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Scott J Aaronson

Scott J Aaronson

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

Expertise: Quantum computers; computational complexity theory; theoretical computer science

Jagdish K Aggarwal

Jagdish K Aggarwal

Professor Emeritus, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
aggarwaljk@mail.utexas.edu

Expertise: Image processing; Pattern recognition; Computer vision

Edward G Anderson

Edward G Anderson

Professor, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management, Red McCombs School of Business
edward.anderson@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6394

Expertise: Edward Anderson is a professor of supply chain and operations management for The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. Within the school’s Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management, he has taught supply chain and operations management courses, project management, health care, and new venture design and implementation for the BBA, MBA, Ph.D., and Executive Education programs. Anderson has also served as director of the McCombs Healthcare Innovation Center, a research center specializing in innovation in healthcare delivery. Anderson worked as a product design engineer in the automotive industry and currently holds six patents. Numerous national media outlets have featured Anderson for his expertise in supply chain innovation, disruption, outsourcing, and industrial policy.

Chandrajit L Bajaj

Chandrajit L Bajaj

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

Expertise: Image Processing, Computer Graphics, Geometric Modeling, Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Data Analysis & Visualization. In one project, he's developing chemical imaging techniques that could enable earlier cancer detection by identifying the chemical make-up of individual cells in a biopsy. In another, he models the 3D structures of HIV and other viruses to search for drugs that might be a good fit.

Brett J Baker

Brett J Baker

Associate Professor, Department of Marine Science, College of Natural Sciences
brett_baker@utexas.edu

Expertise: He uses DNA sequencing technologies and computational analyses to discover marine microbes that can't be cultured in the lab and reconstruct their evolutionary histories. Keywords: metagenomics, transciptomics, proteomics, marine microbial communities.

Sanjay K Banerjee

Sanjay K Banerjee

Director, Microelectronics Research Center, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
banerjee@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6730, +1 512 924 4799

Expertise: Ultra-high vacuum and remote plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition; Silicon-germanium-carbon heterostructure MOSFETs and nanostructures; Ultra-shallow junction technology; Semiconductor device modeling

Jay  Bartroff

Jay Bartroff

Professor, Department of Statistics and Data Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
bartroff@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: statistics, statistical computing, data science, sampling, sequential and streaming data, mathematics, probability, forensic statistics, clinical trials, gambling and casino games

Joseph J Beaman

Joseph J Beaman

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

Expertise: Freeform fabrication; System dynamics; Control; Manufacturing control; Innovations in manufacturing, machine design, modeling and control of physical systems, control of thermal processes, technical analysis of intellectual property; selective laser sintering (SLS)

David I Beaver

David I Beaver

Professor, Department of Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts
dib@utexas.edu

Expertise: Political language, Linguistics, Natural Language Processing, Language and law, Meaning, Semantics, Pragmatics, Language and society, Philosophy of language. political language. propaganda.

Jeffrey K Bennighof

Jeffrey K Bennighof

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
bennighof@mail.utexas.edu
512 471 4709

Expertise: Computation in Structural Dynamics; Noise and Vibration Analysis of Vehicles; Minimum Time Control of Structures

Ben Bentzin

Ben Bentzin

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Marketing, Red McCombs School of Business
ben.bentzin@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 750 9253

Expertise: Marketing of technology, product marketing, strategic pricing, social media, entrepreneurship

Kory  Bieg

Kory Bieg

Associate Professor, School of Architecture
bieg@utexas.edu

Expertise: Artificial Intelligence, 3D Printing, CNC Technology, Creative AI, Digital Design, Digital Fabrication, Generative Design, Theory, Visualization

Joydeep  Biswas

Joydeep Biswas

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
joydeepb@cs.utexas.edu

Expertise: robotics, artificial intelligence, autonomous service mobile robots, long-term autonomy, machine perception, planning, failure recovery for autonomous mobile robots, human-robot shared autonomy

Carl S Blyth

Carl S Blyth

Associate Professor, Department of French and Italian, College of Liberal Arts
cblyth@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2312, +1 512 471 5531

Expertise: Applied linguistics (instructional technology, corpus linguistics, pedagogical grammar); French sociolinguistics (style, stance and interaction); Discourse studies (narrative analysis, cultural scripts, indexicality)

Roger T Bonnecaze

Roger T Bonnecaze

Dean, Cockrell School of 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.

Alan C Bovik

Alan C Bovik

Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer 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

Laura Bright

Laura Bright

Associate Professor, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication
laurabright@utexas.edu
+1 512 699 8218

Expertise: social media effects, social media fatigue, big data, advertising personalization, digital wellness

Danelle Briscoe

Danelle Briscoe

Associate Professor, School of Architecture
briscoed@utexas.edu

Expertise: Building Information Modeling (BIM), Fabrication, Relationships of analog to digital design

Edward J Buskey

Edward J Buskey

Department Chair, 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

Catherine  Calder

Catherine Calder

Professor, College of Natural Sciences
calder@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8802

Expertise: Spatial statistics, Bayesian modeling and computation, and statistical network analysis. Focused on applications in the environmental, social, and health sciences.

M Bayani Cardenas

M Bayani Cardenas

Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
cardenas@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6897

Expertise: Hydrology and Hydrogeology

William D Carlson

William D Carlson

Professor Emeritus, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
wcarlson@jsg.utexas.edu

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.

John Cazes

John Cazes

Director Of High Performance Computing, Texas Advanced Computing Center
cazes@tacc.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5777

Expertise: Parallel I/O; Advanced computer architectures

Davida H Charney

Davida H Charney

Instructor - Extended Education Ventures, Extended Education Ventures
dcharney@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 567 3144

Expertise: Scholarly writing; public policy discourse; scientific and technical writing; proposal writing; public opinion writing; cognitive skill learning; writing processes; reading processes; rhetorical theory; college writing; Jewish studies; Hebrew Bible

Swarat  Chaudhuri

Swarat Chaudhuri

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

Expertise: artificial intelligence, AI, formal methods, safe autonomous systems, trustworthy machine learning, automated reasoning, programming languages, compilers, program synthesis

James R Chelikowsky

James R Chelikowsky

Professor, Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
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.

Joshua  Childs

Joshua Childs

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
joshuachilds@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Examines collaborative approaches involving community organizations and stakeholders that improve academic achievement and reduce opportunity gaps for students. Also studies chronic absenteeism, the role of high school athletics in school settings, and computer science education.

Derek  Chiou

Derek Chiou

Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
derek@utexas.edu

Expertise: Computer architecture; Parallel computer architecture; Internet router architecture; Simulation techniques

Richard H Crawford

Richard H Crawford

Professor, Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering
rhc@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3030

Expertise: Computer-aided mechanical design and manufacturing; Geometric modeling; Solid freeform fabrication

Maytal  Dahan

Maytal Dahan

Associate Director, Texas Advanced Computing Center
maytal@tacc.utexas.edu

Expertise: Web & Mobile Applications; Cloud & Interactive Computing

Clinton N Dawson

Clinton N Dawson

Department Chair, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
clint.dawson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8627

Expertise: Numerical Solution to Partial Differential Equations; Algorithms for Massively Parallel Scientific Computation; Application to Surface and Subsurface Flow and Transport in Earth Systems

Gustavo A De Veciana

Gustavo A De Veciana

Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
deveciana@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1573

Expertise: Analysis and design of wireless and wireline telecommunication networks; Architectures and protocols to support sensing and pervasive computing; Applied probability, queueing and information theory

Leszek F Demkowicz

Leszek F Demkowicz

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

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

Andrew P Dillon

Andrew P Dillon

Professor, School of Information
adillon@ischool.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3821

Expertise: the psychology of internet use, world wide web, human performance with technology, digital design, education, digital libraries, human-computer interaction, usability, social informatics, applied cognition, digital documents, online learning, information architecture, individual differences, technology, digital libraries

Mattan  Erez

Mattan Erez

Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
mattan.erez@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7846

Expertise: Computer architecture; High-performance computing; Programming languages and models

Gregory L Fenves

Gregory L Fenves

Professor Emeritus, Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
fenves@utexas.edu

Expertise: Modeling and computational simulation of structures; earthquake engineering; structural health monitoring and assessment

Kenneth  Flamm

Kenneth Flamm

Professor Emeritus, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
kflamm@mail.utexas.edu

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.

Carol Fletcher

Carol Fletcher

Director of Expanding Pathways in Computing (EPIC), Texas Advanced Computing Center
cfletcher@tacc.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5690

Expertise: Equity in computer science education; Evaluating large-scale professional development; Collective impact models for social change

Niall Gaffney

Niall Gaffney

Director for Data Intensive Computing, Texas Advanced Computing Center
ngaffney@tacc.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9504

Expertise: Design of data workflows in parallel computing systems; Data discovery systems; Data preservation; Astronomical data reduction and analysis

Kelly Gaither

Kelly Gaither

Director Of Health Analytics, 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, McKetta Department of Chemical 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.

Omar  Ghattas

Omar Ghattas

Professor, Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering
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

Joydeep  Ghosh

Joydeep Ghosh

Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
jghosh@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8980

Expertise: Data Mining; Web mining; Predictive analytics, machine learning; large-scale statistical analysis; high-performance computing;

David B Goldstein

David B Goldstein

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
david@cfdlab.ae.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4187

Expertise: Development of Numerical Methods; Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics; Detailed Flow Physics

Kristen L Grauman

Kristen L Grauman

Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
grauman@cs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9521

Expertise: artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, machine perception, graphics, visualization, visual recognition, image and video search, video summarization, video analysis, first-person vision, embodied and multi-modal perception, interactive machine learning, object and activity recognition, unsupervised visual discovery, deep learning

Justin W Hart

Justin W Hart

Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
hart@cs.utexas.edu

Expertise: artificial intelligence, general purpose service robots, intelligent robotics, autonomous human-robot interaction, human-computer interaction, robot self-modeling, semantic mapping

Graeme A Henkelman

Graeme A Henkelman

Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences
henkelman@utexas.edu
+1 512 769 3180

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

Martha F Hilley

Martha F Hilley

Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music, College of Fine Arts
mfhilley@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Group piano; piano pedagogy; career goals and management; dedicated web sites created for both non-music major and music major group piano classes.

Jennifer J Holme

Jennifer J Holme

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, College of Education
jholme@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Focuses on the politics and implementation of educational policy with an emphasis on school reform

Susan D Hovorka

Susan D Hovorka

Research Professor, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
susan.hovorka@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4863

Expertise: Geologic carbon sequestration in deep sedimentary environments as part of carbon capture and storage. PI of the Gulf Coast Caron Center (www.gulfcoastcarbon.org) focused on research relevant to commercial development of geologic sequestration in regions where it is both needed and possible. Monitoring field projects. Petrography and sedimentology supporting hydrogeology in karst and contaminated systems. K-12 and public outreach and education.

Thomas J Hughes

Thomas J Hughes

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
hughes@oden.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7775

Expertise: Acoustics; Bioengineering; Complex Fluids; Computational Mechanics; Fluid Mechanics; Solid Mechanics

Joan  Hughes

Joan Hughes

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
joanh@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 4145

Expertise: Research focuses on school contexts and teacher knowledge and experiences that support the establishment of digital equity for learning in K-12 schools, classrooms, and communities.

Alexander  Huth

Alexander Huth

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
huth@cs.utexas.edu

Expertise: artificial intelligence; AI; decoding words from thoughts; machine learning; natural language processing; large language models; generative AI; understanding how the brain processes language and represents meaning

Gyeong S Hwang

Gyeong S Hwang

Professor, McKetta Department of Chemical 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.

Charles S Jackson

Charles S Jackson

Research Associate Professor, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
charles@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0401

Expertise: global warming, abrupt climate change, sea level rise, ocean mixing, Bayesian Inference, inverse modeling, simulation, climate projections, uncertainty quantification

Sharon Jarvis

Sharon Jarvis

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication
sjarvis@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1961, +1 512 471 5251

Expertise: political persuasion, communication, research methods

Junfeng  Jiao

Junfeng Jiao

Associate Professor, School of Architecture
jjiao@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Smart communities and built environments; Transit and food access; Active travel; Shared mobility

Lizy K John

Lizy K John

Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
ljohn@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1455

Expertise: Design of high-performance, low-power microprocessors; Multicore processors; Memory Systems; Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking; Workload characterization; Adaptive computing;

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

Christine L Julien

Christine L Julien

Associate Dean for Broadening Participation in Engineering, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
c.julien@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

Professor, Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental 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

Carey W King

Carey W King

Research Scientist, Energy Institute
careyking@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5468

Expertise: Macroeconomics; Energy and renewable energy generation, usage, conservation, policy, and education; energy systems approaches; energy return on energy invested (EROI), net energy; carbon capture and sequestration; nexus of water and energy; renewable energy and electricity integration

Spyridon A Kinnas

Spyridon A Kinnas

Professor, Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
kinnas@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7969

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

Adam R Klivans

Adam R Klivans

Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
klivans@cs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9790

Expertise: His research interests lie in machine learning and theoretical computer science, in particular, Learning Theory, Computational Complexity, Pseudorandomness, Limit Theorems, and Gaussian Space. He also serves on the editorial board for the Theory of Computing and Machine Learning Journal.

J. Richard Kyle

J. Richard Kyle

Professor Emeritus, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
rkyle@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4351

Expertise: Ore deposits geology, mineral resources and society, geology and supply chains of critical materials, minerals exploration and evaluation, industrial mineral resources, origin of ore-forming fluids in sedimentary environments, fluid inclusions, stable isotopes, salt dome cap rock formation, surficial processes and earth resource formation, high resolution X-ray computed tomography applications to petrology, adaptive reuse of mining and processing sites.

Dorothy D Lambdin

Dorothy D Lambdin

Clinical Professor Emeritus, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
lambdin@utexas.edu

Expertise: Elementary physical education; teachers'''' careers; assessment in physical education; teachers'''' goals and intents

Leon S Lasdon

Leon S Lasdon

Professor Emeritus, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management, Red McCombs School of Business
lasdon@utexas.edu

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

Matthew A Lease

Professor, School of Information
ml@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9350

Expertise: Lease is a professor in the School of Information. He researches artificial intelligence combined with human-computer interaction techniques in crowdsourcing and human computation, information retrieval, and natural language processing fields. He is also a faculty founder and leader of UT Austin's Good Systems, an eight-year, university-wide "moonshot" Grand Challenge to design responsible AI technologies. As part of Good Systems, Lease leads a six-year, seven-member faculty project that focuses on developing explainable AI techniques to combat disinformation. One of Lease's ongoing projects is content moderation, which involves using automated, human-in-the-loop, and human-safe practices to curb online disinformation, hate speech, and polarization.

Jihye  Lee

Jihye Lee

Assistant Professor, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication
jihye.lee@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Computational inequality, AI, government, public benefits, advertising, financial constraints, digital inequality, media psychology

Fernanda L Leite

Fernanda L Leite

Associate Dean for Research, Cockrell School of Engineering
fernanda.leite@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

Rosemary Lester-Smith

Rosemary Lester-Smith

Assistant Professor, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Moody College of Communication
rosemary.lester-smith@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2690

Expertise: Diagnosis and treatment of voice disorders; vocal tremor; voice therapy, neurological voice disorders

Jessy  Li

Jessy Li

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts
jessy@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Computational Linguistics, Natural Language Processing, text analysis, language and society, linguistics, large language models, chatgpt

Hao  Ling

Hao Ling

Professor Emeritus, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
ling@ece.utexas.edu

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

Min  Liu

Min Liu

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

Expertise: Areas of expertise include designing and developing immersive, media-rich environments for learners at all age levels and research the effects of them using mixed-methods; studying the effect of other emerging technologies on learning and motivation; focusing on problem-based learning, project-based learning, and game-based learning pedagogical approaches; learning analytics in serious games and other online environments, and understanding MOOCs as an emerging online learning tool.

Brad  Love

Brad Love

Associate Professor, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication
lovebrad@utexas.edu

Expertise: persuasive capabilities of mass media; public health

Josephine  Lukito

Josephine Lukito

Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Media, Moody College of Communication
jlukito@utexas.edu

Expertise: Intersection of computational sociolinguistics and global political communication; power and the role of systems in societies, especially political and economic systems; AI

Jessica A Maisano

Jessica A Maisano

Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate V (4207), Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
maisano@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0260

Expertise: Vertebrate paleontology, herpetology, morphology, developmental biology, high-resolution x-ray computed tomography, digital morphology, DigiMorph.org

Lance  Manuel

Lance Manuel

Professor, Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental 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

Edward M Marcotte

Edward M Marcotte

Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
marcotte@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3919, +1 512 471 5435

Expertise: biochemistry, cancer, computational biology, drug discovery, systems and synthetic biology

Michael P Marder

Michael P Marder

Executive Director - UTeach, 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.

Roberto  Martin-Martin

Roberto Martin-Martin

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
robertomm@cs.utexas.edu

Expertise: artificial intelligence, robotics, computer vision, machine learning, perception

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

Michael  Mauk

Michael Mauk

Professor, Department of Neuroscience, College of Natural Sciences
mauk@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3978

Expertise: Mechanisms of learning and plasticity, Information processing in the cerebellum, Computer simulation of cerebellum

Lauren A Meyers

Lauren A Meyers

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
utpandemics@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

Risto P Miikkulainen

Risto P Miikkulainen

Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
risto@cs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7316, +1 512 471 9571

Expertise: artificial intelligence, neural networks, natural language processing, computer vision, evolutionary intelligence, neuroevolution, bioinformatics, computational biology, machine learning, cognitive science, computational neuroscience

Raymond J Mooney

Raymond J Mooney

Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
mooney@cs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7316, +1 512 471 9558

Expertise: artificial intelligence, bioinformatics and computational biology, machine learning, natural language processing

Julian B Munoz

Julian B Munoz

Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy, College of Natural Sciences
julianmunoz@austin.utexas.edu

Dhiraj  Murthy

Dhiraj Murthy

Professor, School of Journalism and Media, Moody College of Communication
dhiraj.murthy@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Social media; digital research methods; race/ethnicity; qualitative/mixed methods; big data quantitative analysis; virtual organizations

Paul A Navratil

Paul A Navratil

Senior Research Scientist, Texas Advanced Computing Center
pnav@tacc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6245

Expertise: Scientific data visualization; Irregular algorithms; Parallel systems

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

Dev  Niyogi

Dev Niyogi

Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
dev.niyogi@jsg.utexas.edu

Expertise: Research Group: The University of Texas Extreme weather and Urban Sustainability "TExUS" Lab. Research seeks to significantly contribute to our understanding of the Earth system, particularly the urban and agricultural landscapes, and the dynamic role of coupled land surface processes on regional hydroclimatic extremes. Translate the scientific work undertaken into decision tools and portals with a particular focus on sustainable climate-ready/resilient coastal, cities, and agricultural systems. Dr. Niyogi has coauthored over 200 peer-reviewed papers for international journals, 18 book chapters, and over 150 conference proceedings or abstracts for professional conferences such as the AMS and AGU annual meetings. According to Google Scholar, his research has been cited over 19,000 times (h index = 70), and his work has been read over 122,000 times per Research Gate statistics. His work has been highlighted in various media outlets including in the popular press such as Yahoo!, MSNBC, Wired, CNN, LiveScience, National Geographic, Tedx Talk, NASA press releases. Dr. Niyogi's research is funded through a variety of competitive federal grants- NSF (Atmospheric and Geosciences, Hydrology, Cyberinfrastructure, Computer Sciences, Geoscience Education, International Programs, RAPID, and CAREER), NASA (Hydrology, Interdisciplinary Sciences), Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation, DOE, NOAA, and USDA/NIFA. He has developed over 30 successful research projects, which have led to a total award of more than $100 million to Purdue ($ 6 million as an individual share) through grants. At Purdue, Dr. Niyogi received Purdue Seeds for Success award, Million Dollar research award, and the University Faculty Scholar recognition, the NSF CAREER award, the USDA NIFA Partnership Award, and has been part of the 2018 Indiana Governor Award for Environmental Excellence- amongst other. <strong>At University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Niyogi is also part of the Theme Organizing Committee of the Planet Texas 2050 </strong> <a href="https://bridgingbarriers.utexas.edu/planet-texas-2050/" target="_blank"> </a>

Atila  Novoselac

Atila Novoselac

Professor, Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
atila@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8175

Expertise: Ventilation and indoor air quality; Computations and measurements of airflows in buildings; Pollutants transport modeling; Building energy analysis

William J O'Brien

William J O'Brien

Professor, Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
wjob@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4638

Expertise: Production systems: project supply chain management, project controls; Computer integrated construction: information integration, collaborative systems, human-computer interaction, implementation issues

Mark F O'Reilly

Mark F O'Reilly

Department Chair, Department of Special Education, College of Education
markoreilly@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Assesses and supports individuals with intellectual disabilities and develops social skill/communication interventions for children with ASD.

Stella S Offner

Stella S Offner

Associate Professor, Department of Astronomy, College of Natural Sciences
soffner@astro.as.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3853

Expertise: star formation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, numerical simulations, computational methods & hydrodynamics, astrostatistics, astrochemistry

Jeeyun  Oh

Jeeyun Oh

Associate Professor, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, Moody College of Communication
jeeyunoh@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8134

Expertise: User interaction with new media interface and AI (artificial intelligence) technology; the impact of interactive/smart/social media interfaces on health/environmental/advertising message processing and persuasion.

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, Health Economics, Health Services Research

Jeffrey G Paine

Jeffrey G Paine

Research Professor, 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

Nik  Palomares

Nik Palomares

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication
nik@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Mental health; how communication effects psychological wellbeing; cyberbullying; how people respond to fact-checking of information and misinformation online

Zhigang  Pan

Zhigang Pan

Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
dpan@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1436

Expertise: VLSI Computer Aided Design; Physical design and circuit optimization; Design and manufacturing process integration; Vertical integration of technology, circuit/CAD and system

Amy  Pavel

Amy Pavel

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
apavel@cs.utexas.edu

Expertise: artificial intelligence, graphics and visualization, human-computer interaction, natural language processing, human-AI interaction, accessibility, video & augmented reality/virtual reality, machine learning

Steven M Phelps

Steven M Phelps

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
sphelps@utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6304

Expertise: gene regulaton, social cognition, epigenetics and transcription, population genetics, neural network models

Suzanne A Pierce

Suzanne A Pierce

Assistant Professor of Research, Environmental Science Institute, Jackson School of Geosciences
spierce@tacc.utexas.edu
+1 512 954 1810

Expertise: Integrated Water Resources Management; Decision Support Systems; Sustainability Science; Energy-Water; Groundwater Management; Participatory Modeling

Sarah R Powell

Sarah R Powell

Professor, Department of Special Education, College of Education
srpowell@utexas.edu
+1 512 475 6556

Expertise: Develops and tests interventions for students with mathematics difficulties, emphasizing word-problem solving, mathematics writing, data-based decision making, and the vocabulary within mathematics.

Pengyu  Ren

Pengyu Ren

Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
pren@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1832

Expertise: Molecular modeling of biological systems; Computational drug discovery

Joshua D Rhodes

Research Scientist, Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering
joshdr@austin.utexas.edu

Catherine  Riegle-Crumb

Catherine Riegle-Crumb

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

Expertise: Focuses on the social construction of gender and racial/ethnic inequality in educational opportunities and experiences in STEM fields from a sociological perspective. Methodological expertise in quantitative research methods and analyses of large scale datasets.

Timothy B Rowe

Timothy B Rowe

Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
rowe@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5512, +1 512 471 1725

Expertise: Vertebrate paleontology, evolution and development of the vertebrate skeleton, phylogenetic systematics, the early history of mammals and their extinct relatives among Synapsida, the history of birds and their extinct relatives among Dinosauria, the history of other amniotes, high-resolution X-ray computed tomography, CT scanner, DigiMorph, informatics

Michael S Sacks

Michael S Sacks

Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
msacks@oden.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7773

Expertise: Cardiovascular biomechanics; computational simulation of the behavior of the cardiovascular system; advanced constitutive models, biomechanical interactions of cell, tissue, and organ in native and engineered heart valves and myocardium.

Victor  Sampson

Victor Sampson

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

Expertise: Studies the ways culturally and linguistically diverse groups of people use disciplinary the core ideas and practices of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to explain phenomena or to solve problems that are meaningful and consequential to them.

Isaac C Sanchez

Isaac C Sanchez

Professor and William J. (Bill) Murray, Jr. Endowed Chair in Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
sanchez@che.utexas.edu

Expertise: Statistical thermodynamics of bulk and interfacial phenomena in polymers; Solubility of fluids in polymers; Computer simulations of polymer properties

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

James G Scott

James G Scott

Professor, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management, Red McCombs School of Business
james.scott@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5905

Expertise: statistical computation, Bayesian interference, machine learning, hierarchical models

Kamy  Sepehrnoori

Kamy Sepehrnoori

Professor and Bank of America Centennial Professorship in Petroleum Engineering, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
kamys@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0231, +1 512 471 3161

Expertise: Reservoir simulation development and application; Simulation of enhance oil recovery processes; Computational methods; Parallel computations; Applied mathematics; Naturally fractured reservoir modeling; Co-optimization of CO2 sequestration and enhanced oil recovery; inverse modeling;

Samantha  Shorey

Samantha Shorey

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Moody College of Communication
sshorey@utexas.edu

Expertise: artificial intelligence; labor; technology design; technology hype; AI ethics; technology in the workplace

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

Peter H Stone

Peter H Stone

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

Elizabeth  Swanson

Elizabeth Swanson

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

Expertise: All of my work focuses on developing and testing for efficacy literacy practices for struggling readers. This includes: * infusing literacy practices into elementary and middle school content area classes; * empowering parents to provide reading support to their own children; * providing intervention to struggling readers; * translating research to practice for teachers; * designing effective professional development; * translating research into usable products for parents.

Earl E Swartzlander

Earl E Swartzlander

Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
eswartzla@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5923

Expertise: VLSI (very large scale integration) circuit technology; Special purpose processors; Computer arithmetic and systolic array architecture

Byron D Tapley

Byron D Tapley

Professor and Clare Cockrell Williams Centennial Chair in Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
tapley@csr.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5573

Expertise: Orbital Mechanics; Satellite Orbit Determination; Earth Satellite Applications

Nur A Touba

Nur A Touba

Professor, Chandra Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
touba@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1456

Expertise: VLSI testing; Fault-tolerant computing; Computer-aided design

David P Tuttle

David P Tuttle

Research Associate, Energy Institute
dptuttle@energy.utexas.edu
+1 512 796 9771

Expertise: Dr. Tuttle is a Research Fellow in the Energy Institute at University of Texas at Austin. His lifelong passion in the automotive space intersects with his decades of experience in information technology and interest in the diffusion of innovation in the research areas of Plug-In Vehicle adoption and integration with the grid, alternative fuel and advanced powertrain vehicles, the Smartgrid, and renewable energy systems. In the past, Dr. Tuttle advised the UT GM/DOE Challenge-X hybrid development team and was the team manager for the 2007 UT DARPA Urban Challenge Autonomous vehicle team. Today, he is one of the electric vehicle researchers in Austin’s Pecan Street Consortium/UT-Austin Plug-In Vehicle Smartgrid research project.

Eric  van Oort

Eric van Oort

Professor, Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
vanoort@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6262

Expertise: Drilling automation, real-time operations monitoring, remote command & control; Shale-fluid interaction and novel shale drilling fluids, use of nano-particles; Zonal isolation / cementing; Borehole instability / lost circulation prevention, and artificial borehole strengthening; Hydraulic fracturing and associated water management; Fit-for-purpose rig design and well manufacturing; Quantum computing

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

Etienne E Vouga

Etienne E Vouga

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
evouga@cs.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7482

Expertise: computer graphics, applied mathematics, scientifiic computing, visualizing, geometry processing and design

Jun  Wang

Jun Wang

Associate Professor, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Moody College of Communication
jun.wang@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: assistive speech technologies; neurogenic motor speech disorders; speech brain-computer interfaces

Mary F Wheeler

Mary F Wheeler

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
mfw@oden.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.

Andrew B Whinston

Andrew B Whinston

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

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

Claus O Wilke

Claus O Wilke

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
wilke@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2459

Expertise: computational evolutionary biology, bioinformatics, population genetics, statistics, artificial intelligence

Carlton G Willson

Carlton G Willson

Professor and Rashid Engineering Regents Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
willson@che.utexas.edu

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

Samuel Woolley

Samuel Woolley

Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Media, Moody College of Communication
swoolley@utexas.edu

Expertise: computational propoganda

Stephen G Wright

Stephen G Wright

Professor Emeritus, Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
swright@mail.utexas.edu

Expertise: Geotechnical engineering; soil mechanics; slope stability

Yuke  Zhu

Yuke Zhu

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Natural Sciences
yukez@cs.utexas.edu

Expertise: artificial intelligence, robotics, robot learning, machine learning, computer vision, interactive perception

Corwin  Zigler

Corwin Zigler

Associate Professor, Department of Statistics and Data Sciences, College of Natural Sciences
cory.zigler@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 8722

Expertise: Public health, epidemiology, environmental health, statistics, data sciences, biostatistics, computational medicine