Faculty Directory


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C. Michael Walton

Professor

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering


512-471-1414
Office Location: ECJ 6.3

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Areas of Impact

Transportation and Infrastructure

Research Interests

Transportation systems engineering, planning and policy analysis; intelligent transportation systems; intermodal, combined transport and freight

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Junmin Wang

Professor

Mechanical Engineering


(512) 232-2392
Office Location: ETC 4.152C

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Areas of Impact

Autonomy and Robotics

Computational Engineering/Science

Transportation and Infrastructure

Research Interests

Control, modeling, estimation, optimization, and diagnosis of dynamical systems, especially for automotive, vehicle, transportation, smart, automated, and sustainable mobility applications

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Yaguo Wang

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering


512-475-9556
Office Location: ETC 7.150

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Manufacturing and Materials

Research Interests

Ultrafast carrier dynamics and micro/nanoscale heat transfer in nanomaterials with optical spectroscopy; thermoelectrics; photovoltaics; gas fuel generation; quantum-cascade lasers

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Daniel Wasserman

Associate Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-9818
Office Location: MRC 1.606

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Areas of Impact

Artificial Intelligence and Information Engineering

Autonomy and Robotics

Bioengineering and Health

Computational Engineering/Science

Energy and Environment

Manufacturing and Materials

Security

Space and Aeronautics

Transportation and Infrastructure

Research Interests

Optics; infared luminescence; fields and waves; solid state devices; nanophotonics

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Michael Webber

Professor

Mechanical Engineering


512-475-6867
Office Location: ETC 6.106EA

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Areas of Impact

Energy and Environment

Transportation and Infrastructure

Research Interests

Energy policy; energy and water; alternative and renewable energy; biofuels; energy in Texas; energy systems; waste to energy

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Charles Werth

Professor

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering


512-232-1626
Office Location: ECJ 8.206

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Areas of Impact

Energy and Environment

Research Interests

Reactive transport and fate of pollutants in water resources, including groundwater and urban lakes and the development of sustainable technologies for pollution removal from impacted waters

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Mary Wheeler

Professor

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering


512-475-8625
Office Location: ACE 5.324

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Research Interests

Numerical solution of partial differential equations; flow and transport in porous media; algorithms for massively parallel machines

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Karen Willcox

Professor

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics


512-232-6259
Office Location: POB 4.102

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Areas of Impact

Artificial Intelligence and Information Engineering

Research Interests

Data to decisions in engineering systems; computational models and methods for design, optimization, control and uncertainty quantification of engineering systems; reduced-order modeling and multi-fidelity modeling; future aircraft technologies; aircraft system optimization; aircraft environmental impact; multidisciplinary design; unmanned aerial vehicles; digital twins

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Eric Williamson

Professor

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering


512-475-6175, 512-471-4594
Office Location: ECJ 4.722, PRC 177

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Transportation and Infrastructure

Research Interests

Response of structures to blast and impact; progressive collapse; structural response modelling and simulation; static and dynamic stability; failure modeling; damage mechanics

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C. Grant Willson

Professor

Chemical Engineering


512-471-4342
Office Location: WEL 5.240

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Areas of Impact

Energy and Environment

Manufacturing and Materials

Research Interests

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

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Preston Wilson

Professor

Mechanical Engineering


512-475-9093
Office Location: ETC 4.152B

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Research Interests

Underwater, physical and biomedical acoustics; acoustic propagation and scattering in multiphase media; seismoacoustics; novel experimental techniques and transduction

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Sharon Wood

Dean and Professor (not currently teaching)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering


512-471-1166
Office Location: ECJ 10.310, PRC 177

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Areas of Impact

Transportation and Infrastructure

Research Interests

Design and behavior of reinforced concrete structures; infrastructure monitoring; earthquake engineering