List of University of Texas at Austin faculty

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This list of University of Texas at Austin faculty includes current and former instructors and administrators of the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), a major research university located in Austin, Texas that is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.[1][2][3] Founded in 1883, the university has had the fifth largest single-campus enrollment in the nation as of Fall 2006 (and had the largest enrollment in the country from 1997 to 2003), with over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 16,500 faculty and staff.[4] It currently holds the largest enrollment of all colleges in the state of Texas.[5]

Administration[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Powers, Jr., WilliamWilliam Powers, Jr. Administration 1977–present President of The University of Texas at Austin No [1]

School of Architecture[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Steiner, FrederickFrederick Steiner Architecture 2001-present Dean and Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture at the School of Architecture No [2]
Almy, DeanDean Almy Architecture No [3]
Milovanovic-Bertram, SmiljaSmilja Milovanovic-Bertram Architecture No [4]
Brown Wilson, BarbaraBarbara Brown Wilson Center for Sustainable Development No [5]
Glass, TamiTami Glass Interior Design No [6]
Heymann, DavidDavid Heymann Architecture No [7]
Miró, JuanJuan Miró Studio Mexico Director of Studio Mexico No [8]
Speck, LawrenceLawrence Speck Architecture Former Dean of the School of Architecture No [9]
Benedikt, MichaelMichael Benedikt Center for American Architecture and Design Director of the Center for American Architecture and Design No [10]
Lara, FernandoFernando Lara Latin American Architecture No [11]
Doll, LarryLarry Doll Architecture No [12]
Cleary, RichardRichard Cleary Architecture No [13]
Shearer, AllanAllan Shearer Architecture No [14]
Alter, KevinKevin Alter Architecture No [15]
Atkinson, SimonSimon Atkinson Architecture No [16]
Fajkus, MattMatt Fajkus Architecture No [17]
Holleran, MichaelMichael Holleran Architecture No [18]
Kahn, TerryTerry Kahn Architecture No [19]
Mueller, ElizabethElizabeth Mueller Architecture No [20]
Kwallek, NancyNancy Kwallek Architecture No [21]
Moore, StevenSteven Moore Architecture No [22]
Gomes, FranciscoFrancisco Gomes Architecture No [23]
Moore, CharlesCharles Moore Architecture No [24]
Tsien, BillieBillie Tsien Architecture No

College of Communication[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

College of Education[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

Cockrell School of Engineering[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Adcock, WillisWillis Adcock Electrical Engineering 1986-1993 Assisted with invention of the silicon transistor and integrated circuit, Fellow of AAAS and IEEE, US National Academy of Engineering No [25]
Clarke, EdithEdith Clarke Electrical Engineering 1947-1957 First woman faculty member of electrical engineering in the US, power engineer, inventor of Clarke Calculator and method of symmetrical components, Fellow of IEEE, Society of Women Engineers Achievement Award No [26]
Goodenough, John B.John B. Goodenough Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering 1986-present Research led to the first lithium ion battery, US National Academy of Engineering, Japan Prize No [27]
Metcalfe, Robert M.Robert M. Metcalfe Electrical Engineering 2011–present Inventor of Ethernet, founded 3Com Corpora­tion, receiver of the ACM Grace Hopper Award in 1980, the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal in 1988, the IEEE Medal of Honor in 1996, the National Medal of Technology in 2005, induction into to the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2007, and the Fellow Award from the Computer History Museum in 2008, US National Academy of Engineering No [28]
Patt, YaleYale Patt Electrical Engineering 1999–present Breakthroughs in computer architecture to make faster processors, inventor of the WOS module, the first complex logic gate implemented on a single piece of silicon, Fellow of ACM and IEEE, US National Academy of Engineering No [29]
Peppas, Nicholas A.Nicholas A. Peppas Chemical Engineering  ?-present Pioneer in drug delivery, biomaterials, hydrogels and nanobiotechnology, US National Academy of Engineering No [30]
Webber, MichaelMichael Webber Mechanical Engineering 2006–present Deputy Director of the university's Energy Institute, host of PBS's Energy at the Movies Yes [31]

College of Fine Arts[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Robert Freeman Butler School of Music (1999-2006) Dean of the College of Fine Arts; (2006-Present) Susan Menefee Ragan Regents Professor of Fine Arts Known for leading some of the finest conservatories of music in the United States. From 1972-1996 he was the Dean of the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, and from 1996-1999 he was President of the New England Conservatory. He has also performed as a concert pianist throughout North America and Europe, and has published extensively on topics related to 18th-century music history and music education. no [32]

School of Information[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

Jackson School of Geosciences[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Mosher, SharonSharon Mosher Dean's Office 2009–present Dean, William Stamps Farish Chair No [33]

School of Law[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

College of Liberal Arts[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Charrad, Mounira M.Mounira M. Charrad Sociology 2000–present Political sociologist No [34]
Friedman, Alan W.Alan W. Friedman English 1971–present Author Yes [35]
Hollander, Lee M.Lee M. Hollander Germanic Studies 1920–1968 Old Norse scholar, head of department No [36]
Karttunen, FrancesFrances Karttunen Linguistics Research Center 1968–2000 academic linguist and researcher on Uto-Aztecan and Finno-Ugric languages; historian of Mesoamerican literature and Nantucket local history No [37]
Regnerus, MarkMark Regnerus Sociology 2007-present Sociologist and researcher No [38]

Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

McCombs School of Business[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Gilligan, Thomas W.Thomas W. Gilligan Dean's Office 2008–present Dean, Centennial Chair in Business Leadership. No [39]
Hartzell, Jay C.Jay C. Hartzell Finance 2001–present Allied Bancshares Centennial Fellow; Executive Director, Real Estate Finance and Investment Center; Member Alpha Psi Omega - Trinity University Yes [40]
Solomon, Robert C.Robert C. Solomon ETHICS 1972–2007 Chairman, Hegel Society of America No [41]
Whinston, Andrew B.Andrew B. Whinston IROM 1988–present Hugh Roy Cullen Centennial Chair in Business Administration, Director of the Center for Research in Electronic Commerce No [42]
McAlister, LeighLeigh McAlister Marketing 1987–present Executive Director Marketing Science Institute No [43]

College of Natural Sciences[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Harun-ar-Rashid, A. M.A. M. Harun-ar-Rashid Physics 1975 Quantum Field Theory, Relativity, Mechanics No A. M. Harun-ar-Rashid
Bocknack, BrianBrian Bocknack Chemistry  ?-present No [44]
Boyer, Robert S.Robert S. Boyer Computer Science 1981–2008 Co-inventor of the Boyer–Moore string search algorithm. Co-creator of the Nqthm and ACL2 theorem provers. Yes [45]
Buskirk, RuthRuth Buskirk Biology 1990–present Molecular Genetics & Microbiology No [46]
Chandy, K. ManiK. Mani Chandy Computer Science 1970–1989 Distributed computing, including the Chandy-Lamport Algorithm for the determination of consistent global states No [47]
Dijkstra, Edsger W.Edsger W. Dijkstra Computer Science 1984–2000 Numerous foundational contributions to various computing disciplines, especially programming languages, formal verification, and distributed computing. Turing Award for fundamental contributions in the area of programming languages. ACM Fellow. No [48]
Emerson, E. AllenE. Allen Emerson Computer Science  ?-present Turing Award for "developing model checking into a highly effective verification technology, widely adopted in the hardware and software industries" Yes [49]
Iverson, BrentBrent Iverson Chemistry 1990–present Catalytic Antibodies No [50]
Lam, Simon S.Simon S. Lam Computer Science 1977–present Co-inventor of Secure Sockets Layer. ACM Fellow. Elected to the National Academy of Engineering. No [51]
Moore, J StrotherJ Strother Moore Computer Science 1981–1988, 1997–present Co-inventor of the Boyer–Moore string search algorithm. Co-creator of the Nqthm and ACL2 theorem provers. ACM Fellow. Elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Department chair 2001-2009. No [52]
Sarkar, SahotraSahotra Sarkar Integrative Biology 1990–present Specialist in the history and philosophy of science No [53]
van de Geijn, RobertRobert van de Geijn Computer Science 1987–present No [54]
Weinberg, StevenSteven Weinberg Physics Nobel Laureate, author No [55]

School of Nursing[edit]

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College of Pharmacy[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

School of Social Work[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

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Administration[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Business[edit]

Education[edit]

Journalism and publishing[edit]

Law and government[edit]

Philosophy[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Social sciences[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Top American Research Universities - 2007". Arizona State University. Retrieved 2008-05-06. 
  2. ^ "Texas flagship universities celebrate milestone of Giant Magellan Telescope partnership". University of Texas. 2005-07-21. Retrieved 2006-09-28. [dead link]
  3. ^ Austin, Liz (2005-10-03). "Flagship university of Texas seeks to boost diversity". Retrieved 2006-09-28. 
  4. ^ "Enrollment & Essentials". UT Austin. 2006-07-27. Retrieved 2007-03-31. 
  5. ^ "Texas Higher Education Enrollment." Texas Higher Education Data.

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