Faculty Directory


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Jacob Abraham

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-8983
Office Location: EER 4.874

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Research Interests

VLSI design and testing; formal verification; fault-tolerant computing

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Jeffrey Andrews

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-0536
Office Location: EER 6.880

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Transportation and Infrastructure

Research Interests

Multiuser wireless networking; wireless ad hoc networks; multiuser techniques for code division multiple access, multiple-input multiple-output, and orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing; WiMAX

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K. Suzanne Barber

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-6152
Office Location: EER 7.804

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Areas of Impact

Security

Research Interests

Software engineering, design and architectures; distributed artificial intelligence; information assurance, trust and security; multi-agent systems

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Oguzhan Bayrak

Professor

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering


512-232-7826, 512-232-6409
Office Location: ECJ 4.720

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Areas of Impact

Security

Transportation and Infrastructure

Research Interests

Behavior, analysis, and design of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures; Bridge engineering; Evaluation of structures in distress; Use of fiber reinforced polymers for structural repair;

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Constantine Caramanis

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-9269
Office Location: EER 6.820

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Areas of Impact

Artificial Intelligence and Information Engineering

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Research Interests

Robust and adaptive optimization and control; statistical learning; applications in telecommunications; applications in air traffic control

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William Charlton

Professor

Mechanical Engineering


512-232-5380
Office Location: ETC 7.114

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Research Interests

Development of technological solutions to counter nuclear threats; nuclear nonproliferation and counter-proliferation; detector development and testing; interpretation of technical nuclear forensics data; reactor physics calculations for analysis of nuclear systems

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Georgios-Alex Dimakis

Associate Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


+1510-388 1905
Office Location: EER 6.816

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Areas of Impact

Artificial Intelligence and Information Engineering

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Research Interests

Information theory; coding theory; signal processing; networking

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Michael Engelhardt

Professor

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering


512-471-6837, 512-471-4592
Office Location: PRC 177, ECJ 4.730

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Areas of Impact

Security

Transportation and Infrastructure

Research Interests

Design and behavior of steel structures; structural-fire engineering; earthquake engineering; steel and composite bridges

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Ofodike Ezekoye

Professor

Mechanical Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-3085
Office Location: ETC 7.130

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Energy and Environment

Manufacturing and Materials

Security

Research Interests

Jet flames; aerosols; fire dynamics; flame ignition

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Derek Haas

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering


512-471-7916
Office Location: ETC 7.136

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Areas of Impact

Energy and Environment

Security

Research Interests

Technology development, data analysis and policy support related to environmental monitoring for nuclear proliferation and arms control

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Mark Hamilton

Professor

Mechanical Engineering


512-471-3055
Office Location: ETC 4.146C

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Research Interests

Nonlinear propagation of ultrasound in tissue; biophysical responses to underwater sound; acoustic cavitation in shock wave lithotripsy; micro- and electro-mechanical systems-based parametric acoustic arrays

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Todd Humphreys

Associate Professor

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics


512-471-4489
Office Location: ASE 3.234

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Areas of Impact

Autonomy and Robotics

Security

Transportation and Infrastructure

Research Interests

Estimation and filtering; satellite navigation technology and security; software-defined radio

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Lizy John

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-232-1455
Office Location: EER 5.876

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Research Interests

Design of high-performance, low-power microprocessors; multicore processors; memory Systems; performance evaluation and benchmarking; workload characterization; adaptive computing

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Sarfraz Khurshid

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-8244
Office Location: EER 7.880

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Areas of Impact

Artificial Intelligence and Information Engineering

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Research Interests

Software testing; specification languages; code conformance; model checking; heuristics in program analysis; data structure repair; program repair

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Dale Klein

Professor

Mechanical Engineering


512-475-6791

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Areas of Impact

Energy and Environment

Security

Research Interests

Radioactive waste disposal; thermal analysis of nuclear shipping containers; nuclear weapon dismantlement; nuclear power

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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

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David Pan

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-1436
Office Location: EER 4.880

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Research Interests

VLSI computer aided design; physical design and circuit optimization; design and manufacturing process integration; vertical integration of technology, circuit, CAD and system

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Yale Patt

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-4085
Office Location: EER 5.802

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Areas of Impact

Security

Research Interests

Microprocessor architecture in the many core era; parallelism and superscalar processor design; seriously heterogeneous chip multiprocessors; how to help students learn

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Sujay Sanghavi

Associate Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-475-9798
Office Location: EER 6.824

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Areas of Impact

Artificial Intelligence and Information Engineering

Security

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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Sanjay Shakkottai

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-5376
Office Location: EER 6.802

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Areas of Impact

Artificial Intelligence and Information Engineering

Security

Transportation and Infrastructure

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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Ahmed Tewfik

Department Chair and Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-6179, 512-232-7920
Office Location: EER 2.876

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Areas of Impact

Artificial Intelligence and Information Engineering

Bioengineering and Health

Security

Research Interests

Medical imaging for minimally invasive surgery; programmable wireless networks; genomics and proteomics; neural prosthetics and audio signal separation

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Mohit Tiwari

Associate Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


Office Location: EER 5.886

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Research Interests

Cybersecurity with a focus on computing systems, hardware design, processor architecture, embedded systems and cloud computing

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Nur Touba

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-232-1456
Office Location: EER 4.870

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Areas of Impact

Security

Research Interests

VLSI testing; fault-tolerant computing; computer-aided design

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Sriram Vishwanath

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-1190
Office Location: EER 6.814

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Areas of Impact

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Research Interests

Networks; wireless systems; system security; information theory; resource allocation in systems; networked control; energy systems; bioinformatics

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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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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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Ali Yilmaz

Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering


512-471-2054
Office Location: EER 5.812

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Areas of Impact

Bioengineering and Health

Computational Engineering/Science

Security

Research Interests

Computational electromagnetics; high performance computing; fast algorithms; antenna systems; bioelectromagnetics