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Lawrence D Abraham

Lawrence D Abraham

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
l.abraham@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7000, +1 512 232 2684

Expertise: Biomechanical analysis of human movement; neural control of movement; modeling of human movement; analysis of movement disorders; teacher education

Robert J Adams

Robert J Adams

Lecturer, Department of Management, McCombs School of Business
rob.adams@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5289

Expertise: Entrepreneurship, venture capital, company strategy, product strategy, marketing, technology

David T Allen

David T Allen

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
allen@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0049, +1 512 475 7842

Expertise: Atmospheric chemistry; Urban air quality and pollution prevention; Environmental and industrial reaction engineering

Hal S Alper

Hal S Alper

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
halper@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4417

Expertise: Our group focuses on engineering biology to produce organic molecules of interest such as biofuels, commodity and specialty chemicals and protein pharmaceuticals.  Specifically, our lab alters cells and "hijacks" the basic metabolism to convert cellular systems into industrially-relevant biochemical factories.  We utilize a variety of host systems including microbial (eg. Eschericia coli), fungal (eg. the yeasts Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Yarrowia lipolytica), and mammalian cells (eg. Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cells and human HEK293).  To accomplish these tasks, traditional pathway engineering approaches are merged with novel synthetic biology tools, protein engineering strategies, systems biology paradigms and applied genetic engineering capabilities.  Our research group focuses on the integration and implementation of these tools and knowledge for the design, production, and elicitation of phenotypes relevant to biotechnological processes and medical interest.  In addition, we are heavily invested in developing novel synthetic biology approaches aimed at increasing our capacity to engineer cells.

Chandrajit L Bajaj

Chandrajit L Bajaj

Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
bajaj@cs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8870, +1 512 471 5133

Expertise: Image Processing, Computer Graphics, Geometric Modeling, Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Data Analysis & Visualization

Aaron B Baker

Aaron B Baker

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
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

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
baldick@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5879

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

Suzanne Barber

Suzanne Barber

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
sbarber@identity.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6152

Expertise: Software engineering, design and architectures; Distributed artificial intelligence; Information assurance, trust and security; Multi-agent systems

Oguzhan  Bayrak

Oguzhan Bayrak

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
bayrak@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7826, +1 512 232 6409

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 J Beaman

Joseph J Beaman

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jbeaman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3058

Expertise: Freeform fabrication; System dynamics; Control

Tricia S Berry

Tricia S Berry

Director, Women in Engineering Program, Cockrell School of Engineering
triciaberry@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5650

Expertise: Gender Equity Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Education Gender Issues in STEM Diversity and Inclusion K12 Informal STEM Education Effective STEM Messaging and Engagement Strategies to Engage Girls/Women in STEM Informal STEM Curriculum Development and Facilitation Engaging Volunteers and Role Models College Diversity Programs Women's Leadership and Career Development

Chandra R Bhat

Chandra R Bhat

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
bhat@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4535

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

David G Bogard

David G Bogard

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
dbogard@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3128, +1 512 471 5727

Expertise: Physics and control of turbulent fluid flow; Gas turbine engines, turbine cooling; Experimental techniques for thermal-fluid measurements;

Roger T Bonnecaze

Roger T Bonnecaze

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
rtb@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1497

Expertise: We specialize in the rheology of suspensions, emulsions & complex fluids turbidity and debris flows, computational fluid mechanics imprint and immersion lithography, electrical impedance tomography, and the self-assembly of nanoparticles at surfaces.

David L Bourell

David L Bourell

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
dbourell@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3170

Expertise: Materials processing, mechanical behavior and selection; Failure analysis; Rapid prototyping; Freeform fabrication

Alan C Bovik

Alan C Bovik

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
bovik@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5370

Expertise: Digital and wireless video communication; Image and video processing and quality assessment; Computer vision; Computational aspects of biological visual perception

Kevin  Bozic

Kevin Bozic

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care, , Dell Medical School
kevin.bozic@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5067

Jonn E Breen

Jonn E Breen

Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jbreen@mail.utexas.edu
512-471-4578

Expertise: Structural concrete bridges and buildings; Building codes; Structural systems; Prestressed concrete

Erika M Bsumek

Erika M Bsumek

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
embsumek@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3261, +1 512 475 7253

Expertise: Native American History, Navajo arts and crafts, labeling of Indian made goods, History of the U.S. West and American Southwest; Modern Western urban/rural development including how large-scale engineering projects such dams, highways, and suburbs transformed the Western landscape/environment. She also specializes in the study of the consumption of Native American artifacts.

James R Chelikowsky

James R Chelikowsky

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jrc@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9083

Expertise: Quantum models for functionalized nanostructures; simulations of liquids and crystal growth; simulated images from probe microscopies; defects in oxides; materials informatics; high performance algorithms for the electronic structure problem.

Charles B Chiu

Charles B Chiu

Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
chiu@physics.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1707, +1 512 471 1153

Expertise: Particle theory; laser-plasma physics;physics education, environment & earth science

Lydia M Contreras

Lydia M Contreras

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
lcontrer@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2453

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 L Corsi

Richard L Corsi

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
corsi@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4921

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

Leszek F Demkowicz

Leszek F Demkowicz

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
leszek@ices.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4199

Expertise: Computational Acoustics and Electromagnetics; hp-Adaptive Finite and Boundary Element Methods; Applied Functional Analysis

Kenneth R Diller

Kenneth R Diller

Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
kdiller@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7167

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

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
dragan.djurdjanovic@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 0815

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

Shirley P Dutton

Shirley P Dutton

Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
shirley.dutton@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0329, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Sandstone petrography and diagenesis, interpretation of diagenetic history by integration of petrographic, geochemical, and stratigraphic data; relationship of diagenesis to porosity, permeability, and other petrophysical properties of oil and gas reservoirs; timing of diagenesis and hydrocarbon maturation with respect to basin thermal and subsidence history

David J Eaton

David J Eaton

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
eaton@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8972, +1 512 471 8959

Expertise: Eaton has written on rural water supply, international water resource conflicts, energy management, environmental problems of industries, management of emergency medical services, applications of mathematical programming to resource problems, insurance, and agriculture. His research focuses on sustainable development in international river basins, evaluation of energy and water conservation programs, and prevention of pollution. Eaton's current research concerns U.S.-Mexico environmental cooperation, new methods for evaluation of air pollution emissions, joint management by Palestinians and Israelis of shared groundwater, and water conservation in Texas.

Thomas F Edgar

Thomas F Edgar

Professor and George T. and Gladys H. Abell Endowed Chair of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
edgar@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3080

Expertise: Process control; Modeling; Optimization; Energy systems; Combined heat and power; Fault detection; Data analytics; Energy policy; Alternative and renewable energy; Smart Grid

John G Ekerdt

John G Ekerdt

Professor and Dick Rothwell Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
ekerdt@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4689

Expertise: Dr. Ekerdt's research is on the surface, growth and materials chemistry of metal, dielectric, ferroelectric, and polymer thin films. We seek to understand and describe nucleation and growth of films and nanostructures, their structure-property relationships, and site-specific reactions that lead to their formation. The programs are motivated by applications in electronic materials, energy and sensors. The research programs are highly interdisciplinary and involve collaborations with faculty in chemical engineering, physics and electrical engineering, and researchers in industry.

Chadi S El Mohtar

Chadi S El Mohtar

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
elmohtar@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3695

Expertise: Pore fluid engineering; Non-Aqueous flow through porous media; Earthquake engineering; Liquefaction; Fatigue life and behavior of asphalt concrete

Andrew  Ellington

Andrew Ellington

Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
ellingtonlab@gmail.com
+1 512 232 3424, +1 512 471 6445

Expertise: Directed evolution; ribozymes; biotechnology; chemical and biological warfare detection

Michael D Engelhardt

Michael D Engelhardt

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
mde@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6837, +1 512 471 4592

Expertise: Design and behavior of steel structures; Structural-fire engineering; Earthquake engineering; Steel and composite bridges

Ofodike A Ezekoye

Ofodike A Ezekoye

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
dezekoye@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3085

Expertise: Jet flames; Aerosols; Fire dynamics; Flame Ignition

William L Fisher

William L Fisher

Professor and Leonidas T. Barrow Centennial Chair in Mineral Resources, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
wfisher@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5600

Expertise: Basin analysis, sequence stratigraphy, depositional systems, petroleum geology, resource assessment, energy policy

Kevin J Folliard

Kevin J Folliard

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
folliard@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3591, +1 512 232 7820

Expertise: Portland cement concrete; Concrete durability; High-performance concrete; Controlled low-strength materials

Wallace T Fowler

Wallace T Fowler

Professor and Paul D.& Betty Robertson Meek Centennial Professorship in Engineering & Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
wallace.fowler@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4257, +1 512 471 6913

Expertise: Spacecraft and Mission Design; Aircraft Design; Vehicle Modeling; Lunar and Planetary Exploration Systems; Multimedia Engineering Education

David W Fowler

David W Fowler

Professor and T.U. Taylor Professorship in Engineering; Joe J. King Chair of Engineering No. 2; Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
dwf@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2575, +1 512 471 4563

Expertise: Polymer-concrete materials; Structural building systems in wood and reinforced concrete; Concrete aggregates

Kelly P Gaither

Kelly P Gaither

Senior Research Scientist, Texas Advanced Computing Center
kelly@tacc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8957

Expertise: Scientific visualization; Feature detection; Illumination techniques; Visualization techniques; Visualization applications

Venkat  Ganesan

Venkat Ganesan

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
venkat@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4856

Expertise: My research focus is to develop a theoretical and computationally-based program aimed at elucidating the fundamental mechanisms underlying the design of novel, self-assembled advanced materials. The goal is to complement the research of experimentalists (synthetic chemists, chemical engineers, and material scientists) by providing simple but quantitative guidelines to rationally design and synthesize these materials. Towards this broad objective, our group's research focuses on the development and use of a wide variety of tools spanning both equilibrium and nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, conventional fluid mechanics, molecular rheology and computational tools to complex fluids and biological systems.

Vijay K Garg

Vijay K Garg

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
garg@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9424

Expertise: Distributed systems; Discrete event systems; Software engineering

George  Georgiou

George Georgiou

Professor and Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering No. 9, Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
gg@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6975

Expertise: Antibody engineering; Enzyme engineering; Protein folding in vivo

Wassim M Ghannoum

Wassim M Ghannoum

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
ghannoum@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 0897, +1 512 471 1619

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

Omar  Ghattas

Omar Ghattas

Professor and John A. and Katherine G. Jackson Chair in Computational Geosciences, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
omar@ices.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4304

Expertise: Computational geoscience and engineering, simulation and optimization of complex solid, fluid, and biomechanical systems, inverse problems, optimal design, and optimal control

Robert B Gilbert

Robert B Gilbert

Professor and Bruswick-Abernathy Regents Professorship in Soil Dynamics & Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
bob_gilbert@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3688

Expertise: Performance reliability and risk management for slopes, dams & levees, foundations, waste containment and site remediation

Earnest F Gloyna

Earnest F Gloyna

Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
e.gloyna@mail.utexas.edu

Expertise: Industrial waste treatment; municipal wastewater treatment; water quality management; radioactive waste management

Matthew J Hall

Matthew J Hall

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
mjhall@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1292

Expertise: Internal combustion engines; Hazardous waste incineration; Combustion and flow in porous media

Hillary  Hart

Hillary Hart

Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
hart@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4635, +1 512 423 5022

Expertise: Technical communication; writing pedagogy; environmental communication; risk communication

Michael G Hasler

Michael G Hasler

Program Director, Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, McCombs School of Business
michael.hasler@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8192, +1 512 587 1422

Expertise: Supply chain management, procurement, total cost of ownership, global trade, supplier management, operations management, manufacturing management, business analytics, big data, organizational change, leadership development

Robert E Hebner

Robert E Hebner

Research Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
r.hebner@cem.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1628

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

Research Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
heller@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8874, +1 512 471 8795

Expertise: Dr. Heller's study of the physical chemistry of inorganic oxyhalide solutions resulted in the first neodymium liquid lasers (1964-1967) and in the lithium thionyl chloride battery (1973), one of the earliest lithium batteries, remaining in use in medical and defense systems where 20 year shelf life, high energy density and a broad operating temperature range are required. His studies of photoelectrochemical solar cells resulted in 11.5 percent efficient solar cells (1980) and in 11 percent efficient hydrogen evolving photoelectrodes. His related studies of photoelectrocatalysis established that the rate of photo-assisted oxidation of organic matter on photocatalytic titanium dioxide particles was controlled by the rate of reduction of adsorbed oxygen by trapped electrons. He established the field the electrical wiring of enzymes (1988-2005), the electrical connection of their catalytic redox centers to electrodes, and built with wired enzymes the subcutaneously implanted miniature glucose sensors. His wired enzymes became the core technology of the FreeStyle NavigatorTM system of Abbott Diabetes Care; it continuously and accurately monitors subcutaneous glucose levels in diabetic people.

Graeme A Henkelman

Graeme A Henkelman

Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences
henkelman@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4179

Expertise: Energy conversion and storage; fuel cells; chemical reactions at surfaces; novel catalysts; battery materials.

Paul S Ho

Paul S Ho

Professor and Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering No. 5, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
hops@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8961

Expertise: Thin films and interfaces in microelectronics materials; Reliability of interconnect and packaging structures; Polymer films and metal-polymer interfaces

John M Hoberman

John M Hoberman

Professor, Department of Germanic Studies, College of Liberal Arts
hoberman@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6368

Expertise: European cultural and intellectual history with special interests in Sportwissenschaft and the history of ideas about race; Scandanavian studies; Norwegian language instruction; history of Jewish racial folklore; Olympics; Sports doping

Gyeong S Hwang

Gyeong S Hwang

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
gshwang@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4847

Expertise: Dr. Hwang's research has a well-balanced emphasis on fundamentals and applications. Using first principles-based tomistic modeling my research group focuses on developing a better understanding of (1) surface chemical reactions and dynamics, (2) solid-solid and solid-fluid interfacial interactions, and (3) defect nature and formation as well as their role in controlled chemical doping. By incorporating the fundamental knowledge and understanding into larger scale simulations, my research group also attempts to solve engineering problems encountered in the fabrication of nanoscale electronic, chemical and biological devices.

Brent L Iverson

Brent L Iverson

Dean, School of Undergraduate Studies
iversonb@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7000

Expertise: Biotechnology; bioorganic chemistry; organic chemistry; molecular biology; drug and diagnostic development

James O Jirsa

James O Jirsa

Professor and Janet S. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jirsa@uts.cc.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1706, +1 512 471 4582

Expertise: Design and behavior of reinforced concrete structures; Earthquake engineering; Repair and rehabilitation of structures

Daniel  Johnston

Daniel Johnston

Professor, Department of Neuroscience, College of Natural Sciences
djohnston@mail.clm.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6564

Expertise: Cellular and molecular mechanisms of learning and memory, attention on neurons and synapses from the limbic system, properties and mechanisms of long-term synaptic potentiation (LTP) and depression (LTD), synaptic substrates for aspects of memory.

Keith P Johnston

Keith P Johnston

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
kpj@che.utexas.edu
+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

Christine L Julien

Christine L Julien

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
c.julien@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5671

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 F Kallivokas

Loukas F Kallivokas

Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
loukas@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5769

Expertise: Computational mechanics; Inverse problems in engineering; Wave propagation and structural dynamics; Earthquake engineering; Numerical methods; Large-scale computational modeling

Charles  Kerans

Charles Kerans

Professor and Robert K. Goldhammer Chair in Carbonate Geology, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
ckerans@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4282

Expertise: Carbonate sequence stratigraphy, depositional systems, reservoir characterization, basin analysis, seismic interpretation, seismic stratigraphy, paleokarst analysis, carbonate diagenesis

Sean M Kerwin

Sean M Kerwin

Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy
skerwin@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5074

Expertise: Synthetic medicinal chemistry, anticancer drug discovery/development, DNA-drug interactions, natural products chemistry, molecular modeling

Spyridon   Kinnas

Spyridon Kinnas

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
kinnas@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7969, +1 512 232 1887

Expertise: Ocean engineering; Hydrodynamics; Cavitation; Wave mechanics; Computational fluid dynamics (CFD); Design of ocean vehicle control and propulsion systems; Tidal turbines;

Mary J Kirisits

Mary J Kirisits

Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
kirisits@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7120

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

Richard E Klingner

Richard E Klingner

Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
klingner@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3597, +1 512 471 4577

Expertise: Experimental and analytical investigation of the response of masonry and reinforced concrete masonry structures; Earthquake engineering; Anchorage to concrete

Kara  Kockelman

Kara Kockelman

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
kkockelm@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0210, +1 512 232 4252

Expertise: Travel behavior; traffic safety; urban form and land development; transportation planning and policy-making.

Prabhudev C Konana

Prabhudev C Konana

Professor, Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, McCombs School of Business
pkonana@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5219, +1 512 471 3322

Expertise: Global sourcing, supply chain management, electronic commerce, virtual communities

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 8233, +1 512 471 3161

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

Simon S Lam

Simon S Lam

Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
lam@cs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9531

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

Leon S Lasdon

Leon S Lasdon

Professor, Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, McCombs School of Business
lasdon@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9433, +1 512 471 3322

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

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 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.

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

Fernanda L Leite

Fernanda L Leite

Assistant 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

Beto Lopez

Beto Lopez

Managing Director, Design Institute for Health, The Design Institute for Health, , Dell Medical School
beto.lopez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5088
Spanish Speaker

Randy B Machemehl

Randy B Machemehl

Professor and Nasser I. Al-Rashid Centennial Professorship in Transportation Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
rbm@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4541, +1 512 232 3100

Expertise: Transportation system operational analysis and design software development; Transport system demand estimation

Vijay  Mahajan

Vijay Mahajan

Professor, Department of Marketing, McCombs School of Business
vijay.mahajan@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1128, +1 512 471 0840

Expertise: Product diffusion; marketing strategy; marketing research methodologies; business.

Arumugam  Manthiram

Arumugam Manthiram

Professor and Joe C. Walter, Jr. Chair in Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
manth@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1791, +1 512 471 7394

Expertise: Clean energy materials; Electrochemical energy conversion and storage; Lithium ion batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and solar cells; Nanomaterials

Lance  Manuel

Lance Manuel

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
lmanuel@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5691

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

Jill A Marshall

Jill A Marshall

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
marshall@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9685

Expertise: My background is in physics and my primary research interest is physics, physical science, and engineering education, particularly student understanding and development of mathematical and physical models. I also have a strong research focus in secondary teacher preparation in STEM and expertise in teacher development in STEM, especially the nationally recognized UTeach model.

Glenn Y Masada

Glenn Y Masada

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
masada@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3061

Expertise: System dynamics; Automatic control; Energy conversion engineering; Electronics manufacturing

Ronald D Matthews

Ronald D Matthews

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
rdmatt@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3108

Expertise: Alternative fuels; Emissions; Engine modeling

Jennifer A Maynard

Jennifer A Maynard

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
maynard@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9188

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

Daene C McKinney

Daene C McKinney

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
daene@aol.com
+1 512 471 5644

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)

Chandra L Muller

Chandra L Muller

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
cmuller@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8377

Expertise: The effects of family, community, education policy and health behaviors on education and the transition to adulthood; STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) preparation and careers

Charles B Mullins

Charles B Mullins

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
mullins@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5817

Expertise: Materials chemistry for energy studies regarding solar photoelectrocatalysis; catalysis of nano-structured surfaces; materials for lithium-ion battery electrodes.

Richard R Neptune

Richard R Neptune

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
rneptune@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0848

Expertise: Musculoskeletal modeling and simulation of human movement; Neuromotor control and adaptation; Sports biomechanics and equipment design; Rehabilitation engineering, prosthetic and orthotic design

Steven P Nichols

Steven P Nichols

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
s.nichols@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3565

Expertise: Product development and technology commercialization; Entrepreneurial development of students; Engineering professional responsibility; Engineering design and engineering design education

J T Oden

J T Oden

Professor and Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering No. 2, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
oden@ices.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3312

Expertise: Finite element and computational methods and computational methods that can be applied to multiple physical phenomena and applications including energy, via subsurface fluid flow of oil, gas, and CO2 storage.

Todd A Olmstead

Todd A Olmstead

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
tolmstead@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8456

Expertise: Healthcare Policy, Healthcare

Raymond L Orbach

Raymond L Orbach

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
orbach@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0204

Expertise: Complex systems/non-linear dynamics; Transport in random media;

Jeffrey G Paine

Jeffrey G Paine

Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
jeff.paine@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1260, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Near-surface geophysics in hydrogeology and environmental and Quaternary geology; coastal geology; Quaternary geology and geomorphology; computer applications in the geological sciences

Donald R Paul

Donald R Paul

Professor and Ernest Cockrell, Sr. Chair in Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
drp@che.utexas.edu
+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.

Nicholas A Peppas

Nicholas A Peppas

Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
peppas@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6644

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 E Perry

Dewayne E Perry

Professor and Motorola Regents Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
perry@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2050

Expertise: Software architecture; Software engineering process, analyses and tools; Empirical studies in software engineering

Anthony J Petrosino

Anthony J Petrosino

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
ajpetrosino@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9681

Expertise: Project based Instruction, children's experimentation strategies, engineering education, development of expertise, informal learning, problem solving in STEM disciplines, at-risk populations

Gary A Pope

Gary A Pope

Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
gpope@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3235, +1 512 471 3161

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

Michael P Powell

Michael P Powell

Director, Cockrell School of Engineering
mppowell@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7459

Expertise: Engineer shortage; Engineering employment outlook

Llewellyn K Rabenberg

Llewellyn K Rabenberg

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
lew.rabenberg@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3178

Expertise: Materials Science; electron microscopy and diffraction; magnetic materials.

Varun  Rai

Varun Rai

Assistant Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
raivarun@gmail.com
+1 512 471 5057, +1 512 471 4697

Expertise: Dr. Rai's principal research interests are in technological change, innovation and diffusion; economics of climate change/integrated assessment models; and energy and development. His research combines energy systems modeling with the political economy of energy markets to understand how changes in energy technologies, market conditions, policies and regulation, and environment could impact energy generation. The emphasis of his research is on interdisciplinary and integrative research in engineering and policy to ensure that the insights from his policy research are rooted in the underlying technical realties

Ellen M Rathje

Ellen M Rathje

Professor and Warren S. Bellows Centennial Professorship in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
e.rathje@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3683, +1 512 471 4929

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;

Danny D Reible

Danny D Reible

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
reible@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4642

Expertise: Contaminant processes in the environment; Fate and transport modeling; Assessment and remediation of contaminated sediments

Bridget R Scanlon

Bridget R Scanlon

Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
bridget.scanlon@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8241, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Evaluation of the impact of climate variability and land use change on groundwater recharge, application of numerical models for simulating variably saturated flow and transport, controls on nitrate contamination in aquifers

Philip S Schmidt

Philip S Schmidt

Professor and Donald J. Douglass Centennial Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
pschmidt@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3118, +1 512 471 6902

Expertise: Industrial electrotechnology applications and economics; Industrial energy management and conservation; Project-based engineering instruction

Erich A Schneider

Erich A Schneider

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
eschneider@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5412

Expertise: Nuclear systems engineering; Nuclear fuel and reactor technologies; Sustainability of nuclear power

Bob E Schutz

Bob E Schutz

Professor and Joe J. King Chair; FSX Professorship in Space Applications and Exploration, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
schutz@csr.utexas.edu
512-471-4267

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

Mukul M Sharma

Mukul M Sharma

Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
msharma@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3257, +1 512 471 3161

Expertise: Formation damage; Petrophysics; Fluid flow in porous media; Hydraulic fracturing

Lawrence W Speck

Lawrence W Speck

Professor, School of Architecture
lspeck@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0715

Expertise: Architectural design; regionalist design; design of office buildings; airport design; convention center design

Gerald E Speitel

Gerald E Speitel

Professor and John J. McKetta Energy Professorship in Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
speitel@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7995

Expertise: Treatment processes for hazardous organic chemicals, including biodegradation and adsorption; Drinking water treatment; Computer models of treatment processes

Kenneth H Stokoe

Kenneth H Stokoe

Professor and Jennie C. and Milton T.Graves Chair in Engineering, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
k.stokoe@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3689

Expertise: Geotechnical earthquake engineering and soil dynamics; Non-destructive testing of pavements, soils and structures; Offshore geotechnical engineering

Steve Strakowski

Steve Strakowski

Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, , Dell Medical School
steve.strakowski@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5114

Ben G Streetman

Ben G Streetman

Dean Emeritus, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
bstreet@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1640

Expertise: Engineering education; Engineering workforce issues; Microelectronics; Semiconductor materials and devices; Epitaxy

Walter M Stroup

Walter M Stroup

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
wstroup@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3747

Expertise: Generative design for group-situated learning and teaching, evaluation and modeling systemic reform especially in under-served contexts, the early learning of advanced mathematics (e.g., calculus) and science (e.g., entropy, complexity theory), development of network-mediated group learning environments and technologies, and the interaction of cognitive research, policy and domain-specific insight.

Laura J Suggs

Laura J Suggs

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
laura.suggs@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1671

Expertise: Cardiovascular tissue engineering; Adult progenitor cells and vasculogenesis; Biologically active materials

Scott W Tinker

Scott W Tinker

Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
scott.tinker@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0209, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Global energy supply and demand, Technology Administration, Multidisciplinary reservoir characterization, Carbonate sedimentology, Sequence stratigraphy, 3-D reservoir modeling, Resource assessment.

Carlos  Torres-Verdin

Carlos Torres-Verdin

Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
cverdin@austin.utexas.edu
+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

Philip L Varghese

Philip L Varghese

Professor and Stanley P. Finch Centennial Professorship in Engineering & Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
varghese@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3110

Expertise: Laser Based Sensors; Flow Diagnostics Using Raman and Rayleigh Scattering; Optimal Modeling of Nonequilibrium Flows

Michael E Webber

Michael E Webber

Associate Professor, Cockrell School of Engineering
webber@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6867

Expertise: Energy policy; Energy & Water; Alternative and renewable energy; Biofuels; Energy in Texas; Smart Grid; Power Sector

Charles J Werth

Charles J Werth

Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
werth@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1626

Mary F Wheeler

Mary F Wheeler

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
mfw@ices.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8625

Expertise: Numerical solution of partial differential systems with applications to the modeling of subsurface and surface flows and parallel computation.

Carlton G Willson

Carlton G Willson

Professor and Rashid Engineering Regents Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
willson@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4342

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

Clark R Wilson

Clark R Wilson

Wallace E. Pratt Professor of Geophysics, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
crwilson@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5008, +1 512 471 5172

Expertise: Geophysics, including gravity, space geodesy, and applied seismology

Sharon L Wood

Sharon L Wood

Dean, Cockrell School of Engineering
swood@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1166

Expertise: Design and behavior of reinforced concrete structures; Infrastructure monitoring; Earthquake engineering

Stephen G Wright

Stephen G Wright

Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
swright@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4929

Expertise: Geotechnical engineering; soil mechanics; slope stability