The ORwE degree program draws on expertise from professors in the following departments:
Applied Mathematics & Statistics
Areas of specialization: Spatial and environmental statistics, time series, bioinformatics, bootstrap/resampling methods, large sample theory.
Areas of Specialization: Statistical computing, curve and surface fitting, spatial statistics, uncertainty quantification
Areas of specialization: Applied algorithms and data structures, cheminformatics.
Areas of specialization: Algorithmic game theory, incentive mechanism design, algorithm design, and optimization, with the focus on applications to networks, crowdsourcing, cloud computing, smart grid, and security and privacy.
Economics and Business
Areas of specialization: Energy planning, energy access, smartgrids, energy governance.
Areas of specialization: Retail analytics, store-wide shelf space allocation, manufacturing & service operations management, supply chain management, mathematical programming, enhanced optimization methodologies, optimization-based heuristic approaches, decomposition techniques, dynamic programming.
Areas of specialization: Computational fluid dynamics, heterogeneously-catalyzed endothermic fuel cracking, utilization of alternative fuels for power generation applications.
Areas of specialization: Metals processing, metallographic analysis, computational modeling of the continuous casting of steel and related products.
Areas of specialization: SOFC system design, analysis, and optimization, multi-scale modeling, thermochemical and electrochemical systems.
Areas of specialization: Applied optimization, transportation logistics, mine production scheduling, military applications, energy systems.
Areas of specialization: Building energy simulations, thermal storage, green roofs, heat transfer applied to buildings, buildings interactions with the smart grid.
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Areas of specialization: Nuclear reactor design and analysis; nuclear reactor physics; small and medium reactors; nuclear materials; computational methods; public policy and outreach.
Areas of specialization: Geostatistical resource and reserve estimation for metal and precious metal deposits, especially gold; open pit and underground mine planning, design, equipment selection and economic evaluation.