Engineering Experts

Asad Khattak

Beaman Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Asad J. Khattak is a foremost expert on transportation, transit, and safety related to both. He is Transportation Program Coordinator and serves with the Center for Transportation Research. He recently established the Initiative for Sustainable Mobility.


David J. Keffer

Professor Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Adjunct Professor Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

David Keffer is an expert in computational sciences, particularly as they relate to materials research. He leads the Computational Materials Research Group. He also studies fuel cells and energy.


Jindong Tan

Associate Head of the Department of Mechanical Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering

Jindong Tan combines biology and robotics in pursuit of artificially intelligent systems.


Peter Solies

Academic Program Coordinator in Aviation Systems, Clinical Associate Professor in Mechanical Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering, UT Space Institute

Peter Solies is a leading authority on flight, the future of flight, and the advancement of flight vehicle technology.


Claudia Rawn

Director of the Center for Materials Processing, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Claudia Rawn is one of the foremost authorities on materials science at UT, the director of the Center for Materials Processing, and a leading advocate of female engineering students through the RISER program.


Thanos Papanicolaou

Professor and Henry Goodrich Chair of Excellence, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thanos Papanicolaou’s research focuses on hydrology as it pertains to engineering and to conservation.


Stephen Paddison

Ferguson Faculty Fellow and Gibson Endowed Chair, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular and Engineering

Stephen Paddison is helping shape the future of alternative fuels through his research into fuel cells.


David “Butch” Irick

Research Associate Professor of Mechanical Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering

David “Butch” Irick focuses his research on alternate forms of transportation, fuels, and engines, as well as being the faculty sponsor of the university’s EcoCar program.


David Icove

Underwriters Laboratories Professor of Practice, Research Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

David Icove is a retired law enforcement agent and has worked with the FBI and testified before Congress on various fire or explosion related cases.


Lee Han

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Lee Han uses data, modeling and simulation to study traffic, transportation, and emergency response systems.