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Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 471 4535
Expertise: Activity and travel behavior analysis; Travel demand modeling; Application of econometric, discrete choice and market research techniques in transportation planning; Logistics and freight modeling; Transportation energy and transportation air quality analysis; Urban form and spatial data modeling; Transportation; Urban management; Pollution
Professor, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts
+1 512 471 3261, +1 512 475 7253
Expertise: Native American History; Navajo arts and crafts; labeling of Indian made goods; history of the U.S. West and American Southwest; Modern Western urban/rural development including how large-scale engineering projects such dams, highways, and suburbs transformed the Western landscape/environment; transportation; urban management
Professor and Hayden Head Centennial Professorship, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
+1 512 796 0287
Expertise: Radioactive and solid waste management; Low-level counting of natural radioactivity; Compton suppression gamma-ray spectrometry; Risk assessment in radioactivity handling
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.
Senior Vice Provost and Dean of the Undergraduate College
+1 512 471 7551, +1 512 475 8587
Expertise: Examines the experiences of faculty of color at predominantly White institutions; mentoring relationships between faculty and Black students; and work-life balance in academia.
Department Chair, Educational Leadership and Policy, Education - Office of the Dean
+1 512 475 8569
Expertise: I study student success for children experiencing poverty. I analyze how school leadership and state policy facilitate student success across the education pipeline.
Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education
+1 512 471 0283
Expertise: Dr. Erin Rodríguez studies family, sociocultural, and contextual influences on childrens development and health outcomes, with a focus on understanding and reducing health disparities affecting low-SES Latinx youth. <em>Dr. Rodríguez will be reviewing applications in anticipation of taking a student for Fall 2024.</em>
Associate Dean for Student Success, Community Engagement, and Administration, College of Education
+1 512 232 7519, +1 512 471 7551
Expertise: Leads the Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success Initiative focused on Latino males in education; seeks to advance research-informed policy solutions that enhance educational outcomes for underserved students in secondary and post-secondary education.
Dave P. Carlton Centennial Professor Emeritus in Geology, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Expertise: Hyrdogeology; flow in fractured rocks; thermohaline free convection; fracture skin effects; regional flow in carbonate rocks; hydrology of arid and semi-arid zones; subsidence and coastal land loss; effects of urbanization; alluvial aquifers; hydrogeology of sedimentary basins;hydrological processes in ore deposit formation; and hydrogeophysics.
Research Associate, Energy Institute
+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 Austins Pecan Street Consortium/UT-Austin Plug-In Vehicle Smartgrid research project.
Professor; Mike Hogg Professor in Urban Policy, Department of Geography and the Environment, College of Liberal Arts
Expertise: Urban and regional economic development; urban policy; technology policy; telecommunications policy; urban governance in developing countries; decentralized policymaking; the impact technological change on urban and regional economies