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

Christopher Iacovella

Research Assistant Professor Chemical and Biomolecular 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