National Academy Members

Vijay Dhir 2 Vijay Dhir, Ph.D.
Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
National Academy of Engineering Member

310-825-8507
 Two-phase heat transfer, boiling and condensation, thermal and hydrodynamic stability, thermal hydraulics of nuclear reactors, microgravity heat transfer, soil remediation.
Louis Ignarro Louis J. Ignarro
Emeritus Professor and Nobel Laureate
National Academy of Sciences Member

Research Website
(310) 825-5159
Molecular and medical pharmacology
houk_100.jpg Kendall N. Houk
Professor and Saul Winstein Research Chair in Organic Chemistry
National Academy of Sciences Member

Research Website
(310) 206-0515
The Houk Group solves problems in organic and bio-organic chemistry using theoretical and computational methods and programs. Theoretical predictions and designs of new reactions, reagents, and catalysts are tested experimentally in the Houk lab or with collaborators.
James Liao James C. Liao
Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Professor and Chair
National Academy of Engineering Member
and
National Academy of Sciences Member

Research Website
(310) 825-1656
Next-generation bio-derived energy, CO2 fixation, synthetic metabolic networks, gene-metabolic circuits, nitric oxide metabolism, fatty acid metabolism
Stanley Osher Stanley Osher
Professor of Mathematics

National Academy of Sciences Member

(310) 825-1758
Applied Mathematics