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Have questions about the nation's electrical power grid, jazz in the 21st century, or viruses that cause cancers? Pitt faculty are available to comment on a range of topics.

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Kathleen Blee


Activism, gender, global feminism, race and racism, racial violence, social movements

Donald S. Burke


Control of infectious diseases of global concern, emerging infectious diseases, vaccine development, avian influenza, dengue, hepatitis A, HIV/AIDS, infectious disease pandemic modeling and simulation, medical and public health history, prevention

Yuan Chang


Anatomic pathology and neuropathology, molecular biology of infectious diseases, skin cancer, viral oncology, Kaposi's sarcoma, Merkel cell polyomavirus

Louise K. Comfort


Disaster management, organizational management, theory and behavior, policy analysis, program implementation and innovation, research methodology and modeling, disaster response management, information technology and public policy

Comfort has studied government responses to more than 19 earthquakes worldwide.

Larry E. Davis


Race, diversity, and gender and class issues; interracial group dynamics; the impact of race, gender, and class on interpersonal interactions; African American family formation

William Harbert


Earthquakes, seismology, exploration geophysics, environmental geophysics

Cecilia Lo


Genetic causes and developmental mechanisms of congenital heart disease, pediatrics

Patrick S. Moore


Basic molecular virology of malignant transformation, developing assays to detect tumor virus infection, links between viruses and cancer, skin cancer, Kaposi's sarcoma, Merkel cell polyomavirus

Audrey J. Murrell


Business administration, psychology, public and international affairs, corporate social responsibility (CSR), business ethics, leadership, group dynamics, social entrepreneurship, crisis management, mentoring

Gregory Francis Reed


Power electronics (FACTS and HVDC) and control technologies, renewable energy systems and integration, smart grid technologies and applications, energy storage systems, energy efficiency, power quality, AC, DC

Andrew B. Schwartz


Brain computer interface technology, neural basis of perception to action, neural decoding of volitional arm movement, neural prostheses, neuroscience

D. Lansing Taylor


Drug discovery and development, personalized medicine, protein interactions, pharmacology

Rocky S. Tuan


Cartilage development and repair, nanotechnology, regenerative medicine, stem cell biology, tissue engineering, 3D printing

William R. Wagner


Cardiovascular engineering, medical device biocompatibility and design, regenerative medicine, stem cell research, targeted imaging, using engineering principles to develop technologies that improve cardiovascular disease diagnosis and treatment, tissue engineering