9: School of Graduate Engineering and Applied Science

General Information | Degree Programs | Program Descriptions | Course Descriptions | Faculty

Dean's Office | Applied Mathematics | Biomedical Engineering | Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering | Computer Science | Electrical Engineering | Materials Science and Engineering
Technology, Culture, and Communication | Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering
Systems Engineering | Retired Faculty

Faculty

A listing of Faculty Numbers is also available.


Dean's Office
Richard W. Miksad, B.S., M.S., Sc.D., Thomas M. Linville Professor and Dean
J. Milton Adams, B.S., Ph.D., Assistant Dean
Margaret T. Beling, B.S., M.S., Assistant Vice President and Director of the Annual Fund, Virginia Engineering Foundation
George Lemuel Cahen, Jr., B.E.S., M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Dean, Director of Academic Outreach
David Chestnutt, B.S., M.S., M.Phil., Executive Director of Virginia Consortium of Engineering
Thomas N. Conners, B.A., Vice President for Development, Virginia Engineering Foundation
Thomas E. Doran, B.A., Director of Public Relations, Virginia Engineering Foundation
Richard D. Jacques, B.A., M.S.A., D.P.A., Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Virginia Engineering Foundation
Irena Lasiecka, M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Applied Mathematics
Clarence J. Livesay, B.S., Director of Career Services
Dahlard L. Lukes, A.A., B.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics
P. Paxton Marshall, B.S., M.A., M.E., Ph.D., Assistant Dean
Justice McCormick, B.A., M.A., M.B.A., Director of Major Gifts, Virginia Engineering Foundation
David Morris, B.C.E., M.S.C.E., D.Sc., Associate Dean
Ronnie J. Price, B.A., M.A., Director of Minority Programs
Mary D. Smith, B.S., M.S., Director of the Budget
William Joseph Thurneck, Jr., B.S., M.S.E., Ph.D., Assistant Dean
Roberto Triggiani, Ph. D., Professor of Applied Mathematics
Haydn N. G. Wadley, B.Sc., Ph.D., Associate Dean


Applied Mathematics

Professors
John J. Dorning, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Whitney Stone Professor of Nuclear Engineering
Cornelius O. Horgan, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc.,Wills Johnson Professor of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics
Lois E. Mansfield, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
William W. Roberts, Jr., S.B., Ph.D., Commonwealth Professor of Engineering and Applied Science
James G. Simmonds, S.B., S.M., Ph.D., Lawrence R. Quarles Professor of Engineering and Applied Science

Lecturer
Mary P. Beck, M.S.


Biomedical Engineering

Professors
J. Milton Adams, B.S., Ph.D.
James R. Brookeman, B.S., Ph.D.
Brian R. Duling, A.B., Ph.D.
Samuel J. Dwyer, III, Ph.D.
Richard F. Edlich, M.D., Ph.D.
Yong I. Kim, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Jen-Shih Lee, Chair, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professors
Antharvedi Anné, B.S., D.Mit., M.S., Ph.D.
Katherine W. Ferrara, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Klaus F. Ley, M.D.
John P. Mugler, III, B.S., M.E., Ph.D.
George F. Rich, B.S., Ph.D., M.D.
Thomas C. Skalak, B.E.S., C.Phil., Ph.D.
George C. Theodoridis, B.S., Sc.D.

Assistant Professors
James R. Barrett, Jr., B.S., Ph.D.
Stuart S. Berr, B.S., Ph.D.
Joseph E. Hale, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Michael B. Lawrence, B.A., Ph.D.
Mark Williams, B.S., Ph.D.

Research
James M. Beach, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
J. Hunter Downs III, B.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
George T. Gillies, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor
Hong Liu, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
John W. Snell, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Jonathan H. Spindel, B.S., M.E., Ph.D.


Chemical Engineering

Professors
Giorgio Carta, Laurea, M.Ch.E., Ph.D.
John L. Gainer, B.S.Ch.E., M.S., Ph.D.
John L. Hudson, B.S., M.S.E., Ph.D., P.E., Wills Johnson Professor of Chemical Engineering
Donald J. Kirwan, Chair, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
M. Douglas LeVan, B.S., Ph.D. (Visiting)
John P. O'Connell, B.A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Harry Douglas Forsyth Professor of Chemical Engineering

Associate Professor
Robert J. Davis, B.S.Ch.E., M.S., Ph.D
Erik J. Fernandez, B.S.Ch.E., M.S., Ph.D.
Roseanne Marie Ford, B.S.Ch.E., M.S., Ph.D.

Assistant Professors
Andrew Hillier, B.S., Ch.E., Ph.D.
Matthew Neurock, B.S. Ch.E., Ph.D.


Civil Engineering

Professors
Furman W. Barton, B.C.E., M.S., Ph.D., P.E.
Michael J. Demetsky, B.S.C.E., M.S.C.E., Ph.D., P.E.
Nicholas J. Garber, Chair, B.Sc., M.S., Ph.D., P.E.
Yacov Y. Haimes, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., P.E., Lawrence R. Quarles Professor of Engineering and Applied Science
Carl T. Herakovich, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., P.E., Henry L. Kinnier Professor of Civil Engineering
Lester A. Hoel, B.C.E., M.C.E., D.Eng., P.E., Janet Scott and John Dowman Hamilton Professor of Civil Engineering
Wu-Seng Lung, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., P.E.
Richard W. Miksad, B.S., M.S., Sc.D., P.E.,Thomas M. Linville Professor and Dean
David Morris, B.C.E., M.S.C.E., D.Sc., P.E.
Ahmed K. Noor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., P.E., Ferman W. Perry Professor of Applied Mechanics
Shaw Lei Yu, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professors
Thomas T. Baber, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., P.E.
Marek-Jerzy Pindera, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Assistant Professors
Susan Burns, B.C.E., M.S., Ph.D.
Teresa B. Culver, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Lori L. Graham, A.B., B.E., M.A., Ph.D.
Kirk A. Martini, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., P.E.
Carlos E. Orozco, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
James A. Smith, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.


Computer Science

Professors
Alan P. Batson, B.Sc., Ph.D.
Anita K. Jones, A.B., M.S., Ph.D.
John C. Knight, B.Sc., Ph.D.
James M. Ortega, B.S., Ph.D., Charles Henderson Professor of Computer Science
John L. Pfaltz, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
John A. Stankovic, Chair, Sc.B., Sc.M., Ph.D., BP America Professor of Computer Science
Alfred C. Weaver, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
William A. Wulf, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., AT&T Professor of Computer Science

Associate Professors
James P. Cohoon, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Jack W. Davidson, B.A.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Andrew S. Grimshaw, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Worthy N. Martin, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Paul F. Reynolds, Jr., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Gabriel Robins, B.S., M.S.E., Ph.D.
Sang H. Son, B.S., M.S.E.E., M.S.C.S., Ph.D.

Assistant Professors
Jorg Liebeherr, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Kevin Sullivan, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.

Research
Stephen J. Chapin, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
James French, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Jane Prey, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Lecturer
Norman Ramsey, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor


Electrical Engineering

Professors
James H. Aylor, Chair, B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., Ph.D., Chair
John C. Bean, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (Applied Physics), John Marshall Money Professor
Joanne Bechta Dugan, B.A., M.S.E.E., Ph.D.
Georgios Giannakis, M.S.E.E., M.S.(Math), Ph.D.
Barry W. Johnson, B.S.E.E., M.E.E.E., Ph.D.
Stephen G. Wilson, B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., Ph.D., Associate Chair

Associate Professors
Tatiana Globus, M.S.E.E., Ph.D. (Physics-Visiting)
Stephen H. Jones, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
P. Paxton Marshall, B.S., M.A., M.E., Ph.D.
Michael L. Reed, B.S., M.Eng., Ph.D.
Elias D. Towe, S.B., S.M., Ph.D.
Ronald D. Williams, B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professors
Maite Brandt-Pearce, B.S., M.S., M.E.E., Ph.D.
Hui Liu, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Nikolaos D. Sidiropoulos, Diploma, M.S., Ph.D.
Mircea R. Stan, Diploma (Electronic Engr.), M.S., Ph.D. (Elect. & Computer Engr.)
Gang Tao, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Robert M. Weikle, B.S., B.A., M.S., Ph.D.

Research
Thomas Crowe, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor
Arthur W. Lichtenberger, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor


Materials Science and Engineering

Professors
Raul A. Baragiola, M.S., Ph.D.
R. Edward Barker, Jr., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Barry L. Farmer, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Richard P. Gangloff, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
William A. Jesser, Chair, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Thomas Goodwin Digges Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Robert A. Johnson, A.B., Ph.D.
Robert E. Johnson, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., John Lloyd Newcomb Professor of Engineering Physics
William C. Johnson, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Doris Kuhlmann-Wilsdorf, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., University Professor of Applied Science
Gary J. Shiflet, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., William G. Reynolds Professor
Edgar A. Starke, Jr., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Earnest Oglesby Professor of Engineering and Applied Science and University Professor
Glenn E. Stoner, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Haydn N.G. Wadley, B.Sc., Ph.D.
John A. Wert, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professors
James M. Howe, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Robert Hull, B.A., Ph.D.
Robert G. Kelly, B.E.S., M.S.E., Ph.D.
John R. Scully, B.E.S., M.S.E., Ph.D.

Research
Dana M. Elzey, B.S., M.S., Dr.Sc., Assistant Professor
Shelton R. Taylor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor


Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering

Professors
Paul E. Allaire, B.E., M.E., Ph.D., Mac Wade Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Lloyd E. Barrett, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Daniel Gabriel Cacuci, B.S., M.S., M.Phil.,Ph.D.
John J. Dorning, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Whitney Stone Professor of Nuclear Engineering
Sam S. Fisher, M.E., M.S., Ph.D.
Ronald D. Flack, Jr., Chair, B.S.M.E., M.S.M.E., Ph.D., P.E.
Edgar J. Gunter, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
James J. Kauzlarich, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., P.E.
James L. Kelly, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
James C. McDaniel, Jr., B.S., M.S.A.A., M.S.E.E. Ph.D.
Richard W. Miksad, B.S., M.S., Sc.D., P.E., Thomas M. Linville Professor and Dean
Jeffrey B. Morton, B.S., Ph.D.
Walter D. Pilkey, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Frederick Tracy Morse Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
William W. Roberts, Jr., S.B., Ph.D.,Commonwealth Professor of Engineering and Applied Science
John E. Scott, Jr., B.S., M.S., M.A., Ph.D.
John G. Thacker, Associate Chair, B.M.E., M.S.M.E., Ph.D., P.E.
Earl A. Thornton, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Miles A. Townsend, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.E., Alice M. and Guy Wilson Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Associate Professors
James T. Beard, B.M.E., M.S., Ph.D., P.E.
Jack S. Brenizer, B.A., M.E., Ph.D.
Hossein Haj-Hariri, S.B., S.M., Ph.D.
Carl Knospe, B.S., Ph.D.
Gabriel Laufer, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.A., Ph.D.
Eric H. Maslen, B.S., Ph.D.
Robert U. Mulder, B.S., M.E., Ph.D.Director of Reactor Facility
Robert J. Ribando, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Larry G. Richards, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Mitchell C. Rosen, B.E., M.S., Ph.D.
Roger A. Rydin, B.S., S.M., Sc.D.
Timothy Comish Scott, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Pradip Sheth, B.E., M.S., Ph.D.
Ronald D. Williams, B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., Ph.D., P.E.
Houston G. Wood, III, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.

Assistant Professors
Susan E. Carlson, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Harsha K. Chelliah, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Pamela M. Norris, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Panagiotis Tsiotras, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Research
Jeffrey Crandall, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
George Gillies, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor
Roland Krauss, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.,Associate Professor


Systems Engineering

Professors
Donald Edward Brown, Chair, B.S., M.S., M.Engr., Ph.D.
Yacov Y. Haimes, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., P.E., Lawrence R. Quarles Professor of Engineering and Applied Science
Thomas E. Hutchinson, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., William Stansfield Calcott Professor of Systems Engineering
James P. Ignizio, B.S.E.E., M.S.E., Ph.D., P.E.
Roman Krzysztofowicz, M.S., M. Sc., Ph.D.
Nicholas C. Matalas, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (Visiting)

Associate Professors
Michael E. Gorman, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
William T. Scherer, B.S., M.E., Ph.D.
K. Preston White, Jr., B.S.E., M.S., Ph.D.

Assistant Professors
Peter Beling, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Christina Mastrangelo, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Margaret Mayer, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Manuel Rossetti, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Research
James H. Lambert, B.S.E., M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor


Technology, Culture, and Communication

Professor
Melvin Cherno, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Joseph L. Vaughan Professor of Humanities
Kathryn C. Thornton, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professors
W. Bernard Carlson, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Patricia C. Click, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Michael E. Gorman, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Bryan Pfaffenberger, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Ingrid H. Soudek, Chair, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Assistant Professors
John K. Brown, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Kathryn A. Neeley, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Edmund P. Russell, III, B.A., Ph.D.
Mark A. Shields, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.


Retired Faculty
Ernst Otto Attinger, B.A., M.D., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering
Melvin Winfrey Aylor, B.S., M.S., Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics
George F. Bland, Sc.B., M.S.E.E., E.E., Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
John Wayne Boring, B.S.M.E., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Engineering Physics
Avery Catlin, B.E.E., M.A., Ph.D., University Professor Emeritus of Engineering and Applied Science
Bruce A. Chartres, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
William Larken Duren, Jr., A.B., M.S., Ph.D., University Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Richard T. Eppink, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering
Gaston Graham Fornes, B.S., M.S., P.E., Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Mark G. Foster, A.B.(Physics), Ph.D.(Physics), Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering
Elmer L. Gaden, Jr., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering
Omer Allan Gianniny, Jr., B.S.E., M.Ed., Ed.D., P.E., Professor Emeritus of Humanities
Luther Y. Gore, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Humanities
John Kenneth Haviland, B.Sc., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Robert Rives Humphris, B.E.E., M.E.E., D.Sc.E.E., Research Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Fulvio Antonio Iachetta, B.M.E., M.M.E., Ph.D., P.E., Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Rafael M. Inigo, Ing.E., M.S., D.Sc., P.E., Professor of Electrical Engineering
Richard L. Jennings, B.S., B.S.C.E., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering
Lewis B. Johnson, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Research Professor of Materials Science
Walker Reed Johnson, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Nuclear Engineering
Morris Wiley Jones, B.E., M.E., P.E., Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Henry Lee Kinnier, B.C.E., M.S., P.E., Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering
Alden Robert Kuhlthau, B.S., M.S., Ph.D, Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering
Hugh Stevenson Landes, B.E.E., Ph.D., P.E., Associate Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering
Alwyn C. Lapsley, B.E.E., M.S., Ph.D., Research Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics
Hiram Gordon Larew, B.S.C.E., M.S.C.E., Ph.D., P.E., Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering
Kenneth Robert Lawless, B.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Materials Science
David W. Lewis, B.A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., P.E., Professor Emeritus of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Lembit U. Lilleleht, B.Ch.E., M.S.E., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering
William B. Looney, B.S., M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering
Ralph Addison Lowry, B.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics
George B. Matthews, B.S., M.S., M.A., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Fred Campbell McCormick, B.C.E., M.S.E., Ph.D., P.E., Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering
Eugene S. McVey, B.S.E.E., M.S., Ph.D., P.E., Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering
James Lawrence Meem, Jr., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Nuclear Engineering
Dale Robert Metcalf, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus of Nuclear Engineering
Edward Valentine Mochel, B.S., M.S.,Associate Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
James W. Moore, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., P.E., Professor Emeritus of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Robert H. Owens, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Applied Mathematics
Frank Stringfellow Quinn, Jr., B.S., B.S.E.E., M.E.E., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics
Lewis T. Rader, B.Sc., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Electrical Engineering
Robert Lee Ramey, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering
Donald L. Reid, B.M.E., M.S.E., P.E., Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Albert B. Reynolds, S.B., S.M., Sc.D., Professor Emeritus of Nuclear Engineering
Fred D. Rosi, B.E., M.E., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Materials Science
Clifford Myron Siegel, B.E.E., M.S.E.E., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering
Edward Carl Stevenson, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering
Otis Lee Updike, Jr., B.Ch.E., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering
Joseph Lee Vaughan, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Humanities
Franklin E. Wawner, Jr., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering
Thomas Garnett Williamson, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics
Heinz Gerhard Friedrich Wilsdorf, Diploma-Physiker, Dr.rer.Nat., D.Sc., Professor Emeritus of Materials Science


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