The UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science welcomes 11 new faculty members for 2014-15. Ranked as one of the top engineering schools in the country, UCLA Engineering now has 164 full-time professors, the most in the school’s history.

Mathieu Bauchy
Asst. Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering
* Ceramics and Ceramics Processing
* Cementitious Materials
* Composition, Properties of Complex Materials

Henry Burton
Asst. Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering
* Earthquake Engineering
* Structural Design and Modeling
* Community Resilience

Dennis Hong
Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
* Humanoids and bipedal robots
* Robot locomotion and manipulation
* Autonomous Vehicles
joined in 2013-14 school year

Yongjie Hu
Asst. Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
* Electron and Phonon Transport
* Thermoelectrics and Thermophotovoltaics

Miryung Kim
Assoc. Professor in Computer Science
* Software Engineering
* Software Evolution
* Software Analysis Algorithm and Development Tools.

Jacob Rosen
Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
* Medical Robotics
* Surgical Robotics
* Human-centered Robotics

Veronica Santos
Assoc. Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Enginereing
* Robotics and Prosthetics
* Grasp and Manipulation
* Tactile Sensing and Haptics

Stephanie Seidlits
Asst. Professor in Bioengineering
* Regenerative Strategies for Tissues
* Intracellular Signaling
* Clinical Therapies for Nervous System Disorders
 joined in 2013-14 school year

Dante Simonetti
Asst. Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
* Alternative Energy
* Heterogeneous Catalysis
* Adsorptive Separation Processes

Ameet Talwalkar
Asst. Professor in Computer Science
* Statistical Machine Learning
* Computational Genomics
* Bioinformatics

Chee Wei Wong
Assoc. Professor in Electrical Engineering
* Nonlinear, Quantum and Ultrafast Optics
* Precision Measurements
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