Faculty Directory

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Lake, Larry

Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
Professor

Shahid and Sharon Ullah Endowed Chair in Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

larry_lake@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8233, +1 512 471 3161
CPE 4.108

Research Interests

Enhanced oil recovery; Reservoir engineering; Reservoir characterization; Geochemical modeling; Simulation

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Landis, Chad

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Professor

Chevron Centennial Fellowship in Engineering No. 1

landis@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4273
WRW 110B

Department Areas

Solids; Structures and Materials

Research Interests

Mechanics of materials; Ferroelectrics; Ferromagnetic shape memory alloys; Fracture Mechanics; Continuum thermodynamics

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Landsberger, Sheldon

Mechanical Engineering
Professor

Texas Atomic Energy Research Foundation Professorship in Engineering

s.landsberger@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 2467
159 , ETC 7.116

Department Areas

Nuclear

Research Interests

Radioactive and solid waste management; Low-level counting of natural radioactivity; Compton suppression gamma-ray spectrometry; Risk assessment in radioactivity handling

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Lawler, Desmond

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Professor

Nassir I. Al-Rashid Chair in Civil Engineering

dlawler@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4595
ECJ 8.6

Department Areas

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Research Interests

Particles in water and wastewater treatment processes; Mathematical modeling of treatment processes; Physical-chemical treatment; Drinking and industrial process water treatment

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Lee, Jack

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Department Chair/Research & Professor

Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed Professorship in Engineering No. 4

jacklee@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8423
MER 1.606D, ENS 636

Department Areas

Solid-State Electronics

Research Interests

High-K gate dielectrics and gate electrodes; Alternative channel materials for MOSFET applications; Fabrication methods and novel device structures for future integrated circuit device applications; Compound semiconductor device design and fabrication

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Leibowicz, Benjamin

Mechanical Engineering
Assistant Professor

bleibowicz@utexas.edu
ETC 5.128D

Department Areas

Quantitative analysis of energy and climate policy

Research Interests

Energy economics, technological change, energy and climate policy analysis, integrated assessment modeling, industrial organization, innovation.

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Leite, Fernanda

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Associate Professor

fernanda.leite@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5957
ECJ 5.302

Department Areas

Construction Engineering Project Management

Research Interests

Information technology for project management; building information modeling; life-cycle information integration; collaboration and coordination technologies; information technology-supported construction safety management.

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Li, Wei

Mechanical Engineering
Professor

June and Gene Gillis Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Manufacturing Systems Engineering

weiwli@austin.utexas.edu
ETC 5.146

Department Areas

Manufacturing and Design, Materials Processing

Research Interests

Polymer nanofoam and nanocomposites, biomedical micro devices; 3D cell culture and drug discovery; Nanoporous materials; Manufacturing processes for alternate transportation energy

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Liechti, Kenneth

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Professor

Zarrow Centennial Professorship in Engineering

kml@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4164
WRW 110C

Department Areas

Mechanics of Solids, Structures and Materials

Research Interests

Delamination Fracture Mechanics; Adhesive Bonding & Composite Materials; Microelectronics Packaging; Mechanics of Adhesion & Friction at Small Scales

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Liljestrand, Howard

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Professor

Gerard A. Rohlich Regents Professorship in Civil Engineering

liljestrand@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4604
ECJ 8.206

Department Areas

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering

Research Interests

Aquatic chemistry; Contaminant transport; Pollutant containment and remediation acid deposition; Air pollution modeling

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Ling, Hao

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor

L.B. (Preach) Meaders Professorship in Engineering

ling@ece.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1710
ENS 622

Department Areas

Electromagnetics and Acoustics

Research Interests

Computational electromagnetics; Radar sensors and radar signal processing; Antennas and propagation

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Longoria, Raul

Mechanical Engineering
Professor

General Motors Foundation Centennial Teaching Fellowship in Mechanical Engineering

r.longoria@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0530
ETC 5.134B

Department Areas

Dynamic Systems and Control

Research Interests

Physical system modeling, analysis, and control; Evaluation of robotic ground vehicles; Vehicle system dynamics and control; Electromechanical systems and mechatronics;

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Lu, Nanshu

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Assistant Professor

nanshulu@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4208
WRW 305C

Department Areas

Engineering Mechanics

Research Interests

Mechanics of thin films on compliant substrates; Mechanics of flexible electronics with extreme deformability and compliance; Mechanics at bio-electronics interface; Development of novel bio-integrated soft electronics for cardiac, neural and epidermal applications

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Lynd, Nathaniel

Chemical Engineering
Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Polymer sciences, including areas such as modeling, design and synthesis of membranes for capture of carbon dioxide; synthesis of degradable biomedical materials; and understanding ion transport in polymer electrolytes.