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Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
+1 512 475 9128
Expertise: Energy-harvesting materials; experimental condensed matter physics; nanoscale electromagnetic imaging; complex oxides; nano-materials; transport in low-dimensional systems.
Professor and Hayden Head Centennial Professorship, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 232 2467
Expertise: Radioactive and solid waste management; Low-level counting of natural radioactivity; Compton suppression gamma-ray spectrometry; Risk assessment in radioactivity handling
Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
+1 512 232 5846, +1 512 232 9307
Expertise: Addressing overweight & obesity, specifically through examining how the physical and social environment influences nutrition-related behavior. Tobacco prevention among college students.
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 and Nassir I. Al-Rashid Chair in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+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
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+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.
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+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
Professor and John E. Green Regents Professorship in History; Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 475 7204
Expertise: Witchcraft; witch trials and prosecution; demonic possession; torture, past and present; Reformation.
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+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
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 and Gerard A. Rohlich Regents Professorship in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 4604
Expertise: Aquatic chemistry; Contaminant transport; Pollutant containment and remediation acid deposition; Air pollution modeling
Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 4936
Expertise: Gender and the Study of Latin American Literature, Latin American Jewish Studies, On-Line Scholarly Resources, Translation, Sociology of the Arts, Latin American narrative; Jewish studies.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
+1 512 475 6585
Expertise: Dr. Little's research emphasis is on effective, data based interventions for young children with special needs and behavioral challenges and their families. Specific areas of interest include applied behavior analysis, positive behavior supports, and intervention strategies that support and teach children and families in their home, school, and community settings. Dr. Little is the coordinator for the Early Childhood Special Education area and works closely with the Autism and Developmental Disabilities area.
Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
+1 512 471 5942, +1 512 232 6248
Expertise: Design and development of learner-centered environments with new media and emerging technologies; Developing technology enabled cognitive tools to support higher-level thinking skills; Problem-based learning and Project based learning; Instructional design; Second language learning
Director of Family Wellness Center, School of Nursing
Expertise: Elizabeth Ann Loika, DNP, PNP, FNP, has been appointed associate professor of clinical nursing and director at the UT Austin School of Nursing's Family Wellness Center. She retired from the United States Air Force in 2003, after serving in nursing leadership roles for 22 years. While serving as a flight nurse she participated in numerous humanitarian missions, including multiple casualty evacuations in Berlin, Afghanistan civilian refuge transport, and Bosnian refugee casualty care. She was deployed in leadership positions in Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. While assigned in Korea, she was the Child Sexual Abuse Consultant for the Pacific Theater. In the Middle East, she was a Chief Nurse supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. She retired with the rank of Lt. Colonel. More recently, she was a founding faculty member of the Keiser University Graduate School Master of Science in Nursing program and the Family Nurse Practitioner program.
The Second Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professor Emeritus, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 7562
Expertise: Geochemistry, isotope geology including Rb-Sr and Sm-Nd geochronology, and radioactive isotopes used as geochemical tracers to date ancient geologic events
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+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
Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
+1 512 232 9388
Expertise: Adolescent problem behavior development Interaction of risk and protective factors, with a particular focus on the protective factor of school connectedness Tobacco use and cessation in disparate populations Concurrent use of cigarettes with other tobacco products