Multiscale Modeling and Simulation (MUMS)


Core Faculty

Peter T. Cummings

Associate Dean for Research, School of Engineering
John R. Hall Chair in Chemical Engineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Professor of Chemical Engineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Clare McCabe

Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs, The Graduate School
Professor of Chemical Engineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Director, Graduate Studies of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Çağlar Oskay

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director, Graduate Studies of Civil and Environment Engineering

Haoxiang Luo

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Affiliated Faculty

Kelly Holley-Bockelmann

Associate Professor of Astrophysics
Co-Director of the Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program

  • Supermassive black hole evolution, galaxy dynamics, gravitational waves, dark matter
Gabor Karsai

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Computer Science
Senior Research Scientist at the Institute for Software-Integrated Systems

  • Modeling, analysis, and software tools for cyber-physical systems 
Akos Ledeczi

Professor of Computer Engineering
Director of Graduate Studies, Computer Science
Senior Research Scientist at the Institute for Software-Integrated Systems

  • Model Integrated Computing
Carlos F Lopez

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

  • Molecular interactions, reaction networks, stochastic processes and emergent behaviors, dynamic simulation, model composition, Bayesian inference, machine learning, rules of living systems
Terry P. Lybrand

Professor of Chemistry, Pharmacology, & Center for Structural Biology

  • Computational chemistry: classical and QM/MM molecular dynamics
Jens Meiler

Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacology

  • Computational structural and chemical biology, computer-aided drug discovery, design of protein therapeutics
Thomas Palmeri

Professor of Psychology, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center

  • Cognitive Modeling and Computational Neuroscience
Vito Quaranta

Professor of Biochemistry

  • Cancer Systems Biology
Florence Sanchez

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Chemo-mechanical behavior and multiscale durability of infrastructure materials; Nuclear materials performance; 3D printing of infrastructure materials
Craig Tainter

Senior Lecturer of Chemistry

  • Force field development
Kalman Varga

Professor of Physics and Astronomy

  • Computational nanoscience
Greg Walker

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

  • DFT and MD of energy materials
Glenn Webb

Professor of Mathematics

  • Models in Mathematical Biology