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Lee Ann Kahlor
Associate Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
kahlor@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 791 5726

Expertise: Public relations, health and environmental risk communication, science communication, and information seeking.

Loukas Kallivokas
Loukas Kallivokas
Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
loukas@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5769

Expertise: Computational mechanics; Inverse problems in engineering; Wave propagation and structural dynamics; Earthquake engineering; Numerical methods; Large-scale computational modeling

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
rkane@uts.cc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4857

Expertise: Free will and responsibility; ethics and contemporary moral issues; theory of values; philosophy of religion; politics and culture

John Kappelman
John Kappelman
Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
jkappelman@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0055

Expertise: Evolutionary history of primates and especially hominoid evolution and hominid origins, paleoecology, functional morphology, stratigraphy, paleomagnetism, and computer imaging

Lynn Katz
Lynn Katz
Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
lynnkatz@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0071, +1 512 471 4244

Expertise: Contaminant fate and transport; Combined abiotic/biotic treatment systems for in-situ remediation; Environmental surface chemistry

Ward Keeler
Ward Keeler
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
ward.keeler@gmail.com
+1 512 471 8520

Expertise: Anthropology and performing arts; Southeast Asia; Indonesia (Java Bali) Burma; Indonesian language and culture (Indonesian Javanese Balinese); gamelan

 
Stuart Kelban
Associate Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
skelban@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6037

Expertise: Screenwriting, television and film industry.

Charles Kerans
Charles Kerans
Professor and Robert K. Goldhammer Chair in Carbonate Geology, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
ckerans@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4282

Expertise: Carbonate sequence stratigraphy, depositional systems, reservoir characterization, basin analysis, seismic interpretation, seismic stratigraphy, paleokarst analysis, carbonate diagenesis

Sean Kerwin
Sean Kerwin
Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy
skerwin@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5074

Expertise: Synthetic medicinal chemistry, anticancer drug discovery/development, DNA-drug interactions, natural products chemistry, molecular modeling

Sarfraz Khurshid
Sarfraz Khurshid
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
khurshid@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8244

Expertise: Software testing; Specification languages; Code conformance; Model checking; Heuristics in program analysis; Data structure repair; Program repair

Miryung Kim
Miryung Kim
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
miryung@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1501

Expertise: Software evolution; Mining software repositories, Semantic program differencing; Code duplication; Human aspects of software development;

 
Christopher King
Director, Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
ctking@raymarshallcenter.org
+1 512 471 7891, +1 512 471 2186

Expertise: Job Training, Worker Health, and Safety Education Policy, Labor Performance Management

Spyridon Kinnas
Spyridon Kinnas
Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
kinnas@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7969, +1 512 232 1887

Expertise: Ocean engineering; Hydrodynamics; Cavitation; Wave mechanics; Computational fluid dynamics (CFD); Design of ocean vehicle control and propulsion systems; Tidal turbines;

Kerry Kinney
Kerry Kinney
Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
kakinney@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1740

Expertise: Beneficial application of microorganisms to the treatment of pollutants in the environment; Algae-to-biofuel production processes; Potentially detrimental microbial communities that develop in indoor environments

William Kinney
William Kinney
Professor, Department of Accounting, McCombs School of Business
william.kinney@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3632

Expertise: Financial accounting, auditing

Mary Kirisits
Mary Kirisits
Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
kirisits@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7120

Expertise: Biological drinking water treatment processes; Microbial transformation of inorganic contaminants; Application of molecular biology to biological water treatment processes; Rainwater harvesting; Impacts of nanomaterials on microorganisms in engineered water treatment systems; Biofilms; Quorum sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms; Microbial community structure of pediatric otitis media

Karrol Kitt
Karrol Kitt
Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
kkitt@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0809

Expertise: Personal Finance (Insurance, cash management, spending plans, financial spreadsheets, credit, financial behavior); Family Resource Management (values, standards, & goals; mananging change; decision making; organization; work at home & at the workplace)

Dale Klein
Dale Klein
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
dale.klein@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 499 4689

Expertise: Dale E. Klein is Associate Director of the Energy Institute and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Texas System. Formerly he was Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and also served as a member of the Commission. Before joining the NRC, Dr. Klein served as the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs. In this position he served as the principal; staff assistant and advisor to the Secretary, Deputy Secretary and Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology for all policy and planning matters related to nuclear weapons and nuclear, chemical and biological defense.

 
Leonard Kleinman
Professor Emeritus, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
kleinman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3215, +1 512 471 1153

Expertise: Condensed matter physics theory; density functional theory; electronic and magnetic structure calculations of solids surfaces and liquids

Richard Klingner
Richard Klingner
Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
klingner@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3597, +1 512 471 4577

Expertise: Experimental and analytical investigation of the response of masonry and reinforced concrete masonry structures; Earthquake engineering; Anchorage to concrete

Gregory Knapp
Gregory Knapp
Associate Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
gwk@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1588

Expertise: Cultural and Political Ecology, Historical Geography, Latin America (especially Andes)

 
Mark Knapp
Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
mlknapp@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5251

Expertise: Interpersonal and nonverbal communication; lying and deception

Kara Kockelman
Kara Kockelman
Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
kkockelm@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0210, +1 512 471 4379

Expertise: Travel behavior; traffic safety; urban form and land development; transportation planning and policy-making.

Gary Kocurek
Gary Kocurek
Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
garyk@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5855

Expertise: Sedimentology, geomorphology and stratigraphy of aeolian systems; fluid flow and grain transport; bedform dynamics and pattern evolution of dune fields; the stratigraphic record of aeolian and related systems on Earth and Mars.

Prabhudev Konana
Prabhudev Konana
Professor, Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, McCombs School of Business
pkonana@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5219, +1 512 471 3322

Expertise: Global sourcing, supply chain management, electronic commerce, virtual communities

Brian Korgel
Brian Korgel
Professor and Matthew Van Winkle Regents Professorship in Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
korgel@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5633

Expertise: Nanotechnology can be defined as the study of material properties and interactions on a nanometer length scale. Our experimental group focuses on investigating size-tunable material properties, and the rational self-assembly and fabrication of nanostructures with atomic detail. This research finds applications in microelectronics and photonics, spintronics, coatings, sensors and biotechnology.

John Kormendy
John Kormendy
Professor, Department of Astronomy, College of Natural Sciences
kormendy@astro.as.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3492

Expertise: Astronomy, black holes, elliptical galaxies, galactic bulges, dark matter, Andromeda Galaxy

 
Steven Kornguth
Research Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
steve_kornguth@iat.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4485

Expertise: Neural development; magnetic resonance imaging; paraneoplastic syndromes; biological sensors; neuropathology

Desiderio Kovar
Desiderio Kovar
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
dekovar@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5185

Expertise: Production and characterization of nanoparticles; Nanostructured thick films; Solid oxide fuel cells; Honeycomb ceramics

Robert Krug
Robert Krug
Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
rkrug@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5563, +1 512 232 5564

Expertise: Avian flu; viral gene replication and expression; human influenza; infectious disease

Alan Kuperman
Alan Kuperman
Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
akuperman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8245

Expertise: Ethnic conflict, U.S. military intervention, nuclear proliferation, humanitarian intervention, America foreign policy

Erhan Kutanoglu
Erhan Kutanoglu
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
erhank@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7194

Expertise: Applied operations research; Supply chain management; Manufacturing and transportation logistics; Game theoretic and distributed mechanisms (e-commerce and auctions)

Nancy Kwallek
Nancy Kwallek
Gene Edward Mikeska Endowed Chair for Interior Design, School of Architecture
nkwallek@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6249, +1 512 471 1922

Expertise: Interior design, human behavior and design, history and theory of design, interior environments

Alexis Kwasinski
Alexis Kwasinski
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
akwasins@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3442

Expertise: Power electronics; Distributed generation including integration of alternative energy sources; Electrical energy conversion and storage; Ultra-reliable and fault-tolerant power system architectures; Switching and non-linear controls

James Kyle
James Kyle
Professor and The Third Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professorship, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
rkyle@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4351

Expertise: Ore deposits geology, strata-controlled mineral resources, metals & industrial minerals exploration, ore petrology, characterization of ore-forming fluids, high resolution X-ray computed tomography applications to ore genesis & processing, geology of energy critical elements, resources & society, geology & mineral resources of Texas

Stelios Kyriakides
Stelios Kyriakides
Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
skk@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4167

Expertise: Instability in Solids and Structures (Plastic Buckling of Structures; Propagating Instabilities in Shape Memory Metals; Composites; Foams); Modeling of Nonlinear Behavior and Failure of Solids (Metals; Composites; Foams)

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