Graduate Faculty

Graduate Faculty are faculty members who may serve as a primary advisor for thesis-based students. All tenure/tenure track faculty are automatically granted Graduate Faculty status. Other eligible faculty members may apply for Graduate Faculty status by completing the Graduate Faculty Application form. Please note, this form is for use by faculty only, not students.
-Eligible faculty include: Teaching Faculty, Research Faculty, Professor’s of Practice, Emeritus Faculty and External Joint Appointees. Affiliate Faculty, Adjunct Faculty and Post-Docs are not eligible for Graduate Faculty status.

You may search for Graduate Faculty by faculty name or department name.

Approved Graduate Faculty List

Name (Last, First)DepartmentInterdisciplinary Program
Aaen, PeterElectrical Engineering
Abbud-Madrid, AngelMechanical EngineeringSpace Resources
Adams, DanielPhysics
Agarwal, SumitChemical and Biological EngineeringMaterials Science
Al-Jassim, Mowafac
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Amery, HusseinHumanities Arts & Social SciencesHydrology
Amin Ahmadi, BenhamMechanical Engineering
Ammerman, RavelElectrical Engineering
Anderson, Corby G.Mining & Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringSpace Resources
Anderson, Donna
Geology and Geological Engineering
Arkadan, ABDElectrical Engineering
Asle Zaeem, MohsenMechanical EngineeringMaterials Science
Bach, Joel M.Mechanical EngineeringQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Bandyopadhyay, SoutirApplied Mathematics and StatisticsOperations Research with Engineering
Behn, Cecilia D.Applied Mathematics and StatisticsQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Bellona, Christopher L.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Belviranli, MehmetComputer Science
Benson, David A.Geology and Geological EngineeringHydrology
Berger, John R.Mechanical EngineeringMaterials Science
Bialecki, BernardApplied Mathematics and Statistics
Bogin, Gregory E.Mechanical EngineeringOperations Research with Engineering
Bohrson, WendyGeology and Geological Engineering
Bourne, Gerald
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Boyd, Thomas M.Geophysics
Bozdag, Hatice E.Geophysics
Bradford, John H.GeophysicsHydrology, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Braun, Robert J.Mechanical EngineeringOperations Research with Engineering
Brennecka, Geoffrey L.Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringAdvanced Manufacturing, Materials Science
Brice, CraigMechanical EngineeringAdvanced Manufacturing
Brune, Jürgen Mining Engineering
Bunge, AnnetteChemical and Biological Engineering
Camp, Tracy K.Computer Science
Carbone, Jared C.Economics and Business
Carr, Lincoln D.Physics
Carr, MaryGeology and Geological Engineering
Carreon, Moises A.Chemical and Biological Engineering
Cash, Kevin J.Chemical and Biological EngineeringQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Cath, Tzahi Y.Civil and Environmental EngineeringHydrology
Chang, ZhaoshanGeology and Geological Engineering
Chauhan, AnujChemical and Biological Engineering
Ciobanu, CristianMechanical EngineeringMaterials Science
Clarke, Amy J.Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Clarke, Kester D.Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Collins, Reuben T.Physics
Cornejo, Ivan
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Cryderman, Robert
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Dagdelen, KadriMining EngineeringOperations Research with Engineering
Dantam, Neil T.Computer Science
Davis, Elizabeth V.Humanities Arts & Social Sciences
De Moor, Emmanuel L.Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
DeCaluwe, Steven C.Mechanical EngineeringMaterials Science
Deinert, Mark R.Mechanical EngineeringNuclear Engineering
Diercks, David
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Domaille, Dylan W.ChemistryQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Dreyer, ChrisMechanical EngineeringSpace Resources
Dugan, Brandon E.GeophysicsHydrology
Durfee, Charles G.PhysicsAdvanced Manufacturing
Duzgun, Sebnem H.Mining EngineeringGIS & GeoInformatics, Space Resources
Eberhart, Mark E.ChemistryMaterials Science
Eggert, Roderick G.Economics and BusinessNuclear Engineering
Eley, Serena
PhysicsMaterials Science
Elsherbeni, Atef Z.Electrical EngineeringSpace Resources
Enders, M. Stephen
Geology and Geological Engineering
Eustes, Alfred W.Petroleum EngineeringSpace Resources
Fan, YilinPetroleum Engineering
Farnsworth, NikkiChemical & Biological Engineering
Fasshauer, Gregory E.Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Field, Robert
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Figueroa, Linda A.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Findley, Kip O.Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringNuclear Engineering
Fisher, WendyComputer ScienceGIS & GeoInformatics
Flamand, TulayEconomics and BusinessOperations Research with Engineering
Flournoy, AlexPhysics
French, MarshaGeology and Geological Engineering
Furtak, ThomasPhysicsMaterials Science
Ganesh, MahadevanApplied Mathematics and Statistics
Gardner, TracyChemical and Biological Engineering
Gennett, ThomasChemistryMaterials Science
Gianquitto, Tina L.Humanities Arts & Social Sciences
Gilbert, Benjamin T.Economics and Business
Gilmore, RichardMining Engineering
Goldfarb, Richard
Geology and Geological Engineering
Gomez Gualdron, Diego A.Chemical and Biological Engineering
Gong, ZhexuanPhysics
Gorman, Brian P.Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Graas, Carole
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Gregg, Karin L.Applied Mathematics and StatisticsQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Greife, UwePhysicsNuclear Engineering
Griffiths, D. V.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Grubb, JohnMining Engineering
Gutierrez, Marte S.Civil and Environmental EngineeringHydrology, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
Gysi, Alexander P.Geology and Geological EngineeringGeochemistry
Hammerling, DoritApplied Mathematics and Statistics
Han, QiComputer ScienceSpace Resources
Hancock, Kathleen J.Humanities Arts & Social Sciences
Harrison, Wendy J.Geology and Geological EngineeringGeochemistry
Haupt, Randy L.Electrical Engineering
Hedayat, AhmadrezaCivil and Environmental EngineeringUnderground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
Heeley, Michael B.Economics and Business
Heilbrunn, John R.Humanities Arts & Social Sciences
Herring, Andrew M.Chemical and Biological Engineering
Higgins, Christopher P.Civil and Environmental EngineeringHydrology, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Hildreth, OwenMechanical EngineeringMaterials Science
Hodge, Nanette R.Chemical and Biological EngineeringQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Hoff, William A.Computer Science
Hogue, Terri S.Civil and Environmental EngineeringGIS & GeoInformatics, Hydrology
Holley, Elizabeth A.Mining Engineering
Hurtig, NicoleGeology and Geological Engineering
Illangasekare, Tissa H.Civil and Environmental EngineeringHydrology
Jackson, Gregory S.Mechanical EngineeringAdvanced Energy Systems, Advanced Manufacturing, Space Resources
Jackson, JessicaChemistryQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Jensen, Mark P.ChemistryNuclear Engineering
Jin, GeGeophysics
Jobe, ZaneGeology and Geological Engineering
Johnson, Kathryn E.Electrical EngineeringHumanitarian Engineering
Johnson, Paul C.President
Johnson, Thys B.Mining Engineering
Kapit, Eliot
Physics
Kappes, BrandenMechanical EngineeringAdvanced Manufacturing
Karaivanov, VentziMechanical Engineering
Karakaya, CananMechanical Engineering
Kaufman, Michael J.Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Kaunda, Rennie B.Mining EngineeringHydrology, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
Kazemi, HosseinPetroleum Engineering
Kee, Robert J.Mechanical Engineering
Kelly, NigelGeology and Geological Engineering
Kim, EunhyeMining Engineering
King, Jeffrey C.Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringAdvanced Manufacturing, Materials Science, Nuclear Engineering, Operations Research with Engineering
Kinzli, KristophCivil and Environmental EngineeringHydrology
Klein, JudithChemistryQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Knauss, Daniel M.ChemistryMaterials Science
Koh, CarolynChemical and Biological Engineering
Krahenbuhl, RichardGeophysics
Krebs, Melissa D.Chemical and Biological EngineeringQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Kroepsch, Adrianne C.Humanities Arts & Social SciencesHydrology
Kuiper, Yvette D.Geology and Geological Engineering
Kumar, NitinPhysics
Kwon, StephanieChemical & Biological Engineering
Lamberson, LeslieMechanical Engineering
Landis, Amy E.Civil and Environmental EngineeringHydrology, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering, Space Resources
Lange, Ian A.Economics and BusinessSpace Resources
Leach, David
Geology and Geological Engineering
Leach, Kyle G.PhysicsNuclear Engineering
Legault, Laura (Hobbes)Computer Science
Leydens, Jon A.Humanities Arts & Social Sciences
Li, YaoguoGeophysicsHydrology
Liu (Chuen), Stephen L.Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringAdvanced Manufacturing
Lowe, Terry
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Lu, NingCivil and Environmental EngineeringHydrology
Lucena, JuanEngineering, Design & SocietyHumanitarian Engineering
Lusk, Mark T.Physics
Madeni, Juan Carlo
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Maniloff, Peter T.Economics and Business
Marr, David W.Chemical and Biological EngineeringQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Martin, Paul A.Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Martins, Gerard
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Matlock, David
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Maxwell, Reed M.Geology and Geological EngineeringHydrology
McClurg, JedidiahComputer Science
McCray, John E.Civil and Environmental EngineeringHydrology
McGuirk, Christopher MichaelChemistryMaterials Science
Mehta, Dinesh P.Computer ScienceAdvanced Manufacturing, Operations Research with Engineering
Midson, Steve
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Milkov, Alexei V.Geology and Geological Engineering
Miller, Hugh B.Mining EngineeringSpace Resources
Mishra, Brajendra
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Miskimins, Jennifer L.Petroleum EngineeringPetroleum Reservoir Systems
Mohagheghi, SalmanElectrical Engineering
Monecke, ThomasGeology and Geological Engineering
Mooney, Michael A.Civil and Environmental EngineeringUnderground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
Moore, Kevin L.Electrical Engineering
Morrison, ChristineChemistryMaterials Science, Quantitative Biosciences and Engineering
Munakata Marr, JunkoCivil and Environmental EngineeringHumanitarian Engineering, Hydrology
Nakagawa, MasamiMining Engineering
Navidi, William C.Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Nayeri, PayamElectrical Engineering
Nelson, PriscillaMining EngineeringSpace Resources, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
Newman, Alexandra M.Mechanical EngineeringAdvanced Manufacturing, Operations Research with Engineering
Nieusma, DeanEngineering, Design & SocietyHumanitarian Engineering
Nilsen, OyvindMechanical Engineering
Nychka, DougApplied Mathematics and StatisticsData Science, Operations Research with Engineering
O'Hayre, Ryan P.Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
O'Kelley, Brock
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Ohno, Timothy R.PhysicsMaterials Science
Olson, David
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Osborne, AndrewMechanical EngineeringNuclear Engineering
Osgood, Kenneth A.Humanities Arts & Social Sciences
Ozbay, Mustafa U.Mining Engineering
Ozkan, ErdalPetroleum Engineering
Packard, Corinne E.Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Painter-Wakefield, ChristopherComputer Science
Palin, Richard M.Geology and Geological EngineeringSpace Resources
Pankavich, Stephen D.Applied Mathematics and StatisticsQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Paone, JeffreyComputer Science
Pei, ShilingCivil and Environmental Engineering
Petrella, Anthony J.Mechanical EngineeringAdvanced Manufacturing, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Petruska, Andrew J.Mechanical EngineeringQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Pfaff, Katharina
Geology and Geological Engineering
Plink-Bjorklund, PiretGeology and Geological Engineering
Porter, Jason M.Mechanical Engineering
Posewitz, Matthew C.ChemistryQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Prasad, MonicaGeophysics and Petroleum EngineeringSpace Resources
Pylypenko, SvitlanaChemistryMaterials Science
Queneau, Paul
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Ramey, CJ (Josh)Chemical and Biological EngineeringQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Ranville, James F.ChemistryGeochemistry, Hydrology, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Reimanis, IvarMetallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science, Nuclear Engineering
Richards, Ryan M.ChemistryMaterials Science
Ricote, SandrineMechanical Engineering
Rockett, Angus A.Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Rodriguez, DerrickMechanical Engineering
Rostami, JamalMining EngineeringSpace Resources, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
Roth, DanicaGeology and Geological EngineeringHydrology
Samaniuk, Joseph R.Chemical and Biological Engineering
Sampaio, Jorge H.Petroleum Engineering
Sanders, Michael
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Santi, Paul M.Geology and Geological EngineeringGIS & GeoInformatics, Hydrology
Sarazin, FredericPhysicsNuclear Engineering
Sarg, J. Rick
Geology and Geological Engineering
Sarkar, Susanta K.PhysicsQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Sava, Paul C.GeophysicsSpace Resources
Seetharaman, SridharMetallurgical and Materials EngineeringAdvanced Energy Systems, Advanced Manufacturing, Materials Science
Sellinger, Alan S.ChemistryMaterials Science
Sen, Pankaj K.Electrical Engineering
Shafer, Jenifer C.ChemistryNuclear Engineering
Sharp, Jonathan O.Civil and Environmental EngineeringGeochemistry, Hydrology, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Shragge, Jeffrey C.GeophysicsHumanitarian Engineering
Siegfried, Matthew
Geophysics
Silverman, Anne K.Mechanical EngineeringQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Simmons, James L.Geophysics
Simoes, Marcelo G.Electrical Engineering
Singh, MeenakshiPhysics
Singha, KaminiGeology and Geological EngineeringGIS & GeoInformatics, Hydrology
Sitchler, Alexis K.Geology and Geological EngineeringGeochemistry, Hydrology
Smith, JessicaEngineering, Design & SocietyHumanitarian Engineering
Smith, Nicole M.Mining EngineeringHumanitarian Engineering
Smith, Steven M.Economics and BusinessHydrology
Smits, Kathleen M.Civil and Environmental Engineering
Snieder, Roelof (Roel)Geophysics
Sonnenberg, Stephen Geology and Geological EngineeringPetroleum Reservoir Systems
Sowers, GeorgeMechanical EngineeringSpace Resources
Spear, John R.Civil and Environmental EngineeringGeochemistry, Hydrology, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering, Space Resources
Speer, John G.Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Spiller, Erik
Mining & Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Squier, JeffPhysicsAdvanced Manufacturing, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering, Space Resources
Stebner, Aaron P.Mechanical EngineeringAdvanced Manufacturing, Materials Science
Steele, JohnMechanical Engineering
Steirer, KennethPhysics
Stevanovic, VladanMetallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Straker, James D.Humanities Arts & Social Sciences
Strathmann, Timothy J.Civil and Environmental EngineeringMaterials Science
Sullivan, Neal P.Mechanical EngineeringMaterials Science, Space Resources
Sum, Amadeu K.Chemical and Biological EngineeringQuantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Swidinsky, AndreiGeophysics
Tabares Velasco, Paulo CesarMechanical EngineeringOperations Research with Engineering
Tang, GongguoElectrical EngineeringAdvanced Manufacturing, Operations Research with Engineering
Taylor, Patrick R.Mining & Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Tenorio, Luis F.Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Thomas, Brian G.Mechanical EngineeringMaterials Science, Operations Research with Engineering
Thompson, Steven W.Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Tilton, Nils G.Mechanical EngineeringHydrology
Toberer, Eric S.PhysicsAdvanced Manufacturing, Materials Science
Trainor-Guitton, Whitney J.Geophysics
Trewyn, Brian G.ChemistryMaterials Science, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Trudgill, Bruce D.Geology and Geological Engineering
Tsvankin, IlyaGeophysics
Tucker, Garritt J.Mechanical EngineeringMaterials Science
Tunstall, LoriCivil & Environmental Engineering
Tura, Ali C.GeophysicsPetroleum Reservoir Systems
Van Tyne, Chester
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science, Operations Research with Engineering
Vidal, Edgar
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Vidal, Judith
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Vincent, Tyrone L.Electrical Engineering
Voelker, Bettina M.ChemistryGeochemistry, Hydrology
Vyas, ShubhamChemistryMaterials Science, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Wakin, Michael B.Electrical EngineeringAdvanced Manufacturing
Walton, Gabriel G.Geology and Geological EngineeringUnderground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
Wang, HuaComputer ScienceAdvanced Manufacturing, Quantitative Biosciences with Engineering
Way, James D. (Doug)Chemical and Biological EngineeringMaterials Science
Wiencke, Lawrence R.Physics
Williams, Kim R.ChemistryMaterials Science, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Williams, Thomas E.Computer Science
Wolden, Colin A.Chemical and Biological EngineeringMaterials Science
Wood, Leslie J.Geology and Geological Engineering
Wu, BoComputer Science
Wu, David T.ChemistryMaterials Science
Wu, NingChemical and Biological EngineeringMaterials Science
Wu, Yu-ShuPetroleum EngineeringHydrology
Yang, DejunComputer ScienceOperations Research with Engineering
Yin, XiaolongPetroleum Engineering
Yu, ZhenzhenMetallurgical and Materials EngineeringAdvanced Manufacturing, Materials Science
Yue, ChuanComputer Science
Zakutayey, Andriy
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science
Zerpa Acosta, Luis E.Petroleum Engineering
Zhang, HaoComputer Science
Zhang, RuichongMechanical Engineering
Zhang, XiaoliMechanical EngineeringAdvanced Manufacturing, Quantitative Biosciences & Engineering
Zhou, Wendy W.Geology and Geological EngineeringGIS & GeoInformatics, Hydrology, Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
Zhu, HuayangMechanical Engineering
Zhu, LiangzhuMechanical Engineering
Zhu, QinHumanities, Arts & Social Sciences
Zimmerman, Jeramy D.PhysicsMaterials Science
Jackson, JessicaChemistry