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Jacob Abraham
Jacob Abraham,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8983
E-mail: jaa@cerc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
VLSI design and testing; Formal verification; Fault-tolerant computing
J. Aggarwal
J. Aggarwal,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1369
E-mail: aggarwaljk@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Image processing; Pattern recognition; Computer vision
Maruthi Akella
Maruthi Akella,
Associate Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9493
E-mail: makella@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Nonlinear and robust adaptive control; Dynamics of networked systems and sensors; Control applications for supersonic flows
Deji Akinwande
Deji Akinwande,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4345
E-mail: deji@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Nanoscale devices, carbon nanotubes and graphene; Plastic nanoelectronics and nanotechnology; High-frequency analog circuit design; Biosensors
David Allen
David Allen, Ph.D.
Melvin H. Gertz Regents Chair in Chemical Engineering & Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0049
E-mail: allen@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Atmospheric chemistry; Urban air quality and pollution prevention; Environmental and industrial reaction engineering
Hal Alper
Hal Alper, PhD
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4417
E-mail: halper@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Biofuels production using microbial and fungal sources; Mammalian cell culture engineering; Pathway engineering for the production of novel biofuels and biochemicals; Protein engineering and evolution strategies applied to cellular engineering; Value-added products and bioactive molecules in eukaryotic and prokaryotic systems; Novel molecular biology tools for gene expression and regulation
Andrea Alu
Andrea Alu,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5922
E-mail: alu@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Applied electromagnetics; Metamaterials; Cloaking; Plasmonics and nanomaterials; Nanoantennas and nanocircuits
Andrea Alu
Andrea Alu,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5922
E-mail: alu@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Applied electromagnetics; Metamaterials; Cloaking; Plasmonics and nanomaterials; Nanoantennas and nanocircuits
Jeffrey Andrews
Jeffrey Andrews,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0536
E-mail: jandrews@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Multiuser wireless networking; Wireless ad hoc networks; Multiuser techniques for code division multiple access, multiple-input multiple-output, and orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing; WiMAX
Jeffrey Andrews
Jeffrey Andrews,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0536
E-mail: jandrews@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Multiuser wireless networking; Wireless ad hoc networks; Multiuser techniques for code division multiple access, multiple-input multiple-output, and orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing; WiMAX
Aristotle Arapostathis
Aristotle Arapostathis,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3265
E-mail: ari@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Adaptive control and estimation techniques of stochastic systems; Stochastic hybrid systems; Adaptive control of nonlinear systems
Aristotle Arapostathis
Aristotle Arapostathis,
Arapostathis, Aristotle
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3265
E-mail: ari@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Adaptive control and estimation techniques of stochastic systems; Stochastic hybrid systems; Adaptive control of nonlinear systems
Neal Armstrong
Neal Armstrong,
Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs & Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-3305
E-mail: Armstrong, Neal

EXPERTISE
Water quality management; Water quality analysis; Water quality modeling; Water pollution ecology; Ecological risk analysis
Adnan Aziz
Adnan Aziz,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-9774
E-mail: adnan.aziz@gmail.com

EXPERTISE
CMOS VLSI design; Software development, with an emphasis on computer-aided design tools for verification and VLSI synthesis
Ivo Babuska
Ivo Babuska,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 2156
E-mail: babuska@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Numerical methods for the solution of partial differential equations; Computational mechanics; Finite element methods; Theory of partial differential equations
Aaron Baker
Aaron Baker,
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: 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, Ph.D.
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5879
E-mail: baldick@ece.utexas.edu

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
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3246
E-mail: balhoff@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Pore scale and multiscale modeling; Flow and transport in porous media; Reservoir engineering
Sanjay Banerjee
Sanjay Banerjee,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 6730
E-mail: banerjee@austin.utexas.edu

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
Seth Bank
Seth Bank,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9669
E-mail: sbank@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Semiconductor electronic and optoelectronic devices; Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE), Semiconductor nanostructures, Metal/Semiconductor hetero- and nano-structures
Seth Bank
Seth Bank,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 9669
E-mail: sbank@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Semiconductor electronic and optoelectronic devices; Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE), Semiconductor nanostructures, Metal/Semiconductor hetero- and nano-structures
Suzanne Barber
Suzanne Barber, Ph.D.
AT&T Foundation Endowed Professor in Engineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6152
E-mail: barber@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Software engineering, design and architectures; Distributed artificial intelligence; Information assurance, trust and security; Multi-agent systems
Jonathan Bard
Jonathan Bard,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3076
E-mail: jbard@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Development of efficient algorithms; Design and analysis of manufacturing systems; Large-scale hierarchical optimization; Workforce planning and scheduling;
J. Wesley Barnes
J. Wesley Barnes,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3083
E-mail: wbarnes@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Applied probability and statistical analysis; Military logistics; Vehicle routing; Manufacturing scheduling
Ronald Barr
Ronald Barr, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3008
E-mail: rbarr@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Biosignal analysis; Electrical function of brain and muscle; Computer graphics modeling
Michael Barrett
Michael Barrett,
Research Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 0935
E-mail: mbarrett@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Quality, impacts, and mitigation of urban, agricultural, and construction site stormwater runoff
Oguzhan Bayrak
Oguzhan Bayrak,
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 7826
E-mail: bayrak@mail.utexas.edu

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, Jr.
Joseph Beaman, Jr., Sc.D.
Earnest F. Gloyna Regents Chair in Engineering & Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3058
E-mail: jbeaman@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Freeform fabrication; System dynamics; Control
Michael Becker
Michael Becker,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3628
E-mail: becker@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Light-matter interaction; Laser interactions with materials; High-performance nanoparticles and nanomaterials; Optical signal processing using nonlinear and modulation optical devices
Mikhail Belkin
Mikhail Belkin,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4424
E-mail: mbelkin@ece.utexas.edu

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
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 475 9280
E-mail: ben-yakar@mail.utexas.edu

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;
Jeffrey Bennighof
Jeffrey Bennighof,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4709
E-mail: bennighof@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computation in Structural Dynamics; Noise and Vibration Analysis of Vehicles; Minimum Time Control of Structures
Halil Berberoglu
Halil Berberoglu,
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: berberoglu@mail.utexas.edu

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
Tricia  Berry
Tricia Berry, M.B.A.
Director
Women in Engineering Program
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5650
E-mail: tsberry@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Gender diversity issues; STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) informal education; STEM assessment; Retention programs and strategies
Srinivas Bettadpur
Srinivas Bettadpur,
Research Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7587
E-mail: srinivas@csr.utexas.edu

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
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: a-bhasin@mail.utexas.edu

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, Ph.D.
Adnan Abou-Ayyash Centennial Professor in Transportation Engineering & Professor
Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4535
E-mail: bhat@mail.utexas.edu

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
Eric Bickel
Eric Bickel,
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 8316
E-mail: ebickel@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Decision making under uncertainty; value of information; economics; business strategy; energy and climate policy
Steven  Biegalski
Steven Biegalski,
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 5380
E-mail: biegalski@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Nuclear Forensics; Nuclear instrumentation; Neutron radiography; Modeling of environmental pathways; Nuclear Reactor Operations & Safety Analysis;
David Bogard
David Bogard,
Associate Chair for Administration and Research & Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3128
E-mail: dbogard@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Physics and control of turbulent fluid flow; Gas turbine engines, turbine cooling; Experimental techniques for thermal-fluid measurements;
Roger Bonnecaze
Roger Bonnecaze, Ph.D.
Department Chair and T. Brockett Hudson Professor in Chemical Engineering & Professor
Chair, Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1497
E-mail: rtb@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Rheology of complex fluids; Immersion and imprint lithography; Self-assembly of nanoparticulate films; Modeling of the formation of oil reservoirs
David Bourell
David Bourell, Ph.D.
Temple Foundation Endowed Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3170
E-mail: dbourell@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Materials processing, mechanical behavior and selection; Failure analysis; Rapid prototyping; Freeform fabrication
Alan Bovik
Alan Bovik, Ph.D.
Keys and Joan Curry/Cullen Trust Endowed Chair & Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5370
E-mail: bovik@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Digital and wireless video communication; Image and video processing and quality assessment; Computer vision; Computational aspects of biological visual perception
Lisa  Brannon-Peppas
Lisa Brannon-Peppas, Ph.D.
Research Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4348
E-mail: peppas@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Biomaterials; Controlled drug delivery and targeting; Biodegradable materials; Membranes for bioseparations
Michael Bryant
Michael Bryant,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4870
E-mail: mbryant@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Tribology and mechanics; Mechatronics, modeling and control of dynamic systems; Integrated systems design and manufacturing; Mixed-signal electronics;
Steven Bryant
Steven Bryant,
Associate Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3250
E-mail: steven_bryant@mail.utexas.edu

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
Carlos Caldas
Carlos Caldas,
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 6014
E-mail: caldas@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Information technologies for project management; Life-cycle information integration; Project data analysis; Construction knowledge discovery and dissemination; Product and process modeling; Project control systems; Field management technologies; Communication, collaboration and coordination technologies
Matthew Campbell
Matthew Campbell,
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 9122
E-mail: mc1@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Design automation; Topology optimization; Conceptual design; Graph theory
Constantine Caraminis
Constantine Caraminis,

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 9269
E-mail: cmcaram@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Robust and adaptive optimization and control; Statistical learning; Applications in telecommunications; Applications in air traffic control
Graham Carey
Graham Carey, Ph.D.
Richard B. Curran Centennial Chair in Engineering & Professor
Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4207
E-mail: carey@cfdlab.ae.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Finite element methods; Computational fluid dynamics and transport processes; Supercomputing and adaptive grid techniques
Randall Charbeneau
Randall Charbeneau,
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 0070
E-mail: charbeneau@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Hydraulics; Stormwater management; Groundwater hydrology; Subsurface fate and transport of chemicals and radionuclides; Radiological assessment; Modeling
Craig Chase
Craig Chase,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7457
E-mail: chase@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
High-performance computing; On-the-fly parallelization of programs; Programming languages
Wonshik Chee
Wonshik Chee,
Research Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 2333
E-mail: wschee@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Decision support system for cancer pain management; virtualization of computation envrionments for web applications; real-time control systems; mechatronics
James Chelikowsky
James Chelikowsky,
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 9083
E-mail: jrc@ices.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computational materials science; Electronic materials for semiconductors and nanoscale devices; Quantum modeling of materials
Dongmei Chen
Dongmei Chen,
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4487
E-mail: dmchen@me.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Fuel cell systems and control; Nonlinear systems and optimal control; Hybrid propulsion system architectures and control; Wind turbine systems
Ray Chen
Ray Chen,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7035
E-mail: chen@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Micro and nano-optical interconnect devices; Polymer-based guided-wave optical interconnection and packaging; True time delay wide band phased array antenna
Julian Cheng
Julian Cheng,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7357
E-mail: jcheng@mer.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Semiconductor micro and nanolasers, long wavelength VCSELs; III-V integrated optoelectronics; Ultra-wideband optical interconnects; High-capacity WDM datacom networks
Derek Chiou
Derek Chiou,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 7722
E-mail: derek@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computer architecture; Parallel computer architecture; Internet router architecture; Simulation techniques
Noel Clemens
Noel Clemens,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5147
E-mail: clemens@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Fundamental Studies of Turbulent Combustion and Mixing; Unsteadiness of Shock-induced Turbulent Separation; Supersonic Cavity Flows
Lydia Contreras
Lydia Contreras,
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-2453
E-mail: lcontrer@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
RNA-protein interactions, RNA-protein folding; Novel molecular tools for intracellular studies of RNA-metabolism; Protein engineering for novel mechanisms of molecular recognition; Diagnostics for RNA-related diseases; Discovery of drugs targeting RNAs; Optimization strategies for therapeutic RNA/protein expression
Richard  Corsi
Richard Corsi, Ph.D.
E.C.H. Bantel Professor for Professional Practice
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-8617
E-mail: corsi@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Indoor air quality; Sources, fate and control of indoor air pollution; Homogeneous and heterogeneous indoor environmental chemistry; Human exposure to toxins in indoor environments
Richard Crawford
Richard Crawford,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3030
E-mail: rhc@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computer-aided mechanical design and manufacturing; Geometric modeling; Solid freeform fabrication
John Davis
John Davis,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4651
E-mail: jhd@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Mixed Signal Circuit Design; Low noise detection; Dielectric Measurements; Large Reflector Antennas
Clinton Dawson
Clinton Dawson,
Associate Chair for Academic Affairs & Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 475 8627
E-mail: clint@ices.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Numerical Solution to Partial Differential Equations; Algorithms for Massively Parallel Scientific Computation; Application to Surface and Subsurface Flow and Transport in Earth Systems
Mark Deinert
Mark Deinert,
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7916
E-mail: mdeinert@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Renewable energy; Nuclear power; Nonequilbrium pocesses; Physics of complex systems; Dynamics
Mojdeh Delshad
Mojdeh Delshad,
Research Assistant Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3219
E-mail: delshad@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) methods; wettability alteration in naturally fractured reservoirs; CO2 sequestration in deep saline aquifers
Leszek Demkowicz
Leszek Demkowicz,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4199
E-mail: leszek@ices.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computational Acoustics and Electromagnetics; hp-Adaptive Finite and Boundary Element Methods; Applied Functional Analysis
David DiCarlo
David DiCarlo,
Assistant Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1283
E-mail: dicarlo@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Fluid flow; Pore-scale physics; Preferential and compositional displacements; Gas injection processes
Kenneth Diller
Kenneth Diller, Sc.D.
Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7167
E-mail: kdiller@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Biomedical heat and mass transfer; Hyperthermia treatment of tumors; Therapeutic hypothermia for treating stroke, cardiac arrest and traumatic brain injury; Devices for intermittent and continuous cooling of body core temperature; Prevention and treatment of burn injuries; Cryotherapy of injured tissues; Cryopreservation of cells and tissues
Dragan Djurdjanovic
Dragan Djurdjanovic,
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 0815
E-mail: dragan.djurdjanovic@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Advanced quality control in multi-station manufacturing systems; Immunity inspired approaches to diagnosis and control of complex dynamic systems; Maintenance decision-making in flexible and reconfigurable systems; Applications of advanced signal processing in biomedical engineering
Ananth Dodabalapur
Ananth Dodabalapur,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 1890
E-mail: ananth@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Plastic transistor technology; Organic transistors; Sensors; Solar cells; Organic-based laser physics and optics
Mircea Driga
Mircea Driga,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 6943
E-mail: driga@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Electromagnetic Levitation; Intelligent Motion; Hypervelocity Launchers
Andrew Dunn
Andrew Dunn,
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 2808
E-mail: adunn@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Optical microscopy; Functional brain imaging; Molecular imaging; Neuroscience
Thomas Edgar
Thomas Edgar, Ph.D.
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3038
E-mail: edgar@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Control system monitoring and diagnosis; Modeling and control of microelectronics manufacturing; Optimization of energy systems
John Ekerdt
John Ekerdt, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research & Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4689
E-mail: ekerdt@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Electronic materials chemistry; Thin film growth kinetics and chemistry; Barrier materials; Biomass conversion kinetics and chemistry
Chadi El Mohtar
Chadi El Mohtar,
Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3695
E-mail: elmohtar@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Pore fluid engineering; Non-Aqueous flow through porous media; Earthquake engineering; Liquefaction; Fatigue life and behavior of asphalt concrete
Christoper Ellison
Christoper Ellison,
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 6300
E-mail: ellison@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Self-assembly and Properties of Nanostructured Polymers; Block copolymers; Synthesis of Polymers with Controlled Architectures; Nanocomposites; Relaxation and Diffusion Dynamics of Nanoconfined Polymers; Green Processing of Nanomaterials
Janet Ellzey
Janet Ellzey,
Vice Provost & Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7020
E-mail: jellzey@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Combustion in environmental technologies; Low-emission burners; Fuel reformers
Stanislav Emelianov
Stanislav Emelianov,
Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1733
E-mail: emelian@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Biomedical Imaging; Contrast agents; Medical ultrasound; Molecular imaging; Therapeutics; Bionanotechnology; Photoacoustic imaging, Functional imaging, Multi-modal imaging; Microscopy; Elasticity Imaging
Michael Engelhardt
Michael Engelhardt,
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 6837
E-mail: mde@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Design and behavior of steel structures; Structural-fire engineering; Earthquake engineering; Steel and composite bridges
Mattan Erez
Mattan Erez,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7846
E-mail: mattan.erez@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computer architecture; High-performance computing; Programming languages and models
Mattan Erez
Mattan Erez,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7846
E-mail: mattan.erez@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computer architecture; High-performance computing; Programming languages and models
Brian Evans
Brian Evans,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: bcevans@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Digital signal processing; Image processing; Communication systems; Electronic design automation
Ofodike Ezekoye
Ofodike Ezekoye,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3085
E-mail: dezekoye@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Jet flames; Aerosols; Fire dynamics; Flame Ignition
Eric Fahrenthold
Eric Fahrenthold,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3064
E-mail: epfahren@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
System Dynamics; Impact Dynamics; Constitutive Modeling
Donglei Fan
Donglei Fan,
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5874
E-mail: dfan@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Nanomaterials design and synthesis; nano-biotechnolgy; nano-manipulation; nanoelectromechanical system (NEMS); energy
Gregory Fenves
Gregory Fenves,
Dean & Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1166
E-mail: fenves@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Modeling and computational simulation of structures; earthquake engineering; structural health monitoring and assessment
Benito Fernandez
Benito Fernandez,
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7852
E-mail: benito@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Modeling, simulation and control design of nonlinear systems; Adaptive, robust and intelligent control; System identification and diagnostics
Paulo Ferreira
Paulo Ferreira,
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3244
E-mail: ferreira@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Nanomaterials; Electron microscopy; Fuel Cells; Batteries; Solar Conversion
Raissa Ferron
Raissa Ferron,
Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: rferron@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Rheology; Characterization of fresh concrete micro/nano-structure; Cement chemistry and aggregation mechanisms; Self-consolidating concrete; Affordable sustainable housing materials
Robert Flake
Robert Flake,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1014
E-mail: flake@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Instrumentation and Measurement Systems; Signal propagation theory; Development of instrumentation and measurement techniques for dispersion control and wave propagation velocity of signals traveling in lossy media and networks
Kevin Folliard
Kevin Folliard, Ph.D.
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-3591
E-mail: folliard@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Portland cement concrete; Concrete durability; High-performance concrete; Controlled low-strength materials
David Fowler
David Fowler, Ph.D.
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4498
E-mail: dwf@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Polymer-concrete materials; Structural building systems in wood and reinforced concrete; Concrete aggregates
Wallace  Fowler
Wallace Fowler, Ph.D.
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4257
E-mail: fowlewr@csr.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Spacecraft and Mission Design; Aircraft Design; Vehicle Modeling; Lunar and Planetary Exploration Systems; Multimedia Engineering Education
Karl Frank
Karl Frank, Ph.D.
Professor
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4590
E-mail: kfrank@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Fatigue and fracture of structures; design and behavior of bridges; performance of cable stays; strength of steel and concrete; composite members; bolt and bolted joint behavior
Benny Freeman
Benny Freeman,
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 2803
E-mail: freeman@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Gas separation materials; Gas-vapor barrier materials; Membranes for water purification; Membrane module modeling
Venkat Ganesan
Venkat Ganesan,
Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4856
E-mail: venkat@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Self-assembly in polymer-particle mixtures; Simulations of dynamics of self-assembled materials; Theory and simulation of rod-coil and crystallizable polymers; Simulations of structure and properties of materials for fuel cell and photovoltaic applications
Vijay Garg
Vijay Garg,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 9424
E-mail: garg@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Distributed systems; Discrete event systems; Software engineering
George Georgiou
George Georgiou, Ph.D.
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6975
E-mail: georgiou@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Antibody engineering; Enzyme engineering; Protein folding in vivo
Andreas Gerstlauer
Andreas Gerstlauer,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 8294
E-mail: gerstl@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Embedded system design; Electronic system-level (ESL) design automation, modeling, languages, methodologies and tools; Embedded hardware and software synthesis
Wassim Ghannoum
Wassim Ghannoum,
Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 0897
E-mail: ghannoum@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Design and behavior of reinforced concrete (RC) structures; Large-deformation behavior of RC structures; Earthquake engineering; Structural dynamics; Advanced analytical modeling of RC structures
Ranjit Gharpurey
Ranjit Gharpurey,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 7940
E-mail: ranjitg@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
High-frequency and high-speed circuit design; Parasitic noise sources in integrated circuits; Radio frequency integrated circuit design for wireless applications
Omar Ghattas
Omar Ghattas,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 4304
E-mail: omar@ices.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computational fluid, solid, bio, and geomechanics; Inverse problems and optimization; Uncertainty quantification; Parallel numerical algorithms and large-scale supercomputing
Joydeep Ghosh
Joydeep Ghosh,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 8980
E-mail: ghosh@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Data Mining; Web mining; Predictive analytics, machine learning; large-scale statistical analysis; high-performance computing;
Robert  Gilbert
Robert Gilbert, Ph.D.
Phil M. Ferguson Centennial Teaching Fellow in Engineering
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-3688
E-mail: bob_gilbert@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Performance reliability and risk management for slopes, dams & levees, foundations, waste containment and site remediation
Earnest     Gloyna
Earnest Gloyna, Ph.D.
Professor
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5928
E-mail: e.gloyna@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Industrial waste treatment; municipal wastewater treatment; water quality management; radioactive waste management
David Goldstein
David Goldstein,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4187
E-mail: david@cfdlab.ae.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Development of Numerical Methods; Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics; Detailed Flow Physics
John Goodenough
John Goodenough, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1646
E-mail: jgoodenough@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Transition-metal oxides; lithium ion batteries; fuel cells; oxygen-permeation membranes
Kenneth Gray
Kenneth Gray,
Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3242
E-mail: ken_gray@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Drilling and rock mechanics; Wellbore mechanics; Reservoir engineering; Transient fluid flow; Fracture mechanics; Horizontal wells
Glynda  Groth-Putnam
Glynda Groth-Putnam, M.R.E.
Director
Office of Student Life
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-5778
E-mail: gggroth@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Leadership
Neal Hall
Neal Hall,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 2349
E-mail: nahall@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Silicon micromachining/MEMS; Acoustics and dynamics; Optics and photonics; Technology transfer
Matthew Hall
Matthew Hall, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1292
E-mail: mjhall@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Internal combustion engines; Hazardous waste incineration; Combustion and flow in porous media
Gary Hallock
Gary Hallock,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4965
E-mail: hallock@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Plasma propulsion; Fluctuations and turbulence in plasma; Advanced diagnostic development
Mark Hamilton
Mark Hamilton,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3055
E-mail: hamilton@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Nonlinear propagation of ultrasound in tissue; Biophysical responses to underwater sound; Acoustic cavitation in shock wave lithotripsy; Micro-electro-mechanical systems-based parametric acoustic arrays
Hillary Hart
Hillary Hart, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4635
E-mail: hart@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Technical communication; writing pedagogy; environmental communication; risk communication
John Hasenbein
John Hasenbein,
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3079
E-mail: jhas@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Stochastic models; Multiclass queueing networks; Semiconductor wafer fabrication
Arjang Hassibi
Arjang Hassibi,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 7916
E-mail: arjang@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Biosensors and bioelectronics; Integrated sensors; Biomedical VLSI systems
Robert Heath
Robert Heath,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 2014
E-mail: rheath@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Wireless communication; Signal processing; Information theory; Multiple input multiple output communication; 60GHz systems; Multimedia communication; Commercial cellular systems
Robert Hebner
Robert Hebner, PhD
Research Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-1628
E-mail: r.hebner@cem.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Microgrid performance; electrical process in algal biofuels production; electrical insulation; Electricity generation and storage; space power; electric energy; standards; technology policy; university-industry-government collaboration in technology; technology and economic development; electric guns; hybrid electric vehicles; electric locomotives; flywheel batteries; electric generators and motors; high voltage; environment & earth science.
Adam Heller
Adam Heller, Ph.D.
Research Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8874
E-mail: heller@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Bioelectrochemistry; Bioelectrocatalysis; Instrumentation for diabetes management; Diagnostic instrumentation
Todd  Helwig
Todd Helwig,
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 2239
E-mail: thelwig@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Design and behavior of steel structures
Carlos Hidrovo
Carlos Hidrovo,
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 0865
E-mail: hidrovo@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Multiscale and multiphase thermal fluids flows; Optical and non-invasive diagnostics tools; Micro/nanoengineered surfaces and interactions
Paul Ho
Paul Ho, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8961
E-mail: paulho@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Thin films and interfaces in microelectronics materials; Reliability of interconnect and packaging structures; Polymer films and metal-polymer interfaces
Ben Hodges
Ben Hodges,
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4730
E-mail: hodges@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Hydrodynamics; Transport and water quality issues in lakes, rivers and estuaries
Rui Huang
Rui Huang,
Associate Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7558
E-mail: ruihuang@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Mechanics of integrated materials and structures at micro and nano scales; Reliability of advanced interconnects and packaging for microelectronics; Mechanical instability of thin films and nanostructures; Multiscale modeling and simulations.
Thomas Hughes
Thomas Hughes,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7775
E-mail: hughes@ices.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Acoustics; Bioengineering; Complex Fluids; Computational Mechanics; Fluid Mechanics; Solid Mechanics
Thomas Hughes
Thomas Hughes,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 7775
E-mail: hughes@ices.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Acoustics; Bioengineering; Complex Fluids; Computational Mechanics; Fluid Mechanics; Solid Mechanics
Chun Huh
Chun Huh,
Research Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: chunhuh@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Enhanced oil recovery with particular emphasis on process modeling and polymer rheology; Nanotechnology applications for oil industry
David Hull
David Hull,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4908
E-mail: dghull@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Analytical and numerical methods in optimal control theory and their application to aerospace vehicle trajectory optimization and guidance;
Todd Humphreys
Todd Humphreys,
Assistant Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: todd.humphreys@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Estimation and Filtering; Satellite Navigation Technology and Security; Software-defined Radio
Gyeong Hwang
Gyeong Hwang,
Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4847
E-mail: gshwang@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computational chemistry and materials science; Doping and defect engineering in electronic materials; Surface chemsitry and catalysis; Modeling of energy and catalytic materials for fuel cells, supercapacitors, Li ion batteries, thermoelectrics, and photovoltaics
Jang-Hi Im
Jang-Hi Im,
Research Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 9858
E-mail: jayim@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Semiconductor packaging and reliability, 3D integration with through-silicon-vias (TSVs); electromigration of Pb-free solders; materials science of dielectric films; and metrology for thin film testing
James Jirsa
James Jirsa, Ph.D.
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-1705
E-mail: jirsa@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Design and behavior of reinforced concrete structures; Earthquake engineering; Repair and rehabilitation of structures
Lizy John
Lizy John,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 1455
E-mail: ljohn@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Design of high-performance, low-power microprocessors; Multicore processors; Memory Systems; Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking; Workload characterization; Adaptive computing;
Keith Johnston
Keith Johnston,
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4617
E-mail: kpj@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Particle engineering including nanotechnology; Drug delivery; Polymer thin films including nanocrystal composites; Environmentally responsible processing with solvents including carbon dioxide for materials science and separation processes; Carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery
Maria Juenger
Maria Juenger,
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 3593
E-mail: mjuenger@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Hydration chemistry and microstructural characterization of portland cement and related materials; Mechanisms of chemical deterioration in concrete; Concrete durability; Reducing the environmental impact of concrete production
Christine Julien
Christine Julien,
Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 5671
E-mail: c.julien@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Mobile and pervasive computing; Software engineering and middleware for dynamic environments; Algorithms and protocols for mobile and pervasive computing; mobile testbed development and use; Application of formal methods to mobile and pervasive computing networks;
Loukas Kallivokas
Loukas Kallivokas, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-5769
E-mail: loukas@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computational mechanics; Inverse problems in engineering; Wave propagation and structural dynamics; Earthquake engineering; Numerical methods; Large-scale computational modeling
Lynn Katz
Lynn Katz,
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4244
E-mail: lynnkatz@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Contaminant fate and transport; Combined abiotic/biotic treatment systems for in-situ remediation; Environmental surface chemistry
Sarfraz Khurshid
Sarfraz Khurshid,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 8244
E-mail: khurshid@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Software testing; Specification languages; Code conformance; Model checking; Heuristics in program analysis; Data structure repair; Program repair
Miryung Kim
Miryung Kim,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail:

EXPERTISE
Software evolution; Mining software repositories, Semantic program differencing; Code duplication; Human aspects of software development;
Spyros Kinnas
Spyros Kinnas,
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 475 7969
E-mail: kinnas@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Ocean engineering; Hydrodynamics; Cavitation; Wave mechanics; Computational fluid dynamics (CFD); Design of ocean vehicle control and propulsion systems; Tidal turbines;
Spyros Kinnas
Spyros Kinnas,
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-7969
E-mail: kinnas@mail.utexas.edu

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
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 1740
E-mail: kakinney@mail.utexas.edu

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
Mary Kirisits
Mary Kirisits,
Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 7120
E-mail: kirisits@mail.utexas.edu

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
Dale Klein
Dale Klein,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 475 6791
E-mail: dale.klein@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Radioactive waste disposal; Thermal analysis of nuclear shipping containers; Nuclear weapon dismantlement; Nuclear power
Richard Klingner
Richard Klingner, Ph.D.
L.P. Gilvin Centennial Professorship in Civil Engineering, Associate Chair for Architectural Engineering & Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-3597
E-mail: klingner@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Experimental and analytical investigation of the response of masonry and reinforced concrete masonry structures; Earthquake engineering; Anchorage to concrete
Kara Kockelman
Kara Kockelman, Ph.D.
Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0210
E-mail: kkockelm@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Travel behavior; traffic safety; urban form and land development; transportation planning and policy-making.
Brian Korgel
Brian Korgel, Ph.D.
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5633
E-mail: korgel@mail.che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Nanostructure assembly and organizational strategies; Development of new approaches for nanoscale material synthesis
Desiderio Kovar
Desiderio Kovar,
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 6271
E-mail: dkovar@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Production and characterization of nanoparticles; Nanostructured thick films; Solid oxide fuel cells; Honeycomb ceramics
Erhan Kutanoglu
Erhan Kutanoglu,
Associate Professor
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 7194
E-mail: erhank@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Applied operations research; Supply chain management; Manufacturing and transportation logistics; Game theoretic and distributed mechanisms (e-commerce and auctions)
Erhan Kutanoglu
Erhan Kutanoglu,
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7194
E-mail: erhank@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Applied operations research; Supply chain management; Manufacturing and transportation logistics; Game theoretic and distributed mechanisms (e-commerce and auctions)
Alexis Kwasinski
Alexis Kwasinski,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 3442
E-mail: akwasins@mail.utexas.edu

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
Stelio Kyriakides
Stelio Kyriakides,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4167
E-mail: skk@mail.utexas.edu

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)
Larry Lake
Larry Lake, Ph.D.
Interim Department Chair, W.A.(Monty) Moncrief Centennial Endowed Chair in Petroleum Engineering & Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8233
E-mail: Larry_Lake@pe.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Enhanced oil recovery; Reservoir engineering; Reservoir characterization; Geochemical modeling; Simulation
Chad Landis
Chad Landis,
Associate Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4273
E-mail: landis@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Mechanics of materials; Ferroelectrics; Ferromagnetic shape memory alloys; Fracture Mechanics; Continuum thermodynamics
Sheldon Landsberger
Sheldon Landsberger, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-2467
E-mail: s.landsberger@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Radioactive and solid waste management; Low-level counting of natural radioactivity; Compton suppression gamma-ray spectrometry; Risk assessment in radioactivity handling
Desmond  Lawler
Desmond Lawler, Ph.D.
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4595
E-mail: dlawler@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Particles in water and wastewater treatment processes; Mathematical modeling of treatment processes; Physical-chemical treatment; Drinking and industrial process water treatment
Jack Lee
Jack Lee,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 8423
E-mail: jacklee@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
High-K gate dielectrics and gate electrodes; Alternative channel materials for MOSFET applications; Fabrication methods and novel device structures for future integrated circuit device applications; Compound semiconductor device design and fabrication.
Fernanda Leite
Fernanda Leite,
Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5957
E-mail: fernanda.leite@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computer-aided engineering and design; Product and process modeling; Construction management; Building information modeling; Information technology for project management; Life-cycle information integration; Collaboration and coordination technologies; Building energy performance
Wei Li
Wei Li,
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: weiwli@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Polymer nanofoam and nanocomposites, biomedical micro devices; 3D cell culture and drug discovery; Nanoporous materials; Manufacturing processes for alternate transportation energy
Kenneth Liechti
Kenneth Liechti,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4164
E-mail: kml@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Delamination Fracture Mechanics; Adhesive Bonding and Composite Materials; Microelectronics Packaging; Mark Mear:; Micromechanics; Fracture Mechanics; Boundary Element Methods
E. Glenn Lightsey
E. Glenn Lightsey,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5322
E-mail: lightsey@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Vehicle Dynamics and Control; Relative Navigation and Control of Multiple Vehicles; Global Positioning System
Howard Liljestrand
Howard Liljestrand, Ph.D.
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4604
E-mail: liljestrand@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Aquatic chemistry; Contaminant transport; Pollutant containment and remediation acid deposition; Air pollution modeling
Hao Ling
Hao Ling,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1710
E-mail: ling@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computational electromagnetics; Radar sensors and radar signal processing; Antennas and propagation
Douglas Lloyd
Douglas Lloyd,
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4985
E-mail: lloyd@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Formation of micro- and nano-porous polymer membranes; Thermally induced phase separation (TIPS);
Raul Longoria
Raul Longoria,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0530
E-mail: r.longoria@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Physical system modeling, analysis, and control; Evaluation of robotic ground vehicles; Vehicle system dynamics and control; Electromechanical systems and mechatronics
Randy Machemehl
Randy Machemehl, Ph.D.
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4541
E-mail: rbm@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Transportation system operational analysis and design software development; Transport system demand estimation
David Maidment
David Maidment,
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 0065
E-mail: maidment@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Geographic information systems(GIS); Expert systems and statistical techniques in hydrology and water resources planning; Water use forecasting
Joseph Malina
Joseph Malina, Ph.D.
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4614
E-mail: jmalina@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Engineering design of municipal and industrial wastewater and sludge treatment facilities; Processing biosolids, sludge and solid wastes as sources of renewable energy and recyclable material and minimizing emissions of greenhouse gases; Environmental impact of highway construction and highway runoff
Arumugam Manthiram
Arumugam Manthiram, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1791
E-mail: rmanth@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Clean energy materials; Electrochemical energy conversion and storage; Lithium ion batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and solar cells; Nanomaterials
Lance Manuel
Lance Manuel, Ph.D.
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-5691
E-mail: lmanuel@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Random vibration; Structural dynamics; Structural reliability; Atmospheric inflow turbulence simulation for wind turbine loads analysis; Computational methods for windstorm field generation; Performance of deepwater offshore platforms; Probabilistic seismic hazard analysis
Belinda Marchand
Belinda Marchand,
Assistant Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7034
E-mail: marchand@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Applications of Dynamical Systems Theory in Aerospace Engineering; Libration Point Mission Design; Nonlinear Methods for Spacecraft Trajectory Optimization; Design and Autonomous Control of Multi-Spacecraft Formations; Relative Navigation and Guidance for Applications to Formation Flight; Orbit Mechanics; Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics and Control; Flexible Spacecraft Dynamics
Belinda Marchand
Belinda Marchand,
Assistant Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7034
E-mail: marchand@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Applications of Dynamical Systems Theory in Aerospace Engineering; Libration Point Mission Design; Nonlinear Methods for Spacecraft Trajectory Optimization; Design and Autonomous Control of Multi-Spacecraft Formations; Relative Navigation and Guidance for Applications to Formation Flight; Orbit Mechanics; Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics and Control; Flexible Spacecraft Dynamics
Hans Mark
Hans Mark,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5077
E-mail: hmark@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Tilt-rotor Aircraft Applications; Hypervelocity Impact Physics; Prevention of Nuclear Weapons Proliferation
Mia Markey
Mia Markey,
Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1711
E-mail: mia.markey@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Machine learning and statistical techniques for detection; Classification and prediction in biology and medicine; Biomedical image analysis
Glenn Masada
Glenn Masada,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3061
E-mail: masada@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
System dynamics; Automatic control; Energy conversion engineering; Electronics manufacturing
Ronald Matthews
Ronald Matthews, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3108
E-mail: rdmatt@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Alternative fuels; Emissions; Engine modeling
Jennifer  Maynard
Jennifer Maynard,
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 9188
E-mail: maynard@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Control of cellular immunity through manipulation of T cell receptor interactions; Reverse-engineer pathogenic strategies used by bacterial pathogens for biotechnological applications; Apply protein engineering approaches to issues in structural biology
Elena McDonald-Buller
Elena McDonald-Buller,
Research Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 2891
E-mail: ecmb@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Air quality modeling; emissions trading; atmospheric chemistry; impacts of urban development patterns on air quality and population exposure to pollution; applications of satellite remote sensing data for air quality research
Elena McDonald-Buller
Elena McDonald-Buller,
Research Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-2891
E-mail: ecmb@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Air quality modeling; emissions trading; atmospheric chemistry; impacts of urban development patterns on air quality and population exposure to pollution; applications of satellite remote sensing data for air quality research
Daene McKinney
Daene McKinney, Ph.D.
W.A. Cunningham Professor, Associate Chair for Administration and Planning & Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8772
E-mail: daene@aol.com

EXPERTISE
Water resource systems analysis; Groundwater hydrology; Numerical modeling and economic analysis of groundwater systems; Multi-phase flow in porous media; Expert geographic information systems (GIS)
Mark Mear
Mark Mear,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4212
E-mail: mear@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Micromechanics; Fracture Mechanics; Boundary Element Methods
Bob Metcalfe,
Bob Metcalfe,,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: bob.metcalfe@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Innovation; The Network Effect; Internet Protocols; Distributed Algorithms; Network Operating Systems; Local-Area Networks; Modeling and Simulation
Jeremy Meyers
Jeremy Meyers,
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 5276
E-mail: jeremypmeyers@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Electrochemical energy systems; Proton-exchange fuel cells; Power generation and storage
Thomas Milner
Thomas Milner,
Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1332
E-mail: terra.laser@gmail.com

EXPERTISE
Optical-based therapeutics and diagnostic imaging; Biomedical fiber sensors; Infrared imaging radiometry
Kishore Mohanty
Kishore Mohanty,
Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3077
E-mail: mohanty@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Transport of simple and complex fluids in complex microstructured materials for applications in energy, environment and biotechnology
Tess Moon
Tess Moon,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 0094
E-mail: tmoon@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Mechanics and design of materials, processing, structures and systems; Polymer composites and nanocomposites; Nano- and bio-mechanics: modeling, experimental characterization; Electronics packaging and interconnects; Biophysics, nano- and microscale biomimetic materials and processes;
David Morton
David Morton,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4104
E-mail: morton@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Stochastic programming; Large-scale optimization; Monte Carlo simulation; Network interdiction
Robert Moser
Robert Moser,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 0093
E-mail: rmoser@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Turbulence physics; Direct numerical simulation and spectral methods; Large-eddy simulation; Cardiovascular fluid mechanics
C. Buddie Mullins
C. Buddie Mullins,
Associate Department Chair & Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5817
E-mail: mullins@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Materials Chemistry for Energy studies regarding solar photoelectrocatalysis; Catalysis of nano-structured surfaces; Materials for lithium-ion battery electrodes
Dean Neikirk
Dean Neikirk, Ph.D.
Associate Department Chair, Faculty Council Chair & Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4669
E-mail: neikirk@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Sensors and transducers; Electromagnetic and micromachined devices; Integrated circuits and semiconductors; Microwave devices
Richard  Neptune
Richard Neptune, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0848
E-mail: rneptune@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Musculoskeletal modeling and simulation of human movement; Neuromotor control and adaptation; Sports biomechanics and equipment design; Rehabilitation engineering, prosthetic and orthotic design
Scott Nettles
Scott Nettles,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1722
E-mail: nettles@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Limitations of active packet systems in the area of resource control; Active networking techniques in network security; Active networking of mobile/wireless networks
Quoc Nguyen
Quoc Nguyen,
Associate Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1204
E-mail: quoc_p_nguyen@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Chemical and gas enhanced oil recovery; Conformance control technology; Stimulated production of unconventional resources; Thermal and chemical conversion of tar sand and oil shale; Nanoparticle functionalization and processing for subsurface applications
Steven Nichols
Steven Nichols,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 4102
E-mail:

EXPERTISE
Product development and technology commercialization; Entrepreneurial development of students; Engineering professional responsibility; Engineering design and engineering design education
Atila Novoselac
Atila Novoselac,
Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 475 8175
E-mail: atila@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Ventilation and indoor air quality; Computations and measurements of airflows in buildings; Pollutants transport modeling; Building energy analysis
William O
William O'Brien,
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4638
E-mail: wjob@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Production systems: project supply chain management, project controls; Computer integrated construction: information integration, collaborative systems, human-computer interaction, implementation issues
James  OConnor
James OConnor, Ph.D.
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4645
E-mail: jtoconnor@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Project constructability; Advanced construction technologies; Pre-construction management systems; Project decision/risk analysis; Systems for work process integration; Benchmarking of capital projects; Value management processes
Cesar Ocampo
Cesar Ocampo,
Associate Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5696
E-mail: cesar.ocampo@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Astrodynamics; Applied Celestial Mechanics; Spacecraft Trajectory Optimization; Mission Design; Dynamical Systems; Numerical Methods
J. Tinsley Oden
J. Tinsley Oden, Ph.D.
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3312
E-mail: oden@ticam.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computational Mechanics and Mathematics; Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations; Multi-scale Modeling
Andrea Ogilvie
Andrea Ogilvie, P.E.
Director
Equal Opportunity in Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5953
E-mail: aogilvie@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Diversity issues; Equal opportunity
Jon Olson
Jon Olson,
Associate Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7375
E-mail: jolson@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Naturally fractured reservoirs; Rock mechanics; Hydraulic fracturing; Structural geology; GPS applications in petroleum and geosystems engineering
Raymond Orbach
Raymond Orbach,
Energy Institute Director & Professor
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 2993
E-mail: orbach@energy.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Complex systems/non-linear dynamics; Transport in random media;
Raymond Orbach
Raymond Orbach,
Energy Institute Director & Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-2993
E-mail: orbach@energy.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Complex systems/non-linear dynamics; Transport in random media
Michael Orshansky
Michael Orshansky,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1082
E-mail: orshansky@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Statistical analysis and optimization algorithms for yield improvement; Circuit design for manufacturability; Robust low-power circuit design
David Pan
David Pan,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1436
E-mail: dpan@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
VLSI Computer Aided Design; Physical design and circuit optimization; Design and manufacturing process integration; Vertical integration of technology, circuit/CAD and system
Paola Passalacqua
Paola Passalacqua,
Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3319
E-mail: paola@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Multi-scale analysis of hydrological processes; Dynamics of environmental transport on river networks and deltaic systems; Quantitative analysis and modeling of landscape forming processes, geomorphic transport laws and subgrid-scale parameterization
Yale Patt
Yale Patt,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4085
E-mail: patt@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Microprocessor architecture in the many core era; Parallelism and superscalar processor design; Seriously heterogeneous chip multiprocessors; How to help students learn
Tad Patzek
Tad Patzek, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Lois K. and Richard D. Folger Leadership Chair & Professor
Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-8368
E-mail: patzek@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Reservoir engineering, enhanced oil recovery, unconventional gas recovery, alternative energy sources, ecology of biofuel systems, energy policy
Donald Paul
Donald Paul, Ph.D.
Professor
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5392
E-mail: drp@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Materials; polymers; plastics; membranes; processing
John Pearce
John Pearce,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4984
E-mail: jpearce@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Tissue fusion and ablation processes with radio frequency current and lasers; Applications of the complex electrical properties of and admittance measurements in tissues; Industrial applications of radio frequency and microwave energy
Nicholas  Peppas
Nicholas Peppas, Sc.D.
Department Chair, Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering & Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6644
E-mail: peppas@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Biomaterials; Controlled drug delivery; Molecular modeling of protein structures in contact with biomaterials and tissues; Modeling of biomedical devices; Bionanotechnology; Molecular recognition processes
Dewayne Perry
Dewayne Perry,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 2050
E-mail: perry@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Software architecture; Software engineering process, analyses and tools; Empirical studies in software engineering
Ekwere Peters
Ekwere Peters,
Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1224
E-mail: ejpeters@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Flow through porous media; Computer imaging; Viscous fingering; Computer-assisted transient-pressure analysis; Drilling and well completions
Gary Pope
Gary Pope, Ph.D.
Texaco Centennial Chair
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3235
E-mail: gpope@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Enhanced oil recovery; Reservoir engineering; Fluid flow in porous media; Numerical simulation; Phase behavior and fluid properties; Water soluble polymers; Surfactants; Surfactant enhanced aquifer remediation; Characterization of NAPLs in groundwater; Use of tracers for characterization of aquifers
Elmira  Popova
Elmira Popova, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3078
E-mail: elmira@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Stochastic modeling of systems; Reliability modeling and estimation; Risk management
Michael Powell
Michael Powell, M.Ed.
Director
Engineering Career Assistance Center
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7459
E-mail: mppowell@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Engineer shortage; Engineering employment outlook
Edward Powers
Edward Powers,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1430
E-mail: ejpowers@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Fluid dynamics; Nonlinear dynamics; Plasma physics; Quantum electronics
Masa Prodanovic
Masa Prodanovic,
Assistant Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 0839
E-mail: masha@ices.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Fluid displacement in porous media; Porous matrix and microfractured media characterization; Unconventional reservoirs modeling; Ferrohydrodynamics
Jorge Prozzi
Jorge Prozzi,
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 3488
E-mail: prozzi@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Pavement materials; Pavement design and rehabilitation; Pavement monitoring, evaluation and performance analysis; Accelerated pavement testing; Applied econometrics; Transportation Infrastructure Management
Llewellyn  Rabenberg
Llewellyn Rabenberg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3178
E-mail: lew.rabenberg@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Materials Science; electron microscopy and diffraction; magnetic materials.
Laxminarayan Raja
Laxminarayan Raja,
Associate Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4279
E-mail: lraja@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Low-temperature Glow Discharge Plasma
Kenneth Ralls
Kenneth Ralls,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3185
E-mail: ralls@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Materials Sciences; Metals or Alloys; Microstructural analysis of refractory metal alloys; Processing and properties of refractory metal alloys
Venkat Raman
Venkat Raman,
Assistant Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4743
E-mail: v.raman@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Turbulence & Combustion; Large-Eddy Simulations; Statistical Methods for Turbulent Reactive Flows; Parallel Computations
Theodore Rappaport
Theodore Rappaport,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 2600
E-mail: wireless@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Wireless communications systems and subsystems; Simulation and modeling of telecom networks performance; Radio propagation and antennas; RF integrated circuit design and fabrication
Ellen Rathje
Ellen Rathje,
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 3683
E-mail: e.rathje@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Geotechnical earthquake engineering and engineering seismology; Seismic stability of earth structures and slopes; Earthquake-induced landslides; Seismic site response; Field liquefaction evaluation and soil improvement; Application of remote sensing to earthquake damage assessment;
K Ravi-Chandar
K Ravi-Chandar,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4213
E-mail: kravi@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Mechanical Behavior of Materials at High Strain Rates; Fracture in Nominally Brittle Materials; Shear Banding in Polymeric Materials; Phase Transformation in Shape Memory Alloys
Leonard Register
Leonard Register,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 1868
E-mail: register@mer.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Theory of electronic and optoelectronic devices, particularly at the nano-scale; Semi-classical and quantum mechanical device modeling; Alternative materials and geometries for CMOS (?non-classical? CMOS); Alternative state variables and switching methods (?beyond CMOS?)
Danny  Reible
Danny Reible, Ph.D.
Bettie Margaret Smith Chair of Environmental Health Engineering & Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4642
E-mail: reible@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Contaminant processes in the environment; Fate and transport modeling; Assessment and remediation of contaminated sediments
Pegyu Ren
Pegyu Ren,
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 1832
E-mail: pren@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Molecular modeling of biological systems; Computational drug discovery
Gary Rochelle
Gary Rochelle,
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7230
E-mail: rochelle@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
CO2 capture from coal-fired power plants by aqueous amine scrubbing; mass transfer with fast reaction in the boundary layer;
Gregory Rodin
Gregory Rodin,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4230
E-mail: gjr@ices.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Fast Algorithms for Composite Materials; Mechanics of Ice; Creep Deformation and Fracture
Peter Rossky
Peter Rossky,
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3555
E-mail: rossky@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Biological and nanoscale hydration; Supercritical solvents; Electronic dynamics; photochemistry
Rodney Ruoff
Rodney Ruoff, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4691
E-mail: r.ruoff@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Graphene and thin graphite; Energy production and storage; Synthesis and physical/chemical properties of nanostructures and composites; Nanomanufacturing.
H.  Rylander III
H. Rylander III, M.D.
Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1995
E-mail: rylander@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Vision research; Biomedical sensors; Laser applications; Neuroprosthesis design
Juan Sanchez
Juan Sanchez,
Vice President for Research & Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 2877
E-mail: jsanchez@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computation and modeling of phase diagrams; Magnetic alloys and multilayers; Electronic and thermodynamic properties of materials
Isaac Sanchez
Isaac Sanchez,
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1020
E-mail: sanchez@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Statistical thermodynamics of bulk and interfacial phenomena in polymers; Solubility of fluids in polymers; Computer simulations of polymer properties
Sujay Sanghavia
Sujay Sanghavia,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 475 9798
E-mail: sanghavi@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Algorithms for wireless, sensor and peer-to-peer networks and the Internet; Machine learning and data mining; Social networks; Optimization;
Surya Santoso
Surya Santoso,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3371
E-mail: ssantoso@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Electromagnetic transient and electric power quality in power systems; Development of intelligent systems for enabling self-healing and self-restoring power systems; Wind power interconnection and integration
Philip Schmidt
Philip Schmidt, Ph.D.
Associate Department Chair for Undergraduate Programs & Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3118
E-mail: pschmidt@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Industrial electrotechnology applications and economics; Industrial energy management and conservation; Project-based engineering instruction
Erich Schneider
Erich Schneider,
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 5412
E-mail: eschneider@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Nuclear systems engineering; Nuclear fuel and reactor technologies; Sustainability of nuclear power
Bob Schutz
Bob Schutz, Ph.D.
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4267
E-mail: schutz@csr.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Spaceborne laser altimetry; especially GLAS on ICESat; Airborne laser altimetry; Space Geodesy; including Global Positioning System (GPS) and laser ranging; Spacecraft dynamics; including orbit and attitude determination; Satellite mission design; Applications of satellites to Earth system studies
Carolyn Seepersad
Carolyn Seepersad,
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1985
E-mail: ccseepersad@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Multiscale and multidisciplinary product and materials design; Cellular (honeycomb) materials design; Design for solid freeform fabrication; Product flexibility
Luis Sentis
Luis Sentis,
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5987
E-mail: lsentis@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Human centered robotics; Mathematics of movement and manipulation; Building legged humanoid robots; Software architectures for sensing and acting; Biomechatronics
Kamy Sepehrnoori
Kamy Sepehrnoori,
Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 0231
E-mail: kamys@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Reservoir simulation development and application; Simulation of enhance oil recovery processes; Computational methods; Parallel computations; Applied mathematics; Naturally fractured reservoir modeling; Co-optimization of CO2 sequestration and enhanced oil recovery; inverse modeling;
Sanjay Shakkottai
Sanjay Shakkottai,
Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5376
E-mail: shakkott@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Scheduling and QoS in wireless networks; Ad-hoc and sensor networks; Congestion control in the Internet; Resource allocation for heterogeneous networks
Mukul Sharma
Mukul Sharma, Ph.D.
Department Chair, W.A. "Tex" Moncrief, Jr. Centennial Chair & Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3257
E-mail: msharma@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Formation damage; Petrophysics; Fluid flow in porous media
Li Shi
Li Shi,
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3109
E-mail: lishi@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Energy and environment; Thermal management; Electronics, photonics, and sensors; Biomedical technologies
Jeffrey Siegel
Jeffrey Siegel,
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 2410
E-mail: jasiegel@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Aerosol transport, deposition, and control; Indoor air quality; Green building; Building energy efficiency
Jayant Sirohi
Jayant Sirohi,
Assistant Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: jayant.sirohi@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
High Power Density Solid State Actuators; Multifunctional Structures; Multi-mission Capable Micro/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; Rotorcraft Design
Gerald Speitel
Gerald Speitel, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4996
E-mail: speitel@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Treatment processes for hazardous organic chemicals, including biodegradation and adsorption; Drinking water treatment; Computer models of treatment processes
S.V. Sreenivasan
S.V. Sreenivasan,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 6546
E-mail: sv.sreeni@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Nano-resolution lithography; Flexure-based micro- and nano-precision machines; Precision optical systems; Real-time nano-resolution optical sensor architectures
Sanjay Srinivasan
Sanjay Srinivasan,
Associate Professor
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7218
E-mail: ssriniva@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Reservoir engineering; Reservoir Characterization; Geostatistics; Improved Heavy Oil Recovery;
Kenneth Stokoe
Kenneth Stokoe,
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4929
E-mail: k.stokoe@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Geotechnical earthquake engineering and soil dynamics; Non-destructive testing of pavements, soils and structures; Offshore geotechnical engineering
Ben Streetman
Ben Streetman, Ph.D.
Dean
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-2991
E-mail: bstreet@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Engineering education; Engineering workforce issues; Microelectronics; Semiconductor materials and devices; Epitaxy
Laura Suggs
Laura Suggs,
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 1671
E-mail: laura.suggs@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Cardiovascular tissue engineering; Adult progenitor cells and vasculogenesis; Biologically active materials
Nan Sun
Nan Sun,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-2051
E-mail: nansun@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Analog, mixed-signal, and RF integrated circuit design; Micro- and nano-scale solid-state platforms (silicon ICs and beyond) as an electrical, electrochemical, and optical analytical tool for biotechnology and medicine; Low-cost medical imaging systems; Miniature spin resonance systems
Earl Swartzlander
Earl Swartzlander,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5923
E-mail: eswartzla@aol.com

EXPERTISE
VLSI (very large scale integration) circuit technology; Special purpose processors; Computer arithmetic and systolic array architecture
Eric Taleff
Eric Taleff,
Professor
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5378
E-mail: taleff@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
High-temperature deformation of materials; Mechanical properties; Light alloys
Byron Tapley
Byron Tapley, Ph.D.
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5573
E-mail: tapley@csr.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Orbital Mechanics; Satellite Orbit Determination; Earth Satellite Applications
John Tassoulas
John Tassoulas,
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4553
E-mail: yannis@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Soil-Structure Interaction; Flow and Deformation in Porous Media; Wave propagation; Structural Mechanics
John Tassoulas
John Tassoulas,
Professor
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4553
E-mail: yannis@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Soil-Structure Interaction; Flow and Deformation in Porous Media; Wave propagation; Structural Mechanics
Delbert Tesar
Delbert Tesar,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 3039
E-mail: tesar@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Robotics, electro-mechanical actuators, embedded intelligence; Open architecture vehicles, ships, aircraft, machinery for manufacturing; Human rehabilitation systems; Long duration lunar base habitat operation
Ahmed Tewfik
Ahmed Tewfik,
Department Chair & Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 6179
E-mail: tewfik@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Medical imaging for minimally invasive surgery; Programmable wireless networks; Genomics and proteomics; Neural prosthetics and audio signal separation
Stephen Thomas
Stephen Thomas,
Research Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 3007
E-mail: sthomas@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Project productivity, performance, and best practices for the engineering and construction industry; quantitative methods for project analysis
Charles Tinney
Charles Tinney,
Assistant Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4147
E-mail: cetinney@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Steady and Unstedy Aerodynamics; Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena; Aeroacoustics; Separating/Reattaching Flows; Open and Close-Loop Flow Control; Nonlinear Systems
Fulvio Tonon
Fulvio Tonon,
Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: tonon@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Geomechanics; Rock engineering; Underground excavations and tunneling; Uncertainty modeling and design
Carlos Torres-Verdin
Carlos Torres-Verdin, Ph.D.
Associate Department Chair & Professor
Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4216
E-mail: cverdin@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Borehole Geophysics; Petrophysics; Formation evaluation; Well Logging; Rock Physics; Multi-Physics Geophysical Detection and Imaging; Geophysical Imaging of Time-Lapse Subsurface Phenomena; Inverse Problems; Signal Processing
Nur Touba
Nur Touba,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 1456
E-mail: touba@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
VLSI testing; Fault-tolerant computing; Computer-aided design
Thomas Truskett
Thomas Truskett,
Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 6308
E-mail: truskett@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Solid-liquid interfaces; Nano-confined materials; Water?s role in biological processes; Relaxation processes in supercooled liquids
James Tunnell
James Tunnell,
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 2110
E-mail: jtunnell@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Diagnostic and therapeutic optical technologies; molecular imaging; nanophotonics; cancer;
Emanuel Tutuc
Emanuel Tutuc,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4960
E-mail: etutuc@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Semiconductor nanowires and applications; Chemical vapor deposition; Electronic properties of nanoscale devices; Spintronics
Jonathan Valvano
Jonathan Valvano,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5141
E-mail: valvano@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Biomedical instrumentation; Finite element analysis of thermal and electrical systems; Electrical, mechanical, and thermal measurements; Hardware/software co-simulation of real-time embedded systems
Philip Varghese
Philip Varghese, Ph.D.
Department Chair & Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3110
E-mail: varghese@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Laser Based Sensors; Flow Diagnostics Using Raman and Rayleigh Scattering; Optimal Modeling of Nonequilibrium Flows
Haris Vikalo
Haris Vikalo,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 7922
E-mail: hvikalo@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Wireless communications; Statistical signal processing; Algorithm complexity
Sriram Vishwanath
Sriram Vishwanath,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1190
E-mail: sriram@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Networks; Wireless systems; System security; Information theory; Resource allocation in systems; Networked control; Energy systems; Bioinformatics
T.R. Viswananthan
T.R. Viswananthan,
Research Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 3389
E-mail: tviswanathan@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits and systems design; Design of data converters and reference sources; Biomedical instrumentation systems
Travis Waller
Travis Waller,
Associate Department Chair & Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4539
E-mail: stw@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Modeling and large-scale optimization of transportation systems, including network design, stochastic shortest path; lgorithms, and dynamic traffic assignment; Planning under uncertainty; Transportation applications of information technology; Traffic simulation
Michael Walton
Michael Walton, Ph.D.
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1414
E-mail: cmwalton@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Transportation system engineering planning economics and policy analysis; intelligent transportation systems; intermodal/combined transport; commercial vehicle operations; institutional arrangements
Michael Webber
Michael Webber, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-6867
E-mail: webber@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Energy policy; Energy & Water; Alternative and renewable energy; Biofuels; Energy in Texas
A.J. Welch
A.J. Welch,
Research Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1453
E-mail: welch@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Optical and thermal interactions of laser light with tissue; medical applications of lasers
Harovel Wheat
Harovel Wheat,
Associate Department Chair/Academic Affairs & Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 1451
E-mail: hwheat@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Corrosion of Structural Materials; Environmental Degradation of Composite Materials; Corrosion of Steel-reinforced Concrete; Smart coatings; Corrosion Issues associated with Clean Energy Generation;
 
Dan Wheat,
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 3598
E-mail: dwheat@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Modeling of wood and wood structures; Behavior and design of wood structures
Harovel Wheat
Harovel Wheat,
Academic Affairs & Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1451
E-mail: hwheat@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Corrosion of Structural Materials; Environmental Degradation of Composite Materials; Corrosion of Steel-reinforced Concrete; Smart coatings; Corrosion Issues associated with Clean Energy Generation
Mary Wheeler
Mary Wheeler,
Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-8625
E-mail: mfw@ices.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations; Flow and Transport in Porous Media; Algorithms for Massively Parallel Machines
Eric Williamson
Eric Williamson,
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 475 6175
E-mail: ewilliamson@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Response of structures to blast and impact; Progressive collapse; Structural response modelling and simulation; Static and dynamic stability; Failure modelling; Damage mechanics
C. Grant Willson
C. Grant Willson,
Professor
Chemical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4342
E-mail: willson@che.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Polymers, materials, and processes for microelectronics; Photoresists; Liquid crystals; Computer simulation; Mass transport studies; Kinetics; Graft polymerization; Biosensor arrays; Novel processes for producing nanometer scale structures
Preston Wilson
Preston Wilson,
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 475 9093
E-mail: pswilson@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Underwater, physical and biomedical acoustics; Acoustic propagation and scattering in multiphase media; Seismoacoustics; Novel experimental techniques and transduction
Sharon Wood
Sharon Wood,
Department Chair & Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 7298
E-mail: swood@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Design and behavior of reinforced concrete structures; Infrastructure monitoring; Earthquake engineering
Kristin Wood
Kristin Wood, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0095
E-mail: wood@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Innovation and associated theories, methods and tools; Product design and development; Advanced manufacturing processes; Engineering design for K-12 students
Stephen Wright
Stephen Wright, Ph.D.
Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-3684
E-mail: swright@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Geotechnical engineering; soil mechanics; slope stability
Ying Xu
Ying Xu,
Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 5957
E-mail:

EXPERTISE
Emissions of SVOCs
Yetkin Yildirim
Yetkin Yildirim,
Research Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 3084
E-mail: yetkin@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Dispute resolution; new materials; material characterization; pavements, pavement preservation; transportation engineering; engineering education and online training
Ali Yilmaz
Ali Yilmaz,
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 2054
E-mail: ayilmaz@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Computational electromagnetics; High performance computing; Fast algorithms; Antenna systems
Edward Yu
Edward Yu,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-5167
E-mail: ety@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Photovoltaics and other technologies for energy generation; Scanning probe characterization of advanced electronic materials and devices; III-V nitride heterostructure materials and device physics; Solid-state nanoscience and nanotechnology
 
Edward Yu,
Professor
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 5167
E-mail: ety@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Photovoltaics and other technologies for energy generation; Scanning probe characterization of advanced electronic materials and devices; III-V nitride heterostructure materials and device physics; Solid-state nanoscience and nanotechnology
Xiaojing Zhang
Xiaojing Zhang,
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 475 6872
E-mail: john.zhang@engr.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and nanodevices and fabrication for bio-manipulation; Imaging; Sensing
Zhanmin Zhang
Zhanmin Zhang,
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4534
E-mail: z.zhang@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Infrastructure systems management; Intelligent infrastructure systems; Pavement design and management; Modeling of pavement behavior and performance; Variability and reliability of pavements; Pavement performance simulation; Computerized information and decision support systems; Application of Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
Jianshi Zhou
Jianshi Zhou,
Research Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 4773
E-mail: jszhou@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Design and synthesis of new electronic materials including superconductors, spintronic/orbitronic materials, thermoelectric materials, multiferroic materials and magnetoresistive materials; crystal growth, high-pressure synthesis, and physical properties under high pressure
Jinying Zhou
Jinying Zhou,
Assistant Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 5502
E-mail: jyzhu@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Non-destructive testing of concrete structures, pavements, and deep foundations; Wave propagation; Soil dynamics; Health monitoring; Advanced sensing techniques for civil engineering materials and infrastructure
Jorge Zornberg
Jorge Zornberg,
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 3595
E-mail: zornberg@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Soil mechanics; Soil reinforcement and improvement; Environmental geotechnics; Geosynthetics; Numerical and physical (centrifuge) modeling of geotechnical and geoenvironmental systems
Ray Zowarka
Ray Zowarka, PhD
Associate Director
UT VPR
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-1612
E-mail: r.zowarka@cem.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
operation, control, modeling, and analysis of pulsed power systems
Alexandre da Silva
Alexandre da Silva,
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 232 0866
E-mail: akds@me.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Multi-scale heat and fluid flow; Energy efficiency; Renewable energy; Complex thermal systems
Gustavo de Veciana
Gustavo de Veciana,
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
E-mail: gustavo@ece.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Analysis and design of wireless and wireline telecommunication networks; Architectures and protocols to support sensing and pervasive computing; Applied probability, queueing and information theory


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