Faculty and Staff
Director: MingYing Leung
Assistant Director: Akshay Agrawal
Office: Bell Hall, Room 138
Phone: (915)7478484
Email: aagrawal@utep.edu
General Inquiry: computationalscience@utep.edu
Name* 
Research Area 
Office 
Phone/Fax* 

Home Department 
Biochemistry and molecular biology, genome and metabolic pathways 
Administration Building 209C 
7478813 7476474 

Numerical optimization, nonlinear programming 
Chemistry/Computer Science 2.0316 
7476775 7476502 

Electronic, structural, magnetic, and vibrational properties of biomolecules 
Physical Science Building 322A 
7477529 7475447 

Signal and image processing 
Engineering Building A309 
7476968 7477871 

Numerical constraint solving, interval computations, optimization, and multicriteria decision making 
Chemistry/Computer Science 3.0406 
7476950 7475030 

Computational solid mechanics and computational fluid dynamics 
Engineering Building A118 
7476900 7475019 

Fuel combustion, micropropulsion, and space system design 
Engineering Building A126 
7476906 7475019 

Earthquake seismology and hazards, and seismotectonics 
Geology Building 307 
7475851 7475073 

Data mining, pattern recognition, risk analysis 
Engineering Building A109 
7475735 7475019 

Environmental science and engineering, transport of aerosols in cities, transmission of lights through metal films 
Physical Science Building 215D 
7477530 7475447 

Hardwaresoftware energysensitive codesign of high performance systems, strategies for improving caches and memory allocation in mobile systems, and their computational applications 
Chemistry/Computer Science 3.0424 
7476954 7475030 

Machine learning, computer vision, robotics, and natural language processing 
Chemistry/Computer Science 3.0412 
7476956 7475030 

Fiber Optic sensors for structural health monitoring, study of wireless sensor network performance, and power smart grid networking 
Engineering Building A333 
7476622 7477871 

Big data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, distributed and parallel computing, text and visual analytics, transfer learning, and computational biology 
Chemistry/Computer Science 3.0504 
7476340 7475030 

Tectonics and structural geology 
Geology Building 319 
7475669 7475073 

Artificial intelligence, multiagent systems, computational game theory, risk analysis, distributed optimization, mechanism design, team and coalition formation 
Chemistry/Computer Science 3.0418 
7475564 7475030 

Survival analysis and statistical bioinformatics, computational methods for highdimensional omics data analyses in epidemiology, environmental, and clinical studies 
Bell Hall 313 
7478246 7476502 

Interval computations, intelligent control, and reasoning under uncertainty 
Chemistry/Computer Science 3.0404 
7476951 7475030 

Numerical modeling of strong nonlinear coupling phenomena between fluid mechanics 
Engineering Building A219 
7476075 7475019 

Predictive algorithms, scan statistics, sequence analysis, structural bioinformatics, and probabilistic modeling in genomics and proteomics 
Bell Hall 225 
7476836 7476502 

Computational biophysics, computational biology, bioinformatics, protein interactions, virus capsid assembly, molecular motor 
Physical Science Building 215E 
7478423 7475447 

Molecular dynamics simulations of nuclear fragmentation, modeling nuclear caloric curve, entropy generation in collisions, and nuclear spindoal decomposition 
Physical Science Building 311 
7477528 7475447 

Power system operations, planning, forecasting, optimization, and economics; transactive energy systems; distribution system, microgrid and smart gird; computational intelligence; machine learning, cyber physical systems. 
Engineering Building A339 
7478653 7477871 
pmandal@utep.edu  
Computational fluid dynamics, molecular dynamics, and material point method 
Engineering Building A105 
7475830 7475019 

Nonlinear partial differential equations, stochastic differential equations, mathematical finance, mathematical physics, and numerical methods 
Bell Hall 120 
7475761 7476502 

Highperformance computing, power modeling, and energy optimization 
Chemistry/Computer Science 3.0422 
7475883 7475030 

Machine learning algorithms, atomistic simulations of materials, neural and Bayesian networks 
Physical Science Building 312C 
7477541 7475447 

Hybrid nonlinear computation models: focusing on benefits of neural networks and fuzzy systems 
Engineering Building A146 
7475994 7477871 

Interactive systems, especially development methods for interfaces and their documentation and models of conversion 
Chemistry/Computer Science 3.0608 
7476031 7475030 

Nonparametric and semiparametric techniques, robust statistics, multivariate analysis, data mining, design and control of spatiotemporal systems, statistical and scientific computing, applied mathematics, etc. 
Bell Hall 227 
7476761 7476502 

Electroninduced processes in semiconductors and multiscale modeling of material response under dynamic loading 
Physical Science Building 223E 
7475620 7475447 

Highperformance computing and scientific visualization 
Engineering Building A327 
7476090 7477871 

Bayesian computational methods 
Bell Hall 221 
7476843 7476502 

3D printed electromagnetics and circuits, computational electromagnetics and computational lithography, sensors and microsystems 
Engineering Building A337 
20264EMLAB 7477871 

Biomedical engineering, robotics and automation, fuzzy logic 
Engineering Building A316 
7477011 7477871 

Computational partial differential equations, finite difference methods, and finite element methods 
Bell Hall 200 
7476762 7476502 

Classification and clustering, Bayesian approaches 
Bell Hall 203 
7476844 7476502 

Numerical methods solving differential equations for problems on electromagnetic wave propagation, mesh and time adaptivity schemes, incompressible flow, timedependent processes and their error analysis, and plate bending 
Bell Hall 318 
7476858 7476502 

Noncovalent interactions between proteinligand complexes, drug discovery, genomics, highperformance computing, and deep machine learning 
Campbell Building 716 
7478530 7478521 

Multiobjective optimization, system reliability analysis, and optimization 
Engineering Building A110 
7475734 7475019 

Asphalt concrete, pavement material and design, pavement material testing and evaluation, resilient and sustainable materials for civil infrastructure, and predictive pavement performance modeling 
Engineering Building A221 
7476924 7478037 

Renewable energy, biomedical engineering, Internetbased manufacturing/computerbased decision support systems, sustainability engineering, data mining, and knowledge management and quality improvement technology 
Engineering Building A243 
7477990 7475019 

Earthquake source modeling and hazards, seismotectonics, and nuclear treaty monitoring research. 
Geology Building 227B 
7475101 7475073 

Information extraction for imaging spectroscopy or hyperspectral remote sensing; physicsbased signal processing; pattern recognition and machine learning; modeling simulation and control of electric power, electric energy, and cyberphysical systems 
Engineering Building A327 
7475534 7477871 

Multiple comparisons, generalized linear models, and categorical data analysis 
Bell Hall 311 
7476847 7476502 

Nanomanufacturing and 3D printing processes, quality control, fault diagnosis and prognosis, sensing technology, engineering domain knowledge, and advanced data analytics 
Engineering Building A244 
7476054 7475019 

Numerical analysis and numerical partial differential equations 
Bell Hall 218 
7476864 7476502 

Numerical partial differential equations, computational mechanics, fluidstructure interactions 
Bell Hall 201 
7476759 7476502 

Properties of molecules, nanocrystals and materials using quantum chemical simulations 
Physical Science Building 221A 
7478742 7475447 

Computational modeling and experimental work in semiconductors, crystal growth, nanomaterials, fabrication, and nanodevices 
Engineering Building A335 
7476970 7477871 