Faculty Roster

NADIN, MIHAI
Professor, Arts and Technology; Ashbel Smith Professor, School of Arts and Humanities; Director, Institute for Research in Study of Anticipatory Systems.  M.S., Polytechnic Inst. of Bucharest, 1960; M.A., Univ. of Bucharest, 1968; Ph.D., Univ. of Bucharest, 1971; Professor Dr.Phil.hab., Ludwig Maximilian Univ., 1980

NAIR, PADMAKUMAR
Clinical Professor, Organization, Strategy and International Management; Academic Director, The Leadership Center, Naveen Jindal School of Management .  M.B.A., Heriot-Watt Univ., United Kingdom, 1999; Ph.D., Univ. of Twente, The Netherlands, 1993; Dr.Eng., Univ. of Tokyo, Japan, 1998

NAM, HYUN-JOO
Assistant Professor, Bioengineering. Ph.D., Harvard, 1996

NAMGOONG, WON
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering.  B.S., Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1993; M.S., Stanford Univ., 1995; Ph.D., Stanford Univ., 1999

NASON, MERYL
Senior Lecturer, Sociology.  B.A., Wellesley Coll., 1977; M.A., Harvard Univ., 1980; M.A., Univ. of Texas, Dallas, 1984; Ph.D., Univ. of Texas, Dallas, 1994

NATARAJAN, RAMACHANDRAN
Associate Professor, Accounting.  B.Tech., Indian Inst. of Technology, Madras, India, 1980; M.B.A., Indian Inst. of Management, Calcutta, India, 1982; M.A., Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1990; Ph.D., Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1992

NG, YU-CHUNG VINCENT
Assistant Professor, Computer Science.  B.S., Carnegie Mellon Univ., 1997; M.Eng., Cornell Univ., 1998; M.S., Cornell Univ., 2002; Ph.D., Cornell Univ., 2004

NICKERSON, MICHELLE
Assistant Professor, Historical Studies.  B.A., Rutgers Univ., 1994; M.A., Yale Univ., 1997; Ph.D., Yale Univ., 2003

NIELSEN, STEVEN O.
Assistant Professor, Chemistry.  B.S., Queen's Univ., 1996; M.S., Univ. of Toronto, 1998; Ph.D., Univ. of Toronto, 2001

NIU, SHUN-CHEN
Professor, Operations Research.  B.S., National Taiwan Univ., 1973; Ph.D., Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1977

NIX, REBEKAH           
Senior Lecturer, Education.  B.S., Univ. of Texas, Dallas, 1986; M.A.T., Univ. of Texas, Dallas, 1998; Ph.D., Curtin Univ. of Technology, 2003

NOSRATINIA, ARIA
Professor, Electrical Engineering.  B.S., Univ. of Tehran, Iran, 1988; M.A.Sc., Univ. of Windsor, Canada, 1991; Ph.D., Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, 1996

NOURANI, MEHRDAD
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering.  B.S. Univ. of Tehran, Iran, 1984; M.S., Univ. of Tehran, Iran, 1986; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve Univ., 1993

NTAFOS, SIMEON C.
Professor, Computer Science; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Advising, Computer Science.  B.S., Wilkes Coll., 1974; M.S., Northwestern Univ., 1977; Ph.D., Northwestern Univ., 1979

O, KENNETH K.
Professor, Electrical Engineering.  S.B., Massachusetts Inst, of Technology, 1984; S.M., Massachusetts Inst, of Technology, 1984; Ph.D., Massachusetts Inst, of Technology, 1989

O'DELL, PATRICK L.
Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences.  B.S., Univ. of Texas at Austin, 1952; M.S., Oklahoma State Univ., 1958; Ph.D., Oklahoma State Univ., 1962

O'TOOLE, ALICE J.
Professor, Cognition and Neuroscience.  B.A., Catholic Univ. of America, 1983; M.S., Brown Univ., 1985; Ph.D., Brown Univ., 1988

OBER, RAIMUND J.
Professor, Electrical Engineering; participating Professor, Molecular and Cell Biology, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics..  M.Ph., Cambridge Univ., 1985; Ph.D., Cambridge Univ., 1987

OLDOW, JOHN S.
Professor, Geosciences; Department Head, Geosciences.  B.S., Univ. of Washington, 1972; Ph.D., Northwestern Univ., 1978

OSBORNE, DALE K.
Professor Emeritus, Finance and Managerial Economics.  B.A., Univ. of Kentucky, 1959; M.A., Univ. of Kentucky, 1961; Ph.D., Univ. of Kentucky, 1963

OVERZET, LAWRENCE J.
Professor, Electrical Engineering.  B.S.E.E., Univ. of Illinois, 1983; M.S.E.E., Univ. of Illinois, 1985; Ph.D., Univ. of Illinois, 1988; Licensed Professional Engineer, State of Texas

OWEN, MARGARET TRESCH
Professor, Psychology; Program Head, Human Development and Early Childhood Disorders; Director, Center for Children and Families.  B.A., Oberlin Coll., 1974; M.A., Univ. of Kansas, 1975; Ph.D., Univ. of Michigan, 1981

OZBIRN, GREG
Senior Lecturer, Computer Science.  B.S., Harding Univ., 1987; M.S., Southern Methodist Univ., 2000

ÖZER, ÖZALP
Associate Professor, Operations Management.  B.S., Bilkent Univ., Turkey, 1996; M.S., Columbia Univ., 1997; Ph.D., Columbia Univ., 2000

OZOGUZ, ARZU
Assistant Professor, Finance.  B.A., Oberlin Coll., 1992; M.B.A., Koç Univ., 1996; M.Sc., INSEAD, 2002; Ph.D., INSEAD, 2006

OZSVÁTH, ISTVAN
Professor, Mathematical Sciences.  Diplom. (Mathematics, Physics, and Astronomy), Univ. of Budapest, 1951; Ph.D., Univ. of Hamburg, 1960

OZSVÁTH, ZSUZSANNA
Professor, Literary Studies; Leah and Paul Lewis Chair of Holocaust Studies; Director, Center for Holocaust Studies.  Final Diploma, Bela Bartok School of Musical Arts, 1955; Concert Diploma, State Academy of Music, Hamburg, 1961; Ph.D., Univ. of Texas, Austin, 1968

PACE, BETTY SUE
Professor, Molecular and Cell Biology.  Director, UTD Sickle Cell Disease Research Center.  B.S., Marquette Univ., 1976; M.D., Medical Coll. Of Wisconsin, 1981

PAGE, IVOR P.
Associate Professor, Computer Science; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science.  B.S., Brunel Univ., 1968; Ph.D., Brunel Univ., 1979

PANAHI, ISSA M.S.
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering.  B.S., Tehran Polytechnic Univ., 1973; M.S., Florida Inst. of Technology, 1978; Ph.D., Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, 1988

PANTANO, PAUL
Associate Professor, Analytical Chemistry.  B.S., Univ. of California, Los Angeles, 1986; M.S., California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona, 1988; Ph.D., Univ. of California, Riverside, 1993

PARK, DENISE C.
Professor, Psychology; T. Boone Pickens Distinguished Chair in Clinical Brain Science.  B .A., Albion Coll., 1973; Ph.D., S.U.N.Y. at Albany, 1977

PARK, PETER K. J.
Assistant Professor, Historical Studies.  B.A., Hampshire Coll., 1995; M.A., Univ. of California, Los Angeles, 1999; Ph.D., Univ. of California, Los Angeles, 2005

PARKER, TERESA
Senior Lecturer, Education.  B.S., Southern Methodist Univ., 1974; M.Ed., Texas Women's Univ., 1980

PARRY, DAVID
Assistant Professor, Arts and Technology.  A.B., Univ. of Chicago, 1997; Ph.D., Univ. of Albany, 2007

PATTERSON, DAVID A.
Professor, Holocaust Studies; Hillel Feinberg Chair of Holocaust Studies.  B.A., Univ. of Oregon, 1972; M.A., Univ. of Oregon, 1976; Ph.D., Univ. of Oregon, 1978

PEDIGO, MADISON
Senior Lecturer, Entrepreneurship and Finance.  B.A., Univ. of Texas, Austin, 1977; M.B.A., Univ. of Texas, Austin, 1980

PEINHARDT, CLINT W.
Assistant Professor, Political Science.  B.A., Birmingham-Southern Coll., 1993; M.A., Inst. of Social Studies, The Netherlands, 1996; Ph.D., Univ. of Michigan, 2004

PENG, MIKE W.
Professor, Strategic Management; Provost's Distinguished Research Professor, Naveen Jindal School of Management .  B.S., Minnesota State Univ., 1991; Ph.D., Univ. of Washington, 1996

PERVIN, WILLIAM J.
Professor Emeritus, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics.  B.S., Univ. of Michigan, 1952; M.S., Univ. of Michigan, 1952; Ph.D., Univ. of Pittsburgh, 1957

PESSAGNO JR., EMILE A.
Professor Emeritus, Geosciences.  B.A., Princeton Univ., 1955; M.S., Cornell Univ., 1957; Ph.D., Princeton Univ., 1960

PETROVIC, LUCY
Associate Professor, Arts and Technology.  B.S., Univ. of New Mexico, 1977; M.F.A., Univ. of Illinois, 1985

PICKEN, JOSEPH
Clinical Professor, Management and Entrepreneurship.  A.B., Dartmouth Coll., 1965; M.B.A., Dartmouth Coll., 1966; Ph.D., The Univ. of Texas, Arlington, 1995

PIRKLE, MARIANN
Senior Lecturer, Education.  B.A., San Francisco State Univ., 1973; M.Ed., East Texas State Univ., 1985

PIRKUL, HASAN           
Professor, Management Information Systems; Dean, Naveen Jindal School of Management ; Caruth Chair, Naveen Jindal School of Management ; Director, Morris Hite Center for Product Development and Marketing Science.  B.S., Bogazici Univ., 1977; M.S., Univ. of Rochester, 1980; Ph.D., Univ. of Rochester, 1983

PLOSKI, JONATHAN E.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Science.  B.S., S.U.N.Y., Buffalo, 1998; Ph.D., New York Univ., 2004

POLKOVNICHENKO, NATALIYA
Senior Lecturer, Finance.  B.A., M.S., Moscow State Univ., 1995; Ph.D., Univ. of Minnesota, 2006

POLKOVNICHENKO, VALERY
Assistant Professor, Finance.  Dipl., Moscow Inst. of Physics and Technology, 1995; Ph.D., Northwestern Univ. 2000

POLZE, MATT
Senior Lecturer, Business Law.  B.B.A., Univ. of Texas, Austin, 1999; M.P.A., Univ. of Texas, Austin, 1999; J.D., Univ. of Texas School of Law, Austin, 2003

POMARA, JOHN
Professor, Painting.  B.F.A., East Texas State Univ., 1978; M.F.A., East Texas State Univ., Commerce, TX, in conjunction with Empire State Univ., Studio Arts Program, New York, NY, 1980

PRABHAKARAN, BALAKRISHNAN
Professor, Computer Science and Engineering.  Ph.D., Indian Inst. Of Technology, Madras, India, 1995

PRAGER, KAREN J.
Professor, General Studies and Psychology; Director, Gender Studies Program.  B.A., Univ. of Texas at Austin, 1973; M.A., Univ. of Texas at Austin, 1975; Ph.D., Univ. of Texas at Austin, 1977

PRAKASH, RAVI
Associate Professor, Computer Science.  B.Tech., Indian Inst. of Technology, Delhi, 1990; M.S., Ohio State Univ., 1991; Ph.D., Ohio State Univ., 1996

PRASAD, ASHUTOSH
Associate Professor, Marketing.  B-Tech., Institute of Technology, BHU, India, 1992; M.B.A., Indian Inst. Of Management, Calcutta, 1994; M.S., Univ. of Texas, Austin, 1997; Ph.D., Univ. of Texas at Austin, 1999

PRESNALL, DEAN C.
Professor Emeritus, Geosciences.  B.S., Pennsylvania State Univ, 1957; M.S., California Inst. of Technology, 1959; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State Univ., 1963

PUJANA, IGNACIO
Senior Lecturer, Geosciences. B.S., Univ. Nac. De la Patagonia, Argentina, 1980, 1985; M.S., Univ. of Texas, Dallas, 1993; Ph.D., Univ. of Texas, Dallas, 1997

QIU, FANG
Associate Professor, Geographical Information Science.  B.Sc., East China Normal Univ., Shanghai, China, 1990; M.Sc., Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 1993; Ph.D., Univ. of South Carolina, 2000