Faculty and Staff Directory

Honorary Distinguished Professor

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Coffman, Vance
Honorary Distinguished Professor
Office: 1200 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-1200
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Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Aerospace Engineering

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Anderson, Clayton
Distinguished Faculty Fellow
Office: 1200 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-1200
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Interim Vice President & CIO

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Kurtenbach, James
Associate Professor
Associate Professor, Accounting
Office: 2330 Gerdin
Phone: 515-294-9994
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Associate Provost

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Holger, David
Professor
Office: 1550 Beardshear Hall
Phone: 515-294-7184
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Associate Dean

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Wickham, Mary Jean
Associate Dean for Operations and Planning
Office: 4100 Marston Hall
Phone: 515-294-6674
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Professors

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Ahn, Benjamin
Assistant Professor
Office: 2249 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-6491
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Bastawros, Ashraf
Wilson Engineering Professor
Aerospace Engineering
Mechanical Engineering (Courtesy)
Materials Science and Engineering (Courtesy)
Associate Chair for Research
Associate, Ames Laboratory
Office: 2347 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-3039
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Bloebaum, Christina
Interim Department Chair
Director, Iowa Space Grant Consortium
Office: 1620F Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-4766
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Bond, Leonard
Professor
Aerospace Engineering
Director, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation
Office: 2247 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-1055

Office: 151A Applied Science II
Phone: 515-294-1055
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Chimenti, Dale
Professor
Office: 2345 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-5853
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Dayal, Vinay
Associate Professor
Engineering Associate, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation
Office: 2353 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-0720
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Durbin, Paul
Professor
Office: 2237 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-7234
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Holland, Stephen
Associate Professor
Engineering Associate, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation
Office: 2331 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-8659
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Hong, Wei
Associate Professor
Aerospace Engineering
Office: 2239 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-8850
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Hu, Hui
Martin C. Jischke Professor
Associate Chair for Graduate Education
Office: 2251 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-0094
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Leifsson, Leifur
Assistant Professor
Office: 2231 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-6549
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Levitas, Valery I.
Vance Coffman Faculty Chair Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Mechanical Engineering (Secondary)
Materials Science and Engineering (Courtesy)
Faculty Scientist at Ames Laboratory
Office: 2351 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-9691
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Meyendorf, Norbert
Associate Professor

Office: 115c ASC II
Phone: 515-294-9192

Office: 2361 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-5642
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Mitra, Ambar
Associate Professor
Office: 2241 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-2694
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Rajagopalan, Ganesh
Professor
Office: 2233 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-6796
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Rothmayer, Alric
Professor
Associate Chair for Education
Courtesy Appointment Department of Mathematics
Office: 2235 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-8851
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Rozier, Kristin Yvonne
Assistant Professor
Courtesy Appointment to the Department of Computer Science
Courtesy Appointment to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office: 2335 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-6956
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Sarkar, Partha
Professor
Courtesy Appointment to the Department of Civil Engineering
Director of WiST Laboratory
Office: 2343 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-0719
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Sharma, Anupam
Assistant Professor
Walter W. Wilson Faculty Fellow
Office: 2341 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-2884
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Sherman, Peter
Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Statistics
Office: 2339 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-0091
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Sturges, Leroy
Associate Professor
Office: 2243 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-6242
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Ward III, Thomas
Assistant Professor
Office: 2324 Howe Hall
Phone: (515) 294-3935
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Wei, Peng
Assistant Professor
Courtesy Appointment to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office: 2333 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-8215
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Wie, Bong
Professor
Director, Asteroid Defense Research Consortium
Office: 2355 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-3124
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Xiong, Liming
Assistant Professor
Office: 2349 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-3033
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Professors of Practice

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Gielda, Thomas
Professor of Practice
Office: 2326 Howe Hall
Phone: (515) 294-4393
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Schafbuch, Paul
Associate Professor of Practice
Office: 2245 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-6086
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Adjunct Professors

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Chiou, C. Thomas
Associate Scientist
Adjunct Associate Professor
Office: 281 ASC II
Phone: 515-294-0299

Office: 2361 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-0299
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Cox, Ronald Arthur
Associate Dean for Corporate Engagement
Director of CIRAS
Adjunct Appointment, Aerospace Engineering
Office: 4200 Marston Hall
Phone: 515-294-9592
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Gray, Timothy
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Scientist II, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation
Office: 127 ASC II
Phone: 515-294-7743
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Nakagawa, Norio
Adjunct Professor
Scientist I, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation
Office: 181 ASC II
Phone: 515-294-9741
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Roberts, Ronald
Adjunct Associate Professor
Senior Scientist, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation
Office: 131 ASC II
Phone: 515-294-9743
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Lecturers

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Altukhova, Nataliya
Lecturer
Office: 2322 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-7482
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Gonzalez-Torres, Tomas
Lecturer
Office: 2620J Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-6839
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Johannsen, Jennifer
Lecturer
Office: 2316 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-8387
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Rayburn, Cameron
Lecturer
Office: Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-3777
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Schaefer, Joseph
Senior Lecturer
Office: 0623 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-0334
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Vogel, Patrick
Lecturer
Office: 2328 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-4393
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Zarechnyy, Oleg
Lecturer
Office: 2318 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-0096
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Courtesy Appointments

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Collins, Peter Chancellor
Al and Julie Renken Associate Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Courtesy Appointment, Aerospace Engineering
Office: 2220AA Hoover
Phone: 515-294-5127
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Dorneich, Michael
Associate Professor
Courtesy Appointment, Aerospace Engineering
Human-Computer Interaction Graduate Program Faculty
Office: 3028 Black Engr
Phone: 515-294-8018
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Kurtenbach, James
Associate Professor
Associate Professor, Accounting
Office: 2330 Gerdin
Phone: 515-294-9994
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Oliver, James H
University Professor
Larry and Pam Pithan Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Materials Science Engineering (Courtesy)
Electrical and Computer Engineering (Courtesy)
Director, Virtual Reality Applications Center
Director, Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Human Computer Interaction
Office: 537 Bissell Road, 1620 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-2649
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Takle, Gene
Courtesy Professor
Professor, Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department
Professor, Agronomy Department
Office: 3013 Agronomy Hall
Phone: 515-294-9871
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Affiliate Professor

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Wlezien, Richard
Affiliate Professor
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Affiliate Assistant Professor

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Dai, Ran
Affiliate Assistant Professor
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Regele, Jonathan
Affiliate Assistant Professor
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Flight Simulation Specialist

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Martin, Robert
Flight Simulation Manager
Office: 0642 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-6597
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Academic Advisors

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Eilers, Brad
Academic Adviser
Office: 2620C Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-6657
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Kester, Jacqueline
Academic Adviser
Office: 2609 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-2787
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Ramos, Gabriella
Academic Adviser
Aerospace Engineering
Office: 2620F Howe
Phone: 515-294-0178
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Laboratory Staff

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Benson, James
Laboratory Supervisor
Office: 0635 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-4946
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Jordan, Andrew
Teaching Laboratory Associate
Office: 0635 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-1993
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Nelson, Christine
Teaching Laboratory Associate
Office: 0627 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-0087
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Nelson, Matthew
M:2:I Program Coordinator
Office: 0625 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-2640
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Riedel, Carolyn
Teaching Laboratory Associate
Office: 1200 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-6732
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Wellman, James
IT Specialist
Office: 2365 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-0542
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Office Staff

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Goplin, Sara
Graduate Program Assistant
Office: 2357 Howe
Phone: 515-294-9669
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Gupta, Nikki
Undergraduate Program Assistant
Office: 1200 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-3776
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Hawkins, Lesley
Fiscal Assistant
Office: 1200 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-7622
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Paciorek, Clay
Communications Specialist
Office: 1200 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-2920
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Su, Wenli
Grant Coordinator
Office: 2359 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-3613
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Emeritus Faculty

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Hilliard, James
Associate Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Hindman, Richard
Associate Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Iversen, James
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Jacobson, John Bruce
Career Advising, Engineering Career Services
Assistant Professor Emeritus, Aerospace Engineering
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Jenison, Roland
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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McConnell, Kenneth
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Munson, Bruce
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Pierson, Bion
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Rizzo, Frank
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Rogge, Thomas D
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Rohach, Alfred
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Schmerr, Lester W
Professor Emeritus
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Seversike, Leverne
Associate Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Tannehill, John
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Trulin, Darryl
Associate Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Tsai, Yu-Min
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Vogel, Jerald
Associate Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Weiss, Harry
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Wilson, Lennox
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Young, Donald
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
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Zachary, Loren W
Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering
Office: 2337 Howe Hall
Phone: 515-294-6326
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