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Professor and Chevron Centennial Teaching Fellow, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
+1 512 471 5016, +1 512 471 6854
Expertise: Isotopic methods, groundwater, oceans, ancient oceans, climate change, aquifers, caves, environmental science, geochemistry, paleoclimatology
Program Director, Landmarks, College of Fine Arts
+1 512 495 4315
Expertise: art museums, museum administration, arts administration, museum directorship, museum studies, contemporary art, public art, art in public spaces, collections, collections management, UT special collections
Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+1 512 471 8972, +1 512 471 8959
Expertise: Eaton has written on rural water supply, international water resource conflicts, energy management, environmental problems of industries, management of emergency medical services, applications of mathematical programming to resource problems, insurance, and agriculture. His research focuses on sustainable development in international river basins, evaluation of energy and water conservation programs, and prevention of pollution. Eaton's current research concerns U.S.-Mexico environmental cooperation, new methods for evaluation of air pollution emissions, joint management by Palestinians and Israelis of shared groundwater, and water conservation in Texas.
Senior Curator, Harry Huntt Ransom Humanities Research Center
+1 512 471 6793
Expertise: Photography; history of photography; photography and the humanities; art & art history; photohistory; photography & fine arts; photojournalism; photographic preservation; visual communications; management of visual archives
Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Natural Sciences
+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
Professor and Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering No. 2, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Cockrell School of Engineering
+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.
Associate Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
+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.
Lecturer, School of Architecture
+1 512 232 0124
Expertise: Sustainable approaches to developing and maintaining landscapes, the Sustainable Sites Initiative, sustainable building design and construction,sustainability programs, landscape and building certification systems and performance benchmarks
Professor and Donald J. Douglass Centennial Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 3118, +1 512 471 6902
Expertise: Industrial electrotechnology applications and economics; Industrial energy management and conservation; Project-based engineering instruction
Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
+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.
Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 232 8311, +1 512 471 5116
Expertise: Biogeography; Landscape Ecology; Climate Change; Sustainability; Tropical Environments; linking biogeography to environmental conservation at local to landscape to global scales, with emphasis in developing countries, tropical ecosystems, Latin America, biodiversity, climate change, and landscape change