Faculty Directory

Alphabetical index:


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Sacks, Michael

Biomedical Engineering
Professor

W.A. "Tex" Moncrief, Fr. Endowment in Simulation-based Engineering

msacks@ices.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7773
BME 5.202J, POB 5.236

Department Areas

Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences

Research Interests

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

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Sakiyama-Elbert, Shelly

Biomedical Engineering
Department Chair, Professor

Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering

sakiyama@utexas.edu
(512) 471-3604
BME 3.314

Department Areas

Cellular and Biomolecular Engineering

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Salamone, Salvatore

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Structural health monitoring, non-destructive evaluation, ultrasonic sensing methods for smart structures, wave propagation in solids, digital signal processing and pattern recognition.

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Saleh, Navid

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Assistant Professor

navid.saleh@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9175
ECJ 8.608

Department Areas

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Research Interests

Environmental nanotechnology; physicochemical processes; fate and transport of nanomaterials in the environment; groundwater remediation

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Sanchez, Isaac

Chemical Engineering
Professor

William J. (Bill) Murray, Jr. Endowed Chair in Engineering

sanchez@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1020
CPE 3.408

Department Areas

Advanced Materials; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Polymers; Separations; Surface & Interface Science

Research Interests

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

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Sanchez, Juan

Mechanical Engineering
Vice President for Research & Professor

Temple Foundation Endowed Professorship No. 4

jsanchez@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2877
MAI 302, ETC 9.150

Department Areas

Materials

Research Interests

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

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Sanghavi, Sujay

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Professor

sanghavi@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9798
UTA 7.208

Department Areas

Communications, Networks, and Systems (CommNetS)

Research Interests

Algorithms for wireless, sensor and peer-to-peer networks and the Internet; Machine learning and data mining; Social networks; Optimization;

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Santoso, Surya

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor

ssantoso@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3371
ENS 527

Department Areas

Energy Systems

Research Interests

Electromagnetic transient and electric power quality in power systems; Development of intelligent systems for enabling self-healing and self-restoring power systems; Wind power interconnection and integration

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Schneider, Erich

Mechanical Engineering
Professor

Chevron Centennial Fellowship in Engineering No. 2

eschneider@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5412
ETC 7.154

Department Areas

Nuclear; Thermal Fluids

Research Interests

Nuclear systems engineering; Nuclear fuel and reactor technologies; Sustainability of nuclear power

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Seepersad, Carolyn

Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor

General Dynamics Endowed Faculty Fellowship

ccseepersad@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1985
ETC 4.138

Department Areas

Manufacturing and Design

Research Interests

Simulation-based design of complex engineering systems; Design for Additive Manufacturing; Mechanical Design Innovation; Environmentally Conscious Design

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Sela, Polina

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Assistant Professor

linasela@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6879
ECJ 8.208

Department Areas

Water resources engineering

Research Interests

Water resources systems management, cyber-physical urban systems

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Sentis, Luis

Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor

lsentis@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5987
ETC 4.165

Department Areas

Dynamic Systems and Control

Research Interests

Human centered robotics; Mathematics of movement and manipulation; Building legged humanoid robots; Software architectures for sensing and acting; Biomechatronics

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Sepehrnoori, Kamy

Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Professor

W.A. (Monty) Moncrief Centennial Endowed Chair in Petroleum Engineering

kamys@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0231, +1 512 471 3161
CPE 4.104A

Research Interests

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;

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Shakkottai, Sanjay

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor

Ashley H. Priddy Centennial Professorship in Engineering

shakkott@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5376
UTA 7.510

Department Areas

Communications, Networks, and Systems (CommNetS)

Research Interests

Scheduling and QoS in wireless networks; Ad-hoc and sensor networks; Congestion control in the Internet; Resource allocation for heterogeneous networks

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Sharma, Mukul

Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Professor

W.A. (Tex) Moncrief, Jr. Centennial Endowed Chair in Petroleum Engineering

msharma@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3257, +1 512 471 3161
CPE 5.118A

Research Interests

Formation damage; Petrophysics; Fluid flow in porous media

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Shi, Li

Mechanical Engineering
Professor

The BF Goodrich Endowed Professorship in Materials Engineering

lishi@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3109
ETC 7.140

Department Areas

Manufacturing and Design; Materials; Thermal Fluids

Research Interests

Energy and environment; Thermal management; Electronics, photonics, and sensors; Biomedical technologies

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Sirohi, Jayant

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Associate Professor

jayant.sirohi@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4186
WRW 301D

Department Areas

Structural Dynamics

Research Interests

High Power Density Solid State Actuators; Multifunctional Structures; Multi-mission Capable Micro/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; Rotorcraft Design

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Soloveichik, David

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Molecular programming, including the engineering of complex molecular systems for synthetic biology, nanotechnology, and bioengineering.

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Speitel, Gerald

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor

John J. McKetta Energy Professorship in Engineering

speitel@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7995
ECJ 10.326

Department Areas

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Research Interests

Treatment processes for hazardous organic chemicals, including biodegradation and adsorption; Drinking water treatment; Computer models of treatment processes

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Sreenivasan, S.V.

Mechanical Engineering
Professor

Joe C. Walter, Jr. Chair in Engineering and Cockrell Family Chair in Engineering # 12

sv.sreeni@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6546
ETC 5.134C

Department Areas

Biomechanical Engineering; Manufacturing and Design

Research Interests

Nano-resolution lithography; Flexure-based micro- and nano-precision machines; Precision optical systems; Real-time nano-resolution optical sensor architectures

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Stachowiak, Jeanne

Biomedical Engineering
Assistant Professor

jcstach@austin.utexas.edu
BME 5.202G

Department Areas

Biological membranes, biophysics, and drug delivery

Research Interests

Biophysical mechanisms

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Stokoe, Kenneth

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Professor

Jennie C. and Milton T. Graves Chair in Engineering

k.stokoe@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4929
ECJ 9.227

Department Areas

Geotechnical Engineering

Research Interests

Geotechnical earthquake engineering and soil dynamics; Non-destructive testing of pavements, soils and structures; Offshore geotechnical engineering

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Suggs, Laura

Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor

Temple FDN Endowed Teaching Fellowship in ENG # 1

laura.suggs@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1671
BME 4.202D

Department Areas

Cellular and Bio-Molecular Engineering

Research Interests

Cardiovascular tissue engineering; Adult progenitor cells and vasculogenesis; Biologically active materials

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Sulzer, James

Mechanical Engineering
Assistant Professor

james.sulzer@austin.utexas.edu
ETC 4.146D

Research Interests

Determining efficient ways to restore healthy gait in people after stroke, and the development of novel, neurally-based rehabilitation strategies.

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Sun, Nan

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor

nansun@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2051
ENS 308

Department Areas

Biomedical Engineering; Integrated Circuits & Systems; Solid-State Electronics

Research Interests

Analog, mixed-signal, and RF integrated circuit design; Micro- and nano-scale solid-state platforms (silicon ICs and beyond) as an electrical, electrochemical, and optical analytical tool for biotechnology and medicine; Low-cost medical imaging systems; Miniature spin resonance systems

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Swartzlander, Earl

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor

eswartzla@aol.com
+1 512 471 5923
POB 3.140

Department Areas

Computer Architecture & Embedded Processors; Computer Engineering; Integrated Circuits & Systems; Communications, Networks, and Systems (CommNetS)

Research Interests

VLSI circuit technology; Special purpose processors; Computer arithmetic; Digital signal processing; Quantum-dot Cellular Automata (QCA) nanotechnology; and memristor nanotechnology