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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

David E Adelman

David E Adelman

Professor and Harry Reasoner Regents Chair in Law, School of Law
dadelman@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 0877

Expertise: David E. Adelman teaches and writes in the areas of environmental law, intellectual property law, and climate change policy. Professor Adelman's research focuses on the many interfaces between law and science. His articles have addressed such topics as the implications of emerging genomic technologies for toxics regulation, the tensions between legal and scientific evidentiary standards in regulatory decision making, and development of effective policies for promoting innovation relevant to addressing climate change.

Ari  Adut

Ari Adut

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
ariadut@mail.la.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4284

Expertise: Impact of scandal on society and individuals, sociology of culture, public sphere, commodification, censorship

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

Charles O Anderson

Charles O Anderson

Associate Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts
charles.o.anderson@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: African Diaspora and African American (Black) vernacular and concert dance history, Black dance aesthetics, Afrocentric dance pedagogy, choreography and dance composition, contemporary dance, Afrofuturism, critical race theory in dance

Robin D Atwood

Robin D Atwood

Research Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
ratwood@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Dr. Atwood has spent over 15 years working on applied research projects focused on physical activity, obesity, worksite wellness, nutrition education evaluation, diabetes, and HIV prevention and care. She has worked with a number of programs at the Texas Department of State Health Services including the Women, Infants & Children Program (WIC), Obesity, Diabetes and HIV Prevention and Care. Dr. Atwood's contracts focus on providing content and evaluation expertise, capacity building and program development for stakeholders at the federal, state and local level. She is currently working on issues surrounding changes in health care delivery systems impacted by health care reform and capacity building utilizing complexity science, generative leadership and an appreciative approach.

Flavio S Azevedo

Flavio S Azevedo

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
flavio@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: My research focuses primarily on theorizing the nature of short- and long-term interests in STEM disciplines, and designing learning environments that are truly engaging to students. This has led me to investigate learning and interest-based participation in settings as diverse as classrooms, after-school programs, and hobby practices (model rocketry and amateurs astronomy). Intersecting with this central research focus, my other research interests include the use and creation of technical representations and the way these mediate knowing and learning; the discourse and practices of engaged participation in STEM classrooms; and social justice issues in STEM education. This work has appeared in publications such as the Journal of the Learning Sciences, Cognition and Instruction, and the Journal of Mathematical Behavior.

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

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

Jay L Banner

Jay L Banner

Professor and Chevron Centennial Teaching Fellow, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
banner@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5016, +1 512 471 6854

Expertise: Isotopic methods, groundwater, oceans, ancient oceans, climate change, aquifers, caves, environmental science, geochemistry, paleoclimatology

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

Allen J Bard

Allen J Bard

Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences
ajbard@mail.utexas.edu
+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.

Marcia  Barnes

Marcia Barnes

Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
marcia.barnes@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9258

Expertise: Typical and atypical development of reading comprehension and mathematics

John  Bartholomew

John Bartholomew

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
jbart@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6021, +1 512 471 1273

Expertise: Dr. Bartholomew is the director of the Exercise and Sport Psychology Laboratory. His research centers on the impact of exercise on mental health, with a specific interest in the use of single bouts of exercise (aerobic and/or weight lifting) to improve mood and reduce reactivity to stress. His work has recently received funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Frank N Bash

Frank N Bash

Professor Emeritus, Department of Astronomy, College of Natural Sciences
fnbash@gmail.com
+1 512 471 3733

Expertise: Telescopes; star formation; spiral galaxies

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

Sarah K Bearman

Sarah K Bearman

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
skbearman@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Dr. Bearman's current research interests center on three main agenda: 1) Using consumer feedback and practice-based evidence to adapt existing empirically supported interventions for better fit in usual care contexts where children and families receive services 2) Identifying training and supervision processes that foster the adoption, implementation, and sustainability of empirically supported interventions for youth and 3) The role of treatment integrity (adherence, competence, and differentiation) in the effectiveness of youth interventions. Dr. Bearman has specific expertise in empirically supported interventions for youth with depression, anxiety, conduct disorders and traumatic stress; dissemination and implementation science; the development of observational behavioral coding systems to assess therapy and supervision process; and mixed-methods approaches to research, including experimental and quasi-experimental design, qualitative and community participatory research, and longitudinal risk factor modeling. Dr. Bearman has also worked with community partners in a number of different child service contexts, including schools, clinics, and child welfare agencies.

Kimberly A Beckwith

Kimberly A Beckwith

Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
kim@starkcenter.org
+1 512 471 3205, +1 512 471 4890

Expertise: Strength sports - powerlifting, weightlifting, strongman History of exercise, strength training, physical culture Prairie View Interscholastic League

George F Benedict

George F Benedict

Senior Lecturer, McDonald Observatory, College of Natural Sciences
fritz@astro.as.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3448, +1 512 471 1459

Expertise: Astrometry; space astronomy; Hubble Space Telescope; the search for and study of extrasolar planets and low-mass companions of stars; extraterrestrial life; star formation in external galaxies

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

Amit  Bhasin

Amit Bhasin

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
a-bhasin@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3667

Expertise: Material science aspects and mechanistic modeling of distresses in pavement materials (e.g. fatigue cracking, moisture damage); Self healing properties of bituminous materials; Structure-property relationships in composite materials; Surface properties and interfacial adhesion of materials; Development of test methods to characterize properties and performance of pavement materials

Donald D Blankenship

Donald D Blankenship

Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
blank@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0489, +1 512 471 6156

Expertise: Antarctic ice sheets, robotic space missions to Europa, airborne and ground-based geophysical techniques (including laser altimetry, radar sounding, seismic reflection and refraction), West Antarctic rift system, West Antarctic Ice Sheet, climate change, global warming, remote sensing

Deborah A Bolnick

Deborah A Bolnick

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
deborah.bolnick@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7532, +1 512 471 2781

Expertise: Anthropological genetics and genomics, ancient DNA, Native American population history, human population genetics, human biological variation, race, paleoepigenetics, ethical/legal/social implications of genetic research

Daniel A Bonevac

Daniel A Bonevac

Professor, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
bonevac@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4857, +1 512 232 4333

Expertise: Philosophy; Logic; Moral Issues; Ethics; Philosophy in Popular Culture; Christian Philosophy.

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

Robert S Boyer

Robert S Boyer

Professor Emeritus, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
robertstephenboyer@gmail.com
+1 512 471 9745

Expertise: Automated reasoning; formal methods; artificial intelligence

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

Anthony L Brown

Anthony L Brown

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
alb@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3902

Keffrelyn D Brown

Keffrelyn D Brown

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
keffrelyn@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4257

Expertise: African American students; teacher knowledge and beliefs; curriculum development and theory; underserved student populations; sociocultural knowledge; multicultural studies

James C Browne

James C Browne

Professor Emeritus, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
browne@cs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9579

Expertise: Parallel programming; high level specification languages; parallel adaptive computation; composite methods; associative communications

Larry D Browning

Larry D Browning

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
lbrowning@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1931

Expertise: Cooperation in competitive environments; use of information/communication/technologies (ICTs) in the workplace; information and communication technologies in action; use of qualitative research methods, especially interviewing and observation.

Diane P Bryant

Diane P Bryant

Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
dpbryant@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4161, +1 512 232 2320

Expertise: Dr. Bryant has served as the Principal Investigator on an early numeracy, response to intervention grant funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, the 3-Tier Mathematics Elementary & Secondary Intervention Project funded by the Texas Education Agency, and the MSTAR Intervention program funded by the Meadows Foundation. Dr. Bryant was chosen to participate in the National Science Foundation funded "Beginning Substantive Collaboration between Mathematics Education and Special Education Symposium: Teaching Mathematics to Students within the RtI Process." She is the author/co-author of books, tests, and research articles that focus on educational interventions for improving the mathematics and reading performance of students with learning disabilities, and the use of assistive technology for individuals with disabilities. Her research articles represent 20 years of working collaboratively with school districts and teachers on interventions for students with learning disabilities and who are at-risk for educational difficulties.

Edward J Buskey

Edward J Buskey

Professor, Department of Marine Science, College of Natural Sciences
ed.buskey@utexas.edu
+1 361 749 3102, +1 361 749 3104

Expertise: Biological oceanography; marine ecology; marine plankton; harmful algal blooms (red tides brown tides); behavior and sensory perception of marine organisms; bioluminescence

John C Butler

John C Butler

Associate Director, Department of Finance, McCombs School of Business
butlerjc@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6821

Expertise: Dr. Butler's research focuses on the Decision Sciences: decision analysis, operations, information systems, management science and statistics. He serves as Secretary/Treasurer of INFORMS Decision Analysis Society, an organization comprised of over 900 academics and practitioners in the field of decision analysis. For EMIC, Dr. Butler is focused on building energy-specific business curriculum. He teaches MBA-level energy finance classes and supervises student participation in practicums and case competitions.

Andrew C Butler

Andrew C Butler

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
andrewbutler@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0546

Expertise: Imagine the following scenarios: a student who is building an understanding of physics by working practice problems, an educator who is trying to correct student misconceptions about evolution, and a traveler who has recently returned from Paris telling friends about the trip of a lifetime. The common thread connecting these examples is that the memories of the individuals described are changing through their actions. Dr. Butler is interested in the malleability of memory - the cognitive processes and mechanisms that cause memories to change or remain stable over time. More specifically, his research focuses on how the process of retrieving memories affects the content (e.g., events, specific details, narrative structure, etc.) and phenomenological characteristics (e.g., confidence, emotional intensity, vividness, etc.) of those memories. Retrieval is often viewed as a neutral event in which the contents of memory are assessed but left unchanged. However, a large body of research has shown that retrieval actually modifies memory. His program of research addresses both theoretical issues in cognitive psychology and practical applications to education and mental health. The broad aim of this research program is to gain a better understanding of how retrieval affects: memories held by individuals and those shared by groups (i.e. collective memories); memories for simple materials (e.g., word lists, facts, etc.) to more complex memories that are rich in sensory detail, emotion, and self-relevance, among other characteristics; and newly formed, episodic memories in contrast to well-learned semantic memories that have been integrated into the knowledge base.

Rebecca M Callahan

Rebecca M Callahan

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
callahan@prc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8347

Expertise: Bilingual Education, immigrant adolescents' academic preparation, language minority students and students identified with learning disabilities in the STEM pipeline, language policy in education, immigrant adolescents' civic development, the transition to young adulthood among immigrants.

Jessica D Cance

Jessica D Cance

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
jdcance@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8184

Expertise: Adolescent and young adult risk behavior etiology and prevention - specifically, exploring how the longitudinal interactions between biological, psychological and social factors affect substance use, sexual risk taking and aggression.

Jorge Canizares

Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
canizares-esguerra@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7694

Expertise: Early Modern Atlantic History; History of Science and Colonialism; History of Knowledge; Colonial Spanish and British America.

William D Carlson

William D Carlson

Professor Emeritus and Peter T. Flawn Centennial Chair Emeritus, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
wcarlson@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4770

Expertise: Field, analytical, and experimental studies of metamorphic petrogenesis, with emphasis on the rates and mechanisms of metamorphic reactions. Geological applications of high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Analytical and computational studies of intracrystalline and intergranular diffusion.

Jodi M Casabianca-Marshall

Jodi M Casabianca-Marshall

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
jcasabianca@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0420

Expertise: The primary focus of Dr. Casabianca's research is on expanding the hierarchical rater model for rated test items with a specific interest in ratings of teachers. The expansion will culminate in a framework that accommodates longitudinal ratings, multidimensional assessments and multi-hierarchical designs. Recently she has also been applying generalizability study models to scores from classroom observation protocols and working on a large-scale evaluation of professional development reforms. In previous work, Dr. Casabianca focused on the development of new semiparametric marginal maximum likelihood methods for item response theory (IRT) and differential item functioning (DIF) detection.

Darla M Castelli

Darla M Castelli

Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
dcastelli@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7636

Expertise: Physical education instruction; exercise physiology; effects of physical activity and fitness on motor competency and cognitive health in children

Robert L Causey

Robert L Causey

Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
rlc@cs.utexas.edu

Expertise: Applied logic; philosophical issues in artificial intelligence; scientific methodology

Jane D Champion

Jane D Champion

Professor, School of Nursing
jdchampion@mail.nur.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8208

Expertise: Dr. Jane Dimmitt Champion received her BSN from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, her MSN in Adult Health Nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, an MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio, her PhD in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and a DNP from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis. She has earned post-graduate certifications as a FNP from Texas Tech University, as a CNS in Psych/Mental Health from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and as a CNS in Adult Health from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She has completed a 2 year National Institute of Health post-doctoral fellowship in Minority Women's Health, STI, and Violence at from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and a second 1 year Centers for Disease Control/Association of Teachers of Prevention Medicine post-doctoral fellowship in STI/HIV Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Champion's clinical research focuses on STI/HIV, substance use, adolescent and women's health, unintended pregnancy and interpersonal violence. She has served as Principal, Co-Principal or Co-Investigator on 33 research projects. She has been an investigator on 24 NIH funded research grants (9 as Principal Investigator, and 15 as Co-Investigator) funded by federal agencies such as the National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Addiction.

Davida H Charney

Davida H Charney

Professor, Department of Rhetoric and Writing, College of Liberal Arts
dcharney@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8746

Expertise: Scientific writing; scientific argument; writing processes in adults; reading processes in adults; argument theory; rhetoric; composition; technical writing; proposal writing; computer manuals; usability testing; document design; empirical research methods

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.

Robert M Chesney

Robert M Chesney

Professor, School of Law
rchesney@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1298

Expertise: National security law and policy; terrorism (history, law, policy); law of war; federal criminal law relating to national security; intelligence and the law; constitutional law.

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

Anita L Cochran

Anita L Cochran

Assistant Director, McDonald Observatory, College of Natural Sciences
anita@astro.as.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1471

Expertise: Astronomy, our solar system (particularly comets, asteroids and Kuiper Belt objects); origins of planetary systems; optical spectroscopy; McDonald Observatory

North A Cooc

North A Cooc

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
ncooc@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7923

Expertise: Racial disproportionality, quantitative research methods, Asian Americans in education, summer literacy interventions, culture and diversity

Kerry H Cook

Kerry H Cook

Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
kc@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7931

Expertise: Climate dynamics, atmospheric dynamics, global climate change, paleoclimate, climate and weather of Africa and South America, climate system modeling, climate change in Texas

Sue Cox

Sue Cox

Executive Vice Dean for Academics, Dell Medical School
suecox@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5102

Edward F Coyle

Edward F Coyle

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
coyle@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8596, +1 512 471 8598

Expertise: Coyle directs the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education's Human Performance Laboratory, and his research focuses on the metabolic and cardiovascular factors that limit aerobic exercise performance. He is expert in the nutritional needs of active people during exercise, especially regarding their carbohydrate, fat and fluid requirements. Furthermore, he has developed technology to measure maximal neuromuscular power output over a few seconds. A decline in an athlete's maximal power output may be a sign of overtraining.

Kelley A Crews

Kelley A Crews

Associate Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
kelley@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5116

Expertise: Spatio-temporal Scaling of Landscape Change Dynamics and Dynamism, Resilience and Vulnerability of Socio-Ecological Systems in Developing States, and Ecologies of Global Health

Robert  Crosnoe

Robert Crosnoe

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
crosnoe@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8329

Expertise: Child/adolescent development and transitions to adulthood; Education and child care; Families; Health; Immigration

Donald G Davis

Professor Emeritus, School of Information
dgdavis@ischool.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3806

Expertise: Texas American World Library History; History of Books Archives and Libraries; Collection Development in Libraries; Church History

Victoria M Defrancesco

Victoria M Defrancesco

Lecturer, Mexican American and Latina_o Studies, , College of Liberal Arts
vmdsoto@austin.utexas.edu

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

Douglas R Dierking

Douglas R Dierking

Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, McCombs School of Business
doug.dierking@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9441

Expertise: Human resource management, leadership, management science, organizational behavior, organizational change and redesign, organizational culture, workplace environment

Erin L Dolan

Erin L Dolan

Executive Director, Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Science, College of Natural Sciences
edolan@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 8346

Expertise: Education; science research as a context for teaching, learning, and mentoring

William  Doolittle

William Doolittle

Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
dolitl@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5116

Expertise: landscapes, agricultural and water control technology, sustainability science, arid lands, American Southwest, and Mexico

Edwin  Dorn

Edwin Dorn

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
eddorn@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4007

Expertise: International affairs; national security/ defense policy; human resources policy (especially military personnel); civil rights/ race relations; policy making (especially the executive branch); federal education policy; African politics, business

Philip Doty

Associate Professor, School of Information
pdoty@ischool.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3746, +1 512 471 3821

Expertise: Internet and computer networks, copyright, privacy laws, governmental information policy, Patriot Act and digitial libraries

David J Drum

David J Drum

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
ddrum@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0367

Expertise: Mental health;health psychology counseling; suicide in college students

Jaquelin P Dudley

Jaquelin P Dudley

Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
jdudley@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8415

Expertise: Animal viruses; retroviruses; breast cancer; oncogenes; transcription regulation; retroviral vectors; leukemia; communication

James S Dyer

James S Dyer

Professor, Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, McCombs School of Business
j.dyer@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5278, +1 512 471 3322

Expertise: His research and teaching interests include risk management, multiple criteria decision making, and capital budgeting. Decision and risk analysis with applications in oil and gas; exploration and production; electric utilities; project managment; environment & earth science.

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.

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

Susan B Empson

Susan B Empson

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
empson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9688

Expertise: Elementary children's mathematics thinking; sociocognitive theories of learning, classroom processes; teacher development

Neal J Evans

Neal J Evans

Professor, Department of Astronomy, College of Natural Sciences
nje@astro.as.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4396

Expertise: Star formation; interstellar medium; radio astronomy; infrared astronomy; extraterrestrial life; NASA Spitzer Space Telescope

Terry S Falcomata

Terry S Falcomata

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
falcomata@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Dr. Falcomata's research focuses on developing early childhood assessments and interventions for children with Austism Spectrum Disorder and other development disabilities.

Brian K Farr

Brian K Farr

Senior Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
bfarr@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9885, +1 512 471 1273

Expertise: Sports medicine, training athletes, athletic injuries, sports rehabilitation, strength and conditioning

Roger P Farrar

Roger P Farrar

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
rfarrar@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8621, +1 512 471 1273

Expertise: Skeletal muscular atrophy; muscle regeneration; exercise physiology; cardiac health and exercise; cardiovascular health and fitness in the elderly

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

Kenneth  Flamm

Kenneth Flamm

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
kflamm@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8952

Expertise: Flamm, an expert on the economics of trade and investment in high technology industries, has published extensively on the economics of the semiconductor, computer, and telecommunications industries. He has worked closely with the semiconductor industry's SEMATECH research consortium in building economic models describing the impact of technological innovation on industrial competition in that industry.

Peter B Flemings

Peter B Flemings

Jackson Chair in Geosystems, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
pflemings@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9520, +1 512 475 8738

Expertise: Stratigraphy, basin analysis, basin-scale fluid flow, pore pressures in seafloor sediments, submarine landslides, oil and gas migration, methane hydrates, Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP)

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

Carlton J Fong

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
carlton.fong@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3879

Expertise: - The influence of psychosocial and study skill factors on community college success: A meta-analytic review - Student and teacher factors related to achievement in developmental mathematics - Meta-analytic investigation of the attitude-achievement paradox - The role of constructive feedback in college students' motivation, emotion, and learning

Hugh S Forrest

Professor Emeritus, Department of Neuroscience, College of Natural Sciences
forrest@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1639

Expertise: Biochemical genetics; molecular biology; human physiology

Jeanne H Freeland-Graves

Jeanne H Freeland-Graves

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
jfg@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0657, +1 512 471 0974

Expertise: Nutrition; obesity; minerals; food; manganese

Lee A Fuiman

Lee A Fuiman

Professor, Department of Marine Science, College of Natural Sciences
lee.fuiman@mail.utexas.edu
361-749-6775

Expertise: Fish biology; sensory ecology; developmental ecology; behavioral ecology of aquatic organisms.

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

Karl  Gebhardt

Karl Gebhardt

Professor, Department of Astronomy, College of Natural Sciences
gebhardt@astro.as.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1473

Expertise: Astronomy, black holes, globular clusters, elliptical galaxies, galaxy clusters, dark energy, HETDEX, Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment

Kenneth W Gentle

Kenneth W Gentle

Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
k.gentle@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7581

Expertise: Plasma physics; fusion energy; environment & earth science.

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

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

Charles E Gholz

Charles E Gholz

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
egholz@alum.mit.edu
+1 512 471 5882

Expertise: Dr. Gholz works on innovation, defense management, and U.S. foreign policy. He is the coauthor of two books: Buying Military Transformation: Technological Innovation and the Defense Industry, and U.S. Defense Politics: The Origins of Security Policy. His recent scholarship focuses on energy security. He previously taught at the University of Kentucky's Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. He is also a research affiliate of MIT's Security Studies Program, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and associate editor of the journal Security Studies. His PhD is from MIT.

Lawrence E Gilbert

Lawrence E Gilbert

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
lgilbert@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4705, +1 512 471 2825

Expertise: Community ecology; wing pattern genetics; biological diversity; imported fire ants/phorid fly interactions; butterfly/plant interactions

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

Denise L Gilman

Denise L Gilman

Clinical Professor, School of Law
dgilman@law.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7796

Expertise: Denise Gilman teaches and directs the Immigration Clinic after having joined the clinical faculty at the University of Texas Law School in the fall of 2007. Professor Gilman received her undergraduate degree with honors in political science from Northwestern University. She received her law degree from Columbia University School of Law where she served on the Law Review. Professor Gilman also has an LLM from Georgetown University Law Center. Professor Gilman clerked for Judge Thomas M. Reavley, at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She is fluent in Spanish.

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

Samuel D Gosling

Samuel D Gosling

Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
samg@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1628

Expertise: Social Media, Personality in humans and other animals, impression formation, Internet research methods.

Kenneth F Greene

Kenneth F Greene

Assistant Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
kgreene@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7206

Expertise: Mexican political parties and elections, Latin American politics, research methods, voting behavior in Mexico and Latin America, social movements, and comparative democratization

Kali N Gross

Kali N Gross

Associate Professor, Department of African and African Diaspora Studies,
kngross@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: African American Women's History, contact to present; African American History, contact to present; Women's Studies; Gender Studies; comparative theories of race, gender, sexuality, and violence in the Americas and the African Diaspora; intersections of race, science, and technology; criminal justice, North and South, 1880-1945.

Sean S Gulick

Sean S Gulick

Research Professor, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
sean@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0483

Expertise: Tectonic processes, tectonic-climate interactions and geohazards of convergent margins and transitional tectonic environments Role of catastrophism in the geologic record including impact cratering, hurricanes, and tectonic events Marine geophysical imaging at nested resolutions and ground truth through drilling, coring, logging, and submersibles

Robin  Gutell

Robin Gutell

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
rgutell@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4814

Expertise: Computational Biology, Comparative Analysis of RNA, RNA Structure, Predicting RNA Structure

Karol K Harris

Karol K Harris

Research Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
kk.harris@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1273

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

John  Hartigan

John Hartigan

Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
johnhartigan@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9201

Expertise: Urban cultures; Science, Technology, and Race; Social theory; Ethnography; Ethnicity in North America.

Christine V Hawkes

Christine V Hawkes

Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
chawkes@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6479, +1 512 471 6164

Expertise: Ecosystem responses to climate change, invasive species, plant community ecology, soil microbial ecology

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.

Linda D Henderson

Linda D Henderson

Professor, Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts
dnehl@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2474

Expertise: 20th-century European and American art to 1950; the relation of art to science and technology (particularly in the first half of the 20th century); modernism in its cultural context, including science and occultism; Marcel Duchamp; the "fourth dimension" in 20th-century culture

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.

John C Higley

John C Higley

Professor Emeritus, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
jhigley@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7236, +1 512 471 9607

Expertise: Comparative politics; Australia and New Zealand; Political elites; business, Political Sociology

David M Hillis

David M Hillis

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
dhillis@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5792, +1 512 471 5661

Expertise: Molecular evolution; vertebrates; systematics; evolution of viruses; endangered species; amphibians; reptiles; fishes; mammals; birds; molecular biology; DNA; genetics

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

Brian K Horton

Brian K Horton

Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
horton@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1869

Expertise: Tectonics of sedimentary basins, evolution of orogenic systems, sediment provenance and routing systems, nonmarine depositional processes.

Simon M Humphrey

Simon M Humphrey

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences
smh@cm.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0312

Expertise: Catalysis; materials science; nanoscience and nanotechnology; polymer chemistry; surface chemistry.

Jessica H Hunt

Jessica H Hunt

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
jhhunt@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7518

Expertise: Jessica' overarching research goal is to redirect and re-conceptualize research and instructional practice in mathematics such that students with LD can grow their conceptual knowledge. Two primary focal areas within this goal are a) documenting initial or informal conceptual understandings of children labeled as LD within a targeted mathematical area (i.e., rational numbers) and b) understanding how growth of conceptual knowledge occurs in the targeted area and can be nurtured through the learning process. A natural and essential extension of this work includes a secondary focal area concerning c) instructional practices special educators use to facilitate children's learning of mathematics and, more holistically, how educators can be supported to improve their teaching.

Aletha C Huston

Aletha C Huston

Professor Emeritus, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
achuston@utexas.edu

Expertise: Child Development; poverty and child policy; child care; television influences on children

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.

Jang-Hi  Im

Jang-Hi Im

Research Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jayim@mail.utexas.edu
+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

Barbara F Immroth

Professor, School of Information
immroth@ischool.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3875

Expertise: Children's literature; intellectual freedom; public library service for children; school libraries

Julie R Irwin

Julie R Irwin

Associate Professor, Department of Marketing, McCombs School of Business
jirwin@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5419

Expertise: Ethics, consumer decision making, judgment and decision making, marketing communication, public policy

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

Martin P Jackson

Martin P Jackson

Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
martin.jackson@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9548, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Salt tectonics, tectonics of sedimentary basins, evolution of divergent and convergent continental margins, rheology of evaporites, and geology of Mars.

Robert K Jansen

Robert K Jansen

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
jansen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8827

Expertise: Molecular systematics and evolution; evolution and systematics of the asteraceae; chloroplast DNA evolution; origin and evolution of oceanic island floras; role of hybridization on the extinction of rare species

Shardha  Jogee

Shardha Jogee

Associate Professor, Department of Astronomy, College of Natural Sciences
sj@astro.as.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1395

Expertise: Astronomy, galaxy evolution, Hubble Space Telescope, galaxy surveys (GEMS, GOODS, Hubble Ultra Deep Field, STAGES), ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/Sub-millimeter Array)

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

Clay Johnston

Clay Johnston

Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean, Dell Medical School
clay.johnston@utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5000

Peniel E Joseph

Peniel E Joseph

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
peniel.joseph@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7241

Expertise: Expertise: Africana studies, women's studies, ethnic studies, law, society, political science.

Esbelle M Jowers

Esbelle M Jowers

Research Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
ejowers@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6027

Expertise: Dr. Jowers directs two major grant projects, including the Texas Initiatives for Children's Activity & Nutrition (I-CAN!) project, and the Walk Texas! Project. Texas I-CAN! is an obesity prevention project that aims to increase both physical activity and healthy eating in elementary school children. This project is currently funded through the National Institutes of Health/ Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center for Child Development.The goal is to train elementary school teachers to incorporate physical activity into their academic lessons daily and to evaluate the corresponding physical activity changes and academic impact on the participating children. This is a 5-year project that will recruit 30 elementary schools within Central Texas. Dr. Jowers was part of the creation and refinement of this program since 2001 and has extensive experience working with children, elementary school teachers, and independent school districts. Walk Texas! is funded by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS)/Texas Diabetes Council/Program to provide diabetes prevention and technical assistance/expertise to state-funded community diabetes prevention projects. Additionally, Dr. Jowers manages the online reporting system, termed the Program Management and Tracking System (PMATS), for the Texas Department of State and Health Services. This system tracks clinical outcomes across various programs (physical activity, nutrition, diabetes self management) to determine the impact of the programs on diabetes prevention and control across the state of Texas.

Cory F Juhl

Professor, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
juhl@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4944

Expertise: Philosophy of science; philosophy of mind; logic, philosophy of religion, formal learning theory

Lee Ann  Kahlor

Lee Ann Kahlor

Associate Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
kahlor@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 791 5726

Expertise: Public relations, health and environmental risk communication, science communication, and information seeking.

Su Yeong  Kim

Su Yeong Kim

Associate Professor, Human Dev & Family Sci, , College of Natural Sciences
projectfamily@gmail.com
+1 512 471 5524, +1 512 475 6014

Expertise: Development of children of immigrants in the United States, with a focus on children of Chinese and Mexican origin; parenting; parent-child relationships

Leonard  Kleinman

Leonard Kleinman

Professor Emeritus, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
leonardkleinman@yahoo.com
+1 512 471 3215, +1 512 471 1153

Expertise: Condensed matter physics theory; density functional theory; electronic and magnetic structure calculations of solids surfaces and liquids

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.

Bill W Kohl

Bill W Kohl

Research Professor (Affiliated), Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
hkohl@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 391 2530

Expertise: Epidemiology of physical activity Development of physical activity national guidelines Physical activity for chronic disease prevention

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

Brian A Korgel

Brian A Korgel

Professor and Matthew Van Winkle Regents Professorship in Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
korgel@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5633

Expertise: Nanotechnology can be defined as the study of material properties and interactions on a nanometer length scale. Our experimental group focuses on investigating size-tunable material properties, and the rational self-assembly and fabrication of nanostructures with atomic detail. This research finds applications in microelectronics and photonics, spintronics, coatings, sensors and biotechnology.

Alan J Kuperman

Alan J Kuperman

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
akuperman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8245

Expertise: Ethnic conflict, U.S. military intervention, nuclear proliferation, humanitarian intervention, America foreign policy

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

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

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

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

Lara  Latimer

Lara Latimer

Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
lara.a.latimer@utexas.edu
+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.

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.

William  Lawson

William Lawson

Associate Dean of Health Disparities, Dell Medical School
william.lawson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5082, +1 240 273 8319

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

Min  Liu

Min Liu

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
mliu@austin.utexas.edu
+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

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.

Elizabeth A Loika

Director of Family Wellness Center, School of Nursing
eloika@nursing.utexas.edu

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.

Patricia  Maclachlan

Patricia Maclachlan

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
pmaclachlan@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1724

Expertise: Consumerism in advanced industrial democracies, with a focus on Japan; the reform of the Japanese postal system and the political power of the commissioned postmasters, Comparative politics, Japanese politics and society, international relations of the Asia Pacific.

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

Michael P Marder

Michael P Marder

Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
marder@chaos.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3612

Expertise: Fracture; deformation of materials; computational materials science; condensed matter physics; nonlinear dynamics; teacher preparation; discovery learning; Uteach.

Arthur B Markman

Arthur B Markman

Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
markman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4645

Expertise: Learning; Performance under pressure; Effects of incentives on performance and learning; Decision making; Analyzing similarity

Randall Marrett

Randall Marrett

Elf Aquitaine Petroleum Faculty Fellow in Geological Sciences, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
marrett@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2113

Expertise: Structural geology, tectonics, deformation processes in the upper continental crust, folds, faults, opening-mode fractures, fluid flow through fracture systems, applications of fractals, natural hazards

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.

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

Richard A Matzner

Richard A Matzner

Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
matzner2@physics.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5062

Expertise: Cosmology; general relativity; computational astrophysics; satellite dynamics; large-scale computation

Leigh M McAlister

Leigh M McAlister

Professor, Department of Marketing, McCombs School of Business
leigh.mcalister@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5458

Expertise: Consumer behavior, marketing models, marketing strategy, brand value, retail marketing

Richard P Meier

Richard P Meier

Professor, Department of Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts
rmeier@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9031, +1 512 471 1701

Expertise: Child language development; sign languages; American Sign Language; acquisition of American Sign language by deaf children

Lauren A Meyers

Lauren A Meyers

Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
laurenmeyers@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4950

Expertise: infectious disease epidemiology, evolutionary dynamics, molecular evolution, viruses, bacteria, RNA, mathematical modeling, computer simulation, bioinformatics, flu, Ebola, Zika, malaria

Campbell L Miller

Campbell L Miller

Specialist, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
campbell@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3206

Steven A Moore

Steven A Moore

Professor, School of Architecture
samoore@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0184

Expertise: Sustainable architecture; science and technology studies; politics of technology; philosophy of technology; history of technology

Sharon  Mosher

Sharon Mosher

Dean, Jackson School of Geosciences
smosher@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6048

Expertise: Structural petrology, field-oriented structural geology, the evolution of complexly deformed terranes, strain analysis, deformation mechanisms, the interaction between chemical and physical processes during deformation

Alexander  Mourelatos

Alexander Mourelatos

Professor, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
apdm@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6749, +1 512 471 4857

Expertise: Ancient Philosophy, Early Greek Science, Linguistic Theory, Modern Greek Studies

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

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

Sheila M Olmstead

Sheila M Olmstead

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
sheila.olmstead@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2064

Expertise: Olmstead is an environmental economist whose current research projects examine the environmental externalities associated with shale gas development in the United States, regulatory avoidance under the U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act, the influence of federal fire suppression policy on land development in the American West, and free-riding in dam placement and water withdrawals in transboundary river basins. She has worked extensively on the economics of water resource management, focusing on water demand estimation, water conservation policy, and access to drinking water services among low-income communities. Climate and energy policy are additional topics of her research, especially with regard to the application of market-based environmental policy instruments.

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;

Karen L Ostlund

Karen L Ostlund

Lecturer, UTeach-Natural Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
ostlund@uteach.utexas.edu

Expertise: Science education; teacher training; apprentice teaching

Tolga  Ozyurtcu

Tolga Ozyurtcu

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
tolga@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6018

Expertise: Sport Development Sporting subcultures Cultural Geography of Sport Sport and Physical Culture History

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

Lorraine S Pangle

Lorraine S Pangle

Associate Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
lsp226@gov.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1447

Expertise: Benjamin Franklin; Philosophy of education; Ancient political philosophy and ethics; Modern political philosophy to 1900

Camille  Parmesan

Camille Parmesan

Adjunct Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
parmesan@uts.cc.utexas.edu

Expertise: Global warming, climate change, insect ecology, butterfly biology

Erika A Patall

Erika A Patall

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
patall@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0381

Expertise: Dr. Erika Patall primarily examines how motivation can be supported from numerous perspectives, including self-determination theory, decision-making theories, achievement goal theory, expectancy-value theory, and situational interest, among others. To address these issues, Dr. Patall uses various research methodologies, including meta-analysis, cross-sectional and longitudinal survey research, experience sampling, and experiments in both laboratory and natural settings. As a second related line of research, Dr. Patall is interested in individual differences in motivation and academic achievement and underachievement. In particular, she is interested in how students' beliefs and feelings about their academic "potential" relate to motivation related constructs, as well as how such beliefs develop and can be used to explain academic underachievement. To address these questions, she conducts research syntheses on motivational predictors of achievement or underachievement. Dr. Patall recently developed and validated a scale assessing feelings and beliefs about academic "potential."

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.

Katherina A Payne

Katherina A Payne

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
kapayne@utexas.edu

Expertise: Her research and teaching interests focus on understanding, questioning, and furthering the relationship between public schools and the health and renewal of democracy. Professor Payne's work as a teacher educator and researcher seeks to better prepare and support elementary teachers as democratic educators who can create more equitable classrooms and learning experiences for all students to see themselves as able and active members of our democratic society.

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

Howard T Prince

Howard T Prince

Clinical Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
hprince@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4303

Expertise: Ethics, Leadership, Military Affairs, Psychology

David F Prindle

David F Prindle

Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
dprindle@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7214

Expertise: Politics of Hollywood; American politics (elections, Presidency, Congress)

Martha I Pyron

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
docpyron@medinmotion.com
+1 512 968 8825

Terrence M Quinn

Terrence M Quinn

Director, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
quinn@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0464

Expertise: Paleoclimate, paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, sedimentary geology and geochemistry

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.

Guy P Raffa

Guy P Raffa

Associate Professor, Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts
guyr@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5492, +1 512 471 5531

Expertise: Dante Studies, medieval Italian literature and culture, digital humanities, history and philosophy of science, Italo Calvino and Umberto Eco

Rajagopal  Raghunathan

Rajagopal Raghunathan

Associate Professor, Department of Marketing, McCombs School of Business
raj.raghunathan@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2987

Expertise: Consumer behavior, decision making

Mark G Raizen

Mark G Raizen

Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
raizen@physics.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4753, +1 512 471 0883

Expertise: Atomic physics; laser cooling of atoms; trapping atoms; methods for enriching stable isotopes; desalination of water; energy efficient lighting; molecular motion; materials science; quantum optics; laser optics.

Joanne M Ravel

Joanne M Ravel

Professor Emeritus and Asbel Smith Professor Emeritis, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences
jravel@austin.rr.com
+1 512 471 3973, +1 512 471 4562

Expertise: Biochemistry; protein biosynthesis

Pedro  Reyes

Pedro Reyes

Professor, Department of Educational Administration, College of Education
preyes@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8569

Expertise: As a social scientist, my work is focused on the subject of the conditions fostering high academic success for children of poverty and the stratification of learning opportunities for children of color. Also, I am engaged in evaluating significant policy issues at the State level. Over the years I have raised more than 22 million dollars in research and development funds from The Spencer Foundation, The Annenberg Foundation, the Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Foundation, the Texas Education Agency, the National Science Foundation, the Houston Endowment, Inc., The Brown Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education, among others. Pedro Reyes is the author of Resiliency and Success: Migrant children in the US (2004); Lessons From High Poverty High Performance Schools: Creating Learning Communities (1999); and Teachers and Their Workplace: Commitment, Performance, and Productivity (1990). In addition, he has authored more than 75 articles, book chapters, monographs, and reviews and has presented more than 50 papers at national academic conferences. His research has appeared in such journals as Educational Administration Quarterly, The High School Journal, Journal of Educational Research, and the Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. He was Editor of the Book Review Section of Educational Researcher, Associate Editor of the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, and reviewer of many other scholarly journals.

Catherine  Riegle-Crumb

Catherine Riegle-Crumb

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
riegle@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8642, +1 512 232 2388

Peter J Riley

Peter J Riley

Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
riley@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3285

Expertise: Medium and high-energy nuclear physics

Brian E Roberts

Brian E Roberts

Director, The /Government Department, College of Liberal Arts
roberts@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7243, +1 512 471 6007

Expertise: American Political Institutions, Interest Groups, and Positive Political Economy

Victoria E Rodriguez

Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
victoria@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8620

Expertise: Politics in Mexico; decentralization in Latin America; women and politics in Mexico and Latin America; gender and public policy; US policy development; theory of public policy.

Mary  Rose

Mary Rose

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
mrose@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6336

Expertise: Juries and jury decision making, empirical analysis of the law, lay understanding of law and legal practices; justice perceptions; jury behavior; emotions and law, social psychology

Victor  Sampson

Victor Sampson

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
victor.sampson@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7504

Expertise: Science Education Supporting Student Participation in Scientific Argumentation and other Scientific Practices Design and Enactment of Innovative Instructional Materials and Strategies Development of Science Proficiency Assessment

Sahotra  Sarkar

Sahotra Sarkar

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
sarkar@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3800, +1 512 232 7122

Expertise: Philosopy of science; history of science; mathematical genetics; conservation biology; environmental ethics; Arts & Humanities; communication.

Diane L Schallert

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
dschallert@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0784

Expertise: Areas of expertise include motivation and emotions in learning environments and computer-mediated discussions. Research methods and approaches include quantitative (intervention studies, multiple regression, path analysis, HLM, and SEM), qualitative (grounded theory, discourse analysis including critical discourse analysis, and constant comparative methods), and mixed methods.

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

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

Jonathan L Sessler

Jonathan L Sessler

Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences
sessler@cm.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5009, +1 512 471 6674

Expertise: Organic chemistry; texaphyrins; expanded porphyrins; anion recognition; drug development; anti cancer agents; technical analyses of patents

Beryl B Simpson

Beryl B Simpson

Professor, Plant Resources Center, College of Natural Sciences
beryl@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7335

Expertise: Systematics of angiosperms; plant-pollinator interactions; ethnobotany

Mark C Smith

Mark C Smith

Associate Professor, Department of American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
mcsmith@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7277, +1 512 232 2015

Expertise: American cultural history of alcohol and drugs; History of addiction research; American cultural and intellectual history; American social thought and social sciences; history of social science

Christopher A Sneden

Christopher A Sneden

Professor, Department of Astronomy, College of Natural Sciences
chris@verdi.as.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1349, +1 512 471 3000

Expertise: Astronomy, spectroscopy of stars; chemical compositions of stars; evolution of the Milky Way galaxy; the life cycles of stars

David B Spence

David B Spence

Associate Professor, Business, Government and Society, McCombs School of Business
david.spence@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0778, +1 512 471 3322

Expertise: David Spence is a professor in the Department of Business, Government and Society at The University of Texas at Austin. Professor Spence's research and teaching focuses on business-government relations and the regulation of business, particularly energy and environmental regulation. Before coming to academia, he was a practicing attorney representing public utilities, energy companies and others in connection with a wide variety of environmental and energy regulatory matters.

James T Sprinkle

James T Sprinkle

Professor and The First Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
echino@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4264

Expertise: Invertebrate paleontology; evolutionary biology; fossil and living echinoderms; echinoderm systematics; Paleozoic marine communities and ecosystems; paleoecology; crinoids; blastoids; rhombiferans; eocrinoids; parablastoids; blastozoans; edrioasteroids; edrioblastoids; starfish; stylophorans; ctenocystoids; helicoplacoids; Cambrian evolutionary fauna; Paleozoic evolutionary fauna; Ordovician radiation; Cambrian explosion; environment & earth science

Peter H Stone

Peter H Stone

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
pstone@cs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9796

Expertise: Artificial intelligence, multi-agent systems, machine learning, multi-agent learning, robotics, e-commerce, trading agents, autonomic computing

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.

Jeremi  Suri

Jeremi Suri

Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
suri@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7242

Expertise: International Security, Domestic Politics, Modern International Relations, Globalization and International Affairs, Protest and Dissident Movements, Campaigns.

William B Swann

William B Swann

Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
swann@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3859

Expertise: Self-esteem; impression formation; relationships; Psychology of conflict

Elizabeth  Swanson

Elizabeth Swanson

Research Assistant Professor (Affiliated), Department of Special Education, College of Education
easwanson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2320

Robert L Talbert

Robert L Talbert

Professor, College of Pharmacy
talbert@uthscsa.edu
+1 512 471 1737, +1 210 567 8318

Expertise: Cardiovascular therapeutics, stroke prevention and treatment, clinical trial design and evaluation, lipid disorders

Hirofumi  Tanaka

Hirofumi Tanaka

Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
htanaka@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4801, +1 512 471 8610

Expertise: Physiological mechanisms and consequences of vascular aging Influence of lifestyle modifications (particularly habitual exercise) on vascular dysfunction and increased disease risk that occur with aging Masters athletes and changes in athletic performance with aging Utility of swimming exercise for disease prevention Myths and misconceptions in sports medicine and exercise science

Edward C Theriot

Edward C Theriot

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
etheriot@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2379, +1 512 471 4997

Expertise: Algae; aquatic biology; paleontology; freshwater ecology; evolution; diatoms; Texas Natural Science Center

Peter  Thomas

Peter Thomas

Professor, Department of Marine Science, College of Natural Sciences
peter.thomas@utexas.edu
+1 361 749 6768, +1 361 749 6711

Expertise: Reproductive endocrinology; endocrine-disrupting chemicals; environmental toxicology; steroid hormone action; reproduction/population risks

Bill  Tierney

Bill Tierney

Professor of Population Health, Department of Population Health, , Dell Medical School
tierney@utexas.edu
+1 512 495 5006

Sheridan  Titman

Sheridan Titman

Professor, Department of Finance, McCombs School of Business
titman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2787

Expertise: Corporate finance, energy, finance, real estate and investments, business, economics & labor, environment & earth science

Rebecca M Torres

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
rebecca.torres@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Migration, agricultural change, and touristic development in developing countries in the context of globalization; community support projects.

Jessica R Toste

Jessica R Toste

Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
jrtoste@austin.utexas.edu
+1 615 414 3119

Expertise: Reading intervention; learning disabilities; psychosocial processes; mechanisms of risk and resilience; teacher-student relationship; classroom climate

Philip U Treisman

Philip U Treisman

Professor, Department of Mathematics, College of Natural Sciences
uri@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2271, +1 512 471 6190

Expertise: Education Policy; mathematics education; economics of education; educational equity; education program design and evaluation volunteerism

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

Sharon  Vaughn

Sharon Vaughn

Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
srvaughn@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2357

Expertise: Learning disabilities; reading problems; self-concept; diverse learners; inclusion practices

James R Walker

James R Walker

Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
jrw@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1692, +1 512 471 0931

Expertise: Molecular genetics; DNA & chromosome replication; biotechnology; prokaryotic gene expression; rare tRNAs; bacteriology

Eric M Warr

Eric M Warr

Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
mwarr@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6317

Expertise: Criminology, peer influence and social reactions to crime, fear of crime in family households

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

Claire E Weinstein

Claire E Weinstein

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
ceweinstein@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1375, +1 512 471 4155

Expertise: Strategic learning; learning-to-learn; student achievement and retention; higher education

Andrew B Whinston

Andrew B Whinston

Professor, Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, McCombs School of Business
abw@uts.cc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8879, +1 512 471 7962

Expertise: Resource allocation issues; bundle markets in electronic commerce; digital economy; electronic commerce; electronic financial markets; network management, business.

Darlene C Wiley

Darlene C Wiley

Professor, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music, College of Fine Arts
dwiley@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7764

Expertise: Voice; German; vocal pedagogy, Arts & Humanities.

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

Robert H Wilson

Robert H Wilson

Professor and Mike Hogg Professor in Urban Policy, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
rwilson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8947

Expertise: Urban and regional economic development; urban policy; technology policy; telecommunications policy; urban governance in developmenting countries

Kristopher  Wilson

Kristopher Wilson

Senior Lecturer, School of Journalism, College of Communication
kris.wilson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4975

Expertise: Environmental Journalism, Climate Change, Global Warming, Weather, Broadcast News, Media Convergence