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Rabenberg, Llewellyn

Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor

lew.rabenberg@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3178, +1 512 471 8217
ETC 9.168, MER 1.506

Programs/Department Areas

Materials Science and Engineering; Materials

Research Interests

Materials Science; Electron Microscopy and Diffraction; Measurements of Strains in Nanostructures;

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Raja, Laxminarayan

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Professor

lraja@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4279
WRW 318B

Department Areas

Aerothermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

Research Interests

Low-temperature Glow Discharge Plasma

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Ralls, Kenneth

Mechanical Engineering
Professor

ralls@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3185
ETC 9.178

Programs/Department Areas

Materials Science and Engineering; Materials

Research Interests

Materials Sciences; Metals or Alloys; Microstructural analysis of refractory metal alloys; Processing and properties of refractory metal alloys

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Raman, Venkat

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Associate Professor

v.raman@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4743
WRW 305B

Department Areas

Aerothermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

Research Interests

Turbulence & Combustion; Large-Eddy Simulations; Statistical Methods for Turbulent Reactive Flows; Parallel Computations

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Rathje, Ellen

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Professor

Warren S. Bellows Centennial Professorship in Civil Engineering

e.rathje@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 3683, +1 512 471 4929
ECJ 9.227C

Department Areas

Geotechnical Engineering

Research Interests

Geotechnical earthquake engineering and engineering seismology; Seismic stability of earth structures and slopes; Earthquake-induced landslides; Seismic site response; Field liquefaction evaluation and soil improvement; Application of remote sensing to earthquake damage assessment;

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Ravi-Chandar, K

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Professor

Temple Foundation Endowed Professorship No. 1

kravi@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4213
WRW 117B

Programs/Department Areas

Materials Science and Engineering; Solids; Structures and Materials

Research Interests

Mechanical Behavior of Materials at High Strain Rates; Fracture in Nominally Brittle Materials; Shear Banding in Polymeric Materials; Phase Transformation in Shape Memory Alloys

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Register, Leonard

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Professor

register@mer.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1868
MER 2.606B, ENS 536

Department Areas

Solid-State Electronics

Research Interests

Theory of electronic and optoelectronic devices, particularly at the nano-scale; Semi-classical and quantum mechanical device modeling; Alternative materials and geometries for CMOS (“non-classical” CMOS); Alternative state variables and switching methods (“beyond CMOS”)

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Ren, Pengyu

Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor

pren@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1832
BME 5.202M

Department Areas

Computational Biomedical Engineering and Bioinformatics

Research Interests

Molecular modeling of biological systems; Computational drug discovery

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Rochelle, Gary

Chemical Engineering
Professor

Carol & Henry Groppe Professorship in Chemical Engineering

rochelle@che.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7230
CPE 5.458

Department Areas

Energy; Environmental Engineering and Sciences; Separations

Research Interests

CO2 capture from coal-fired power plants by aqueous amine scrubbing; mass transfer with fast reaction in the boundary layer;

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Rodin, Gregory

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Professor

Temple Foundation Endowed Faculty Fellowship No. 6

gjr@ices.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4230
WRW 112A

Department Areas

Solids; Structures and Materials

Research Interests

Fast Algorithms for Composite Materials; Mechanics of Ice; Creep Deformation and Fracture

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Rossky, Peter

Chemical Engineering
Professor

rossky@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3555, +1 512 471 1092
WEL 3.204, WEL 3.132

Department Areas

Advanced Materials; Energy; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Surface & Interface Science

Research Interests

Biological and nanoscale hydration; Supercritical solvents; Electronic dynamics; photochemistry

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Russell, Ryan

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Assistant Professor

ryan.russell@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4190
WRW 402B

Department Areas

Orbital Mechanics

Research Interests

Astrodynamics; Orbital Mechanics; Numerical methods; Nonlinear estimation; Spacecraft trajectory design; Optimal control

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Rylander III, H. Grady

Biomedical Engineering
Professor

Harry H. Power Professorship in Engineering

rylander@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1995
ENS 617C

Department Areas

Computational Biomedical Engineering and Bioinformatics

Research Interests

Vision research; Biomedical sensors; Laser applications; Neuroprosthesis design