Faculty and Staff
Director: MingYing Leung, PhD
Email: mleung@utep.edu
Systems Analyst: Khodeza Begum, PhD
Email: kbegum@utep.edu
General Inquiry: computationalscience@utep.edu
Office: Bell Hall, Room 138
Phone: (915)7478484
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Research Area 
Phone/Fax* 

Home Department 
Biochemistry and molecular biology, genome and metabolic pathways 
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Numerical optimization, nonlinear programming 
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Electronic, structural, magnetic, and vibrational properties of biomolecules 
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Signal and image processing 
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Numerical constraint solving, interval computations, optimization, and multicriteria decision making 
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Mathematical modeling, healthcare disparity, resilient networks, patientcentered care, decision support systems 
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Antarctica crustal structure imaging, spectral element simulations, machine learning, and nonlinear Bayesian inversions 
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Estimation and testing methodologies for the nonparametric models fitted to dependent and highdimensional data 
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Computational solid mechanics and computational fluid dynamics 
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Fuel combustion, micropropulsion, and space system design 
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Earthquake seismology and hazards, and seismotectonics 
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Data mining, pattern recognition, risk analysis 
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Environmental science and engineering, transport of aerosols in cities, transmission of lights through metal films 
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Hardwaresoftware energysensitive codesign of high performance systems, strategies for improving caches and memory allocation in mobile systems, and their computational applications 
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Development of novel computational, electrophysiological, and optical methods to record and analyze neuronal ensembles 
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Machine learning, computer vision, robotics, and natural language processing 
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Fiber Optic sensors for structural health monitoring, study of wireless sensor network performance, and power smart grid networking 
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Big data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, distributed and parallel computing, text and visual analytics, transfer learning, and computational biology 
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Tectonics and structural geology 
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Artificial intelligence, multiagent systems, computational game theory, risk analysis, distributed optimization, mechanism design, team and coalition formation 
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Interval computations, intelligent control, and reasoning under uncertainty 
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Computational chemistry, reaction kinetics, impacts of atmospheric aerosols on climate 
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Numerical modeling of strong nonlinear coupling phenomena between fluid mechanics 
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Predictive algorithms, scan statistics, sequence analysis, structural bioinformatics, and probabilistic modeling in genomics and proteomics 
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Computational biophysics, computational biology, bioinformatics, protein interactions, virus capsid assembly, molecular motor 
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Molecular dynamics simulations of nuclear fragmentation, modeling nuclear caloric curve, entropy generation in collisions, and nuclear spindoal decomposition 
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Modelbased systems engineering, strategic decisionmaking, social media in disaster response, and computational optimization models 
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salunafong@utep.edu  
Power system operations, planning, forecasting, optimization, and economics; transactive energy systems; distribution system, microgrid and smart gird; computational intelligence; machine learning, cyber physical systems. 
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pmandal@utep.edu  
Nonlinear partial differential equations, stochastic differential equations, mathematical finance, mathematical physics, and numerical methods 
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Bioinformatics, genomics, population genetics, transcriptomics, cancer, Oglycosylation, machine learning, data mining, highperformance computing application development 
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Highperformance computing, power modeling, and energy optimization 
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Machine learning algorithms, atomistic simulations of materials, neural and Bayesian networks 
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Hybrid nonlinear computation models: focusing on benefits of neural networks and fuzzy systems 
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Interactive systems, especially development methods for interfaces and their documentation and models of conversion 
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Development and application of serial and parallel computational methods for chemical and molecular physics, and quantum chemistry 
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Nonparametric and semiparametric techniques, robust statistics, multivariate analysis, data mining, design and control of spatiotemporal systems, statistical and scientific computing, applied mathematics, etc. 
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Electroninduced processes in semiconductors and multiscale modeling of material response under dynamic loading 
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Highperformance computing and scientific visualization 
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Bayesian computational methods 
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3D printed electromagnetics and circuits, computational electromagnetics and computational lithography, sensors and microsystems 
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Biomedical engineering, robotics and automation, fuzzy logic 
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Computational partial differential equations, finite difference methods, and finite element methods 
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Classification and clustering, Bayesian approaches 
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Numerical methods solving differential equations describing problems on electromagnetic wave propagation, incompressible flow, plate bending, timedependent processes and their error analysis, and on developing mesh and time adaptivity schemes 
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Noncovalent interactions between proteinligand complexes, drug discovery, genomics, highperformance computing, and deep machine learning 
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Multiobjective optimization, system reliability analysis, and optimization 
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Asphalt concrete, pavement material and design, pavement material testing and evaluation, resilient and sustainable materials for civil infrastructure, and predictive pavement performance modeling 
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Renewable energy, biomedical engineering, Internetbased manufacturing/computerbased decision support systems, sustainability engineering, data mining, and knowledge management and quality improvement technology 
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Earthquake source modeling and hazards, seismotectonics, and nuclear treaty monitoring research. 
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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 
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Multiple comparisons, generalized linear models, and categorical data analysis 
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Numerical analysis and numerical partial differential equations 
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Numerical partial differential equations, computational mechanics, fluidstructure interactions 
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Properties of molecules, nanocrystals and materials using quantum chemical simulations 
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Computational modeling and experimental work in semiconductors, crystal growth, nanomaterials, fabrication, and nanodevices 
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