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Our faculty are not content to trod well-worn engineering paths. Instead, they are driven to pursue innovations in teaching, research that address truly complex challenges, and to pursue worldwide leadership roles in their fields.

  • Smith, Michael C.

    Executive Director, Accelerated Master's Program in Engineering Systems and Environment

    Michael Smith earned his B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia. His experience involves teaching, research, and application of a broad spectrum of management science and...

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  • Socolovsky, Eduardo A.

    Lecturer of Applied Mathematics

    I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where I attended the Ward, Burmeister, Republic of Cuba and Nicolas Avellaneda Schools for my K-12 education.

    I entered the Physics program at the School of Science of the University of Buenos Aires after passing the one year admission course. I...

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  • Soffa, Mary Lou

    Owens R. Cheatham Professor of Sciences

    Mary Lou Soffa is the Owen R. Cheatham Professor of Sciences in the Computer Science Department at the University of Virginia, serving as the Department Chair from 2004 to 2012. From 1977 to 2004, she was a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh and also served as the Dean...

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  • Soffa, William

    Faculty Emeritus in Residence

    Professor Soffa’s research interests are in the areas of phase transformations, magnetic materials and crystal plasticity. He has been particularly interested in using electron microscopy to study clustering and ordering in solid solutions and in the synergistics of these processes in...

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  • Son, Sang

    Emeritus Professor of Computer Science

    Sang Hyuk Son is IEEE Fellow and Department Chair of Information and Communication Engineering at DGIST.

    He has been a Professor of Computer Science Department at the University of Virginia, and WCU Chair Professor at Sogang University. He received the B.S. degree in...

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  • Spencer, Julie

    Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics

    I grew up in central New Jersey, and went to college in New York City at NYU. Living in New York was great, and I still go back and visit a bit. When I got into UVA's graduate math program, I moved to Charlottesville, and fell in love with this area. I finished my thesis on the linearized Navier...

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  • Stan, Mircea R.


    Mircea R. Stan received the Ph.D. (1996) and the M.S. (1994) degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the Diploma (1984) in Electronics and Communications from the Polytechnic Institute in Bucharest, Romania. Since 1996 he has been with...

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  • Stankovic, John A.

    BP America Professor, Director, Link Lab

    Professor John A. Stankovic is the BP America Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Virginia. He has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of York for his work in real-time systems. He won the IEEE Real-Time Systems Technical Committee's Award for...

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  • Stone, Derrick

    Lecturer, Computer Science, Director of Software Development, UVA Health System

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  • Sullivan, Kevin

    Associate Professor, Computer Science

    Kevin Sullivan obtained his background in computer science from Tufts University (1987), working most closely with David Krumme, and in graduate school at the University of Washington, working with David Notkin (MS, 1994, PhD, 1994).

    Kevin's graduate work set him to thinking about the...

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