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Massoud Amin 2013
 

Amin, Massoud
Professor
Honeywell Sweatt Chair
Power and infrastructure, security,
management of technology.
System identification, controls.

 

4-178 Keller Hall
612-624-5747
Website

Affiliations:
• Technology Leadership Institute
  

Email: Amin, Massoud   

 

 

Kia Bazargan 2013

 

Bazargan, Kia
Associate Professor
Field-programmable gate arrays,
Computer-aided design of
VLSI circuits and systems.

 

4-159 Keller Hall
612-625-4588
Website   

 

Email: Bazargan, Kiarash
  

 

 

Steve Campbell 2013
   

Campbell, Stephen
Professor

Sanford P. & Lenore Edgerton
Bordeau Chair

Nanoparticle electronics and
optoelectronics, MEMS, Thin
film photovoltaics.
   

 

140 Physics Nanotechnology Building
115 Union St SE
612-625-6608
Website

Affiliations:
• Nano and Micro Applications Center
     

 

Email: Campbell, Stephen   

  

 

 

Vladimir Cherkassky 2013 

 

Cherkassky, Vladimir
Professor

Statistical learning, data mining
and neural network systems.
  

 

6-111 Keller Hall
612-625-9597
Website    

 

Email: Cherkassky, Vladimir  

 

Jeong-Hyun Cho 2013  

 

 

  

Cho, Jeong-Hyun
Assistant Professor
Micro and Nanofabrication,
Energy Storage (Li-Ion Battery)
System, Self-Assembled 3D
Micro and Nano Power
Generators and Sensors,
3D Surface Patterning on
Nanoparticles.

 

 

Office 5-129, Keller Hall
Phone: 612-625-9016

Website

 

 

 

 

Email: Jeong-Hyun Cho

 

 

 

Philip Cohen 2013

Cohen, Philip
Professor

Microelectronics materials
and structures.



 

5-131 Keller Hall
612-625-5517
Website

 

 

Email: Cohen, Philip

 

 

 

 

Sairaj Dople 2013   

  

Dhople, Sairaj
Assistant Professor
Power Electronics,
Power Systems,
Reliability, Control
Systems, Renewable
Electric Energy Systems

 

 

 

Office 5-115, Keller Hall
Phone 612-624-8837
 

Website

 

 

Email:Dhople, Sairaj

 

 

 

Emad Ebbini 2013
 

Ebbini, Emad
Professor

Image-guided surgery, 3-D
cardiac imaging. Arrays and
beamforming, motion tracking
in speckle imaging.

 

6-163 Keller Hall
612-625-1852
Website
 

 

 

Email: Ebbini, Emad

 

 

 

 

Doug Ernie 2013

 

Ernie, Douglas
Associate Professor

Plasma technology and
applications. Telecollaboration
for education and research.
 

 

 

6-155 Keller Hall
612-625-9802

 

 

 

Email: Ernie, Douglas

 

 

 

 

Rhonda Franklin 2013
     

 

 

Franklin, Rhonda
Professor

Passives, interconnects, and
integrated packages for RF,
microwave, and millimeter wave
applications.

 

 

 

 

 

6-127 Keller Hall
612-626-8978
Website
Affiliations:
• Nano and Micro Applications Center

  

 

 

 

 

Email: Franklin, Rhonda

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tryphon Georgiou  2013
    

Georgiou, Tryphon
Professor

Vincentine Hermes-Luh Chair
Statistical signal processing.
Robust and nonlinear control.

 

 

 

 

5-179 Keller Hall
612-625-3303
Website

Affiliations:
• Control Science and Dynamic Systems Center

 

 

Email: Georgiou, Tryphon

 

 

 

 

 

G. Giannakis 2013


 

 

Giannakis, Georgios
Professor

ADC Chair - Wireless
Telecommunications
Wireless communications
and networking, statistical
signal processing and sensor
networks.

 

 

Walter Library 495
612-626-7781 or
612-625-4287
Research Group
Personal Web Site
 

Affiliations:
• Digital Technology Center

 

 

Email: Giannakis, Georgios

 

 

 

 

 

Anand Gopinath 2013



 

Gopinath, Anand
Professor

MRI systems. RF/microwave
applications.Analog RF/microwave
circuits. RF/microwave devices,
antennas, metamaterials, photonic
systems and devices, integrated
and nano optics, optoelectronics.
Phonotonic bandgap structures.

 

6-129 Keller Hall
612-625-3054
Website

 

 

 

 

Email: Gopinath, Anand

 

 

 

 

 

Ramesh Harjani 2013
  

 

 

 

Harjani, Ramesh
Professor
Edgar F. Johnson Professor
Sensor interface electronics,
NMR/MRI electronics. Analog/
RF circuits for wireless and
wired communications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

4-165 Keller Hall
612-625-4032
Website

Research Group

Affiliations:
• Digital Technology Center
• Nano and Micro Applications Center
• Graduate Faculty - Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

 

 

 

Email: Harjani, Ramesh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jarvis Haupt 2013

 

 

Haupt, Jarvis D.
Assistant Professor

Statistical signal processing,
applications in analog &
digital communications
networks, remote sensing,
conventional and medical
imaging.

 

 

6-183 Keller Hall
612-625-7322
Website

 

 

 

 

Email: Haupt, Jarvis

 

 

 

 

 

Ted Higman 2013

 

Higman, Ted
Associate Professor

Devices and fabrication
technologies.

 

 

6-125 Keller Hall
612-624-4170

 

 

 

Email: Higman, Ted

 

 

 

 

 

Mingyi Hong

Mingyi Hong
Research Assistant Professor

Large-scale optimization,
wireless communication,
signal processing

 

 

 

DTC
Room:
Phone: 612-624-6631

Email: Hong, Dingyi

Paul Imbertson 2013

 

 

 

 

Imbertson, Paul
Teaching Professor

Horace T. Morse - U of MN
  Alumni Association Award
  for Outstanding Contributions
  to Undergraduate Education

 

 

 

 

 

5-109 Keller Hall
612-625-6529 

Affiliations:
• STEM Education Center

 

 

 

Email: Imbertson, Paul

 

 

 

 

 

  2013 New Mihailo Jovanovic

 

Jovanovic, Mihailo
Associate Professor

Modeling, dynamics and
control of large-scale
and distributed systems.


 

 

 

 

5-157 Keller Hall
612-625-7870
Website

Affiliations:
• Digital Technology Center
• Minnesota Supercomputing Institute

 

 

Email: Jovanovic, Mihailo

 

 

 

 

 

Ulya Karpuzcu2013

 

Karpuzcu, Ulya
Assistant Professor
Computer architecture,
impact of technology on systems

 

 

4-155, Keller Hall
Phone: 612-626-7203 

Website

Research Group Website

 

 

 

Email: ukarpuzc@umn.edu

 

 

 

Mos Kaveh 2013
 

 

 

Kaveh, Mostafa
Professor

Centennial Chair
Biomedical signal and image
processing. Arrays. Signal
and image processing.
Telecommunications.

 

 

Walter Library 105
612-624-2006

 

 

 

Email: Kaveh, Mos

 

 

 

 

 

Chris Kim 2013

 

Kim, Chris
Associate Professor
McKnight Land-Grant Professor
Digital and mixed-signal
circuit design.



 

4-161 Keller Hall
612-625-2346
Website

Affiliations:
• Nano and Micro Applications Center

 

 

Email: Kim, Chris

 

 

 

 

Seung-Jun Kim 2013

 

Kim, Seung-Jun
Research Associate Professor
Wireless communications,
networking, and statistical
signal processing.

 

 

Walter Library 453
Digital Technology Center
612-625-4319
Web Page

 

 

Email: Kim, Seung-Jun

 

 

 

 

Steve Koester 2013 

 

Koester, Steven J.
Professor
Micro- and nanoelectronics
optoelectronic devices,
photovoltaics, energy
harvesting, biomedical
devices

 

6-117 Keller Hall
612-625-1316
Research Website
Affiliations:
• Institute for Engineering in Medicine
• Graduate Faculty - Department of Biomedical Engineering

 

Email: Steven J. Koester

 

 

 

 

Andrew Lamperski

Lamperski, Andrew
Assistant Professor
Systems and Controls

Web site

Email: Lamperski, Andrew

James Leger 2013
 

Leger, James
Professor

Cymer Professor of Advanced
Optical Systems, Metrology
and Lasers

George W. Taylor
Distinguished Professor

Photonic systems and
diffractive optics. Microoptics.

 

5-125 Keller Hall
612-625-0838
Research Website

Affiliations:
• Center for Neuroengineering
• Nano and Micro Applications Center

 

 

Email: Leger, James

 

 

 

 

 

Mo Li 2013   

 

Li, Mo
Assistant Professor
NSF Early Career Development
  Award (CAREER)

Nanophotonics,
NEMS/MEMS, nanoscale
RF/microwave devices,
low noise and quantum
measurements, bio/chemical
sensors

 

5-127 Keller Hall
612-625-4873
Research Website

 

 

Email: Mo Li

 

 

 

 

David Lilja 2013
   

 

 

Lilja, David
Professor

Louis John Schnell Professor
High-performance computing,
computer architecture,
performance analysis, storage
systems.

 

 

 

 

 

6-131 Keller Hall
612-625-5007
Website
Research Website 

Affiliations:
• Minnesota Supercomputing Institute
• Graduate Faculty - Dept. of Computer Science
• Graduate Faculty - Scientific Computation

 

 

Email: Lilja, David

 

 

 

 

 

Dalong Liu 2013

 

Liu, Dalong
Research Assistant Professor
Ultrasound imaging,
ultrasound elastography and
thermography, ultrasound
system design

 

6-177 Keller Hall
Telephone: 612-625-6024

Email: Liu, Dalong

Tony Low

Low, Tony
Assistant Professor

Nanoelectronics,
optoelectronics, and
plasmonic devices for
application in computing,
information, and energy

Arriving in January, 2015

 Tom Luo 2013 

 

Luo, Tom
Professor

ADC Chair in Digital
Technology

Optimization, Signal
processing for
communications.

 

 

 

4-178 Keller Hall
612-625-0242
Website

Affiliations:
• Digital Technology Center
• Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering

 

 

Email: Luo, Tom

 

 

 

 

 

Arya Mazumdar 2 2013   

 

 

 

 

Mazumdar, Arya
Assistant Professor

Information theory, error-
correcting codes, codes
for memory and storage,
discrete mathematics in
communications, networking,
signal processing and security,
random processes and
probabilistic methods

 

 

 

Office: 6-109, Keller Hall
Phone: 612-625-3505

Website

 

 

Email: Mazumdar, Arya

 

 

 Tom Misa 2013
 

 

Misa, Thomas
Professor

ERA Chair in the History of
Technology

History of computing and
electronics, history of technology.


 

 

Anderson Library 211
612-624-5050
Website

Affiliations:
• Program for History of Science, Technology and Medicine

 

Email: Misa, Tom

 

 

 

 

Soheil Mohajer 2013

 

 

Mohajer, Soheil
Assistant Professor

 

 

 

Office: 6-165, Keller Hall

Phone: 612-626-8980

Website

 

 

Email: Soheil Mohajer

Ned Mohan 2013

 

Mohan, Ned
Professor

Oscar A Schott Professorship
  of Power Electronics and
  Systems
National Academy of Engineering
U of MN Graduate and Professional
  Teaching Award

Sustainable energy systems,
power electronics and drives.

 
 

5-111 Keller Hall
612-625-3362
Website

Affiliations:
• STEM Education Center

 

 

Email: Mohan, Ned

 

 

 

 

Sang-Hyun Oh 2013
 

 

 

Oh, Sang-Hyun
Associate Professor

Microfluidic biotechnology, optical
biosensors, plasmonics.Optics at
the nanoscale. Nanofabrication

 

 

 

 

 

5-119 Keller Hall
612-625-0125
Website
Research Website

Affiliations:
• Institute of Engineering in Medicine
• Nano and Micro Applications Center
• Graduate Faculty - Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

 

Email: Oh, Sang-Hyun

 

 

 

 

Keshab Parhi 2013
 

Parhi, Keshab
Professor

Edgar F. Johnson Professor in
Electronic Communications

Biomedical signal processing.
VLSI for communications and
signal processing systems.

 

6-181 Keller Hall
612-624-4116
Website

Affiliations:
• Center for Neuroengineering

Email: Parhi, Keshab

 

 

 

 

Tom Posbergh 2013

 

 

Posbergh, Tom
Adjunct Associate Professor

 

 

 

 

6-113 Keller Hall
612-625-5302

 

 

 

Email: Posbergh, Tom

 

 

 

 

Mark Riedel 2013

  

 

 

Riedel, Marc
Associate Professor

Digital circuit design and synthetic
biology.


 

 

 

 

 

4-167 Keller Hall
612-625-6086
Research Group
 
Affiliations:
• Digital Technology Center
• Graduate Faculty - Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology

 

 

Email: Riedel, Marc

 

 

 

 

William Robbins 2013
 

Robbins, William
Professor

Energy harvesting, power
semiconductor devices.
Ultrasonics, sensors. MEMs.

 

 

5-123 Keller Hall
612-625-8014

Affiliations:
• Nano and Micro Applications Center

 

 

Email: Robbins, William

 

 

 

 



 

Ruden, Paul
Professor

Physicist
Materials and device physics,
quantum electronics.

 

 

6-115 Keller Hall
612-624-6350
Website

 

 

 

Email: Ruden, Paul

 

 

 

 

Murti Salapaka 2013
 

Salapaka, Murti
Professor

Vincentine Hermes-Luh Chair
in Electrical and Computer
Engineering

Control and dynamic systems
and application to nano- and
bio-interrogation.

 

 

5-161 Keller Hall
612-625-7811
Website
Research Website

 

 

Email: Salapaka, Murti

 

 

 

Sachin Sapatnekar 2013

 

 

Sapatnekar, Sachin
Professor

Robert and Marjorie Henle Chair
  Distinguished McKnight University Professorship
Semiconductor Industry Association
  University Research Award

Computer-aided design
of VLSI circuits and systems.

 

 

4-153 Keller Hall
612-625-0025
Website

 

 

 

Email: Sapatnekar, Sachin

 

 

 

 

John Sartori 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Sartori
Assistant Professor
Computer Architecture,
Computer-Aided Design,
Stochastic Computing,
Low-Power Design and
Architecture, Application-
aware Design

 

 

 

 

 

4-163, Keller Hall
Phone: 612-625-0811

Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Email: jsartori@umn.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nikos Sidiropoulos 2013

 

 

Sidiropoulos, Nikos
Professor
European Association for Signal
  Processing (EURASIP) Fellow
Signal Processing,
Cross-layer wireless
networking, Convex
optimization/approximation,
multi-way analysis/multi-linear
algebra


 

481 Digital Technology Center, Walter Library
612-625-1242

also: 6-179 Keller Hall
Personal Web Site

Research Group Web Site

Email: Sidiropoulos, Nikos

Gerald Sobelman 2013
 

Sobelman, Gerald
Professor

Digital VLSI circuits and systems.




 

4-157 Keller Hall
612-625-8041
Website

 

 

Email: Sobelman. Gerald

 

 

 

 

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Konstantinos Slavakis
Research Associate Professor

Walter Library RM 478
Digital Technology Center

Phone: (612) 626 0763

 

 

Email:  Konstantinos Slavakis
Alternative email: Slavakis

Beth Stadler 2013   

 

 

 

 

Stadler, Bethanie
Professor

Nano-magnetic and photonic
materials and devices.

 

   

 

 

 

 

5-155 Keller Hall
612-626-1628
Website

Affiliations:
• Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
• National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network
• Center for Micromagnetics and Information Technologies
• Nano and Micro Applications Center
• Graduate faculty - Chemical Engineering and Material Science

 

Email: Stadler, Bethanie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph Talghader 2013
   

 

Talghader, Joey
Professor

Optics, and micro- and
nano-mechanical systems.

 

 

 



 

5-165 Keller Hall
612-625-4524
Website

Affiliations:
• Nano and Micro Applications Center

 

 

 

 

Email: Talghader, Joey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Randall Victora 2013
 

Victora, Randall
Professor

Magnetism and magnetics.




 

6-157 Keller Hall
612-625-1825
Website

Affiliations:
• Center for Micromagnetics and Information Technology
• Graduate faculty - Physics

 

 

Email: Victora, Randall

 

 

 

 

 Jian-Ping Wang 2013

 

 



 

Wang, J.P.
Professor

• Distinguished McKnight
  University Professor
• Director, Center for Spintronic
  Materials, Interfaces and Novel
  Architectures (C-SPIN)
• Nano magnetic and spintronic
  materials and devices, magnetic
  and spintronic information storage
  and processing technologies,
  magnetic biomedical technologies.



 

6-153 Keller Hall
612-625-9509
Website

Affiliations:
• Center for Spintronic Materials, Interfaces and Novel Architectures (C-SPIN)
• NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
• Center for Micromanetics and Information Technologies
• Graduate Faculty - Dept. of Physics
• Graduate Faculty - Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
• Graduate Faculty - Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

 

Email: Wang, J.P.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nathan Wittenberg

 

 

Wittenberg, Nathan
Research Assistant Professor
Nanobiotechnology, optical
biosensing, chemistry of
biological interfaces, and
electrochemistry

 

 

Office: 4-147A Keller Hall 
Phone: 612-626-7216
Website:

 

 

Email:Wittenberg, Nathan

 

 

Bruce Wollenberg 2013

  

Wollenberg, Bruce
Professor

Director, University of  Minnesota Center for
Electric Energy

Power system engineering.
 

4-174 Keller Hall
612-626-7192

    

Email: Wollenberg, Bruce

  

 

 

Affiliated Graduate Faculty

sm thumbnail Akkin, Taner 

 

Akkin, Taner
Assistant Professor
Optical coherence
tomography, Biomedical
optics and imagery

 

Biomedical Engineering
375 Shepherd Labs
612-625-8783
 

 

 

Email: Akkin, Taner

Tianghong Cui

Cui, Tianhong
Professor - Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering
Office: ME2106
Phone: 612-626-163

 

 

Email: Cui, Tianhong

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Du, David Hung-Chang
Professor
Future Internet, Wireless/
Sensor Networks

 

 

Computer Science and Engineering
200 Union St. SE 4-225B Keller Hall
612-625-2560
 

 

 

Email: Du, David

Hammer, Bruce
Professor
Biomedical instrumentation,
Miniaturization of NMR/MRI
instrumentation

 

Diagnostic Radiology
420 Delaware St. SE, B272Mayo
952-406-8070

 

 

Email: Hammer, Bruce

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He, Bin
Professor
Biomedical Signal
Processing and
Imaging, Biomedical
Systems and Control

 

Biomedical Engineering
275 Shepherd Laboratories, 100 Union St.
612-626-1115
 

 

 

Email: He, Bin

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He, Tian
Assistant Professor
Wireless and Sensor
Networks, Distributed
Systems

 

 

Computer Science and Engineering
200 Union St. SE, 4-205 Keller Hall
612-626-1281
 

 

 

Email: He, Tian

Holmes, Russell
Assistant Professor
Organic and Hybrid
Semiconductors, Opto-
electronics, energy
applications

 

 

Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
421 Washington Ave. SE, 404 Amundson Hall
612-624-9058
 

 

 

Email: Holmes, Russell

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Myers, Chad
Assistant Professor
Bioinformatics, Systems
Biology, Gene/Protein
Interaction Network

 

Computer Science/Engineering
200 Union St. SE, 5-217 Keller Hall
612-624-8306
 

 

 

Email: Myers, Chad

Gerry Timm

 

 

 

Timm, Gerald
Associate Program Director
Institute for Engineering in Medicine
Urological Surgery

Biomaterials, Biomechanics,
Bioprostheses, Device Design,
Drug Delivery, MEMS,
Mathematical Modeling /
Neurophysiology of the
Lower Urinary Tract

 

 

Institute for Engineering in Medicine
Office: Urologic Surgery
            D-516 Mayo
            Minneapolis, MN 55455
Mail: IEM Engineering in Med. Adm.
        MMC 394 Mayo
        8394 Campus Delivery Code
        420 Delaware
         Minneapolis, MN 55455

 

 

Email: timmx025@umn.edu

ThumbnailThomas Vaughn

Vaughan, Thomas
Professor
High field MRI systems
and applications

 

 

Center for Magnetic Resonance and Research
2021 Sixth St SE - 102CMRR
Phone: 612-626-2004
 

 

 

Email: Vaughan, Thomas

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Yew, Pen-Chung
Professor
High-performance Computing,
Computer Architectures,
Compilers, Performance
Evaluation, System
Virtualization

 

Computer Science and Engineering
200 Union St. SE, 6-225C Keller Hall
612-625-7387
 

 

 

Email: Yew, Pen-Chung

Ofer Zeitouni

 

Zeitouni, Ofer
Professor
Communication and
Signal Processing -
Information Theory,
Random Matrices,
Large Deviators

 

School of Mathematics
227 Vincent Hall
206 Church St. SE
612-625-6522
 

 

 

Email: zeito002@umn.edu

Antonia Zhai

 

Zhai, Antonia
Assistant Professor
Computer Architecture,
Compiler Optimization

 

 

 

Computer Science and Engineering
200 Union St. SE, 6-189 Keller Hall
612-626-1285
 

 

 

 

Email: zhaix005@umn.edu

Shuzhong Zhang

Zhang, Shuzhong
Professor

Approximation algorithms
for nonlinear optimization,
randomized solutions, game
theory, signal processing,
risk management, financial
decision models.

 

Industrial and Systems Engineering
Office 130E

Website

 

 

 

Email: Zhang, Shuzhong

 Zhi-Li Zhang thumbnail

  

Zhang, Zhi-Li
Professor
Communication Networks
and Network Systems 
 

     

 

Computer Science and Engineering
Digital Technology Center
200 Union St. SE , 6-187 Keller Hall
612-625-8568  

 

Email: Zhang, Zhi-Li

 

Adjunct Instructors

Mahmoodi, Bob   
3-147A Keller Hall
612-625-4851
Email: Mahmoodi, Bob

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rennolet, Charles 
3-147A Keller Hall
612-625-4851
Email: Rennolet, Charles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nang, Tran
3-147A Keller Hall
612-625-4851
Email: Nang, Tran

 

Winstead, Vincent 
5-183 Keller Hall
612-626-7204
Email: Winstead, Vincent

 

 


 

    

Emeritus Faculty

Albertson Emeritus Thumbnail

 

  Albertson, Vernon
 
  Email: Vernon Albertson

Fredric Bailey Emeritus

 

  Bailey, Fredric
  Email: Fredric Bailey

  Champlin, Keith S.
  Email: Keith S. Champlin

 

 

 

 

  Collins, Robert J.
  Email: Collins, Robert J.

 

 

 

Jim Holte Web

 

  Holte, James
  5-159 Keller Hall
  612-625-1343
  Email: James Holte

Jack Judy Emeritus

 

  Judy, Jack
  6-159 Keller Hall
  612-625-7381
  Email: Jack Judy

Richard Kain Emeritus

 

  Kain, Richard
  Email: Richard Kain

John Kieffer

 

Kieffer, John
Email: Kieffer, John

Larry Kinney Thumbnail  

 

 

 Larry Kinney
  6-121 Keller Hall
  612-625-4359
  Email: Kinney, Larry

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KSP Kumar Emeritus

 

  Kumar, K.S.P.
  Email: K.S.P. Kumar

  Lambert, Robert F.
  Email: Robert F. Lambert

 

 

 

  

  Lee, T.S.
  Email: T.S. Lee

 

 

 

 

Marshall Nathan Emeritus

 

  Nathan, Marshall
  Email: Marshall Nathan

William Peria Emeritus

 

  Peria, William
  5-153 Keller Hall
  612-625-8033
  Email: William Peria