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Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 0218
Expertise: The overarching goals of Dr. Greg Allen’s research are to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and neuropsychological methods to: identify brain systems that are different from normal in autism spectrum disorders (ASD); determine whether and how these differences are related to ASD symptoms; guide the search for ASD causes; guide the search for ASD treatments; and evaluate responses to treatment.
Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences
+1 512 471 3761
Expertise: Using electrochemistry to elucidate the behavior and properties of novel organic and inorganic species; interaction of light and electrochemical systems; utilization of light in photoelectrochemical cells with semiconductor electrodes or particles for the generation of electricity and chemicals.
Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
+1 512 471 3364
Expertise: Cellulose is the most abundant macromolecule on earth, yet details about its biosynthesis and structure remain unclear. We are using broad, interdisciplinary advances and tools to study cellulose and its biosynthesis.
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 7035, +1 512 471 4349
Expertise: Micro and nano-optical interconnect devices; Polymer-based guided-wave optical interconnection and packaging; True time delay wide band phased array antenna
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 232 2803, +1 512 232 3810
Expertise: My research program explores the relationship between polymer structure, processing and properties. More specifically, we study the effect of polymer structure on the solubility, diffusivity, and permeability of small molecules in polymers and polymer-based materials. These fundamental studies bear directly upon membranes for liquid, gas, and vapor separations; controlled drug delivery devices and techniques; barrier plastics for food and specialty packaging; monomer and solvent removal from formed polymers; and physical aging of glassy polymeric materials and membranes.
Research Associate Professor, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 0483
Expertise: Studies of convergent margins to examine tectonic influences, structural deformation, fluid flow, and earthquake hazards; imaging and geologic sampling of in situ tectonic and crater laboratories: microplates, triple junctions, transitional plate boundaries, and bolide impacts; and quantitative high-resolution marine geological and geophysical studies of tectonic and climate interactions on glaciated orogenic margins.
Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 8382
Expertise: Life course origins of health disparities, morbidity and mortality, biodemography; Aging; Life Expectancy; Health; Marriage; Divorce; Widowhood; Socioeconomic, Racial and Ethnic disparities in health
Professor and Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering No. 5, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 8961
Expertise: Thin films and interfaces in microelectronics materials; Reliability of interconnect and packaging structures; Polymer films and metal-polymer interfaces
Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
+1 512 471 2428
Expertise: Psychosocial adjustment to cardiovascular illness; relationship between depression and physical illness; social resources and coping with aging; promotion of self-care behavior in older adults; depressive symptoms and cigarette smoking
Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 7558
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.
Research Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 9858
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
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 4617
Expertise: We utilize fundamental concepts in colloid and interface science, materials chemistry, nanotechnology, and polymer science to design, synthesize, and characterize materials for advanced performance in energy, pharmaceutical, and biomedical applications. We focus on Advanced Functional Nanomaterials: functionalization of metals and metal oxide/polymer systems Nanoparticle Interactions with Liquid and Solid Interfaces: engineered interfacial interactions in solids and oil/water and gas/water systems Nanocluster Self Assembly Platform for Enhanced Properties: protein nanoclusters, photonic NIR gold nanoclusters, metal oxides for subsurface imaging and catalysis
Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 0055
Expertise: Evolutionary history of primates and especially hominoid evolution and hominid origins, paleoecology, functional morphology, stratigraphy, paleomagnetism, and computer imaging
Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 6303, +1 512 475 8786
Expertise: Structural diagenesis, structural geology, fracture analysis, fluid inclusion and cathodoluminescence studies, rock mechanics, mechanical and fracture stratigraphy, hydrocarbon exploration and development in deep and/or structurally complex areas, tight gas sandstone, coalbed methane, shale gas; geologic aspects of hydraulic fracturing, application of borehole-imaging geophysical logs to stress and fracture evaluation, structural evolution of North American Cordillera, fracture history of NW Scotland, regional fracture studies Argentina.
Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 4164
Expertise: Delamination Fracture Mechanics; Adhesive Bonding and Composite Materials; Microelectronics Packaging; Mark Mear:; Micromechanics; Fracture Mechanics; Boundary Element Methods
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 232 4011
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;
Professor and Ernest Cockrell, Sr. Chair in Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 5392
Expertise: Interests include the broad areas of polymer science and engineering and chemical engineering. Current research involves various aspects of polymeric materials including polymer blends; membranes for separations, drug delivery, packaging, etc.; and polymer processing. The blend research deals with the thermodynamics of polymer-polymer interactions (miscibility, phase diagrams, interfaces), reactive compatibilization of multiphase mixtures, rubber toughening, the control of phase morphology during processing by both chemical and physical means, and polymeric nanocomposites. The research on diffusion in polymers involves investigation of structure-property relationships to design better membranes for separation processes and improved barrier materials plus an interest in theories and models for describing sorption and permeation of small molecule penetrants in polymers including the rubbery, glassy, semi-crystalline, and liquid crystalline states of these materials. The research on nanocomposites involves devising chemical and processing strategies for exfoliating layered silicates in polymer matrices for improvement of performance using nanoscale reinforcement. Synthesis, characterization, and performance of polymers are an integral part of the research in all these areas.
Professor, College of Pharmacy
+1 512 471 5607, +1 512 471 6892
Expertise: Economics and pharmacy, prescription drugs from Mexico and Canada, pharmacy practice and management, pharmaceutical marketing and pricing, diabetes management and care, business. Medication errors.
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 232 2051
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
Professor and Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering No. 1, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 6179, +1 512 232 7920
Expertise: Medical imaging for minimally invasive surgery; Programmable wireless networks; Genomics and proteomics; Neural prosthetics and audio signal separation
Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 4216, +1 512 471 3161
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