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Jacob A Abraham

Jacob A Abraham

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jaa@cerc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8983

Expertise: VLSI design and testing; Formal verification; Fault-tolerant computing

Ivo M Babuska

Ivo M Babuska

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
babuska@ices.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2156

Expertise: Numerical methods for the solution of partial differential equations; Computational mechanics; Finite element methods; Theory of partial differential equations

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

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

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

Lecturer, Department of Marketing, McCombs School of Business
ben.bentzin@mccombs.utexas.edu
+1 512 828 7070

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

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

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

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

David L Bourell

David L Bourell

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

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

Alan C Bovik

Alan C Bovik

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

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

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

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

Jerome F Bump

Jerome F Bump

Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
bump@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8747

Expertise: Gerard Manley Hopkins; Alice books; Victorian literature; literature of nature; animal humanities; digital humanities; computers and English studies, including social networking and multi-player online games

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

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.

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: 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

Craig M Chase

Craig M Chase

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
chase@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7457

Expertise: High-performance computing; On-the-fly parallelization of programs; Programming languages

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.

Derek  Chiou

Derek Chiou

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
derek@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7722

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

Leslie B Cohen

Leslie B Cohen

Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
cohen@psy.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0189, +1 512 471 6261

Expertise: Perception, memory, and cognition of infants; Infant development; infant cognition; infant language

Richard H Crawford

Richard H Crawford

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

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

Patrick J Davis

Patrick J Davis

Professor, College of Pharmacy
davispj@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1737, +1 512 475 9751

Expertise: Drug metabolism, microbial biotransformations

Clinton N Dawson

Clinton N Dawson

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
clint@ices.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, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
gustavo@ece.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@ices.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4199

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

Kenneth R Diller

Kenneth R Diller

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

Expertise: Biomedical heat and mass transfer; Hyperthermia treatment of tumors; Therapeutic hypothermia for treating stroke, cardiac arrest and traumatic brain injury; Devices for intermittent and continuous cooling of body core temperature; Prevention and treatment of burn injuries; Cryotherapy of injured tissues; Cryopreservation of cells and tissues

Andrew P Dillon

Andrew P Dillon

Dean, 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.

Barbara G Dodd

Barbara G Dodd

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
bdodd@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0188

Expertise: Dr. Dodd's research examines the application of classical mental test theory and item response theory to attitude scaling, academic placement, adaptive testing, and standard settings.

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

Victor L Eijkhout

Victor L Eijkhout

Research Scientist, Texas Advanced Computing Center
eijkhout@tacc.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5809

Expertise: Numerical Linear Algebra; Parallel processing; Performance optimization; Machine learning; Component software

Mattan  Erez

Mattan Erez

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

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

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.

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.

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

Patricia K Galloway

Professor, School of Information
galloway@ischool.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9220

Expertise: Informational retrieval, archives, historical documentation

Venkat  Ganesan

Venkat Ganesan

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

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

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

Joydeep  Ghosh

Joydeep Ghosh

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of 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

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

Jo A Hackett

Jo A Hackett

Professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts
hackett@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6951

Expertise: Old Testament, epigraphy, Phoenician language and religion; the period of Judges; women's lives in the ancient Near East; "fertility" religion; sacrifice, including child sacrifice; the study of myths and mythology; polemic against foreigners in the ancient Near East; and computer imaging of Ugaritic tablets

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.

Thomas J Hughes

Thomas J Hughes

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
hughes@ices.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: K-12 Technology Integration, Teacher Professional Development, Online Learning, Technology Leadership, 1:1 Technology Integration, Research, Consulting for EdTech Startups

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.

Bobby R Inman

Bobby R Inman

Professor, School of Information
inman@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6716

Expertise: national security; intelligence; international trade; technological innovation; business

Charles S Jackson

Charles S Jackson

Research Scientist, 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

Lizy K John

Lizy K John

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

Expertise: Mobile and pervasive computing; Software engineering and middleware for dynamic environments; Algorithms and protocols for mobile and pervasive computing; mobile testbed development and use; Application of formal methods to mobile and pervasive computing networks;

Loukas F Kallivokas

Loukas F Kallivokas

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

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

John W Kappelman

John W Kappelman

Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts
jkappelman@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0055

Expertise: Evolutionary history of primates and especially hominoid evolution and hominid origins, paleoecology, functional morphology, stratigraphy, paleomagnetism, and computer imaging

Spyridon   Kinnas

Spyridon Kinnas

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

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

J. Richard Kyle

J. Richard Kyle

Professor and The Third Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professorship, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
rkyle@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4351

Expertise: Ore deposits geology, strata-controlled mineral resources, metals & industrial minerals exploration, ore petrology, characterization of ore-forming fluids, high resolution X-ray computed tomography applications to ore genesis & processing, geology of energy critical elements, resources & society, geology & mineral resources of Texas

Simon S Lam

Simon S Lam

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

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

Leon S Lasdon

Leon S Lasdon

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

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

Wei-Na  Lee

Wei-Na Lee

Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
weina@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8149

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

Fernanda L Leite

Fernanda L Leite

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

Expertise: Computer-aided engineering and design; Product and process modeling; Construction management; Building information modeling; Information technology for project management; Life-cycle information integration; Collaboration and coordination technologies; Building energy performance

Hao  Ling

Hao Ling

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
haoling2000@yahoo.com
+1 512 471 1710

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

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.

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

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

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

Atila  Novoselac

Atila Novoselac

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of 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

Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of 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: Assessment and support of individuals with intellectual disabilities who exhibit challenging behavior. Social skill/communication interventions for children with ASD. Assistive technology for persons with profound multiple disabilities.

J T Oden

J T Oden

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

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

Todd A Olmstead

Todd A Olmstead

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

Expertise: Healthcare Policy, Healthcare

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

Zhigang  Pan

Zhigang Pan

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of 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

James W Pennebaker

James W Pennebaker

Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
pennebaker@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2781

Expertise: Natural language and social behavior; group processes and educational outcomes; how individuals, groups, and cultures respond to traumatic events

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

Sarah R Powell

Sarah R Powell

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

Expertise: Sarah's research interests include developing and testing interventions for students with mathematics difficulties. She is especially interested in peer tutoring, word-problem solving, and the role of symbols for understanding mathematics. During two years as an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia, Sarah designed and implemented randomized-control trials related to non-symbolic understanding of mathematics, manipulative use, and explicit mathematics vocabulary instruction for students with mathematics difficulties.

Pengyu  Ren

Pengyu Ren

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

Expertise: Molecular modeling of biological systems; Computational drug discovery

Paul E Resta

Paul E Resta

Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
resta@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6128, +1 512 471 5942

Expertise: Technology as a catalyst for systemic change in the teaching-learning process, web-based collaborative learning environments, infusion of technology into teacher education programs, assisting developing countries to create plans for technology integration in education

Timothy B Rowe

Timothy B Rowe

Professor and J. Nalle Gregory Regents Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
rowe@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1725, +1 512 232 5512

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

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
+1 512 471 1020

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

Juan M Sanchez

Juan M Sanchez

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jsanchez@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3349

Expertise: Computation and modeling of phase diagrams; Magnetic alloys and multilayers; Electronic and thermodynamic properties of materials

Diane L Schallert

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.

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

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;

Yacov  Sharir

Yacov Sharir

Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts
sharir@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5333

Expertise: All dance-related activities; virtual reality; computer animation; choreography; 3D modeling; new media

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

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

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.

Earl E Swartzlander

Earl E Swartzlander

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
eswartzla@aol.com
+1 512 471 5923

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

Nur A Touba

Nur A Touba

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

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

Eric  van Oort

Eric van Oort

Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of 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

Mary F Wheeler

Mary F Wheeler

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

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

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.

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

Stephen G Wright

Stephen G Wright

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

Expertise: Geotechnical engineering; soil mechanics; slope stability

Ali E Yilmaz

Ali E Yilmaz

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
ayilmaz@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2054

Expertise: Computational electromagnetics; High performance computing; Fast algorithms; Antenna systems