These experts from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette faculty and staff have agreed to comment on breaking news, ongoing developments and trends in their areas of expertise. If you need help arranging interviews, contact the Office of Communications and Marketing at 337-482-6397 or email

Expert in athletic training, health, and exercise science

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Expert in Louisiana manufacturing, product development, energy reduction, and global market competition

Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana

Expert in Internet search engines, search algorithms, and user interfaces

Center for Advanced Computer Studies
Associate Professor

Expert in element analysis in mechanical and structural systems

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Expert in aircraft aerodynamic and structural loads analysis and in metal forming, including hydroforming, for manufacturing systems.

Mechanical engineering

Expert in accounting, internal controls, fraud prevention and protection

Department of Accounting
Associate Professor

Expert in video cam development and design

School of Computing and Informatics

Expert in risk management, insurance, employee benefits, and litigation support

Department of Economics and Finance

Expert in marketing research and strategy

Department of Marketing and Hospitality
Associate Professor

Expert in deep ocean environments and organisms

Department of Biology
Associate Professor