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Lyle School of Engineering



Office of the Academic Dean

Paul Krueger, Dean ad interm, Professor of Mechanical Engineering

M. Volkan Otugen, Senior Associate Dean, George R. Brown Chair in Mechanical Engineering

Duncan L. MacFarlane, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Bobby B. Lyle Centennial Chair in Engineering Entrepreneurship

DeeDee Conway, Associate Dean of Operations

Jim Dees, Assistant Dean of Assessment, Data, and Graduate Studies

Kathy Hubbard, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Administration

Mitchell Thornton, Executive Director of the Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security, Cecil H. Green Chair of Engineering

Eva Csaky, Executive Director of the Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity

Richard Duschl, Executive Director of The Caruth Institute for Engineering Education and The Texas Instruments Distinguished Chair in Engineering Education

Duncan MacFarlane, Executive Director of the Hart Institute for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Dean for Engineering Entrepreneurship, Bobby B. Lyle Centennial Chair in Engineering Entrepreneurship

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

Misti Compton, Director of Undergraduate Advising and Student Records

Maya Jhangiani, Director of Development

Naomi Emmett, Business Manager

Becky Tiemann, Executive Assistant to the Dean

Lyle Faculty

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Khaled F. Abdelghany, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Interim Chair, Ph.D., Texas

Miju Ahn, Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., University of Southern California

Jennifer Alford, Clinical Professor of Computer Science, Ph.D., University of Iowa

Richard S. Barr, Associate Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., Texas

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

Digvijay Boob, Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

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

Kevin Brenner, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Jessica Burnham, Director of Human Centered Design and Innovation, MFA, University of North Texas

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

Joseph D. Camp, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D., Rice

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

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

Jung-Chih Chiao, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mary and Richard Templeton Centennial Chair of Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Corey Clark, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

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

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

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

Richard Duschl, The Texas Instruments Distinguished Chair in Engineering Education and Executive Director of the Caruth Institute for Engineering Education, Ph.D., University of Maryland

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

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

Maya El Dayeh, Lecturer of Computer Science, Ph.D., SMU

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

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

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

Harsha Gangammanavar, Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., Ohio State University

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

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

Michael Hahsler, Clinical Associate Professor of Computer Science; Clinical Associate Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

Eojin Han, Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., Northwestern University

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

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

Mohammad Khodayar, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer 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 and Computer Engineering, D.E., SMU

Paul S. Krueger, Dean ad interim and 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, Ph.D., Washington

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

Steven Lerner, Professor of Practice of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Princeton University

King-Ip (David) Lin, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Ph.D. University of Maryland (College Park)

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

Nicos Makris, Addy Family Centennial Professorship in Civil Engineering, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Theodore W. Manikas, P.E., Clinical Professor of Computer Science, Ph.D., Pittsburgh

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ohad Perry, Associate Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., Columbia University

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 and Computer Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Chair, Cecil and Ida Green Chair of Engineering, Ph.D., Rice

Prasanna Rangarajan, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

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

Ronald Rohrer, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Janille Smith-Colin, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

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

Aurelie Thiele, Associate Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., MIT

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

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

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

Halit Üster, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., McMaster

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

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

Sheila Williams, Clinical Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

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

Jessie Zarazaga, Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Jia Zhang, Professor of Computer Science, Cruse C. and Marjorie F. Calahan Centennial Chair in Engineering, Department of Computer Science Interim Chair, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

Lyle Emeritus Faculty

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

James G. Dunham, P.E., Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D., Stanford

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

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

William Milton Gosney Jr., Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D, University of California (Berkeley)

Richard Helgason, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, Professor Emeritus of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., SMU

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

Radovan B. Kovacevic, Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Montenegro (Yugoslavia)

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

David W. Matula, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

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

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

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

Stephen A. Szygenda, P.E., Professor of Computer Science, Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, 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, P.E., Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., SMU (Bryant Consultants, Inc.)

Pelin Altintas-DeLeon, Adjunct Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., Texas Tech

Phillip Andres, Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering, M.B.A, Florida Institute of Technology

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

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

Leslie-Ann Asmus, Adjunct Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., George Mason University

Christian Ayala, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science, M.S., SMU

Veepsa Bhatia, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D., Delhi Technological University (Copper Mobile)

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

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

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

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

David Brauchler, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science, M.S., SMU

Denver Brittain, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science, M.S., SMU

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

Hakki C. Cankaya, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science; Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Adjunct Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., SMU (Masergy Communications)

Kristina Cannon, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science, M.S., SMU

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

Shaibal Chakrabarty, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

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

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

Isaac Chow, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, Ph.D., SMU

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

Christopher Colaw, Adjunct Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, M.S., SMU

Douglas Coldwell, Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Rice University

Gretchen H. Coleman, Adjunct Lecturer of Operations Research and Engineering Management, M.B.A., Texas (Arlington)

Jennifer Cottingham, P.E., Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.B.A., University of Dallas

Rickey Crum, Adjunct Professor of Design and Innovation, M. Arch., The University of Texas at Austin

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

Vidroha Debroy, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, Ph.D. UT Dallas

H. Elizabeth del Monte, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.Arch., Rice (Cameron MacAllister Group)

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

Christina Donaldson, Adjunct Professor of Design and Innovation, M. Psychology, The University of Dallas

Long S. Dong, Adjunct Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., SMU (Lockheed-Martin)

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

Judy Sanchez Etchison, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science, M.S., Texas A&M Commerce

Mohamed Ezzat, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

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

John (Jack) Furlong, P.E., Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, MSCE, University of Texas (Arlington) (Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., retired)

Erik Gabrielsen, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science, M.S., SMU

Dilshan Godaliyadda, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D., Purdue University (Texas Instruments)

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

Liliana Hickman-Riggs, Adjunct Lecturer of Operations Research and Engineering Management, M.S., Texas (Dallas) (Becker)

Mark Hoffman, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science, M.S., SMU

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

Toby Huskinson, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science, M.S., M.B.A,, SMU

Sina Iman, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.S.C.E., SMU (CH2M)

Qiguo Jing, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D, SMU (Trinity Consultants, Inc.)

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

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

S. Nazanin Kardi, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., University of Technology Malaysia (OA Journal - Environments)

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

Rama Koganti, Adjunct Lecturer of Operations Research and Engineering Management, M.S., Eastern State University (U.T. Southwestern)

FanRong Kong, Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Bhalaji Kumar, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Senior M.S., University of Missouri-Kansas City and M.B.A., The University of Dallas (Frontier Communications)

John Lawrimore, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science, M.B.A., University of Texas at Dallas

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

D. Kall Loper, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, 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, M.S., SMU

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

James K. McCloud, Adjunct Lecturer of Operations Research and Engineering Management, M.B.A., Rollins

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

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

Theodore Moise, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph. D., Yale University (Texas Instruments, retired)

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

Nomaan Mufti, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Adjunct Professor of Datacenter Systems Engineering, Ph.D., University of Essex

Jason Moore, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph. D., Southern Methodist University (Raytheon)

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

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

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

James Olivier, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D., The Ohio State University

David Olszewski, Adjunct Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Doctorate of Management, Walsh College (Raytheon)

Robert Oshana, Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Science, M.S., SMU

Steven G. Pelosi, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, M.S., University of Michigan (Fujitsu)

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)

John Rhymer, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, M.S., Howe School of Technology Management (Citi)

Paris Rutherford, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.Arch in Urban Design., Harvard University (Catalyst Urban Development)

Matt Saari, Adjunct Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Hosam Salman, Adjunct Lecturer of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., University of Texas (Arlington) (WSP USE)

Mohammed Sayeed, Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., SMU

Brett Schulman, Adjunct Lecturer of Operations Research and Engineering Management, M.S., SMU (Clearplan)

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

Klyne Smith, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, D.Eng., SMU

Peter Sorenson, Adjunct Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, M.A., Brigham Young University

Gheorghe Spiride, Adjunct Professor of Operations Research and Engineering Management, Ph.D., SMU (Ericsson)

Kamakshi Sridhar, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sandvine)

Nagarajan Sridhar, Adjunct Professor of Datacenter Systems Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer 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)

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

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

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

John Widhalm, Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, M.S., SMU (Amazon Web Services (AWS))

James C. Wilt, P.E., Adjunct Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, M.S., M.B.A., SMU

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