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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
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
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
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
R. Malcolm Brown, Jr.
R. Malcolm Brown, Jr., Ph.D.
Johnson & Johnson Centennial Chair In Plant Cell Biology
Section of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3364
E-mail: rmbrown@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
algae: algal culture, cyanobacteria, role of algae as feedstock providers for biofuels, airborne algae, role of algae in cellulose biosynthesis; biofuels: role of cyanobacteria and algae in production of feedstocks and biofuels; cellulose: cellulose biosynthesis and structure; microscopy: high resolution transmission electron microscopy, atomic and molecular imaging of beam-sensitive materials
Josh Busby
Josh Busby, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Affairs
LBJ School of Public Affairs

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8946
E-mail: busbyj@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Climate change; HIV/AIDS; international development; energy policy; international organizations; global public health
 
Charles Chiu, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1707
E-mail: chiu@physics.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Particle theory; laser-plasma physics;physics education, environment & earth science
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
John Doggett
John Doggett, J.D. / MBA
Senior Lecturer
Department of Management
McCombs School of Business

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7671
E-mail: john.doggett@mccombs.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
International entrepreneurship, global competition, sustainability, energy
Ian Duncan
Ian Duncan, Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1982
Program Director
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5117
E-mail: ian.duncan@beg.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Environmental geology; remote sensing (geologic applications of multispectral, radar, and lidar data sets); carbon sequestration, and geoinformatics; clean coal technologies; integrating carbon capture into enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects; energy; environment.
John Dzienkowski
John Dzienkowski, J.D.
Professor
School of Law

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 232-1367
E-mail: jdzienkowski@law.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Professional responsibility of lawyers, real property, international energy transactions, and oil and gas taxation.
David Eaton
David Eaton, Ph.D.
Bess Harris Jones Centennial Professor in Natural Resource Policy Studies
LBJ School of Public Affairs

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8972
E-mail: eaton@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
sustainable development in international river basins; evaluations of energy and water conservation; U.S.-Mexico environmental cooperation; new methods of evaluating and preventing air pollution emissions; water conservation in Texas
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
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
William Fisher
William Fisher, Ph.D., University of Kansas
Leonidas T. Barrow Centennial Chair in Mineral Resources
Department of Geological Sciences and Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5600
E-mail: wfisher@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Energy resource assessment and energy policy issues; role of technology and ingenuity in expanding the resource base of oil and natural gas; basin analysis, sequence stratigraphy, depositional systems, and petroleum geology; Gulf Coast Basin, Brazilian Offshore, and Venezuela.
Michelle Foss
Michelle Foss, Ph.D., University of Houston
Chief Energy Economist
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (713) 654-5400
E-mail: michelle.foss@beg.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Liquified natural gas (LNG), energy markets, energy economics, oil and gas markets, energy prices.
Michael Garrison
Michael Garrison, M. Arch.
Professor
School of Architecture

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-0185
E-mail: mgarrison@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Advanced Design, environmental controls, solar design
Karl Gebhardt
Karl Gebhardt, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Astronomy
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1473
E-mail: gebhardt@astro.as.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Astronomy, black holes, globular clusters, elliptical galaxies, galaxy clusters, dark energy, HETDEX, Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment
 
Kenneth Gentle, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Natural Sciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7581
E-mail: gentle@fusion.ph.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Plasma physics; fusion energy; environment & earth science.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Steven Moore
Steven Moore, Ph.D.
Bartlett Cocke Regents Professor in Architecture
School of Architecture

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0184
E-mail: samoore@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Sustainable architecture; science and technology studies; politics of technology; philosophy of technology; history of technology
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
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
Sheila Olmstead
Sheila Olmstead
Associate Professor of Public Affairs
LBJ School of Public Affairs

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-2064
E-mail: Olmstead, Sheila Msheila.olmstead@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Energy Policy Energy Water Nexus Evaluation of energy and water conservation programs Water Policy Environmental Policy Climate change Econometrics Economics Energy Environment Natural resource management
Keryn Pasch
Keryn Pasch, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
Kinesiology and Health Education
College of Education

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-8295
E-mail: kpasch@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
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
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
Eric Potter
Eric Potter, M.S., Geology
Associate Director
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-7090
E-mail: eric.potter@beg.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
National energy and mineral resources geology, Texas geology, technology transfer, Barnett Shale, natural gas reservoirs.
David Prindle
David Prindle, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Government
College of Liberal Arts

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7214
E-mail: dprindle@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Politics of Hollywood; American politics (elections, Presidency, Congress)
Varun Rai
Varun Rai
Assistant Professor of Public Affairs
LBJ School of Public Affairs

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5057
E-mail: varun.rai@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Energy Policy, Energy Water Nexus, Technological change, Environmental Policy, Climate change
Ehud Ronn
Ehud Ronn, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Finance
McCombs School of Business

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5853
E-mail: eronn@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Energy finance, oil prices, prices of natural-gas, hedging energy prices, risk-management in energy
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.
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
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
David Spence
David Spence, Ph.D. / J.D.
Associate Professor
Business, Government and Society
McCombs School of Business

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0778
E-mail: david.spence@mccombs.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Environmental law, energy, governmental regulation, public policy, business law
Scott Tinker
Scott Tinker, Ph.D.
Director
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0209
E-mail: scott.tinker@beg.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Oil and gas resource assessment; management of organized research; oil and gas reservoir characterization; carbonate sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy; energy; hydrocarbons.
Sheridan Titman
Sheridan Titman, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Finance
McCombs School of Business

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-2787
E-mail: titman@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Corporate finance, energy, finance, real estate and investments, business, economics & labor, environment & earth science
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
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
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;
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
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
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


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