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John W La Claire

John W La Claire

Professor Emeritus, Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
laclaire@utexas.edu

Expertise: Algae; seaweeds; cell biology; molecular biology; harmful algal blooms

Travis J Laduc

Travis J Laduc

Curator, Herpetology, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
travieso@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6339

Expertise: Reptiles and amphibians, biodiversity, evolution, ecology

Keji  Lai

Keji Lai

Associate Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
kejilai@physics.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9128

Expertise: Energy-harvesting materials; experimental condensed matter physics; nanoscale electromagnetic imaging; complex oxides; nano-materials; transport in low-dimensional systems.

Larry W Lake

Larry W Lake

Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
larry_lake@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3161, +1 512 471 8233

Expertise: Enhanced oil recovery; Reservoir engineering; Reservoir characterization; Geochemical modeling; Simulation

Simon S Lam

Simon S Lam

Professor Emeritus, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
lam@cs.utexas.edu

Expertise: Computer networks; internet security; distributed multimedia; quality of service guarantees; performance analysis

Chad M Landis

Chad M Landis

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
landis@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4273

Expertise: Mechanics of materials; Ferroelectrics; Ferromagnetic shape memory alloys; Fracture Mechanics; Continuum thermodynamics

Sheldon  Landsberger

Sheldon Landsberger

Professor and Hayden Head Centennial Professorship, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
s.landsberger@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2467, +1 512 796 0287

Expertise: Radioactive and solid waste management; Low-level counting of natural radioactivity; Compton suppression gamma-ray spectrometry; Risk assessment in radioactivity handling

Leon S Lasdon

Leon S Lasdon

Volunteer, Visitor Services, Harry Ransom Center
lasdon@utexas.edu

Expertise: Decision Support Systems, Decision Theory, Management Science, Operations Research, Optimization, Supply Chain Management

Lara  Latimer

Lara Latimer

Senior Program Coordinator-Tobacco Prevention and Control, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
lara.a.latimer@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4351

Expertise: Addressing overweight & obesity, specifically through examining how the physical and social environment influences nutrition-related behavior. Tobacco prevention among college students.

Stephen E Laubach

Stephen E Laubach

Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
steve.laubach@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1534, +1 512 471 6303

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.

David A Laude

David A Laude

Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences
dalaude@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4231, +1 512 471 4363

Expertise: As the graduation champion for The University of Texas at Austin, Laude is an expert on using data, academic support and incentives to help ensure that students succeed as undergraduates and graduate on time.

Jennifer E Laurin

Jennifer E Laurin

Professor, School of Law
jlaurin@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3627

Expertise: criminal and constitutional litigation, regulation of criminal justice institutions, civil rights, criminal procedure

Desmond F Lawler

Desmond F Lawler

Professor and Nassir I. Al-Rashid Chair in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
dlawler@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4595

Expertise: Particles in water and wastewater treatment processes; Mathematical modeling of treatment processes; Physical-chemical treatment; Drinking and industrial process water treatment

Mark A Lawrence

Mark A Lawrence

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
malawrence@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9304

Expertise: U.S. Foreign Relations, the Vietnam War, International History, Decolonization

David L Leal

David L Leal

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
dleal@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1343

Expertise: Latino Politics and Policy

Wei-Na  Lee

Wei-Na Lee

Professor, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication
weina@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8149

Expertise: cross-cultural consumer behavior, multicultural marketing communication, consumer response to new media

Jack C Lee

Jack C Lee

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jacklee@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8423

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.

Cecil W Lee

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
waynelee@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8587

Expertise: Teaches handball and racquetball classes at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels.

Cristine H Legare

Cristine H Legare

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
legare@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 468 8238

Expertise: Cognitive development, cultural learning, cognitive evolution, cognitive science, social cognition, children's learning, social learning, science education, biological education, evolution; ritual, religious cognition, science and religion

Fernanda L Leite

Fernanda L Leite

Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
fernanda.leite@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5957

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

Janice  Leoshko

Janice Leoshko

Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts
jleoshko@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2581

Expertise: Asian art history; Asian culture; Indian and Tibetan religions, Arts & Humanities.

Brian P Levack

Brian P Levack

Professor and John E. Green Regents Professorship in History; Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
levack@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: The history of the law and the interaction between law and politics, witchcraft

Sanford V Levinson

Sanford V Levinson

Professor, School of Law
slevinson@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1351

Expertise: Constitutional Law, constitutional design, emergency powers and constitutional theory, torture and the law

Brian D Lewis

Brian D Lewis

Professor, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music, College of Fine Arts
blviolin@aol.com

Expertise: Violin

Charlton N Lewis

Charlton N Lewis

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, School of Architecture
charltonlewis@austin.utexas.edu

Wei  Li

Wei Li

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
weiwli@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7174

Expertise: Polymer nanofoam and nanocomposites, biomedical micro devices; 3D cell culture and drug discovery; Nanoporous materials; Manufacturing processes for alternate transportation energy

Katherine E Lieberknecht

Katherine E Lieberknecht

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
klieberknecht@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2683

Kenneth M Liechti

Kenneth M Liechti

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
kml@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4164

Expertise: Delamination Fracture Mechanics; Adhesive Bonding and Composite Materials; Microelectronics Packaging; Mark Mear:; Micromechanics; Fracture Mechanics; Boundary Element Methods

Howard M Liljestrand

Howard M Liljestrand

Professor and Gerard A. Rohlich Regents Professorship in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
liljestrand@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4604

Expertise: Aquatic chemistry; Contaminant transport; Pollutant containment and remediation acid deposition; Air pollution modeling

Stephen T Limberg

Stephen T Limberg

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Red McCombs School of Business
stephen.limberg@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5347, +1 512 471 7698

Expertise: U.S. federal income taxation of partnerships; U.S. federal income taxation of international transactions

Jose E Limon

Jose E Limon

Professor Emeritus, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
jose.limon.5@nd.edu

Expertise: Latino Literature; Cultural Studies; 20th Century U.S. Southern Literature

Ken-Hou  Lin

Ken-Hou Lin

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
lin@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9412

Expertise: Inequality, Economy and Society, Finance, Organization, Race, and Methods

Leigh L Linden

Leigh L Linden

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
leigh.linden@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8556

Expertise: Economic development; poor countries; economics of education

Naomi E Lindstrom

Naomi E Lindstrom

Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, College of Liberal Arts
lindstrom@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4936

Expertise: Gender and the Study of Latin American Literature, Latin American Jewish Studies, On-Line Scholarly Resources, and Sociology of the Arts, Comparative study of Jewish life in the Americas (Latin America, United States, Canada)

Hao  Ling

Hao Ling

Professor Emeritus, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
haoling2000@yahoo.com

Expertise: Computational electromagnetics; Radar sensors and radar signal processing; Antennas and propagation

Amanda L Little

Amanda L Little

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
amandalittle@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6585

Expertise: Focuses on Early Childhood Special Education with interest in applied behavior analysis, positive behavior supports and data-based intervention strategies.

Angela K Littwin

Angela K Littwin

Professor, School of Law
alittwin@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5561

Expertise: Bankruptcy; consumer credit especially credit cards; secured credit

Min  Liu

Min Liu

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
mliu@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6248, +1 512 471 5942

Expertise: Designs and researches interactive learner-centered environments for all age levels with new media and emerging technologies.

Hung-Wen  Liu

Hung-Wen Liu

Professor, College of Pharmacy
h.w.liu@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7811

Expertise: Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, bioorganic Chemistry, bacterial cell wall formation, biosynthesis of antibiotics, mechanistic enzymology, post translational modification of nuclear proteins.

Amy H Liu

Amy H Liu

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
amy.liu@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7249

Expertise: Ethnic politics, language policies, migration politics, Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe

Douglas R Lloyd

Douglas R Lloyd

Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
lloyd@che.utexas.edu

Expertise: The thermally-induced phase separation (TIPS) process is being used to form microporous polymeric membranes for a variety of industrially important applications. Of particular interest are membranes that can withstand high temperatures and harsh chemical environments, and membranes that have narrow pore size distribution. Specific targets are improved membranes for biological separations (such as hemodialysis and virus removal from blood), more robust membranes for industrial process streams, and more efficient separators for lithium ion batteries and NiCd batteries.

James N Loehlin

James N Loehlin

Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
jnloehlin@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4993

Expertise: Shakespeare in performance (stage and film); Renaissance drama; modern drama

Elizabeth A Loika

Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing
eloika@nursing.utexas.edu

Expertise: Public health, health care for underserved and uninsured, health disparities, family nurse practitioner

Leon E Long

Leon E Long

Professor Emeritus, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
leonlong@jsg.utexas.edu

Expertise: Geochemistry, isotope geology including Rb-Sr and Sm-Nd geochronology, and radioactive isotopes used as geochemical tracers to date ancient geologic events

Christopher A Long

Professor, School of Architecture
chrlong@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4084

Expertise: Modern Architecture; history and theory of central European architecture; history of Central Europe; cultural history; Arts & Humanities

Raul G Longoria

Raul G Longoria

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
r.longoria@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0530

Expertise: Physical system modeling, analysis, and control; Evaluation of robotic ground vehicles; Vehicle system dynamics and control; Electromechanical systems and mechatronics

Molly A Lopez

Molly A Lopez

Research Associate Professor, Office of the Associate Dean for Research
mlopez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 0614

Expertise: mental health services, evidence-based practice, trauma-informed care, cognitive behavioral therapies, workforce competency, systems of care.

Beto Lopez

Beto Lopez

Associate Professor of Practice, School of Design and Creative Technologies
beto.lopez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5088
Spanish Speaker

Expertise: design, systems thinking, sustainable development, business strategy, rapid prototyping

Alexandra  Loukas

Alexandra Loukas

Barbie M. and Gary L. Coleman Professor in Education, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
alexandra.loukas@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9388

Expertise: Focuses on adolescent and young adult problem behavior development, and tobacco use and cessation.

Nanshu  Lu

Nanshu Lu

Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
nanshulu@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4208

Expertise: Dr. Lu's research focuses on the mechanics of flexible and stretchable electronics in all aspects including structural design, micro-fabrication, mechanical tests, bio-integration as well as analytical and numerical mechanics modeling. She is interested in the mechanics of stretchable electronics, wearable devices for diagnosis and therapy of movement disorders, and flexible glass photonics.

Martin J Luby

Martin J Luby

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
mluby1@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1286

Amarante L Lucero

Amarante L Lucero

Professor Emeritus, Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts
alucero.cr@gmail.com

Expertise: Automated Lighting, Digital Lighting, Lighting Design, Performing Arts of Costa Rica, New Technology for the Arts (in Lighting)

John E Luecke

John E Luecke

Professor, Department of Mathematics, College of Natural Sciences
luecke@math.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4176

Expertise: topology; knot theory