh Boske
Leigh Boske
Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
leigh.boske@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4005, +1 512 471 3200

Expertise: Dr. Boske's teaching and research interests have focused on transportation policy, economics and finance. His published research has been on national and international transport policy issues, the role of transportation and logistics in international trade, and multimodal/intermodal transport planning.

David Bourell
David Bourell
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
dbourell@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3170

Expertise: Materials processing, mechanical behavior and selection; Failure analysis; Rapid prototyping; Freeform fabrication

Alan Bovik
Alan Bovik
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
bovik@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5370

Expertise: Digital and wireless video communication; Image and video processing and quality assessment; Computer vision; Computational aspects of biological visual perception

Robert Boyer
Robert Boyer
Professor Emeritus, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
robertstephenboyer@gmail.com
+1 512 471 9745

Expertise: Automated reasoning; formal methods; artificial intelligence

Oren Bracha
Oren Bracha
Professor, School of Law
obracha@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9325

Expertise: Intellectual property, cyberlaw, legal history and legal theory.

H Brands
H Brands
Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
hwbrands@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3261

Expertise: U.S. history; American presidents; Franklin Roosevelt; Andrew Jackson; Woodrow Wilson; Benjamin Franklin; the Cold War.

Jonn Breen
Jonn Breen
Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jbreen@mail.utexas.edu
512-471-4578

Expertise: Structural concrete bridges and buildings; Building codes; Structural systems; Prestressed concrete

Brian Bremen
Brian Bremen
Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
bremen@uts.cc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7842, +1 512 471 4991

Expertise: 20th Century American poetry and fiction; Digital Humanities; Literary Theory; Literature and Medicine; Narrative Medicine; Bibliotherapy; Modernism; 20th Century Popular Culture; Indie Music; Standardized Testing (especially the SATs); Essay evaluation; Holistic Scoring; Admissions Essays.

Anthony Brown
Anthony Brown
Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
alb@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3902

 
Christopher Brown
Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
cpbrown@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2288

Expertise: Impact of policymakers' high stakes reforms on teachers; early learning standards; pre-kindergarten assessment and alignment with elementary school; teacher education; curriculum development

Jonathan Brown
Jonathan Brown
Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
j.brown@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7218

Expertise: Latin American economic and labor history; the Mexican and Cuban Revolutions; Argentina; Fidel Castro

Keffrelyn Brown
Keffrelyn Brown
Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
keffrelyn@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4257

Expertise: African American students; teacher knowledge and beliefs; curriculum development and theory; underserved student populations; sociocultural knowledge; multicultural studies

Richard Brown
Richard Brown
Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
rmbrown@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3364

Expertise: Cellulose is the most abundant macromolecule on earth, yet details about its biosynthesis and structure remain unclear. We are using broad, interdisciplinary advances and tools to study cellulose and its biosynthesis.

Sharon Brown
Sharon Brown
Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
sabrown@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4704

Expertise: Type 2 diabetes, health promotion,self-management, health disparities, meta-analysis

 
James Browne
Professor Emeritus, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
browne@cs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9579

Expertise: Parallel programming; high level specification languages; parallel adaptive computation; composite methods; associative communications

Simone Browne
Simone Browne
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
sbrowne@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5975

 
Larry Browning
Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
lbrowning@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1931

Expertise: Cooperation in competitive environments; use of information/communication/technologies (ICTs) in the workplace; information and communication technologies in action; use of qualitative research methods, especially interviewing and observation.

Jason Brownlee
Jason Brownlee
Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
brownlee@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Egypt; Iran; repression; democratization; American attempts at democracy promotion, Authoritarianism

Barry Brummett
Barry Brummett
Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
brummett@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1714, +1 512 471 5251

Expertise: popular culture and persuasion; social style, including steampunk; media criticism; apocalyptic rhetoric

Douglas Bruster
Douglas Bruster
Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
bruster@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3635

Expertise: Shakespeare, English Renaissance literature

Diane Bryant
Diane Bryant
Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
dpbryant@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4161, +1 512 232 2320

Expertise: Development of early mathematics measures and intervention research in mathematics for students with learning disabilities and difficulties;current reading and mathematics practices by special education teachers for grades 3?5; investigation of neuroimaging of students with mathematics disabilities; three-tier mathematics intervention model.

Michael Bryant
Michael Bryant
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
bryantmd@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4870

Expertise: Tribology and mechanics; Mechatronics, modeling and control of dynamic systems; Integrated systems design and manufacturing; Mixed-signal electronics;

Steven Bryant
Steven Bryant
Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
steven_bryant@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3250

Expertise: Secure geologic storage of anthropogenic CO2; Application of nanoparticles to subsurface engineering; Petrophysics, especially of unconventional gas reservoirs; Methane hydrates in sediments; Reactive flow and transport; Relationship between microstructure and macroscopic properties of granular media

Erika Bsumek
Erika Bsumek
Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
embsumek@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3261, +1 512 475 7253

Expertise: Native American History, Navajo arts and crafts, labeling of Indian made goods, History of the U.S. West and American Southwest; Modern Western urban/rural development including how large-scale engineering projects such dams, highways, and suburbs transformed the Western landscape/environment. She also specializes in the study of the consumption of Native American artifacts.

Bruce Buchanan
Bruce Buchanan
Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
bruceb@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7212

Expertise: Presidential politics; presidential character; the presidency and the public; American politics; public policy; political behavior

Pamela Buchanan
Pamela Buchanan
Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
buchanan@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9390, +1 512 471 1271

Expertise: adapted physical education; community collaboratives in special education; sensory and motor integration

Jerome Bump
Jerome Bump
Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
bump@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8747

Expertise: Literature; nature writing; emotional literacy; family systems and literature; Victorian literature, especially the interaction with India; Gerard Manley Hopkins; computers and English studies, including social networking and multi-player online games

 
Sidney Burback
Director, Global Communication Group, IC2 Institute
sid@icc.utexas.edu
+1 512 305 0039, +1 512 475 8900

Expertise: Former Soviet Union; Armenia; Republic of Georgia

Neal Burns
Neal Burns
Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
nburns@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1101

Expertise: Advertising, branding, qualitative research, consumer behavior, Internet marketing, ethnic studies, business, digital and alternative media.

Ethan Burris
Ethan Burris
Associate Professor, Department of Management, McCombs School of Business
ethan.burris@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4803

Expertise: Dispute resolution, decision making, organizational behavior

Joshua Busby
Joshua Busby
Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
busbyj@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8946

Expertise: Busby is the author of several studies on climate change, national security, and energy policy from the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institution, the German Marshall Fund, and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Busby is one of the lead researchers in the Strauss Center project on Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS), a $7.6 million grant funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. He has also written on U.S.-China relations on climate change for CNAS and Resources for the Future.

Noel Busch-Armendariz
Noel Busch-Armendariz
Professor, School of Social Work
nbusch@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3470

Expertise: Violence against women and children, child sexual abuse, prostitution, human trafficking, refugees and asylum seekers, adult entertainment industry.

Edward Buskey
Edward Buskey
Professor, Department of Marine Science, College of Natural Sciences
ed.buskey@utexas.edu
+1 361 749 3102, +1 361 749 3104

Expertise: Biological oceanography; marine ecology; marine plankton; harmful algal blooms (red tides brown tides); behavior and sensory perception of marine organisms; bioluminescence

David Buss
David Buss
Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
dbuss@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8489

Expertise: Human mating; human sexuality; jealousy and infidelity; stalking; evolutionary psychology; homicide; status and social reputation

John Butler
John Butler
Associate Director, Department of Finance, McCombs School of Business
butlerjc@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6821

Expertise: Dr. Butler's research focuses on the Decision Sciences: decision analysis, operations, information systems, management science and statistics. He serves as Secretary/Treasurer of INFORMS Decision Analysis Society, an organization comprised of over 900 academics and practitioners in the field of decision analysis. For EMIC, Dr. Butler is focused on building energy-specific business curriculum. He teaches MBA-level energy finance classes and supervises student participation in practicums and case competitions.

 
Courtney Byrd
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Communication
courtney.byrd@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9426

Expertise: Communication disorder; Causes and thrapies of Childhood stuttering; Adulthood stuttering; Lingustic processing; Motor planning; Fluency disorders; Voice disorders; Speech disfluencies

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