MNAS Coordinators

Dr. Kyoungtae Kim

Departmental research and professional interests: Mechanisms of endocytic pathway, intracellular trafficking of proteins and membranes, membrane organization, nanomaterial traffic, and nanomaterial-mediated global gene expression pattern changes.

Dr. Tiglet Besara

Dr. Tiglet Besara

Assistant Professor
MNAS Coordinator of Physics, Astronomy, and Material Science

Experimental condensed matter physics and materials science; single crystal growth; x-ray diffraction and crystallography; magnetism.

Dr. Christopher Lupfer

Immunology, Infectious Disease, Protein Interactions

Dr. Gary Michelfelder

Departmental research and professional interests: Volcanology, Igneous Petrology & Geochemistry

Dr. Lloyd A. Smith

Dr. Lloyd A. Smith

Graduate Coordinator of Computer Science; MNAS Coordinator of Computer Science

Departmental research and professional interests: Algorithm designs and analysis, bioinformatics, computer games, data mining, digital image processing, graphics, machine learning, programming languages, theory of computation and speech recognition

Dr. Erich D. Steinle

Department research and professional interests: Sensor technology, utilizing modern electrochemical techniques to monitor transport across thin membranes, nanochannels made of gold or alumina, novel ion-selective electrodes (ISEs)

Dr. Xingping Sun

Departmental research and professional interests: Mathematical Analysis and Computational Artificial Intelligence