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Stuart Mudd Professor of BiologyChair, Department of BiologyPhD, University of Washington
Biology, climate change, ecology, environment, evolutionary biology, reptiles.
Professor of MusicDMA, University of Southern California
Abstract cinema, computer music, Gamelan, humanities, multimedia, music, music art, music composition, tuning systems.
Alexander & Adelaide Hixon Professor of the HumanitiesProfessor of Comparative LiteraturePhD, New York University
Cinema, comparative literature, humanities, Latin America.
Professor of Humanities EmeritusPhD, University of Pennsylvania
Food studies, history, history of US ethnicity, humanities, immigration.
Smallwood Family ChairProfessor of MathematicsPhD, Johns Hopkins University
Algorithms, combinatorics, game theory, mathemagician, mathematics, operations research.
Professor of MathematicsPhD, Trinity College, Cambridge University
Applications of dynamical systems, asymptotics, diffusive signaling, energy driven pattern formation, fluid mechanics, mathematics, mixing in fluids, self-similarity and scaling behavior, swarming and biological aggregations
Csilla and Walt Foley Endowed Professor of Computer ScienceAssociate Professor of Computer Science
Chair, Department of Computer Science PhD, University of Michigan
Artificial intelligence, computer science, human-robot interaction, robotics.
Assistant Professor of PhysicsPhD, Stanford University
Condensed matter physics, physics, qantum materials, superconductors.
Professor of BiologyPhD, California Institute of Technology
Biology, computational biology, molecular evolution.
Robert and Barbara McAlister Endowed Professor of Mathematics PhD, University of Cincinnati
Applied mathematics, differential equations, mathematics.
Professor of EngineeringCF Braun & Co. Fellow of EngineeringPhD, University of Michigan
Engineering, mechanical vibrations, structural dynamics.
Professor of EngineeringPhD, Stanford University
Autonomous mobile robots, control theory, engineering, mapping and localization, motion planning, multi-robot systems, robotics, underwater robotics
Associate Professor of Literature and Avery FellowPhD, Claremont Graduate University
East-west encounter, literature, postcolonial theory, race, religion, Shakespeare.
Associate Professor of EngineeringPhD, University of California, Berkeley
Engineering, nanomaterials, nanotechnology.
Professor of Anthropology and Science, Technology and SocietyAssociate Dean for Academic AffairsPhD, University of Utrecht
Humanities, scientific cultures, sociology, technology and society, Zimbabwe bush pump.
Norman F. Sprague, Jr. Professor of the Life SciencesProfessor of MathematicsPhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Cancer immunology, computational fluid dynamics, mathematical biology, mathematics, numerical linear algebra, parallel computing.
Leonhard-Johnson-Rae Chair of Computer SciencePhD, Yale University
Computer science, computer vision, CS curriculum, CS outreach, high school CS, middle school CS, robotics.
Vice President and Shanahan Endowed Dean of the Faculty ChairProfessor of PhysicsPhD, University of California, Berkeley
Fluid dynamics, high-intensity laser physics, physics.
Jude & Eileen Laspa Endowed Professorship of EngineeringPhD, California Institute of Technology
Civil engineering, earthquake engineering, engineering.
Willard W. Keith, Jr. Fellow of the HumanitiesAssociate Professor of Religious StudiesPhD, Columbia University
Activism and religion, American religious history, church and state, history, humanities, occult religions, pedagogy, religion, religion and science.
Michael G. and C. Jane Wilson Chair of Arts and the HumanitiesChair, Humanities, Social Sciences, and the ArtsMFA, University of Illinois at Chicago
Art, humanities, interdisciplinary arts, photography.
Assistant Professor of Asian American StudiesPhD University of California, Los Angeles
Asian American studies, history, humanities, immigration, labor, militarization, Pacific islander history, race, settler colonialism.
Associate Professor of PhysicsPhD, Harvard University
Experimental cosmology, physics, quantum mechanics, quantum theory.
Associate Professor of PhysicsPhD, Cornell University
Biomechanics, biophysics, physics, soft matter physics.
Louisa and Robert Miller in the HumanitiesProfessor of LiteraturePhD, The Claremont Graduate School
Humanities, literature, poetry, printing, Shakespeare.
Robert and Barbara McAlister Endowed Professor of Mathematics PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Big data analysis, differential geometry, geometric modeling and design, Grassmann manifolds, industrial mathematics, mathematics, optimal big data to decision, topology.
Associate Professor of the History of SciencePhD, University of Toronto
Gender and science, history, history of medicine, history of physics, history of science, humanities.
Professor of Physics EmeritusPhD, The Johns Hopkins University
Biomedical optics, biophysics, laser physics, physics, quantum optics.
Professor of Chemistry and BiologyChair, Department of ChemistryPhD, Harvard University
Biology, chemistry, community based learning, DNA, gene therapy, HIV-AIDS.
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Hixon Professor of Climate StudiesPhD, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Air pollution, atmospheric chemistry, chemistry, climate change, photochemical smog, pollution.
Associate Professor of BiologyPhD, Harvard University
Aging, biology, cellular biology, longevity, molecular biology.
Assistant Professor of PhysicsPhD, McMaster University
Elastodynamics, fast biomechanics, fluid dynamics, physics, soft matter physics.
Professor of ChemistryPhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Asymmetric catalysis, chemistry, education, organometallics, pedagogy.
Professor of MathematicsPhD, University of British Columbia
Algebraic geometry, diversity, math education, mathematics
Ray and Mary Ingwersen Professor of ChemistryPhD, Duke University
Chemical sensors, chemistry, faculty development, mentoring of women science faculty, nanostructures.
Professor of Computer SciencePhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Computer performance, computer science, computer storage, hard drives, solid-state disks.
Professor of EngineeringChair, Department of EngineeringPhD, University of Minnesota
Bioengineering, engineering, nanocomposite membranes, transdermal transport.
Clinical Professor of EngineeringDirector, Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity (The Hive)
Creativity, design thinking, engineering, innovation.
Bruce and Susan Worster Professor of PhysicsChair, Department of PhysicsPhD California Institute of Technology
Atomic physics, physics, quantum communication, quantum cryptography, quantum information science, quantum optics.
Professor of Physics EmeritusPhD, California Institute of Technology
Astronomy, earthquakes, geophysics, physics, rocketry, seismology, solar system astronomy.
Professor of MathematicsPhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Applied probability, aviation security, homeland security, humanitarian logistics, mathematics, operations research, terrorist network disruption.
Professor of Media StudiesMFA., University of California, San Diego
Animals, animation, art, art and science, film, humanities, media, primates, special effects.
Vivian and D. Kenneth Baker Professor of the Life SciencesPhD, University of Washington
Biology, coral, marine biology.
Associate Professor of Computer SciencePhD, University of Washington
Computer science, literacy education, machine learning, natural language processing.
Iris & Howard Critchell Assistant Professor of Computer SciencePhD, Carnegie Mellon University
Algorithmic search, artificial intelligence, computer science, information theory, machine learning.
Joseph B. Platt Chair of Effective TeachingAssociate Professor of MathematicsPhD, University of California, Davis
Creativity in math, discrete mathematics, graph theory, math competitions, mathematics.
Professor of MathematicsPhD, Dartmouth College
Algebraic voting theory, harmonic analysis on finite groups, mathematics.
Professor of Engineering Economics EmeritusPhD, California Institute of Technology
Business case analysis, capital investment evaluation, cost and schedule estimation, engineering, engineering economics, leadership and decision-making styles, project/program management, technical and project management
Professor of PhysicsDirector, Physics ClinicPhD, Harvard University
Nonlinear optics, physics, semiconductor physics, solar energy.
Professor of PhysicsPhD, University of Chicago
Cosmology, particle physics, physics, string theory, theoretical physics.
Barbara Stokes Dewey Assistant Professor of BiologyPhD, University of California, Berkeley
Biology, molecular biology, molecular immunology, parasites, sleeping sickness.
Avery FellowAssistant Professor of Cultural GeographyPhD, University of Toronto
Gender studies, human geography, humanities, queer studies, sexuality studies.
Assistant Professor of PhysicsPhD, Harvard University
Dark matter, physics, theoretical particle physics.
Associate Professor of EngineeringPhD, University of California, Berkeley
Circuit design, engineering, MEMS.
Professor of Engineering Union Oil Company Engineering Design FellowPhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Aerosols, engineering, materials processing, optical diagnostics, process control, radiant heat transfer
Malcolm Lewis Chair of Sustainability and SocietyProfessor of Political Science and Environmental PolicyPhD, University of California, Santa Cruz
Biodiversity, environment, environmental policy, humanities, political science, sustainability
Professor of BiologyPhD, The State University of New York, Stony Brook
Bacteria, biology, E. coli, molecular genetics
Professor of Computer SciencePhD, Carnegie Mellon University
Compilers, computer science, concurrency, object calculi, programming languages, type theory.
Benediktsson-Karway Chair of Mathematics PhD, Harvard University
Algorithms, game theory, geometric and topological combinatorics, mathematical economics, mathematics.
Associate Professor of Computer SciencePhD, University of California, Berkeley
Algorithms, complexity theory, computer games, computer graphics, computer science, image processing.
Assistant Professor of Computer SciencePhD, University of California, Berkeley
Computer science, crowdsourcing, data management, databases.
Associate Professor of ChemistryAssociate Dean for the FacultyPhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chemistry, environment, metals in biology.
John Stauffer Chair of ChemistryPhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chemistry, low-cost photovoltaics, pollution, solar energy.
Professor of ChemistryPhD, The Scripps Research Institute
Biosynthesis, chemistry, green chemistry, natural products, organic synthesis, religion.
Associate Professor of Computer SciencePhD, University of Texas at Austin
Computer science, program analysis, programming languages, semantics.
Associate Professor of MathematicsDirector, Mathematics ClinicPhD, Rice University
Data analytics, mathematics, modeling, statistics, STEM outreach.
Willard W. Keith, Jr. Fellow of the HumanitiesProfessor of PhilosophyPhD, University of Michigan
Ethics, humanities, philosophy, political philosophy.
Associate Professor of Computer SciencePhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Computational biology, computational biology, computer science, evolution, machine learning.
Professor of Engineering and AssociatePhD, Princeton University
Engineering, fiber optics, optical communications, optical packet switching networks.
Professor of MathematicsPhD, University of Washington
Applied mathematics, mathematics, mathematics education, partial differential equations, perturbation theory, teacher learning.
Walter and Leonore Annenberg Chair in LeadershipVienna University of Technology
Communication skills, emotional intelligence, leadership, team building.
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