Making a Difference, Here & Beyond
The community invests in Dell Med. In return, it’s our responsibility — one we take seriously — to be agents for change and to show real impact.
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Creating a New Kind of Doctor
We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
Improving Care. Improving Health.
We’re here to make health — including health care — better. The end goal is a complete revolution in how people get and stay healthy.
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Discovery to Impact — Faster
We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
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Let’s Do Big Things Together
True health demands that the whole work in harmony, which is why we’re dedicated to partnership. Indeed, we can’t achieve our goals without it.
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Meet Dell Med
We’re rethinking the role of academic medicine in improving health — and doing so with a unique focus on our community.
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Karl W. Schulz, Ph.D.


Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

M.S., Aerospace Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin


Karl W. Schulz came to Dell Medical School from Intel Corp., where he was a principal engineer within the Datacenter Group. Prior to that, Schulz was an associate director of the Texas Advanced Computing Center, a leading research center for advanced computational science, engineering and technology at The University of Texas at Austin.

Schulz received his bachelor’s degree and doctorate in aerospace engineering from UT Austin. His current research interests include high-performance computing, numerical methods, modeling and simulation, uncertainty quantification, software architecture, performance optimization and extreme-scale programming. His work has been funded by grants through the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense and a variety of industrial sponsors.

The work that Schulz has completed has been published in journals such as Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Research, AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, and the Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering. He has also presented his work at a number of conferences and meetings nationally and internationally.

Schulz is jointly appointed with the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) at UT Austin.