Name 
Home Department 
Title 
Research Interests 

Alexander Alexeev  School of Mechanical Engineering  Professor  Fluid Mechanics  
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering 
Professor 
Discrete Event Simulation, Optimization, Transportation, Manufacturing/Supply Chains 

School of Computational Science and Engineering 
Professor 
Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 

School of Industrial and Systems Engineering 
Professor 
Discrete Event Simulation, Optimization, Manufacturing/Supply Chains, Homeland Security/Defense 

Baabak Ashuri  School of Civil and Environmental Engineering  Professor 
Quantitative Methods for Construction Engineering and Management, Construction Analytics, Construction Economics  Econometric Modeling for Construction Cost Analysis and Forecasting, Innovative Project Delivery Systems and Alternative Contracting Methods, Project Finance  Real Options Analysis for Infrastructure Asset Valuation, PublicPrivate Partnership (P3), Economic Decision Analysis and Investment Evaluation Methods, Valuation of GreenEnergy Investments and Sustainable Buildings, Risk Analysis


School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Associate Professor and Vice Provost 
Computational Structures/Materials 

Greg Blekherman  School of Mathematics  Professor 
Applied Algebraic Geometry, Convex Geometry, Optimization, Mathematical Biology 

Biomedical Engineering, Biology 
Regents' Professor and Director, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics 
High Performance Computing, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Visualization, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 

Leonid Bunimovich  School of Mathematics  Regent's Professor 
Dynamical Systems, Ergodic Theory, Statistical Mechanics, SpaceTime Chaos, Intermittency and Coherent Structures in Extended Systems, Geophysical Hydrodynamics, Mathematical Biology, Quantum Chaos, Waves in Nonhomogeneous Media, Lattice Gases, Cellular Automata, Percolation, Limit Theorems for Chaotic Dynamical Systems, Neuroscience, Operations Research 

School of Chemistry and Biochemistry 
Assistant Professor 
Energy and Sustainability, Materials Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry, Theory and Modeling 

School of Mechanical Engineering  Carter N. Paden Jr. Distinguished Chair in Metals Processing and Regents' Professor Mechanics of Materials Executive Director, Institute for Materials 
Mechanics of Materials and ComputerAided Engineering and Design; Material deformation and damage, constitutive laws, and metals processing 

School of Computational Science and Engineering 
Professor, Director CSE Graduate Programs 
High Performance Computing, Combinatoral Scientific Computing, Biomedical Informatics 

School of Computational Science and Engineering 
Associate Professor 
Machine Learning, HumanComputer Interaction, Data Mining, Big Data Analytics 

Elizabeth Cherry  School of Computational Science and Engineering  Associate Professor  modeling and simulation, scientific computing, highperformance computing, numerical methods, and computational physiology  
School of Biology 
Associate Professor 
Bioinformatics, Plant Protein Kinases 

SeungKyum Choi  School of Mechanical Engineering  Associate Professor  ComputerAided Engineering and Mechanics of Materials  
School of Computational Science and Engineering 
Associate Professor 
High Performance Computing 

Marcus Cicerone  School of Chemistry and Biochemistry  Professor 
Analytical Chemistry, Chemical and Biological Imaging, Chemical Biology, Molecular Biophysics, Physical Chemistry, Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Theory and Modeling


School of Materials Science and Engineering  Professor  computational algorithms and techniques based on statistical mechanics (Monte Carlo, molecular dynamics) and solid mechanics  
Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering 
Professor 
Numerical Simulation, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 

School of Mathematics 
Professor 
Numerical Computing 

Aerospace Engineering 
Associate Professor 
Decision Support System Design, Computational Cognitive Modeling for Engineering Design 

Eric Feron 
School of Aerospace Engineering 
Dutton/Ducoffe Professor  Aerobatic control of unmanned aerial vehicles, multiagent operations, including air traffic control systems, aerospace software system certification  
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Professor and Director of GT Savannah 
Computational Structures/Materials, Environment 

School of Computational Science & Engineering 
Regents' Professor 
High Performance Computing, Discrete Event Simulation, Parallel and Distributed Simulation, Numerical Computing, Transportation, Homeland Security/Defense 

School of Biology 
Associate Professor 
Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, Computational Chemistry 

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Professor 
Numerical Simulation, Environment, Manufacturing/Supply Chains 

School of Mathematics 
Professor 
Numerical Computing 

Nazanin BassiriGharb  School of Mechanical Engineering  Chair and Professor  Micro and Nano Engineering  
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering 
Professor 
Discrete Event Simulation, Transportation, Manufacturing/Supply Chains 

School of Mathematics 
Associate Professor 
Numerical Simulation, Numerical Computing, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 

School of Mechanical Engineering  Professor  Contact Mechanics, Tribology, Rotordynamics, Dynamics and Vibrations, Diagnostics and Prognostics, the FiniteElement Method, Viscoelasticity, and Machine Design  
Emily Grubert  School of Civil and Environmental Engineering  Assistant Professor 
Multicriteria decision making, Socioenvironmental assessment, Life Cycle Assessment, Energywater nexus, Societal prioritization 

School of Aerospace Engineering 
Professor 
Numerical Simulation, Numerical Computing, Computational Structures/Materials 

School of Mathematics 
Associate Professor 
Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 


School of Computational Science and Engineering  Professor  Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Exploration Seismology, Waveequation Based Inversion, Compressive Sensing and Largescale Optimization  
Christian Houdre  School of Mathematics  Professor and Associate Chair for Research  Probability Theory and Applications and in some aspects of Mathematical Finance, Bioinformatics and Statistics  
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Assistant Professor 
Discrete Event Simulation, Transportation 

Tobin Isaac 
School of Computational Science and Engineering

Assistant Professor  Parallel Algorithms  
School of Mechanical Engineering  Associate Professor  Computeraided Engineering and Design and Manufacturing  
School of Biology 
Associate Professor 
Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 

George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering 
Professor 
Designing Material Internal Structure, Hybrid Processing Routes 

School of Mathematics 
Professor 
Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Visualization, Numerical Computing 

Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering 
Assistant Professor 
Numerical Simulation, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 

Graeme Kennedy 
School of Aerospace Engineering 
Associate Professor  Development and application of numerical optimization techniques to structural and multidisciplinary design problems, with a primary focus on the analysis and design of fixedwing aircraft  
SeongHee Kim  School of Industrial and Systems Engineering  Professor  ranking and selection procedures for stochastic simulation, optimization via simulation, statistical output analysis, quality control, and applications of simulation methods to environmental management  
School of Mathematics 
Professor 
Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Visualization 

Joshua Kretchmer  School of Chemistry and Biochemistry  Assistant Professor  Materials Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Surface and Interfacial Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry, Theory Modeling  
School of Mechanical Engineering  Professor  high performance materials, bio materials, energy storage, nano materials, functional electronics, optical materials, as well as fibers and composites  
Srijan Kumar  School of Computational Science and Engineering  Assistant Professor  Machine Learning; Data Mining; Social Media Mining; Cybersecurity; Deep Learning  
Rachel Kuske  School of Mathematics  Professor and Chair  stochastic dynamics with application in optics, neuron signaling, disease cycling, and climate dynamics.  
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Assistant Professor 
Numerical Simulation, Discrete Event Simulation, Numerical Computing, Transportation 

Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering 
Associate Professor 
High Performance Computing, Numerical Simulation, Parallel and Distributed Simulation, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 

School of Mathematics 
IT Director 
Parallel Methods for Scientific Computing 

Anton Leykin  School of Mathematics  Professor  Numerical Algebraic Geometry, Symbolic Computation, Parallel Algorithms  
Wing Li  School of Mathematics  Professor 
Operator theory, functional analysis, combinatorics 

Wenjing Liao  School of Mathematics  Assistant Professor  Imaging, signal processing, high dimensional data analysis, machine learning  
School of Mathematics 
Associate Professor 
High Performance Computing, Numerical Simulation, Numerical Computing, Computational Fluid Dynamics 

Rafael De La Llave  School of Mathematics  Professor  Dynamics: KAM theory, hyperbolic dynamics, rigidity, variational methods, perturbative expansions  
Galyna Livshyts  School of Mathematics  Assistant Professor  Geometric Analysis, Random matrix theory, Probability, Harmonic Analysis, Discrete and Combinatorial geometry  
Doron Lubinsky  School of Mathematics  Professor 
Orthogonal Polynomials, Random matrices, Reproducing Kernels, Quadrature Theory, Approximation Theory 

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Assistant Professor 
Numerical Simulation, Environment 

Cheng Mao  School of Mathematics  Assistant Professor  mathematical statistics, machine learning theory, applied probability  
Dimitri Mavris  School of Aerospace Engineering  Regents' Professor  advanced design methods, aircraft conceptual and preliminary design, airbreathing propulsion design, multidisciplinary analysis, design and optimization, system of systems, nondeterministic design theory  
School of Mathematics 
Associate Professor 
Numerical Computing, Computational Fluid Dynamics 

School of Mechanical Engineering  Associate Professor  Acoustics and Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials and Bioengineering Auditory mechanics, physiological acoustics, composite materials, computational mechanics, finite element method, viscoelasticity 

School of Aerospace Engineering 
Professor 
High Performance Computing, Numerical Simulation, Parallel and Distributed Simulation, Turbulent Combustion, Computational Fluid Dynamics 

Cassie S. Mitchell 
School of Biomedical Engineering 
Assistant Professor  Predictive medicine, health informatics, personalized medicine, big data, modeling, machine learning, text mining, cancer, neuropathology, neuroengineering  
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Associate Professor 
Numerical Computing, Computational Structures/Materials 

James A. Mulholland  School of Civil and Environmental Engineering  Professor  formation and control of air pollutants, in particular organic combustion byproducts, and air quality data analysis for use in epidemiologic studies  
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering 
A. Russell Chandler lll Chair and Institute Professor 
Optimization, Transportation, Manufacturing/Supply Chains 

School of Industrial and Systems Engineering 
John Hunter Chair and Professor 
Numerical Computing, Optimization 

School of Mechanical Engineering  Associate Professor 
Medical Physics: Advanced conebeam CT reconstruction, artifacts correction, dualenergy imaging, radiomics analysis with emphasis on the guidance and evaluation in cancer treatment. 

Joseph Oefelein 
School of Aerospace Engineering 
Professor  Simulation and modeling of advanced propulsion, power, and related systems  
School of Computational Science and Engineering 
Professor 
Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Visualization, Numerical Computing, Homeland Security/Defense 

B. Aditya Prakash  School of Computational Science and Engineering  Associate Professor  Data Science, Machine Learning, AI, Networks and Sequences, Health, Security, Urban Computing and the Web  
Peng Qiu 
School of Biomedical Engineering 
Associate Professor 
Bioinformatics and computational biology, machine learning, data integration, progression analysis, singlecell analysis, and flow cytometry 

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Professor 
Numerical Simulation, Environment 

Stephen Ruffin 
School of Aerospace Engineering 
Professor and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Programs  high temperature gas dynamics, compressible flow aerodynamics, airframe propulsion integration  
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Georgia Power Distinguished Professor 
Numerical Simulation, Numerical Computing, Computational Chemistry, Environment 

Massimo Ruzzene 
School of Aerospace Engineering 
Pratt & Whitney Professor  structural dynamics, structural acoustics, and wave propagation, with a focus on high frequency vibrations and multiscale modeling of complex structural components  
School of Mechanical Engineering  Associate Professor 
Manufacturing and Mechanics of Materials; Additive and hybrid manufacturing; Deformationbased surface processing; Digital and smart manufacturing; Industry 4.0; 

School of Aerospace Engineering 
Regents' Professor 
Numerical Simulation, Numerical Computing, Computational Fluid Dynamics 

School of Industrial and Systems Engineering 
Schneider Professor 
Optimization, Transportation, Manufacturing/Supply Chains 

School of Chemistry and Biochemistry 
Professor 
High Performance Computing, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, Computational Chemistry 

Martin Short  School of Mathematics  Associate Professor  modeling of certain types of human activity that exhibit regular spatio and/or temporal patterns  
School of Biology 
Professor 
High Performance Computing, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, Computational Chemistry 

School of Computational Science and Engineering 
Assistant Professor 
Application of Machine Learning to Interdisciplinary Problems 

School of Aerospace Engineering 
Associate Professor 
Numerical Simulation, Numerical Computing, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Computational Structures/Materials 

Molei Tao  School of Mathematics  Assistant Professor  applied and computational mathematics  
John E. Tyalor  School of Civil and Environmental Engineering  Frederick Law Olmsted Professor  dynamics where human and engineered networks meet  
School of Aerospace Engineering 
Associate Professor  control theory, machine learning, information theory, statistical physics  
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering 
Professor 
Optimization 

YiChange James Tsai 
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Professor  Spatial Optimization, Image and Signal Processing  
Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering 
Assistant Professor 
Mathematical Modeling, Computational Methods, Biomechanical Phenomena, Biology/Bioinformatics


Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering 
Professor 
Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Visualization, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 

Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering 
Professor 
Numerical Simulation, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 

School of Computational Science and Engineering 
Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Academic Affairs 
High Performance Computing, Numerical Simulation, Parallel and Distributed Simulation, Numerical Computing 

Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering 
Associate Professor 
Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Visualization, Numerical Simulation, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 

School of Mechanical Engineering  Professor  CAE & Design, Manufacturing, and Mechanics and Material; Multiscale CAD/CAM/CAE, Materials Design, Modeling & Simulation, Uncertainty Quantification  
School of Biology 
Assistant Professor 
Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Professor 
Numerical Computing, Computational Structures/Materials 

School of Mechanical Engineering  Associate Professor 
Mechanics of Materials: experimental solid mechanics, nano and micromechanics, mechanics of energy storage and conversion materials, mechanics of heterogeneous media, fracture and fatigue of active materials. 

Yao Xie  School of Industrial and Systems Engineering  Professor  sequential statistical methods, statistical signal processing, big data analysis, compressed sensing, optimization, and has been involved in applications to wireless communications, sensor networks, medical and astronomical imaging  
Vigor Yang 
School of Aerospace Engineering 
Regents' Professor  combustion, propulsion, energetics, data science  
School of Aerospace Engineering 
Professor 
High Performance Computing, Turbulence Simulations, Petascale Algorithms, Computational Fluid Dynamics 

School of Biology 
Assistant Professor 
Computational Biology/Bioinformatics 

Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering 
Regents' Professor and Associate Chair for Research, BME 
High Performance Computing, Numerical Simulation, Parallel and Distributed Simulation, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, Computational Fluid Dynamics 

School of Computational Science & Engineering 
Professor 
Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Visualization, Numerical Simulation, Numerical Computing 

School of Mathematics 
Associate Professor 
Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Visualization, Numerical Computing 

Chao Zhang  School of Computational Science and Engineering  Assistant Professor  Data mining; machine learning  
Xiuwei Zhang  School of Computational Science and Engineering  Assistant Professor  data science, computational biology, bioinformatics  
Tuo Zhao 
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering 
Assistant Professor  Machine Learning, Optimization, Scientific Computing  
Ye Zhao  School of Mechanical Engineering  Assistant Professor  Automation and Mechatronics: robotics (legged locomotion and manipulation), robust control, realtime and reactive motion planning, applied optimization algorithm, autonomy, and formal method based decisionmaking  
Mayya Zhilova  School of Mathematics  Assistant Professor  mathematical statistics, probability theory, statistical inference for complex highdimensional data 