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About the Graduate and Research Steering Committee

Our Graduate and Research Steering Committee is made up of world-renowned researchers and outstanding educators who are dedicated to overseeing all aspects of the graduate curriculum as well as setting and applying the standards for admission of new graduate students. Read more about them by clicking on their names below.

Akhil Datta-Gupta

  • Professor, Petroleum Engineering
  • L.F. Peterson '36 Chair I
  • University Distinguished Professor
  • Regents Professor
  • Associate Department Head, Faculty Administration, Petroleum Engineering
  • Affiliated Faculty, Chemical Engineering
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
Akhil Datta-Gupta

P.R. Kumar

  • Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Regents Professor
  • Distinguished Professor
  • College of Engineering Chair in Computer Engineering
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
P.R. Kumar

Alan Needleman

  • Professor, Materials Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
  • University Distinguished Professor
  • Royce E. Wisenbaker '39 Chair II
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
Alan Needleman

John Niedzwecki

  • Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • R.P. Gregory '32 Chair
  • Regents Professor
  • Affiliated Faculty, Ocean Engineering
John Niedzwecki

J.N. Reddy

  • Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • O'Donnell Foundation Chair IV Professor
  • Director, Center of Innovation in Mechanics for Design and Manufacturing (CiMDM)
  • University Distinguished Professor
  • Regents Professor
  • Affiliated Faculty, Aerospace Engineering
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
J.N. Reddy