Faculty

The AEM department is a relatively small and welcoming community. Our expert research faculty, staff, and students love to discuss their teaching and research, and our administrative staff are always available to help.

Faculty

Derya Aksaray smiling
Assistant Professor
Office
226 Akerman Hall
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Graham Candler
McKnight Presidential Chair, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Russell J. Penrose Professor, Associate Department Head
Office
119B Akerman Hall
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Professor Ryan Caverly smiling wearing a maroon UMN shirt
Assistant Professor
Office
126 Akerman Hall
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Ryan Elliott smiling
Professor & Director of Graduate Studies
Office
218 Akerman Hall
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Demoz Gebre profile face
Professor, Director of the Minnesota Space Grant Consortium
Office
121 Akerman Hall
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Professor Melissa Green smiling
Associate Professor (starting Fall 2021)
Office
124 Akerman Hall
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Maziar Hemati smiling
Associate Professor
Office
117C Akerman Hall
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Richard James smiling
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
Office
119A Akerman Hall
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E-mail
Yohannes Ketema profile face smiling
Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies
Office
205D Akerman Hall
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Perry Leo smiling
Professor, Department Head
Office
107A Akerman Hall
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Ellen Longmire smiling
Professor, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Office
117B Akerman Hall
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Professor Krishnan Mahesh smiling
Professor
Office
117A Akerman Hall
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Joseph Nichols smiling
Associate Professor
Office
220 Akerman Hall
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E-mail
Tom Schwartzentruber smiling
Professor
Office
222 Akerman Hall
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Kirsten Strandjord smiling
Assistant Professor (starting Fall 2021)
Office
224 Akerman Hall
Ellad Tadmor smiling
Professor
Office
122 Akerman Hall
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Teaching Faculty

James Flaten smiling
Associate Director of the MN Space Grant Consortium & Contract Associate Professor
Office
205C Akerman Hall
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William Hambleton's profile Image
Adjunct Teaching Associate Professor
Todd Hesla profile photo
Contract Assistant Professor
Office
533 Shepherd Lab
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Joseph Mueller
Adjunct Professor
Office
205A Akerman Hall
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Chris Regan smiling
Instructor
Office
301 Akerman Hall
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Adjunct Faculty

 Bokor
Adjunct Professor
Office
301 Akerman Hall
Filippo Coletti
Adjunct Associate Professor
Linares
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Peter J. Seiler
Adjunct Associate Professor

    

Faculty Emeriti

Beavers
Professor Emeritus, retired 2006
Fosdick
Professor Emeritus, retired 2013
Office
205A Akerman Hall
Garrard
Professor Emeritus, retired 2017
Office
205B Akerman Hall
Lundgren
Professor Emeritus, retired 2000
Thomas Shield
Professor Emeritus, retired 2019
Office
202 Akerman Hall
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Theodore A. Wilson
Professor Emeritus, retired 2002