Faculty Directory


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William O'Brien

Professor

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering


512-471-4638
Office Location: ECJ 5.430

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Manufacturing and Materials

Transportation and Infrastructure

Research Interests

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

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James O'Connor

Professor

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering


512-471-4645
Office Location: ECJ 5.2

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Areas of Impact

Energy and Environment

Manufacturing and Materials

Research Interests

Project constructability; advanced construction technologies; pre-construction management systems; project decision/risk analysis; systems for work process integration; benchmarking of capital projects; value management processes

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J. Tinsley Oden

Professor

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics


512-471-3312
Office Location: ACE 4.102

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Research Interests

Computational mechanics and mathematics; numerical solution of partial differential equations; multi-scale modeling; model validation, uncertainty quantification

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Ryosuke Okuno

Associate Professor

Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering


512-471-3250
Office Location: CPE 5.118B

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Areas of Impact

Energy and Environment

Research Interests

Enhanced oil recovery; thermal oil recovery; oil displacement theory; numerical reservoir simulation; thermodynamics; multiphase behavior and applied mathematics

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Jon Olson

Department Chair & Professor

Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering


512-471-7375, 512-471-3161
Office Location: CPE 5.168B, CPE 2.502

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Energy and Environment

Research Interests

Hydraulic fracturing, petroleum rock mechanics, naturally fractured reservoirs, structural geology

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Michael Orshansky

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-1082
Office Location: EER 4.814

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Areas of Impact

Artificial Intelligence and Information Engineering

Security

Research Interests

Statistical analysis and optimization algorithms for yield improvement; circuit design for manufacturability; robust low-power circuit design