Executive Committee

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The Executive Committee shall meet at least once every semester to discuss issues of concern to the Graduate Group. The principal responsibilities of the Executive Committee are:

  • To review faculty membership for the Graduate Group and maintain a list of active members to be annually reported to the Dean of the Graduate Division. This includes the nomination to the Graduate Dean of a tenured faculty member as Head Graduate Adviser for the DE.
  • To review affiliation of affiliated Ph.D. programs and make appropriate recommendations to the Dean of the Graduate Division.
  • To appoint the standing committees described in Article 5 below and other ad hoc committees as needed.
  • To conduct administrative and clerical matters related to the activities of the Graduate Group.

Chair of DE-CDSE: Prof Tarek Zohdi

Affiliations: Mechanical Engineering
Interests: Finite element methods, Micro-structural/macro-property inverse problems

 

MEMBERS

Prof Josh Bloom

Affiliations: Astronomy
Interests: Black hole transients, Gamma-ray bursts, Optical/infrared instrumentation, Supernovae, Virtual observatory

Prof James Demmel

Affiliations: Chair, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics
Interests: Computer architecture, Computer engineering, Linear algebra, Numerical analysis, Scientific computing

Prof James Sethian

Affiliations: Mathematics
Interests: Applied mathematics, Computational physics, Partial differential equations

Prof Berend Smit

Affiliations: Chemical Engineering
Interests: Biological membranes, Catalysts, Clays, Molecular simulations, Multi-scale modeling, Soft-condensed matter

Prof Tarek Zohdi

Affiliations: Mechanical Engineering
Interests: Finite element methods, Micro-structural/macro-property inverse problems