9: School of Graduate Engineering and Applied Science

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Dean's Office | 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

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Office of the Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science
Richard W. Miksad, B.S., M.S., Sc.D., Thomas M. Linville Professor and Dean
J. Milton Adams, B.S., Ph.D., Assistant Dean
Mary P. Beck, M.S., Lecturer in Applied Mathematics
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
Katherine L. Jordan, B.A., Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Affairs, Virginia Engineering Foundation
Irena Lasiecka, M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Applied Mathematics
Clarence J. Livesay, B.S., Director of Career Services
Lois E. Mansfield, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
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
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

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Professors
J. Milton Adams, B.S., Ph.D.
Paul E. Allaire, B.E., M.E., Ph.D., MacWade Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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.
Thomas C. Skalak, B.E.S., C.Phil., Ph.D.

Associate Professors
Katherine W. Ferrara, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Klaus F. Ley, M.D.
Hong Liu, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
John P. Mugler III, B.S., M.E., Ph.D.
Michael L. Reed, B.S., M.Eng. Ph.D.
George F. Rich, B.S., Ph.D., M.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.
William H. Guilford, B.S., Ph.D.
Michael B. Lawrence, B.A., Ph.D.
Jonathan H. Spindel, B.S., M.E., Ph.D.
William F. Walker, B.S.E., 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
Larry R. Karns, B.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
John W. Snell, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Department of 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 Professors
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.

Department of 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., M.I.C.E., P.E.
Lester A. Hoel, B.C.E., M.C.E., D.Eng., P.E., Janet Scott and John Dowman Hamilton Professor of Civil Engineering
Cornelius O. Horgan, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc., Wills Johnson Professor of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics
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
Marek-Jerzy Pindera, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Shaw Lei Yu, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Thomas T. Baber, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professors
Susan E. 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.
Brian L. Smith, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
James A. Smith, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Department of Computer Science

Professors
Alan P. Batson, B.Sc., Ph.D.
Jack W. Davidson, B.A.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Anita K. Jones, A.B., M.S., Ph.D., University Professor
John C. Knight, B.Sc., Ph.D.
Lois Mansfield, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
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 and University Professor

Associate Professors
James P. Cohoon, B.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., Walter Munster Chair
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.
David P. Luebke, B.A., Ph.D.
Kathy Ryall, B.A., S.M., 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

Department of Electrical Engineering

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

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

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

Research
Thomas Crowe, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor
Jeffrey L. Hesler, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Arthur W. Lichtenberger, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor

Department of 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., Associate Professor

Department of 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.
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.
Harsha K. Chelliah, B.S., M.S., 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.
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
Ravichandra N. Vancheeswaran, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Department of 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.
James W. Lark, III, B.S., Ph.D.
Garrick E. Louis, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Christina Mastrangelo, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Stephen D. Patek, B.S., S.M.E.E., Ph.D.
Manuel Rossetti, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

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

Division of Technology, Culture, and Communication

Professors
Melvin Cherno, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Joseph L. Vaughan Professor of Humanities
Ingrid H. Soudek, Chair, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
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.
Kathryn A. Neeley, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Bryan Pfaffenberger, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.

Assistant Professors
John K. Brown, 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

Antharvedi Anné, B.S., D.Mit., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering
Ernst Otto Attinger, B.A., M.D., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering
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
Edgar J. Gunter, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
John Kenneth Haviland, B.Sc., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Carl T. Herakovich, B.S., M.S. Ph.D., P.E., Profesor Emeritus of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
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
James J. Kauzalarich, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., P.E. Professor Emeritus of Mechanical 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
James M. Ortega, B.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Computer Science
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
James G. Simmonds, S.B., S.M., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics
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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