Affiliated Environmental Faculty

Faculty By Field Of Study:

Economics and Business

Gilbert Bassett
Professor, Finance, College of Business Administration
Statistics, energy and environment
Kyle Cheek
Clinical Associate Professor, Information and Decision Sciences, College of Business Administration
Business analytics, healthcare analytics, in-database analytic processing, economics of information
Abagail Mcwilliams
Associate Dean & Professor, College of Business Administration
Business ethics, strategic management, sustainability management
Joseph Jacob Persky
Professor, Economics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Urban and regional Economics; history of thought; public finance; radical political economy
Arkalgud Ramaprasad
Professor Emeritus, Information and Decision Sciences, College of Business Administration
eMedicine, eBusiness strategy, information systems discontinuity, and information systems operability

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Engineering

Jeremiah Abiade
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Pulsed laser deposition (PLD) growth of oxide thin films and multilayers for thermoelectric devices and other energy related research
Suresh K. Aggarwal
Adjunct Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Ignition and combustion of multi-component fuel droplets and sprays; turbulent spray combustion; direct numerical simulations of shear layers; partially premixed flame structure; transient combustion phenomenon including flame-vortex interactions, passive/active control of two-phase processes, and emissions
Farhad Ansari
Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Structural engineering with emphasis in Structural Health Monitoring, smart sensors, nondestructive testing, integrated fiber optic sensors for condition monitoring of bridges, fiber optic acoustic emission sensors for real time monitoring of corrosion and fracture, development of MEMS based sensors for civil structural systems, optical fiber distributed sensor for post seismic monitoring of damaged structures, monitoring the state of repaired and strengthened structures, development of weigh-in-motion systems, image processing techniques for characterization of entrained air bubble system in concrete
Kenneth Brezinsky
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
High temperature gas phase chemical kinetics related to combustion processes with special emphasis on environmental impact; combustion synthesis of non-oxide refractory materials
Sabri Cetinkunt
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Motion Control
Isabel F. Cruz
Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Databases, geographic information systems, semantic web, information visualization, and security, semantic data integration, ontology matching, geospatial interoperability, context-aware role based access control, privacy-preserving record linkage, personal information management, and semantic desktop
Bhaskar DasGupta
Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Theoretical computer science, discrete mathematics/algorithms, computational biology, computational geometry and computational finance
Sybil Derrible
Associate Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Sustainable and resilient urban infrastructure planning, complex systems, infrastructure network design, network science, urban economics
Urmila M. Diwekar
Professor, Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering
Simulation, design, optimization, control, stochastic modeling, and synthesis of chemical processes
Mitra Dutta
Director, UIC Army Research Lab Collaborative; Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Optoelectronics devices and novel quantum and nanoscale devices, optical characterization of optoelectronic devices and structures, wide band gap structures and devices, bio-optoelectronics
Jakob Eriksson
Associate Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Computer systems, operating systems, networks and mobile sensing
Alan Feinerman
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Adapting and developing unique MEMS MicroElectroMechanical structures to solve various technological problems
David He
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Failure and reliability analysis of manufacturing systems, equipment and process diagnosis and prognosis, statistical process control, agile manufacturing systems, scheduling and control for agile production and manufacturing, environmentally conscious manufacturing
Andrew E. Johnson
Associate Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Advanced visualization displays
Amid Khoudadoust
Associate Professor, Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
Environmental separations technologies; remediation of contaminated soils and sediments; biodegradation of PCBs in sediments; arsenic in fly ash
Jie (Jane) Lin
Associate Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Statistical and mathematical modeling of transportation problems and issues; transportation energy and environmental studies; sustainable transportation systems; data mining
Andreas A. Linninger
Professor, Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering
System design and analysis, advancing mathematical modeling and computational methods in process design and optimization, integrated design and control and systems biology
Bing Liu
Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Lifelong machine learning, sentiment analysis, data mining, machine learning, and natural language processing
Leilah B. Lyons
Associate Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Educational software design, computer-supported collaborative learning, human-computer interaction for mobile devices, interactive museum exhibit design
Farzad Mashayek
Professor and Head, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Two-phase turbulent reactive flow, direct numerical simulation, statistical and stochastic modeling, nanoparticle dynamics in dusty plasma
Sudip Mazumder
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Fuel cells and alternative renewable energy systems
Michael McNallan
Professor, Materials Science, Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
High-temperature chemistry of materials: materials Processing and Characterization, oxidation and corrosion of metals and alloys, high-temperature corrosion in halogen containing environments, corrosion of ceramics, tribology and tribochemistry of ceramics, injection refining of liquid metals.
Constantine M. Megaridis
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Fluid dynamic phenomena in carbon nanotubes, experimental diagnostics in micro/nanoscale systems, nanoparticle formation in high temperature flows, multiphase heat and mass transfer, nanoparticle colloidal suspensions, droplet and spray technologies, super-repellent coatings, superhydrophobicity, micro/nanofluidics
Abolfazl (Kouros) Mohammadian
Department Head and Professor of Transportation Engineering, Civil and Materials Engineering,  College of Engineering
Travel behavior analysis; transportation planning; activity-based travel demand modeling; microsimulation modeling methods of urban activities; integrated land-use and transportation models; applied econometrics and disaggregate choice models; urban travel survey data and data mining; transportation systems analysis; intelligent transportation systems; performance evaluation of transportation systems
Thomas G. Moher
Associate Professor Emeritus, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Intersection of human-computer interaction and learning technologies, focusing on the design of ubiquitous technologies and embodied activity structures that support young learners in classroom-based science inquiry
Didem Ozevin
Associate Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Sensor development, multi-physic models, low power wireless sensor
Ian Papautsky
Professor, Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering
Microfluidic systems, point-of-care sensors, medical and public health applications
Igor Paprotny
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Microrobotics, microfluidics, distributed wireless sensing, energy systems sensing, and energy harvesting
Krishna R. Reddy
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
Remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater; waste containment; groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling; beneficial reuse of waste and recycled materials
Karl J. Rockne
Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Active capping and contaminated sediment cleanup; biodegradation of hazardous pollutants; ecological and human health threat mapping in the Great Lakes; fate of brominated flame retardants; transport of organic contaminants in soil and sediment; micro-structure characterization of sediment, soil, and soot particles; soot transport to Great Lakes sediments/role of soot as vector for  semi-volatile organic pollutant transport
William Ryan
Clinical Associate Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
High efficiency buildings, renewable and emerging power generation
Amin Salehi-Khojin
Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Materials synthesis, CO2 conversion systems, energy storage, thermal management and heat transfer in carbon based electronic devices, carbon nanomaterial based chemical sensors, graphene based nano-electromechanical mass spectroscopy systems, graphene based thermoelectric devices, vibration of nanoscale media
Michael Stroscio
Distinguished Professor, Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
Electrical, optical, and mechanical properties of nanostructures, quantum transport, solid state electronics and optoelectronics, phonons in nanostructures, theory of nanodevices, applications of nanoscale structures and devices in electrical engineering and bioengineering
Christos G. Takoudis
Professor, Richard and Loan Hill Department of Bioengineering; Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering
Microelectronic materials and processing, heterogeneous catalysis and surface chemistry
Thomas L. Theis
Director, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Mathematical modeling and systems analysis of environmental processes, the environmental chemistry of trace organic and inorganic substances, interfacial reactions, subsurface contaminant transport, hazardous waste management, industrial pollution prevention, industrial ecology
Ouri Wolfson
Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Database systems, distributed systems, transaction processing, mobile computing
Brian D. Ziebart
Assistant Professor, Computer Science, College of Engineering
Adversarial prediction, inverse optimal control
Bo Zou
Assistant Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Transportation systems analysis, transportation economics, planning and policy, sustainable transportation, infrastructure asset management, air transportation, port management and waterborne shipping

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Social Sciences and Humanities

Christopher Boyer
Professor, History; Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Environmental history, especially in Mexico
Ralph E. Cintron
Associate Professor, English & Latin American and Latino Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Rhetorical studies, ethnography, particularly urban ethnography, urban theory, theories of globalization, political theory, particularly the anthropology of democracy, and social theory
Molly Doane
Associate Head, Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Sociocultural anthropology, environment, social movements, globalization, political economy, consumption, commodity chains, organic agriculture, cooperatives
Beate Geissler
Associate Professor, Art, School of Art and Design
Technology on systems of global commerce
Susan Goldman
Professor, Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Subject matter learning, instruction, assessment, and on roles for technology
Rachel Havrelock
Assistant Professor, English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Biblical studies, literary and political theory, and the politics of interpretation
David Hilbert
Professor, Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Color, philosophy of perception, philosophy of mind
Kirk Arden Hoppe
Associate Professor, History, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Modern African history and modern world history, including environmental history, African wildlife and nature preservation
Susan Levine
Professor, History, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Gender, social movements, and food policy
James W. Pellegrino
Professor, Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
Children’s /adult’s thinking and learning, cognitive research and theory
Dan Peterman
Associate Professor, Art, School of Art and Design
Recycled materials

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Environmental and Occupational Health Science and Medicine

Maria Argos
Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Health effects of arsenic from drinking water and other sources
Saria Salah Awadalla
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Distribution theory, mode-based inference, causal inference, clinical trials
Maarten C. Bosland
Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, Pathology, College of Medicine
Prostate cancer chemoprevention, hormonal carcinogenesis of the prostate and endocrine disruptors, anticancer activity of natural substances and African medicinal plants, capacity building in health sciences and medicine in Africa
Susan Nathalie Buchanan
Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Safety and occupational health of low income and immigrant workers; environmental exposures to children and women of childbearing age
Michael Cailas
Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Water quality monitoring network design, environmental data analysis, risk assessment and cost benefit analysis
Salvatore Cali
Instructor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Indoor environmental air quality
Hua Yun Chen
Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Handling missing data in statistical analysis, analysis of biased sampling designs in epidemiological studies, statistical issues in design and analysis of genetic studies, collaborative research in mental health and infectious diseases
Hui Chen
Director, Mass Spectrometry Core, Metabolomics & Proteomics Facility, Research Resources Center
Protein and peptide analyses
Lorraine Conroy
Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Characterizing workplace contaminant sources, ventilation system model development and validation, workplace exposure assessment
Irina V. Dardynskaia
Research Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Radiation medicine and radiation protection, epidemiological studies of health effects of radiation and chemical exposure on women and children. Health effects of in utero radiation and chemical exposure, in utero dose reconstruction
Samuel Dorevitch
Associate Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Interim Division Director, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Environmental epidemiology, incorporating objective measures of health and exposure; health effects of air pollution; inner-city asthma; occupational allergies and asthma; water quality and health
Mark S. Dworkin
Professor, Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Clinical epidemiology of HIV/AIDS, influenza transmission, and prevention of foodborne disease.
Serap Erdal
Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Environmental and occupational exposure assessment, health risk assessment, development of exposure measurement methods/techniques, multi-media exposure analysis and modeling, aerosol science and technology, validation of size selective particle samplers
Nurtan Esmen
Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Application of engineering principles and math to occupational and environmental health problems, with special emphases on aerosol physics, exposure estimation and characterization, and the theory of decisionmaking in environmental health sciences.
Linda Forst
Senior Associate Dean, School of Public Health; Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Occupational health disparities, farm worker health and safety, occupational injury epidemiology, web-based teaching in environmental health, occupational diseases
Lee S. Friedman
Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Injury epidemiology, occupational health, road injury prevention, real-time surveillance, military health issues, child health, conflicts of interest in biomedical research, nnon-ionizing radiation, community health
Jennifer Mary Hebert-Beirne
Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR), community health equity assessment, social determinants of health, community-based qualitative and mixed methods and women’s and adolescent female pelvic and sexual health
Ronald C. Hershow
Director & Associate Professor, Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health; Associate Professor, Medicine, Medicine Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine
HIV, antimicrobial resistant microorganisms
Daniel O. Hryhorczuk
Director, Global Health Center, College of Medicine; Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences & Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Health effects of exposure to dioxins, PCBs, heavy metals, and ionizing radiation; global environmental and occupational health; pediatric environmental health; environmental stressors and maternal and child health in eastern Europe
David A. Ibrahim
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Administrative Services, Vice Chancellor for; Clinical Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Preparedness and resilience
Heather Jackson
Director of Environmental Health and Safety, Environmental Health and Safety Office
Designing and implementing best in-class programs
David Jacobs
Adjunct Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Asthma, international healthy housing guidelines, lead poisoning prevention, and green sustainable building design
Jyotsna Jagai
Research Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health; Research Assistant Professor; Endocrinology/Diabetes and Metabolism, College of Medicine
Health impacts of water quality; environmental stressors of water quality, including climate change and land use; cumulative environmental impact on human health
Rachel Jones
Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Physical and statistical models, hazardous agents, and risk assessment
Kathleen Jane Kennedy
Research Specialist, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Coal workers’ pneumoconiosis
Angela Kong
Clinical Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition; Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Institute for Health Research and Policy
Lifestyle, etiology, prevention, and treatment of obesity
An Li
Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Environmental organic chemistry
Victoria Persky
Professor, Epidemiology, School of Public Health
Epidemiology of chronic diseases; epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases
Gail S. Prins
Director, UIC Andrology Laboratory, Urology, College of Medicine; Affiliate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Molecular biology of prostate gland development, hormonal carcinogenesis, reprogramming by early-life estrogens and endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), and prostate disease with aging
Robert M. Sargis
Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine, Endocrinology/Diabetes and Metabolism, College of Medicine
Lipid metabolism and lipid metabolism disorders, environmental toxins, arsenic, diabetes, insulin resistance, obesity
Daniel Swartzman
Associate Professor Emeritus, Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health
Social ethics, toxic substance law and policy, government decisionmaking, medical malpractice litigation and policy,  public health advocacy,  environmental health policy
Saul Weiner
Professor, Academic Internal Medicine, College of Medicine
Contextual errors in clinical decision making and care planning

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Environmental Policy, Planning and Design

Ning Ai
Assistant Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Urban environmental planning, industrial ecology, sustainable economic development, system analysis of urban sustainability, waste management
Kheir Al-Kodmany
Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Urban Data Visualization, GIS, Urban Design, Crowd Management, Community Planning
Phil Ashton
Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Restructuring of retail finance and its relationship to U.S. central cities; urban governance; credit market regulation
John Betancur
Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Gentrification and community fabric
Teresa Cordova
Director and Professor, Great Cities Institute
Global/local dynamics,impacts of globalization on Latino communities
Joshua Drucker
Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Economic development policy and practice, regional industrial structure and competition, technology-based economic development, innovation and entrepreneurship, anchor institutions, impact assessment,analytical methods for planning
Clifford Haefke
Director, Energy Resources Center, College of Engineering
Technical and economic development of DG/CHP projects
Charles Hoch
Professor Emeritus, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Physical planning, housing planning and policy
Timothy P. Johnson
Director, Survey Research Laboratory; Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Science; Professor, Public Administration, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Survey methodology, health behaviors in disadvantaged populations.
Susan Kaplan
Research Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences; Visiting Research Coordinator, Great Lakes Center for Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health, School of Public Health
Brownfields, green building, environmental health
Kazuya Kawamura
Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Freight transportation, transportation economics, congestion pricing, accessibility
Cindy Klein-Banai
Associate Chancellor, UIC Office of Sustainability; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Sustainability in higher education, sustainability tracking and rating systems
Graeme Miller
Research Energy Policy Associate, Energy Resources Center, College of Engineering
Financial impacts of combined heat and power (CHP) systems
Steffen Mueller
Principal Research Economist, Energy Resources Center, College of Engineering
Efficient energy utilization to reduce energy consumption and emissions, industrial energy system economics, air emissions and other regulatory compliance requirements for distributed energy, resource potential for distributed energy systems
Brenda Parker
Assistant Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Urban planning & development, urban geography, gender
David C. Perry
Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Economic development, planning theory and political economy
Janet Smith
Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Equity issues in local/national housing planning and policy
Nebiyou Tilahun
Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Transportation planning, travel behavior, use of agent based models for transportation planning applications
Nik Theodore
Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Urban political economy, urban informality and informal economies, labor markets and labor standards, policy mobilities, labor organizing, migration
Sanjeev Vidyarthi
Assistant Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Spatial planning and design, planning history and theory, globalization and international planning
Rachel Weber
Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, Urban Planning and Policy; Fellow, Great Cities Institute, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Urban and regional economic development, development finance, municipal government law, planning theory, industrial restructuring, public finance
Curtis R. Winkle
Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Health planning, management skills, program evaluation, statistics
Donald Zeigler
Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health
Prevention of non-communicable diseases: cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and pulmonary disease; alcohol use, tobacco, and unhealthy eating; global trade agreements on health
Moira Zellner
Research Associate Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Environmental planning
Tingwei Zhang
Professor Emeritus, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Urban planning and design
Jack Zwanziger
Professor Emeritus, Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health
Improving the cost effectiveness of medical care services, health care markets and competition, managed care

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Natural Sciences

Rafail Abramov
Professor, Math Statistics and Computer Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Statistical description of chaotic dynamical systems with many conserved quantities, information theory-based predictability, fluctuation-dissipation theorem and its geophysical applications
Mary V. Ashley
Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Molecular ecology, landscape genetics, conservation biology
Hormoz BasiriRad
Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Ecophysiology, plant nutrition and global climate change
Max Berkelhammer
Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural and anthropogenic processes that influence the atmospheric branch of the water cycle
Jean E. Bogner
Professor Emeritus, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Landfill gas processes and emissions/contaminant hydrogeology
Joel Brown
Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Evolutionary ecology
George Crabtree
Distinguished Professor, Physics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Sustainable energy production, storage and use, materials science, nanoscale superconductors and magnets, vortex matter in superconductors, highly correlated electrons in metals
Andrew J. Dombard
Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Planetary Science and Exploration, Geophysics
Miquel Gonzalez-Meler
Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Global change biology, plant and ecosystem physiology, isotope ecology, respiration
Luke Hanley
Professor, Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Research interest lay at the interface of analytical chemistry, mass spectrometry, bioengineering, and surface science. We apply advanced instrumental methods to modify and characterize both biological and materials surfaces in several distinct projects
Henry Howe
Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Community ecology, experimental restoration, rodent-plant interactions, ecology of tropical seed dispersal
Fabien Kenig
Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Biogeochemistry, organic geochemistry, wtable isotope geochemistry, paleoceanography, life in extreme environments
Dibyen Majumdar
Executive Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor, Math Statistics and Computer Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Design of experiments, linear models, nonlinear mixed models, repeated measurements
Roberta J. Mason-Gamer
Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Molecular phylogenetics, evolution of polyploids and hybrids, grass systematics
D’Arcy Meyer-Dombard
Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Geobiology, microbial geochemistry, environmental genomics, ecology of “extreme” environments
Emily Minor
Associate Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Landscape ecology, urban ecology, conservation planning, dispersal and invasions
Kathryn L. Nagy
Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Professor & Chair, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Environmental geochemistry, mineral-water interface kinetics and thermodynamics, clay chemistry
Rachel Poretsky
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Functional diversity of bacteria in marine, freshwater, and other environments; microbial genes (metagenomics), gene transcripts (metatranscriptomics).
Roman Shvydkoy
Professor, Math Statistics and Computer Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Fluid dynamics, euler, navier-stokes systems; non-local parabolic equations; collective behavior, emergent dynamics, flocking; turbulence, onsager conjecture, convex integration, vanishing viscosity limit; instability in ideal fluids, linearization method, WKB analysis, geometric optics; spectral theory, pseudo-differential, harmonic and functional analysis.
Preston T. Snee
Associate Professor, Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Energy transfer in semiconductor nanocrystals
Carol A. Stein
Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Plate tectonics, marine geophysics, heat flow
Kate Warpeha
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Cellular stress as a result of environmental change; changing environmental signals (UV, cooling/warming, salt in soils/water table) and how they affect plant developmental responses; plant biochemical technology and engineering
David Wise
Research Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Causes and implications of food-web complexity and explores how human-induced impacts, such as global climate change and habitat modification, will affect the functioning of terrestrial food webs

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Public Administration

David F. Merriman
James J. Stukel Presidential Professor, Public Administration; Institute of Government and Public Affairs, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
State and local public finance, tax increment finance, economic development
Michael A. Pagano
Dean, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs; Professor, Public Administration, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Budgeting and finance, urban policy, federalism and intergovernmental relations
Michael D. Siciliano
Associate Professor, Public Administration, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Governance networks, street-level bureaucracy, organizational learning, social network analysis, quantitative methods, performance measurement, crisis response networks, education policy, science and technology policy

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Transportation

Kazuya Kawamura
Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Freight transportation, transportation economics, congestion pricing, accessibility
Jie (Jane) Lin
Associate Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Civil and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering
Statistical and mathematical modeling of transportation problems and issues; transportation energy and environmental studies; sustainable transportation systems; data mining
Abolfazl (Kouros) Mohammadian
Department Head and Professor of Transportation Engineering, Civil and Materials Engineering,  College of Engineering
Travel behavior analysis; transportation planning; activity-based travel demand modeling; microsimulation modeling methods of urban activities; integrated land-use and transportation models; applied econometrics and disaggregate choice models; urban travel survey data and data mining; transportation systems analysis; intelligent transportation systems; performance evaluation of transportation systems
P.S. Sriraj
Director,Urban Transportation Center, Metropolitan Transportation Support Initiative (METSI); Adjunct Lecturer, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Public transportation systems, Welfare-to-work, Transportation Asset Management, GIS in transportation, socio-economic factors in transportation, and systems thinking/complex problems in transportation
Nebiyou Tilahun
Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Transportation planning, travel behavior, use of agent based models for transportation planning applications

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