Faculty

 

Mark Adler Mark A. Adler
Professor of Mathematics
Analysis, differential equations; completely integrable systems
Richard Alterman Richard Alterman
Professor of Computer Science
Cognitive engineering; Educational technology; Computer Supported Cooperation; Learning sciences.
anick100 Peter Anick
Lecturer of Computer Science
Computational linguistics, lexical semantics, knowledge representation, terminology and semantic role/relation extraction, machine learning,
Aparna Baskaran
Associate Professor of Physics
Out-of-equilibrium properties of soft materialsPhysics of biological systems.
Joël Bellaïche
Professor of Mathematics
Number Theory
James R. Bensinger
Professor of Physics
High-energy physics
Olivier Bernardi Olivier Bernardi
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Combinatorics and probability
Craig Blocker Craig A. Blocker
Professor of Physics
High-energy physics
Susan Birren Susan Birren
Professor of Biology
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Developmental Neurobiology
Ruth Charney Ruth Charney
Professor of Mathematics
Geometric group theory, topology
cherniack100 Mitch Cherniack
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Databases and Systems supporting the management of “Big Data”. Software engineering.
Carolyn Cohen
Professor of Biology, Emeritus
Protein Structure, Dynamics, and Assembly
Joseph Cunningham Joseph Cunningham
Professor of Psychology
Clinical and developmental psychology, nonverbal communication, emotional development; gender differences
Li Deng
Orrie Friedman Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Asymmetric catalysis and asymmetric synthesis. Solid phase synthesis and combinatorial chemistry. Chiral recognition. Chemical approaches towards understanding protein functions.
Stanley Deser Stanley Deser
Professor Emeritus of Physics
Quantum theory of fields. Elementary particles. Gravitation. Supergravity. Strings.
David DeRosier
Professor Emeritus of Biology
Abraham S. & Gertrude Burg Chair of Life Sciences
Super-resolution light microscopy and the structure of the synapse.
diLillo100 Antonella DiLillo
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Visual pattern recognition. Content-based image retrieval. Image processing and analysis. Computer Vision.
Paul DiZio
Associate Professor of Psychology
Human spatial orientation and motor control
Zvonimir Dogic
Associate Research Professor of Physics
Soft condensed matter physics. Biological physics.
dolnik100 Milos Dolnik
Associate Professor
Oscillating chemical reations and pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems.
Irving Epstein
Henry F. Fischbach Professor of Chemistry,
HHMI Professor
Nonlinear chemical dynamics. Mathematical modeling of biochemical kinetics and neural systems.
Bruce Foxman Bruce Foxman
Professor of Chemistry
X-ray structure determination, coordination polymers,
chemical, physical, and crystallographic studies of solid-state reactions

Seth Fraden
Professor of Physics

Macromolecules in suspension. Physics of protein crystallization. Microfluidics.
Chandler Fulton
Professor Emeritus of Biology
Cell differentiation and cell death
Paul Garrity
Professor of Biology
Neural development and behavior
Jeff Gelles
Aron and Imre Tauber Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Mechanisms of mechanoenzymes.
Stochastic processes in single-enzyme molecules.
Ira Gessel Ira M. Gessel
Professor of Mathematics
Combinatorics
Lotus Goldberg Lotus Goldberg
Associate Professor
Linguistics–specifically theoretical generative syntax and the syntax-semantics interface.
Bruce Goode
Professor of Biology
Biochemistry of synaptic plasticity
Marcus T. Grisaru
Professor Emeritus of Physics
Elementary particle theory and quantum gravity
Angela Gutchess
Associate Professor of Psychology
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Assistant Professor of Psychology
James Haber
Professor of Biology
Director, Rosenstiel BMSR Center
Genetics and molecular biology of yeast meiotic and mitotic recombination.
Michael Hagan
Associate Professor of Physics and of Quantitative Biology
Computation and theory in biological physics
Jeffrey Hall
Professor Emeritus of Biology
Drosophila Neurogenetics
K.C. Hayes
Professor Emeritus of Biology
Matthew Headrick
Matthew Headrick
Associate Professor of Physics
String theory and related areas of quantum field theory, general relativity, geometry, and quantum information theory.
Liz Hedstrom
Liz Hedstrom
Professor of Biology
Peter Heller Peter Heller
Professor Emeritus of Physics
Physics Education
Judith Herzfeld
Judith Herzfeld
Professor of Biophysical Chemistry
Solid state NMR studies of membrane proteins.Modeling and design of proton transport systems.
Timothy Hickey
Timothy J. Hickey
Professor of Computer Science
Educational Technology, Computer Science Education, 3D Game Design
Colleen Hitchcock
Colleen Hitchcock
Assistant Professor of Ecology
Community ecology, phenology and climate change
Pengyu Hong
Pengyu Hong
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Computational Systems BiologyHigh-Content Image Analysis
Kiyoshi Igusa Kiyoshi Igusa
Professor of Mathematics
Geometric topology; homological algebra
Shantanu Jadhav Shantanu Jadhav
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Neural basis of cognition and behavior
Peter Jordan Peter Jordan
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
Statistical mechanics of membranes and of membrane transport. Electrostatic modeling of ion pores. Molecular dynamics. Theories of ionic solvation.
Don Katz Donald Katz
Professor of Psychology
Neural dynamics of gustatory perception and learning
Dorothee Kern Dorothee Kern
Professor of Biochemistry, Investigator, HHMI
Dynamics of enzymes. Magnetic resonance methods.
Lawrence Kirsch Lawrence E. Kirsch
Professor of Physics
High-energy physics
Dmitri Kleinbock Dmitry Kleinbock
Professor of Mathematics
Jane Kondev Jané Kondev
Professor of Physics
Application of condensed matter physics models to problems in molecular and cell biology. Regulation of gene expression and chromosome structure.
Melissa Kosinski-Collins Melissa Kosinski-Collins
Associate Professor of Biology
Protein Biochemistry and Biology Education
Isaac Krauss Isaac Krauss
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Directed evolution, glycobiology, organic synthesis

Margie Lachman
Minnie and Harold Fierman Professor of Psychology
Life-span development; midlife; aging; sense of control; adult personality; memory; health-promoting behaviors; intervention research to improve cognitive and physical functioning.
James Lackner
Meshulam and Judith Riklis Professor of Physiology
Spatial orientation. Human movement control. Adaptation to unusual force environments.
Elaine Lai
Senior Lecturer and Senior Scientist in Biology
Gene expression and cell differentiation. Cell death. Nutrition, lifestyle and diabetes.
Nelson Lau
Visiting Research Professor of Biology
Gene and genome regulation by RNAi and small RNAs.
Albion Lawrence Albion Lawrence
Associate Professor of Physics
Quantum field theory, quantum gravity, and string theory, and their applications to particle physics and cosmology.
Amy S.Y. Lee
Assistant Professor of Biology
mRNA translation in cellular differentiation and disease.
Bong Lian Bong Lian
Professor of Mathematics
Representation Theory, Calabi-Yau Geometry, String Theory.
John Lisman
Zalman Abraham Kekst Chair in Neuroscience and Professor of Biology
Signal transduction and memory.
Xiaodong Liu Xiaodong Liu
Associate Professor of Psychology
Applied Statistics: linear and non-linear Multi-level modeling / HLM, SEM, General & Generalized Linear Modeling.
Susan Lovett Susan Lovett
Abraham S. and Gertrude Burg Professor of Microbiology
Genetics and molecular biology of bacteria and yeast.
Harry Mairson Harry Mairson
Professor of Computer Science
Logic in computer science. Lambda calculus and functional programming.
Sophia Malamud Sophia Malamud
Associate Professor
Linguistics, semantics, pragmatics, mathematical linguistics, game and decision theory, language acquisition
Eve Marder Eve Marder
Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Neuroscience
Modulation of Neural Networks
Michael Marr Michael Marr
Associate Professor of Biology
Mechanisms controlling gene expression
Kristen Mascall Kristen Mascall
Lecturer in Chemistry
Chemical education. Organic synthesis. Medicinal chemistry.
mayer100 Alan Mayer
Professor of Mathematics
Marie Meteer Marie M. Meteer
Lecturer in Computer Science and Language and Linguistics
Speech recognition, natural language processing, analysis of unstructured data, and search
Keith Merrill Keith Merrill
Lecturer in Mathematics
Undergraduate education in mathematics
Robert Meyer Robert Meyer
Professor Emeritus of Physics
Maria Miara Maria de Boef Miara
Lecturer in Biology
Comparative Anatomy, Evolution, Physiology, Biomechanics
Chris Miller Christopher Miller
Professor of Biochemistry
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Paul Miller
Paul Miller
Associate Professor of Biology
Computational and theoretical neuroscience
James Morris
James Morris
Professor of Biology
Evolution. Medicine. Epigenetics. History of science.
Sacha Nelson Sacha Nelson
Professor of Biology
Physiological genomics of the mammalian neocortex
Daniela Nicastro
Adjunct Associate Professor of Biology
Daniela Nicastro’s lab is now located at UT Southwestern.
Claudia Novack-Jones Claudia Novack
Lecturer in Chemistry
Undergraduate chemistry education
Daniel Oprian Daniel Oprian
Louis and Bessie Rosenfield Professor of Biochemistry
Structure-function studies of visual pigments and other cell surface receptors.
Maria-Eirini Pandelia Maria-Eirini Pandelia
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Metal-containing enzymes, Mössbauer and EPR spectroscopies
Olga Papaemmanouil Olga Papaemmanouil
Assistant Professor
Distributed data management, databases, cloud computing, stream processing
Suzanne Suzanne Paradis
Associate Professor of Biology
Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development.
Susan Parker Susan Parker
Professor of Mathematics and Elementary Mathematics Coordinator
Combinatorics
Dan L. Perlman Dan L. Perlman
Associate Professor of Biology
Associate Provost for the Assessment of Student Learning
Ecology, conservation biology, animal behavior
Gregory Gregory Petsko
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry & Chemistry
Thomas Pochapsky Thomas Pochapsky
Professor of Chemistry
Biological redox enzymes structure and mechanism.
Jordan Pollack
Jordan Pollack
Professor of Computer Science
Artificial intelligence. neural networks. machine learning. evolutionary computation. artificial life
Joan Press Joan Press
Associate Professor of Biology
James Pustejovsky James Pustejovsky
Professor of Computer Science
Computational linguistics, lexical semantics, generative lexicon theory, qualitative temporal and spatial reasoning, TimeML and ISO-Space, machine learning and language annotation
Arunima Ray Arunima Ray
Instructor in Mathematics
Knot Theory, Low-Dimensional Topology
Alfred Redfield
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Physics
Studies of Macromolecules by Magnetic Resonance
Ruibao Ren
Professor of Biology
Signal transduction.
Dagmar Ringe
Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry
David H. Roberts
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Astrophysics
High resolution astronomical observations of active galaxies
Avital Rodal
Assistant Professor of Biology
Endosomal Membrane Traffic in Neurons
wbrogers-profile-pic-3-100 Ben Rodgers
Assistant Professor
Martin A. Fisher School of Physics
Michael Rosbash
Professor of Biology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
RNA processing Genes and mechanisms that underlie circadian rhythms.
ruberman100 Daniel Ruberman
Professor of Mathematics
Geometic Topology, Gauge Theory
salas100 R. Pito Salas
Associate Professor of the Practice of Computer Science
Klaus Schmidt-Rohr Klaus Schmidt-Rohr
Professor of Chemistry
Solid-state NMR and structure determination of complex materials
Howard J. Schnitzer
Edward and Gertrude Swartz Professor of Theoretical Physics
String theory, supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory, N=8 supergravity,
conformal and topological field theories, other aspects of quantum field theory
sciolla100 Gabriella Sciolla
Professor of Physics
Experimental particle physics
Silvan Schweber Silvan S. Schweber
Professor Emeritus of Physics
History of science
Robert Sekuler
Louis and Frances Salvage Professor of Psychology
Visual perception. Cognitive processes.
Piali Sengupta
Professor of Biology
Behavioral and neuronal development in C. elegans.
Neil Simister
Associate Professor of Biology
Molecular immunology. Antibody transport.
shrira100 Liuba Shrira
Professor of Computer Science
Distributed systems, reliable and scalable storage systems.
Barry Snider
Charles A. Breskin Professor of Organic Chemistry
Synthesis of natural products
Hannah Snyder Hannah Snyder
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Executive function
storer100 James A. Storer
Professor of Computer Science
Computer algorithms. data compression, communications, and archiving (including text, images, video, and multi-media). Image retrieval and classification, object recognition, parallel computing.
Timothy Street Timothy Street
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Molecular chaperones and protein folding
Douglas Theobald
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Structural bioinformatics analysis of telomeric complexes, integrating X-ray crystallographic structure determination, molecular evolution, and structure-function studies.
Christine Thomas
Professor of Chemistry
Synthetic inorganic, bioinorganic and organometallic chemistry
torrey100 Rebecca Torrey
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Number theory; undergraduate education
Judith Tsipis
Professor of Biology
Director, Genetic Counseling Program
Genetic counseling
Gina Turrigiano
Professor of Biology
Plasticity of the synaptic and intrinsic properties of cortical neurons
Stephen Van Hooser
Assistant Professor of Biology
Development and function of cortical circuits
wade100 Casey Wade
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Molecular inorganic/organometallic chemistry and materials science
Carl Wang Erickson Carl Wang Erickson
Instructor in Mathematics
Number Theory
Lawrence Wangh
Professor of Biology
John Wardle John F.C. Wardle
Professor of Astrophysics
Head, Division of Science
Extragalactic radio sources and especially the nuclei of quasars
Hermann Wellenstein Hermann F. Wellenstein
Associate Professor of Physics
High-energy physics
Kalpana White
Professor Emeritus of Biology
Neural Development
Arthur Wingfield
Nancy Lurie Marks Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience
Human memory and cognition in aging. Speech comprehension and memory for speech.
Jutta Wolf
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Health psychology
Rachel Woodruff Rachel Woodruff
Assistant Professor in Biology
Teaching Genetics and Genomic and Molecular Biotechnology
Bing Xu Bing Xu
Professor of Chemistry
Biomaterials and Self-assembly
Bert Xue Nianwen (Bert) Xue
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Linguistics including syntactic, semantic, temporal and discourse annotation, semantic-role labeling and Machine Translation