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University of Pittsburgh    
 
    
 
  Sep 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Engineering Faculty


ESTA ABELEV, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Tech-Israel Institute of Technology

STEVEN D. ABRAMOWITCH, Associate Professor and William Kepler Whiteford Faculty Fellow, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

MURAT AKCAKAYA, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Washington University

MOHAMMAD M. ATAAI, Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, Cornell University

HESSAMEDDIN BABAEE, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Louisiana State University

ANNA C. BALAZS, Distinguished Professor and Robert von der Luft Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

IPSITA BANERJEE, Associate Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, Rutgers University

AARON P. BATISTA, Associate Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, California Institute of Technology

CARLA APARECIDA BAUMEL, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, Northwestern University

TARYN BAYLES, Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

ERIC J. BECKMAN, George M. and Eva M. Bevier Chair Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, University of Massachusetts

MOSTAFA BEDEWY, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, University of Michigan

KURT E. BESHORNER, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

MARY BESTERFIELD-SACRE, Nickolas A. DeCecco Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

KYLE BIBBY, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, Yale University

BOPAYA BIDANDA, Chair and Ernest E. Roth Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, Pennsylvania State University

HODA BIDKHORI, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MELISSA M. BILEC, Associate Professor and Roberta Luxbacher Faculty Fellow, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

HARVEY S. BOROVETZ, Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

IONNIS BOURMPAKIS, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, University of Crete

BRYAN N. BROWN, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

DANIEL D. BUDNY, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Director, Freshman Engineering Program, PhD, Michigan State University

ANDREW P. BUNGER, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, University of Minnesota

KAREN BURSIC, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Industrial Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

LEONARD W. CASSON, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Texas at Austin

RAKIE CHAM, Associate Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

APRIL CHAMBERS, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

CHEN JUN, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Chinese Academy of Sciences

KEVIN P. CHEN, Paul E. Lego Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, University of Toronto

YIRAN CHEN, Associate Professor and Bicentennial Alumni Faculty Fellow, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Purdue University

MARKUS CHMIELUS, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Technical University, Berlin, Germany

SUNG KWON CHO, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Seoul National University, Korea

YOUNGJAE CHUN, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

MINKING CHYU, Associate Dean for International Initiatives; Leighton E. and Mary N. Orr Chair Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, University of Minnesota

RENEE CLARK, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

WILLIAM W. CLARK, Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

DANIEL G. COLE, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

XINYAN CUI, William Keppler Whiteford Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Michigan

MONI KANCHAN DATTA, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

LANCE A. DAVIDSON, Associate Professor and Fulton C. Noss Faculty Fellow, Bioengineering, PhD, University of California at Berkeley

RICHARD E. DEBSKI, Associate Professor and William Kepler Whiteford Faculty Fellow, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

SAMUEL J. DICKERSON, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

AMRO EL-JAROUDI, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Northeastern University

MAHMOUD EL NOKALI, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, McGill University

ROBERT M. ENICK, Bayer Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

WILLIAM FEDERSPIEL, William Keppler Whiteford Professor, Graduate Coordinator, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Rochester

SUSAN FULLERTON, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, The Pennsylvania State University

GIOVANNI P. GALDI, Leighton E. and Mary N. Orr Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, University of Naples, Italy

NEERAJ J. GANDHI, Associate Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of California, San Francisco

JIN GAO, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Chinese Academy of Sciences

CALIXTO I. GARCIA, Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

MARK J. GARTNER, Professor of Practice, Bioengineering, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

ALAN D. GEORGE, Ruth E. and Howard T. Mickle Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Florida State University

LEEANNE GILBERTSON, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, Yale University

PEYMAN GIVI, Distinguished Professor and James T. MacLeod Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

BRIAN M. GLEESON, Chair and Harry S. Tack Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science PhD, University of Los Angeles

BRANDON GRAINGER, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

KILICHAN GURLEYIK, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, DSc, Washington University in St. Louis

JOEL M. HAIGHT, Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, Auburn University

KENT A. HARRIES, Associate Professor and Bicentennial Board of Visitors Faculty Fellow, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, McGill University

ALAN HIRSCHMAN, Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

MINGJIAN HUA, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

GERALD D. HOLDER, U.S. Steel Dean, Swanson School of Engineering; Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, University of Michigan

TIN-KAN HUNG, Associate Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Iowa

ANTHONY T. IANNACCHIONE, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

TAMER S. IBRAHIM, Associate Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, The Ohio State University

STEVEN P. JACOBS, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, DSc, Washington University

TEVIS D. B. JACOBS, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

DANIEL R. JIANG, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, Princeton University

J. KARL JOHNSON, William Kepler Whiteford Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, Cornell University

ALEX K. JONES, Associate Professor and COE Undergraduate Program Director, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Northwestern University

IRVIN R. JONES, JR, Assistant Professor and EE Undergraduate Program Director, Electrical and Computer

Engineering, PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder

JOHN A. KEITH, Assistant Professor and R.K. Mellon Faculty Fellow, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, California Institute of Technology

ROBERT JOHN KERESTES, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

VIKAS KHANNA, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, The Ohio State University

JEFFREY P. KHAROUFEH, Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, The Pennsylvania State University

LEV KHAZANOVICH, Anthony E. Gill Chair Professor and Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Illinois

HONG KOO KIM, Bell of PA/Bell Atlantic Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

TAKASHI DANIEL YOSHIDA KOZAI, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Michigan

PRASHANT N. KUMTA, Edward R. Weidlein Chair Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Arizona

ALEXIS KWASINSKI, Associate Professor and R.K. Mellon Faculty Fellow, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

KEEWON, LEE, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

JUNG-KUN LEE, Associate Professor and William Kepler Whiteford Faculty Fellow, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Seoul National University, Korea

SANGYEOP LEE, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PAUL LEU, Associate Professor and B.P. America Faculty Fellow, Industrial Engineering, PhD, Stanford University

CHING CHUNG LI, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Northwestern University

GUANGYONG LI, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Michigan State University

HAI (HELEN) LI, Associate Professor and Fulton C. Noss Faculty Fellow, Electrical and Computer Engineering,  PhD, Purdue University

LEI LI, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, University of Michigan

XU LIANG, William Keppler Whiteford Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Washington

JEEN-SHANG LIN, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, ScD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

STEVEN LITTLE, Chair and William Kepler Whiteford Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PATRICK J. LOUGHLIN, Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Washington

NIATIKUN LOUIS LUANGKESORN, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, Northwestern University

SPANDAN MAITI, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Illinois, Champaign

LISA M. MAILLART, Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, University of Michigan

SCOTT X. MAO, William Kepler Whiteford Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Tohoku University

ZHI-HONG MAO, Associate Professor and William Kepler Whiteford Faculty Fellow, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MARK MAGALOTTI, Professor of Practice, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

JOSEPH J. McCARTHY, William Kepler Whiteford Professor and Vice Chair for Education, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, Northwestern University

JAMES R. McKONE, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, California Institute of Technology

RAVI S. MEENAKSHISUNDARAM, William Kepler Whiteford Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, Purdue University

GERALD H. MEIER, William Kepler Whiteford Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Ohio State University

IRENE MENA, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Purdue University

NATASA MISKOV-ZIVANOV, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

KARTIK MOHANRAM, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, University of Texas at Austin

BADIE I. MORSI, Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, ScD, Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine-Ecole Nationale Superieure des Industries Chimiques

SITTICHAI NATESAKHAWAT, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, The Ohio State University

IAN NETTLESHIP, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, University of Leeds

BRYAN A. NORMAN, Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, University of Michigan

ROBERT S. PARKER, B.P. America Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, University of Delaware

JOHN F. PATZER II, Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator, Bioengineering, PhD, Stanford University

PICCONE, THOMAS, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology

OLEG A. PROKOPYEV, Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, University of Florida

JAYANT RAJGOPAL, Professor and Graduate Program Director, Industrial Engineering, PhD, University of Iowa

MARK S. REDFERN, Vice Provost for Research and William Kepler Whiteford Professor, Swanson School of Engineering; Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Michigan

GREGORY F. REED, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

PIERVINCENZO RIZZO, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of California at San Diego

ANNE M. ROBERTSON, William Kepler Whiteford Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, University of California at Berkeley

ABHIJIT ROY, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Indian Institute of Technology

PARTHA ROY, Associate Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Texas, Southern Medical Center

WARREN RUDER, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

STEVEN G. SACHS, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

JOSEPH T. SAMOSKY, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

DAVID SANCHEZ, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

WISSAM SAIDI, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Ohio State University

DAVID SCHMIDT, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

JOHN SEBASTIAN, Professor of Practice, Civil and Environmental Engineering, MBA, University of Pittsburgh

ERVIN SEJDIC, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Columbia University

NITIN SHARMA, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, University of Florida

JASON SHOEMAKER, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

SANJEEV G. SHROFF, Chair, Distinguished Professor and Gerald E. McGinnis Chair, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

LARRY J. SHUMAN, Senior Associate Dean, Swanson School of Engineering; Distinguished Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, The Johns Hopkins University

WILLIAM S. SLAUGHTER IV, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Harvard University

PATRICK SMOLINSKI, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Northwestern University

WILLIAM E. STANCHINA, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, University of Southern California

GEORGE DEWITT STETTEN, Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of North Carolina

SUSHENG TAN, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Chinese Scientific Academy

ALBERT C. F. TO, Associate Professor and CNG Faculty Fellow, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, University of California at Berkeley

MORTEZA A.M. TORKAMANI, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of

California at Los Angeles

GELSY TORRES, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University

LUIS E. VALLEJO, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Wisconsin

JONATHAN VANDE GEEST, Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

JULIE M. VANDENBOSSCHE, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Minnesota

SACHIN S. VELANKAR, Associate Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, University of Delaware

OLEG VELIKOKHATNYL, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science of Russian Academy of Sciences

GÖTZ VESER, Nickolas A. DeCecco Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, Fritz-Haber-Institute of the Max-Planck-Society

NATASA VIDIC, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

RADISAV D. VIDIC, Chair William Keppler Whiteford Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Cincinnati

JEFFREY S. VIPPERMAN, Professor and Vice Chair, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Duke University

DAVID VORP, Associate Dean for Research, and John A. Swanson Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

GUOFENG WANG, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, California Institute of Technology

QING-MING WANG, Professor and ME Graduate Director, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Pennsylvania State University

YADONG WANG, William Keppler Whiteford Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Stanford University

DOUGLAS WEBER, Associate Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Arizona State University

JUSTIN WEINBAUM, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis

JOHN WHITEFFOT, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

JÖRG M. WIEZOREK, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, PhD, University of Cambridge

CHRISTOPHER E. WILMER, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, Northwestern University

SAVIO L.Y. WOO, University Professor of Bioengineering, PhD, University of Washington

SYLVANUS N. WOSU, Associate Dean for Diversity; Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, University of Oklahoma

FENG XIONG, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, University of Illinois

WEI XIONG, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

JUDITH C. YANG, William Keppler Whiteford Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, Cornell University

JUN YANG, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, University of Arizona

VICTOR YASHIN, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, PhD, Moscow State University

QIANG YU, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, PhD, Northwestern University

BO ZENG, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, PhD, Purdue University

MIN HEE YUN, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, Arizona State University

XUDONG ZHANG, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, PhD, University of Michigan