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Other Engineering Departments

Jorge L. Alvarado, P.E. – Professor (Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution)

Office: Thompson 117E, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77840
Tel: (979) 458-1900
Fax: (979) 862-7969
Email: jorge.alvarado@tamu.edu
Research Interests: Nanotechnology; Energy conservation; Renewable energy; Thermal system design; Electrochemistry; Heat transfer; Fuel cells; Hydrogen storage.

Perla Balbuena – Professor (Department of Chemical Engineering)

Holder of the GPSA Professorship, TEES Eminent Professor
Office: 240 Jack E. Brown Engineering Building, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-1372
Tel: (979) 845-3375
Fax: (979) 845-6446
Email: balbuena@tamu.edu
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Research Interests: Catalysis on metal nanoparticles for fuel cell electrocatalysts; Catalyzed growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes; Gas separation and storage in metal organic frameworks; Solid-electrolyte interphase layer nucleation and growth in Si and carbon anodes of Li-ion batteries; Materials for photocatalysis: Oxygen evolution in doped oxides; Materials for solar cells and hydrogen production: Hydrogen evolution on coated semiconductors covered by co-catalysts; Shale gas thermodynamics: Phase behavior of hydrocarbon + water mixtures in confined media.

Riccardo Bettati – Professor (Department of Computer Science and Engineering)

Director of Texas A&M University Center for Information Assurance and Security
Office: 509C H.R. Bright Building, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3112
Tel: (979) 845-5469
Fax: (979) 847-8578
Email: bettati@cse.tamu.edu
Research Interests: Distributed real-time systems; Scheduling algorithms; Communication protocols; Anonymity and privacy, computer-supported security education.

Bjorn Birgisson – Professor (Department of Civil Engineering)

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Office: DLEB 503E, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3136
Tel: (979) 845-6039
Email: bjorn.birgisson@tamu.edu
Research Interests: Transportation; Pavements; No destructing testing; Construction materials.

Ismail Capar – Associate Professor (Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution)

Office: 203G Fermier Hall, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3367
Tel: (979) 862-8312
Email: capar@tamu.edu
Research Interests: Inventory and Transportation Coordination; Distribution and Logistics Management; Warehouse Design and Optimization; Supply Chain Network Optimization; Supply Chain Management; Supply Chain Crisis Management; Transportation Issues During Incidents of National Significance; Joint Facility Location and Pricing Decisions; Location/Pricing Decisions for Alternative Fuel Vehicles.