Aug 19, 2022  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Lyle School of Engineering: Faculty and Staff



Office of the Academic Dean

Marc P. Christensen, Dean of Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering, Bobby B. Lyle Endowed Professor of Engineering Innovation

M. Volkan Otugen, Senior Associate Dean

Duncan L. MacFarlane, Associate Dean for Engineering Entrepreneurship

Panos Papamichalis, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

DeeDee Conway, Assistant Dean of Operations

Ann C. Fielder, Assistant Dean for Development and Communications

Mickey Saloma, Assistant Dean for Recruitment, Retention and Alumni Relations

Administration

Frederick R. Chang, Director of the Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security

Eva Csaky, Director of the Hunt Institute for Engineering Humanity

Dee Dee Conway, Acting Director of the Caruth Institute for Engineering Education

Bruce Gnade, Executive Director of the Hart Center for Engineering Leadership

Sukumaran V.S. Nair, Director of the AT&T Center for Visualization

Kate Canales, Director of Design and Innovation

Jim Dees, Senior Director of Graduate Student Experience and Enrollment Management

Teri Trevino, Business Manager

Becky Tiemann, Executive Assistant to the Dean

Lyle Faculty

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Khaled F. Abdelghany, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Texas

Richard S. Barr, Associate Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., Texas

Ali Beskok, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering Chair, Ph.D., Princeton

Elena V. Borzova, Senior Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Jerome K. Butler, P.E., University Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Kansas

Gyungsu Byun, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Joseph D. Camp, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Rice

Katherine Canales, Research Professor of Design and Innovation, BSME, Stanford

Sila Çetinkaya, Professor of Engineering Management, Information, and Systems, Cecil H. Green Professor of Engineering, Department of Engineering Management, Information and Systems Chair, Ph.D., McMaster

Frederick R. Chang, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Bobby B. Lyle Centennial Distinguished Chair in Cyber Security, Ph.D., Oregon

Marc P. Christensen, P.E., Professor of Electrical Engineering, Bobby B. Lyle Endowed Professor of Engineering Innovation, Ph.D., George Mason

Adam L. Cohen, Clinical Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Gretchen H. Coleman, Lecturer of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, M.B.A., Texas (Arlington)

Frank P. Coyle, Senior Lecturer of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Carlos E. Davila, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Texas

Scott C. Douglas, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Stanford

James G. Dunham, P.E., Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Stanford

Jennifer Lynn Dworak, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., Texas A&M

John H. Easton, Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Alabama (Birmingham)

Usama S. El Shamy, P.E., Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Daniel W. Engels, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Master of Science in Data Science Co-executive Director, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Donald E. Evans, Lecturer of Computer Science and Engineering, D.M.A., North Texas

Gary A. Evans, P.E., Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Mark E. Fontenot, Clinical Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Gray Garmon, Clinical Professor of Design and Innovation, M.Arch., Pennsylvania

Xin-Lin Gao, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Wisconsin-Madison

Harsha Gangammanavar, Assistant Professor of Engineering Management, Information, and Systems, Ph.D., Ohio State University 

Rachel P. Goodman, Lecturer of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, M.S., SMU

W. Milton Gosney, P.E., Professor of Electrical Engineering, Cecil and Ida Green Chair of Engineering, Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Ira Greenberg, Professor of Creative Computation, M.F.A., Pennsylvania

Ping Gui, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Delaware

Michael Hahsler, Assistant Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

Ali Heydari, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Missouri University of Science and Technology

LiGuo Huang, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., Southern California

Yildirim Hürmüzlü, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Drexel

Tindaro Ioppolo, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Brown Foundation, Inc. Professor of Engineering, Ph.D., New York: Polytechnic Institute

Mohammad Khodayar, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology

MinJun Kim, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Robert C. Womack Endowed Chair in Engineering, Ph.D. Brown

M. Scott Kingsley, Senior Lecturer of Electrical Engineering, D.E., SMU

Radovan B. Kovacevic, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Herman Brown Chair in Engineering, Ph.D., Montenegro (Yugoslavia)

Paul S. Krueger, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

José L. Lage, P.E., Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Duke

Eric C. Larson, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., Washington

Choon S. Lee, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Charles M. Lovas, P.E., Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Notre Dame

Zhong Lu, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., University of Alaska

Duncan L. MacFarlane, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Bobby B. Lyle Centennial Chair in Engineering Entrepreneurship, Ph.D., Portland

Theodore W. Manikas, Clinical Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., Pittsburgh

David W. Matula, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, The Cruse C. and Marjorie F. Calahan Centennial Chair in Engineering, Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Barbara S. Minsker, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Bobby B. Lyle Endowed Professor of Leadership and Global Entrepreneurship, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Chair, Ph.D., Cornell

Dona T. Mularkey, Senior Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Vanderbilt

Jaewook Myung, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Stanford

Sukumaran V.S. Nair, P.E., University Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Engineering Chair, Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Xu Nie, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Purdue

Eli V. Olinick, Associate Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

M. Volkan Otugen, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, George R. Brown Chair in Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Drexel

Panos E. Papamichalis, P.E., Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Behrouz Peikari, P.E., Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Andrew N. Quicksall, Associate Professor of Environmental Science, Ph.D., Dartmouth

Peter E. Raad, P.E., Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Tennessee (Knoxville)

Dinesh Rajan, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering Chair, Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Engineering, Ph.D., Rice

Edmond Richer, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Alba Rojas-Cordova, Assistant Professor of Engineering Management, Information, and Systems, Ph.D., Virginia Tech

Ahmet Can Sabuncu, Clinical Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Thomas F. Siems, Senior Lecturer of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., SMU

Brett Story, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Texas A&M

Jerrell T. Stracener, Professor of Practice of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., SMU

Dario J. Villarreal Suarez, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

Wenjie Sun, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Arizona

Aurelie Thiele, Associate Professor of Engineering Management, Information, and Systems, Ph.D., MIT

Mitchell A. Thornton, P.E., Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Cecil H. Green Chair of Engineering Ph.D., SMU

Jeff Tian, P.E., Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., Maryland

Wei Tong, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Brown

Halit Üster, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., McMaster

Jianhui Wang, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology

James R. Webb, Professor of Practice of Mechanical Engineering, DM, University of Maryland (University College)

David A. Willis, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Purdue

Jeong Ho You, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Lyle Emeritus Faculty

H. Charles Baker, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Texas

Margaret H. Dunham, P.E., Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Delores M. Etter, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., New Mexico

Richard Helgason, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Engineering, Professor Emeritus of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., SMU

Alireza Khotanzad, P.E., Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Purdue

Bijan Mohraz, P.E., Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

David B. Johnson, P.E., Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Stanford

Paul F. Packman, P.E., Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Syracuse

Mandyam D. Srinath, P.E., Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Stephen A. Szygenda, P.E., Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., Northwestern

Hal Watson, Jr., P.E., Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Texas

Adjunct Faculty

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Note: The list of faculty adjuncts provided here is advisory only. In any given term, a particular adjunct may not be able to teach because of other commitments. This is especially true because many of SMU’s adjuncts are professionals and scholars who are in high demand.

Yasser Abdelhamid, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Drew Aleto, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.S., SMU

Bogdan V. Antohe, Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., SMU (MicroFab)

Karl J. Arunski, Adjunct Lecturer of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, M.S.E.E., Washington (Raytheon)

Charles W. Beall, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., Southern California

Robert L. Bell, Adjunct Lecturer of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, M.E.E.E., Brigham Young (Lockheed Martin)

William D. Bell, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, D.E., SMU (U.S. Department of Defense)

April Blount, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.A., Texas (Arlington) (UTA)

Whitney Boger, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.S., SMU

Samir Bougacha, P.E. Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Texas (Parsons Brinckerhoff)

Andrew F. Bouma, Adjunct Lecturer of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, M.S., Oklahoma State University 

Mark K. Boyd, P.E., Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., SMU (LCA Environmental)

Ben A. Calloni, P.E., Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., Texas Tech (Lockheed Martin)

Hakki C. Cankaya, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

John P. Carbone, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., Texas Tech

Robert Casagrande, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.B.A., SMU

Sudipto Chakraborty, Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology (Texas Instruments Inc.)

Jagadeesh Chandramohan, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Justin Childress, Adjunct Lecturer of Multidisciplinary Studies, MFA, Texas A&M University at Commerce

George W. Chollar, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., Texas Tech (The Statistical Design Institute)

Christian P. Christensen, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science and Engineering, M.S., SMU

Randall J. Clendening, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., George Washington University (Boeing)

Joseph R. Cleveland, Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Iowa State (Samsung, retired)

Eric B. Cluff, Adjunct Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, M.S., SMU (Abbott Labs)

Steven C. Currall, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information, and Systems, Ph.D., Cornell (SMU)

Weiping Dai, P.E., Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon (Trinity Consultants)

H. Elizabeth del Monte, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.Arch., Rice (The Return on Innovation Project)

Roger O. Dickey, P.E., Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Matthew L. Durchholz, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., SMU

Maya El Dayeh, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Aaron L. Estes, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science and Engineering, M.S., SMU

John Fattaruso, Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Edward Forest, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Princeton

Dennis J. Frailey, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., Purdue (Raytheon, retired)

John R. Graham, III, Adjunct Lecturer of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, M.B.A., Wright Statue (Technisource)

Hope Hagar, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.A., SMU

Anwar Hirany, P.E., Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Cornell (EPRI)

Hossam H. H’mimy, Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., SMU (Ericsson)

Michael E. Hopper, P.E., Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, D.E., SMU

Manal Houri, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Kenneth R. Howard, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science and Engineering, M.B.A., Saint Mary’s (Improving Enterprises)

Sina Iman, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.S.C.E., SMU (Stantec)

Mihaela Iridon, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Robert H. Jones, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., SMU (Oncor)

Levent Kaan, Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Bhanu Kapoor, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., SMU (consultant/owner, Mismasic)

Clark D. Kinnaird, P.E., Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., SMU (Texas Instruments)

Suzanne Larkin, Adjunct Lecturer of Design and Innovation, M.F.A., Texas A&M (Commerce)

Karl C. Lewis, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, D.Eng., SMU (Perot Systems)

John I. Lipp, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., Michigan Tech (Lockheed Martin)

D. Kall Loper, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., Michigan State

Mehedy Mashnad, P.E., Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) (Walter P. Moore and Associates)

Matthew R. McBride, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science and Engineering, M.S., SMU (Bank of America)

Steven D. McCauley, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.S., Texas Tech (El Centro College)

James K. McCloud, Adjunct Lecturer of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, M.B.A., Rollins

Lee D. McFearin, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

M. Wade Meaders, Adjunct Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, M.S., SMU (Halliburton)

Freeman L. Moore, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., North Texas (Raytheon, retired)

Nomaan Mufti, Adjunct Professor of Datacenter Systems Engineering, Ph.D., University of Essex

Padmaraj M.V. Nair, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Mofid Nakhaei, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., SMU (Parson Brinckerhoff Inc.)

William P. Nanry, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., Texas (Lockheed Martin)

David J. Nowacki, Adjunct Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, M.B.A., M.S., Louisiana State

Oscar K. Pickels, Adjunct Lecturer of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, M.B.A., SMU

Greg Radighieri, Adjunct Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jon D. Rauscher, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Colorado State (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

Luis G. Resendis, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science and Engineering, M.S., SMU

Mark E. Sampson, Adjunct Lecturer of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, M.S., Southern California (UGS)

Nandlal M. Singh, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, D.E., SMU (MinMax Technologies)

Stephen C. Skinner, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., SMU (Bell Helicopter)

Gheorghe M. Spiride, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., SMU (Nortel Networks)

Kamakshi Sridhar, Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Alcatel-Lucent)

Nagarajan Sridhar, Adjunct Professor of Datacenter Systems Engineering, Ph.D., State University of New York (Buffalo)

Patricia A. Taylor, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., SMU (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

Allen D. Tilley, Adjunct Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, M.B.A., SMU

Philip K. Turner, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., North Texas (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

Raymond E. Van Dyke, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, J.D., North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

Xinyu (Edward) Wang, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., SMU

Andrew K. Weaver, Adjunct Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, M.A., Navy; M.P.A., Troy State

Timothy D. Woods, Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management, Information and Systems, Ph.D., SMU (Lockheed Martin)

Rumanda K. Young, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Texas (Arlington) (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Natasha Zamani, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Jessie Marshall Zarazaga, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.Arch., Cambridge