David Parent is a professor of electrical engineering at the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering. He teaches courses in circuits and systems. His research focuses on materials that allow electrical and biological systems to communicate with each other and student success in STEM. He also specializes in creating engineering courses that address social and global issues. He holds a doctoral degree in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut.
Indumathi (Indu) Jeyachandran is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a member of the Wildfire Interdisciplinary Research Center. She is a certified mapping scientist in the area of remote sensing and also a LEED-accredited professional with a specialization in building design and construction. Her research interests include sustainable urban infrastructure planning using remote sensing, GIS, modeling and observation techniques. She also uses remote sensing data and techniques for wildfire risk analysis and water issues including drought. She holds a doctorate degree in civil engineering from the University of Utah.
Jorjeta Jetcheva is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Engineering. Her current areas of research focus are artificial intelligence, natural language processing and knowledge management. She also leads initiatives to empower women and underrepresented students in STEM. She holds a bachelor’s degree with a double major in computer science and mathematics from Mount Holyoke College and a doctoral degree in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.
Sheryl Ehrman is the dean of the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering. She holds a doctoral degree in chemical engineering (in the major field of aerosol science and technology and the minor field of atmospheric science) from the University of California, Los Angeles.