Faculty Directory

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Kallivokas, Loukas

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Professor

Carrol Allen Teaching Fellowship in Civil Engineering

loukas@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5769
ECJ 4.734

Department Areas

Structural Engineering, Mechanics, and Materials

Research Interests

Computational mechanics; Inverse problems in engineering; Wave propagation and structural dynamics; Earthquake engineering; Numerical methods; Large-scale computational modeling

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Katz, Lynn

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Professor

Bettie Margaret Smith Professorship in Engineering

lynnkatz@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4244
ECJ 8.614

Department Areas

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Research Interests

Contaminant fate and transport; Combined abiotic/biotic treatment systems for in-situ remediation; Environmental surface chemistry

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Keitz, Benjamin

Chemical Engineering
Assistant Professor

keitz@utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2373
CPE 4.462

Research Interests

Influence of porous materials on abeta amyloid formation

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Khurshid, Sarfraz

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor

khurshid@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8244
ACE 5.120

Department Areas

Software Engineering; Computer Engineering

Research Interests

Software testing; Specification languages; Code conformance; Model checking; Heuristics in program analysis; Data structure repair; Program repair

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Kim, Hyun Jung

Biomedical Engineering
Assistant Professor

Department Areas

Cellular and Biomolecular Engineering

Research Interests

Biomimetic Microengineering, Human Organs-on-Chips, In Vitro Diisease Model, Host-Microbe Interactions, Synthetic Biology

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Kinnas, Spyros

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Professor

Hudson Matlock Professorial Endowed Excellence Fund in Civil engineering

kinnas@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 7969, +1 512 232 1887
ECJ 8.604

Department Areas

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Research Interests

Ocean engineering; Hydrodynamics; Cavitation; Wave mechanics; Computational fluid dynamics (CFD); Design of ocean vehicle control and propulsion systems; Tidal turbines;

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Kinney, Kerry

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Professor

L.P. Gilvin Centennial Professorship in Civil Engineering

kakinney@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1740
ECJ 8.212

Department Areas

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Research Interests

Beneficial application of microorganisms to the treatment of pollutants in the environment; Algae-to-biofuel production processes; Potentially detrimental microbial communities that develop in indoor environments

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Kirisits, Mary

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Associate Professor

kirisits@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7120
ECJ 8.216

Department Areas

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Research Interests

Biological drinking water treatment processes; Microbial transformation of inorganic contaminants; Application of molecular biology to biological water treatment processes; Rainwater harvesting; Impacts of nanomaterials on microorganisms in engineered water treatment systems; Biofilms; Quorum sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms; Microbial community structure of pediatric otitis media

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Klein, Dale

Mechanical Engineering
Professor

Reese Endowed Professorship in Engineering

dale.klein@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 499 4689
OHH 314

Department Areas

Nuclear

Research Interests

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

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Kockelman, Kara

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Professor

E.P. Schoch Professorship in Engineering

kkockelm@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0210, +1 512 232 4252
ECJ 6.904

Department Areas

Transportation Engineering

Research Interests

Self-driving vehicles; Travel behavior modeling; Transport data analysis; Transport economics and energy policy; Roadway safety; The connection between urban form and transportation

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Korgel, Brian

Chemical Engineering
Professor

Edward S. Hyman Endowed Chair in Engineering and T. Brockett Hudson Professor of Chemical Engineering

korgel@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5633
NHB 6.406, CPE 2.802

Department Areas

Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Energy; Microelectronics; Surface & Interface Science; Nanotechnology;

Research Interests

Nanostructure assembly and organizational strategies; Development of new approaches for nanoscale material synthesis and applications, including photovoltaics, thin film transistors, lithium ion batteries and medicine

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Kovar, Desiderio

Mechanical Engineering
Professor

William J. Murray, Jr. Fellowship in Engineering No. 1

dekovar@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5185
ETC 9.158

Department Areas

Materials

Research Interests

Production and characterization of nanoparticles; Nanostructured thick films; Solid oxide fuel cells; Honeycomb ceramics

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Kutanoglu, Erhan

Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor

erhank@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7194
ETC 5.114

Department Areas

Operations Research

Research Interests

Applied operations research; Supply chain management; Manufacturing and transportation logistics; Game theoretic and distributed mechanisms (e-commerce and auctions)

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Kyriakides, Stelios

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Professor

Cockrell Family Chair in Engineering No. 10

skk@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4167
WRW 108A

Department Areas

Solids; Structures and Materials

Research Interests

Instability in Solids and Structures (Plastic Buckling of Structures; Propagating Instabilities in Shape Memory Metals; Composites; Foams); Modeling of Nonlinear Behavior and Failure of Solids (Metals; Composites; Foams)