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Amir AghaKouchak

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Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Amir AghaKouchak studies how climate change and variability influence extreme events (flood/drought/heatwaves) and compound hazards.


  • Climate Extremes
  • Climatology
  • Climate Change
  • Flood
  • Drought
  • Heatwave
  • Hydrology
  • Remote Sensing of the Environment

Aileen Anderson

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Director of the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center

Dr. Anderson is an expert on stem cell research, with a focus on spinal cord and traumatic brain injury.


  • Glioblastoma
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Stem Cell Research
  • Spinal Cord Injury

Richard Arum

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Professor of Education and Sociology

Richard Arum's research is focused on education, social stratification and formal organizations.


  • Social Stratification
  • Legal and Institutional Environments of Schools
  • Digital Education

Bernadette Boden-Albala

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Director of Program in Public Health and Founding Dean of proposed School of Population Health

Bernadette Boden-Albala, Dr.P.H., is a renowned researcher & administrator who researches community-based stroke & heart disease prevention.


  • Stroke and heart disease prevention
  • Public Health
  • Infectious Diseases
  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Jessica Borelli

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Associate Professor of Psychological Science

Jessie Borelli's research focuses on the links between close relationships and mental health


  • Attachment
  • Parenting
  • Developmental
  • Mental Health
  • Health
  • Clinical
  • Parent-Child Relationships

Jack Brouwer

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Professor: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Director: National Fuel Cell Research Center, Advanced Power and Energy Program

Jack Brouwer's research focuses on high-temperature electrochemical dynamics and integrated renewable energy systems.


  • High-Temperature Electrochemical Dynamics
  • Renewable Hydrogen
  • Renewable Power Dynamics
  • Integrated Renewable Power Systems
  • Hybrid Power and Energy Storage Systems

James Bullock

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Dean, School of Physical Sciences, Professor Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy

James Bullock studies how galaxies and their constituent dark matter halos have formed and evolved over billions of years of cosmic time.


  • Dark Matter
  • Star Formation
  • Astronomy
  • Galaxy Dynamics
  • Physics

Elizabeth Cauffman

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Professor of Psychological Science, Education and Law

Elizabeth Cauffman’s research addresses the intersect between adolescent development and juvenile justice.


  • Social Ecology
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Adolescent Development
  • Mental Health
  • Legal and Social Policy

Yong Chen

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Professor, History

Yong Chen is Professor of Hist. He also served as the Associate Dean of Curricular and Student Services in the School of Humanities.


  • Chinese American Experience
  • Immigration History
  • Food
  • Asian-American History
  • Cultural History

Steven Davis

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Professor Earth System Science

Steven Davis is interested in studies of coupled human and natural systems and sustainable systems analysis.


  • Agriculture
  • Economy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Trade