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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Dr. Afsaneh Rabiei

Associate Professor Of Mechanical And Aerospace Engineering

Processing and characterization of advanced materials such as metallic foams; coatings and thin films; composities; materials for MEMS structures; thin film shape memory alloys; biomaterials. Reliability and non-destructive evaluation of materials and structures.

Areas of Expertise
Mechanical
Colleges
ENGIN

David Rainer

Associate Vice Chancellor Of Environmental Health And Public Safety

Occupational health and safety. Hazards in the semiconductor industry, laboratory safety.

Areas of Expertise
Occupational Health and Safety
Colleges
ADMIN

Mr. Patrick Rand

Alumni Distinguished Professor Of Architecture

Masonry construction; solving the problem of water intrusion in brick and block veneers; building and testing of experimental veneer assemblies; innovative construction assemblies and processes. President of the Masonry Society, a national organization that seeks to advance knowledge about masonry design and construction.

Areas of Expertise
Building Technologies and Energy Conservation
Colleges
DESIGN

Dr. Ranji Ranjithan

Associate Professor Of Civil Engineering

Mathematical modeling and optimization of environmental engineering systems. Application areas: watershed management, municipal solid waste management, process engineering.

Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Thomas Ranney

Professor Of Horticultural Science

Production, culture and physiology of nursey crops.

Areas of Expertise
Horticultural Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Michael Rappa

Director Of The Institute For Advanced Analytics And Distinguished University Professor In The Department Of Computer Science

Advanced Analytics; e-commerce; World Wide Web; Internet; business models.

Colleges
EDUC

Dr. Douglas Reeves

Professor Of Computer Science

Computer network security; peer-to-peer computing; real-time communication and quality of service in networks; network services, including voice.

Areas of Expertise
Computer Science
Networking
Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Mitch Renkow

Professor Of Agricultural And Resource Economics

Development economics, regional economics, technology adoption.

Areas of Expertise
Agricultural Economics
Economic Development
Taxes
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Stephen Reynolds

Professor Of Physics

General astronomy and astrophysics, with emphasis on high-energy astrophysics, radio and x-ray astronomy and theory. Particular interest in cosmic rays and in supernovae and their remnants. Professional violinist, strong interest in the relationship between music and the sciences.

Areas of Expertise
Astronomy
Colleges
SCIENCES

Dr. Injong Rhee

Professor Of Computer Science

Computer networks and systems; multimedia networks; distributed systems; video compression; Internet protocols; video streaming; Internet telephony.

Areas of Expertise
Computer Science
Multimedia Technology
Networking
Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. James Rice

Professor Of Applied Ecology And Extension Fisheries Specialist

Effects of hypoxia on estuarine fishes; fish growth, survival and recruitment; predator-prey interactions and food web dynamics in aquatic systems; pond and reservoir fisheries management.

Areas of Expertise
Fisheries
Zoology
Colleges
CALS

Mr. Arthur Rice

Professor Of Landscape Architecture And Associate Dean For Graduate Studies, Research & Extension

Impact of 3-D modeling systems on the processes and results of design; responsible placement of major developments, such as hazardous waste sites, in the community and how to tell whether decision-makers are using rational methods; designing wildlife refuges, parks and trail systems. Designed plans for San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge and Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.

Areas of Expertise
Outdoor Planning and Siting
Colleges
DESIGN

Dr. David Rieder

Assistant Professor Of English

Rhetorical theory and practice; writing theories and pedagogies; digital cultural studies; writing and rhetoric in computational new media.

Areas of Expertise
Persuasion and Rhetoric
Rhetoric
Multimedia
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Jean Ristaino

Professor Of Plant Pathology

Late blight of potato and tomato. Molecular evolution and genome sequence of the Irish potato famine plant pathogen Phytophthora infestans in modern and historic specimens. Identification and DNA fingerprinting of tobacco blue mold disease. Developing ecologically-based disease management practices that reduce reliance on pesticides. The impact of soil microbial diversity on plant diseases and studies of organic farming systems.

Areas of Expertise
Crop Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Paul Ro

Professor Of Mechanical And Aerospace Engineering

Precision machining; robotics; manufacturing automation; control theory; system dynamics

Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Stephen Roberts

Professor Of Industrial Engineering

Simulation methodology and simulation software engineering.

Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Walter Robinson

Professor Of Marine, Earth And Atmospheric Sciences

Climate variability, climate change and atmospheric circulations.

Areas of Expertise
Climate
Colleges
SCIENCES

Dr. Alyssa Rockenbach

Associate Professor Of Leadership, Policy And Adult And Higher Education

College impact on students; college student development; campus climate for diversity; religious, spiritual, and worldview diversity in colleges and universities; gender issues in higher education

Areas of Expertise
Gender Issues
Student Development
Colleges
EDUC

Dr. Robert Rodman

Professor Of Computer Science

Computational forensic linguistics. Speech recognition, speech synthesis, speaker recognition and identification (matching people to voice recordings). Interactive voice systems. Text-free lip synchronization.

Areas of Expertise
Speech Synthesis and Recognition
Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. R. Michael Roe

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Insect phsiology; pesticide toxicology; pesticide bioremediation; insecticide discovery; odor and insect control in animal waste. Discovered BioUD, a tomato-based mosquito repellant.

Areas of Expertise
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Joseph Roise

Professor Of Forestry

Forest biomass harvesting, production and operations; forest valuation and appraisal; forest management and operations; mathematical programming and logistics.

 

Areas of Expertise
Forest Management/Silviculture
Colleges
CNR

Dr. George Rouskas

Professor Of Computer Science

Network architectures and protocols; optical networks; grid computing; scheduling.

Areas of Expertise
Computer Science
Optical Networks
Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Jon Rust

Department Head And Professor Of Textile Engineering, Chemistry And Science

Cotton fiber properties; short staple yarn manufacturing; textile technologies.

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Fibers
Technology
Colleges
TEXTILES