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
L. Fenves, GregoryGregory L. Fenves Administration 2015–present President of The University of Texas at Austin No [6]

School of Architecture[edit]

Name School Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Heymann, DavidDavid Heymann Architecture Professor, Harwell Hamilton Harris Regents Professor in Architecture, and Distinguished Teaching Professor No [7]
Miró, JuanJuan Miró Architecture Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, David Bruton, Jr. Centennial Professor in Urban Design, Distinguished Teaching Professor, Academy of Distinguished Teachers University of Texas, and Director of Studio Mexico No [8]
Speck, LawrenceLawrence Speck Architecture Professor, The W. L. Moody, Jr. Centennial Professor in Architecture, and Distinguished Teaching Professor No [9]
Benedikt, MichaelMichael Benedikt Architecture Professor, Hal Box Endowed Chair in Urbanism, Distinguished Professor of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), Director of the Center for American Architecture and Design No [10]
Alter, KevinKevin Alter Architecture Professor, Sid W. Richardson Centennial Professor of Architecture, Director of the Summer Academy in Architecture, and Associate Director of the Center for American Architecture and Design No [11]
Moore, StevenSteven Moore Architecture Bartlett Cocke Regents Professor in Architecture No [12]

College of Communication[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

College of Education[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Oscar Mink Curriculum and Instruction 1973 - 2004 Assistant professor Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1961-1964. Senior scientist, manager Management & Executive Development-Xerox Corporation, Rochester, 1964-1966. Associate professor, director division clinical studies West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1966-1970, Associate professor, consultant West Virginia College Graduate Studies, Institute, 1972-1973. Professor University Texas, Austin, from 1973. Consultant Telecom, Australia, since 1988. No

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 [13]
Bovik, AlanAlan Bovik Electrical Engineering 1984–present Developed video quality measurement tools used throughout global Television and cinematic industries; Primetime Engineering Emmy Award; Edwin H. Land Medal; Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering; Fellow of IEEE No [14]
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 [15]
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 [16]
Metcalfe, Robert M.Robert M. Metcalfe Electrical Engineering 2011–present Inventor of Ethernet; founded 3Com Corporation; recipient of ACM Grace Hopper Award in 1980, IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal in 1988, IEEE Medal of Honor in 1996, National Medal of Technology in 2005; inducted into to the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2007; Fellow Award from the Computer History Museum in 2008; US National Academy of Engineering No [17]
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 [18]
Peppas, Nicholas A.Nicholas A. Peppas Chemical Engineering  ?-present Pioneer in drug delivery, biomaterials, hydrogels and nanobiotechnology; US National Academy of Engineering No [19]
Webber, MichaelMichael Webber Mechanical Engineering 2006–present Deputy Director of the university's Energy Institute; host of PBS's Energy at the Movies Yes [20]

College of Fine Arts[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Freeman, RobertRobert Freeman Butler School of Music Dean of the College of Fine Arts (1999-2006); Susan Menefee Ragan Regents Professor of Fine Arts (2006–present) Dean of the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, 1972-1996; he was President of the New England Conservatory 1996-1999; performed as a concert pianist throughout North America and Europe; has published on topics related to 18th-century music history and music education No [21]

School of Information[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Roy, LorieneLoriene Roy 1987–present Former president of the American Library Association No [22]
Shaffer, Roberta I.Roberta I. Shaffer 1999-2001 Law Librarian of Congress; former dean No [23]
Sheldon, BrookeBrooke Sheldon 1991-1996 Former president of the American Library Association; former dean No [24]

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 [25]

School of Law[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Cruz, TedTed Cruz Law 2004-2009 Future US Senator and a 2016 Candidate for the Republican Nomination for President of the United States No [26]

College of Liberal Arts[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Charrad, Mounira M.Mounira M. Charrad Sociology 2000–present Political sociologist No [27]
Hollander, Lee M.Lee M. Hollander Germanic Studies 1920–1968 Old Norse scholar, head of department No [28]
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 [29]
Oshinsky, DavidDavid Oshinsky Sociology 2002-2013 historian and winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for History for Polio: An American Story No [30]
Regnerus, MarkMark Regnerus Sociology 2007–present Sociologist and researcher No [31]

Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Heinrich, CarolynCarolyn Heinrich Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) 2011–present Sid Richardson Professor of Public Affairs No [32]

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 [33]
Solomon, Robert C.Robert C. Solomon ETHICS 1972–2007 Chairman, Hegel Society of America No
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 [34]
McAlister, LeighLeigh McAlister Marketing 1987–present Executive Director Marketing Science Institute No [35]

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
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 [36]
Buskirk, RuthRuth Buskirk Biology 1990–present Molecular genetics, microbiology No [37]
Chandy, K. ManiK. Mani Chandy Computer Science 1970–1989 Distributed computing, including the Chandy-Lamport Algorithm for the determination of consistent global states No [38]
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 [39]
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 [40]
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 [41]
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 [42]
Moran, Nancy A.Nancy A. Moran Integrative Biology 2013–present Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; elected to the National Academy of Sciences; 2010 winner of the International Prize for Biology Yes [43]
Sarkar, SahotraSahotra Sarkar Integrative Biology 1990–present Specialist in the history and philosophy of science No
van de Geijn, RobertRobert van de Geijn Computer Science 1987–present No [44]
Weinberg, StevenSteven Weinberg Physics Nobel Laureate, author No [45]

School of Nursing[edit]

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

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]

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