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DIRECTORS

Robert Bodenheimer

Robert Bodenheimer
Professor of Computer Science
Co-Director of Scientific Computing

368 Jacobs Hall
(615) 322-3555

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computer science, computer graphics, computer animation, virtual environments

 
Thomas-Palmeri

Thomas Palmeri
Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Co-Director of Scientific Computing

507 Wilson Hall
(615) 343-7900

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visual object recognition and categorization, perceptual expertise, cognitive and neural modeling

 
David Weintraub

David Weintraub
Professor of Astronomy
Co-Director of Scientific Computing

6910 Stevenson Center
(615) 322-5034

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star and planet formation

AFFILIATED FACULTY

John C. Ayers

John C. Ayers
Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences

5705 Science &
Engineering Bldg.
(615) 973-1879

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geochemical modeling, water quality, chemistry of natural materials, sustainability science

 
Hiba Baroud

Hiba Baroud
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

400 24th Avenue South,
room 274
(615) 322-2976

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risk analysis, statistical modeling, infrastructure systems, resilience modeling, decision analysis

 
ralf bennartz

Ralf Bennartz
Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences

5726 Science &
Engineering Bldg
(615) 322-2976

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satellite remote sensing and image analysis, atmospheric radiative transfer

 
Matthew Berger

Matthew Berger
Assistant Professor of Computer Science 

379 Jacobs Hall
(615) 343-2016

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data visualization, machine learning, computer vision, geometry processing

 
Andreas Berlind

Andreas Berlind
Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy 

6916 Stevenson Center
(615) 343-2184

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large scale structure formation in the universe

 
Gautam Biswas

Gautam Biswas
Professor of Computer Science, Computer Engineering & Engineering Management

366 Jacobs Hall
(615) 343-6204

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modeling and simulation, embedded and hybrid systems, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, datamining, intelligent learning environments

 
Nicole Creanza

Nicole Creanza
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

4280A MRB III
(615) 875-8139

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evolution of genes and behaviors, learning, mathematical modeling, computational biology, phylogenetics

 
Mario Crucini

Mario Crucini
Professor of Economics

301A Calhoun Hall
(615) 322-7357

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macroeconomics, international trade, money

 
Peter Cummings

Peter Cummings
John R. Hall Chair in Chemical Engineering

303 Olin Hall
(615) 322-8129

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statistical mechanics, molecular simulation, computational materials science, computational and theoretical nanoscience and computational biology

 
Will Doyle

Will Doyle
Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education

Payne 207D
(615) 322-2904

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education policy; data visualization; communicating statistical results; Bayesian estimation and inference

 
Mark Ellingham

Mark Ellingham
Professor of Mathematics

1514 Stevenson Center
(615) 322-6670

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graph theory, including paths and cycles, graph embeddings, reconstruction, edge colourings, isomorphic factorizations, algebraic graph theory

 
David Jon Furbish

David Jon Furbish
Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences

5719 Stevenson Center
(615) 322-2137

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hydrology, geomorphology, environmental fluid dynamics

 
Guilherme Gualda

Guilherme Gualda
Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences

5717 Science &
Engineering Bldg
(615) 322-2976

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magmatism, volcanism, x-ray tomography, microscopy & microanalysis, 3D image processing, magma evolution modeling

 
Kelly Holley-Bockelmann

Kelly Holley-Bockelmann
Stevenson Professor in Physics and Astronomy

6912 Stevenson Center
(615) 343-2153

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galaxy dynamics, n-body simulations, supermassive black holes, gravitational waves

 
William Holmes

William Holmes
Assistant Professor in Physics and Astronomy

6410 Stevenson Center
(615) 322-2599

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multi-scale computational modeling of biological organization, cell structure and function, development and regeneration, cognitive modeling 

 
Shane Hutson

Shane Hutson
Professor of Physics 

6835 Stevenson Center
(615) 343-9980

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biological physics, biophotonics.

 
Bennett Landman

Bennett Landman
Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

372 Jacobs Hall
(615) 322-2338

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magnetic resonance imaging, statistical analysis with emphasis on medical imaging.

 
Gordon Logan

Gordon Logan
Centennial Professor of Psychology

506 Wilson Hall
(615) 322-2529

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attention and performance, automaticity, stopping behavior

 
Lopez

Carlos Lopez
Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology, Biomedical Informatics,
and Biomedical Engineering

496 PRB
(615)936-1374

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systems biology, molecular simulations, mesoscale simulations, signaling networks, stochastic models, modeling frameworks, cell decision processes, model selection, parameter inference

 
Haoxiang Luo

Haoxiang Luo
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

334 Olin Hall
(615) 322-2079

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computational fluid dynamics, fluid-structure interaction, micro-fluidics, numerical methods for partial differential equations

 
Terry Lybrand

Terry Lybrand
Professor of Chemistry & Pharmacology

5154C Biosci/MRBIII
(615) 343-1247

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computational structural biology

 
Bradley Malin

Bradley Malin
Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Suite 1475,
2525 West End Ave.
(615) 343-9906

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biomedical informatics, data science, artificial intelligence, technology policy

 
Clare McCabe

Clare McCabe
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

305 Olin Hall
(615) 322-6853

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molecular modeling, theory and simulation, complex fluids, nanomaterials, biological systems

 
Jens Meiler

Jens Meiler
Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacology

5144B BIOSCI/MRBIII
(615) 936 5662

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structural biology

 
Mike Miga

Michael Miga
Harvie Branscomb Professor, Professor of Biomedical Engineering

5923 Stevenson Center
(615) 343-8336

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biomedical modeling, inverse problems, numerical methods

 
Mike Neamtu

Mike Neamtu
Professor of Mathematics

1326 Stevenson Center
(615) 322-6655

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approximation theory, splines, geometric design, numerical analysis, quantitative and financial mathematics

 
Ipek Oguz

Ipek Oguz
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering 

380 Jacobs Hall
(615) 343-4546

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medical image analysis

 
Caglar Oskay

Caglar Oskay
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering 

Room 258
MuMS Building
(615) 343-0583

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computational mechanics, multiscale simulation of engineering structures and structural systems

 
Sean Polyn

Sean Polyn
Associate Professor of Psychology 

335 Wilson Hall
(615) 322-2536

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cognitive and neural dynamics of the human memory system, neuroimaging, electrophysiology, computational modeling

 
Antonis Rokas

Antonis Rokas
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences

7270B MRB III
(615) 936-3892

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comparative functional genomics, molecular evolution, phylogenetics, evolution of fungal metabolism, evolution of the human genome, mosquito functional genomics

 
Gerald Roth

Gerald Roth
Professor of the Practice of Computer Science

220 Featheringill Hall
(615) 322-2907

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optimizing compilers, computer science education

 
Mikail Rubinov

Mikail Rubinov
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

5824 Stevenson Center
(615) XXX-XXXX

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integrative statistical models of big neuroscience data

 
Jeffrey Schall

Jeffrey D. Schall
E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Neuroscience

004 Wilson Hall
(615) 322-0868

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neuorophysiological, anatomical, and computational studies of visual attention, executive control, decision making

 
Larry Schumaker

Larry Schumaker
Stevenson Professor of Mathematics

1532 Stevenson Center
(615) 322-6652

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spline functions, approximation theory, CAGD, numerical analysis

 
Paul Sheldon

Paul Sheldon
Professor of Physics & Astronomy

6907C Stevenson Center
(615) 343-0484

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elementary particle physics

 
Tong

Frank Tong
Centennial Professor of Psychology

531 Wilson Hall
(615)322-1780

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Visual perception, attention, and object recognition, advanced neuroimaging methods, computational modeling, exploration of deep learning networks

 
Trueblood

Jennifer Trueblood
Associate Professor of Psychology

532 Wilson Hall
(615)343-7554

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human judgment, decision-making, reasoning, computational modeling, and Bayesian statistics

 
Steven Tschantz

Steven Tschantz
Associate Professor of Mathematics

1507 Stevenson Center
(615) 322-6664

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logic, combinatorial group theory, hyperbolic geometry, economic modeling

 
Kalman Varga

Kalman Varga
Professor of Physics and Astronomy

6638 Stevenson Center
(615) 343-9278

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linear-scaling first-principles simulations of nanodevices, recision calculations of electronic and scattering properties of small atoms and molecules, quantum dynamics at the nanoscale, time-dependent quantum simulation of nanodevices

 
Greg Walker

Greg Walker
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

335 Olin Hall
(615) 343-6959

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micro-scale heat transfer, heat flux measurement, energy transport processes, ultrasonic pyrometry, thermographic phospors, energy conversion devices, high-performance computing

 
Robert Weller

Robert Weller
Emeritus Professor of Physics

5605 Stevenson Center
(615) 343-6027

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radiation effects in semiconductor devices and materials, computer simulation of radiation effects and semiconductor devices, thin film materials and nanostructures

 
Steve Wernke

Steven Wernke
Associate Professor of Anthropology

108 Garland Hall
(615) 343-2518

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archaeology and history, prehispanic and colonial studies, anthropology and cultural geography

 
John Yang

Zhongyue (John) Yang
Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Core Faculty, Data Science Institute

 
 

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quantum chemistry computations, molecular mechanics simulations, antibody design, enzyme discovery

 
Maizie (Xin) Zhou

Maizie (Xin) Zhou
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science

5th floor Stevenson Center
615-343-1099

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computational genomics, bioinformatics, computational neuroscience, machine learning