College of Engineering Faculty and Staff Directory
Neural tissue engineering, Vascular tissue engineering, Regenerative therapies for the central nervous system, Stem cell bioprocessing, Nanoscale biomaterials engineering, Engineerig the stem cell-biomaterial interface
email@example.com, (608) 316-4312
John D. MacArthur Professor & Claude Bernard Professor
Microfluidics, Cell & Cancer biology, Global Health
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 262-2260
Biotechnology Training Program, Cancer Biology Program, Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program, Computation and Informatics in Biology and Medicine, Genome Sciences Training Program, Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation, Materials Science Program, Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, UW Carbone Cancer Center, Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
Associate Chair of Development and Professor
Magnetic resonance (MR) interventional procedures, MR angiography and cardiac imaging - specifically designing real-time magnetic resonance acquisition and processing algorithms and systems for these procedures, MR contrast mechanisms, signal and image processing, distributed computing
email@example.com, (608) 265-9686
Professor and Vice Chair and Associate Chair of Faculty and Academic Staff Development
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor
Biomaterials (e.g., drug delivery, tissue engineering scaffolds, and biosensors), polymer nanocomposites, devices (e.g., flexible electronics, actuators, sensors, and supercapacitors), biobased plastics, and microcellular plastics., Prof. Gong's lab currently has openings for graduate students/postdocs/visiting scholars/exchange studen...
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 316-4311
Understanding how breast cell interactions with the extracellular matrix through integrins and small GTPases affect normal and carcinogenic cell phenotype
email@example.com, (608) 265-2398
Harvey D. Spangler Professor
Creation of new biomaterials using bioinspired approaches, Using biomaterials to define the stem cell microenvironment, Development of biomaterials for tissue regeneration (tissue engineering), New approaches for drug delivery and gene therapy
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 265-9978
Biophotonics, Microscopy, Spectroscopy, Optical design and instrumentation, Computational simulation and Monte Carlo ray tracing, Theoretical models of light scattering in tissue
email@example.com, (608) 262-8357
Personalized and Regenerative Medicine, Biomaterials Engineering, Stem Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Signal transduction, Systems biology, Synthetic biology, Evolution & optimization of signaling proteins and networks, Design principles of spatial and temporal control networks in cells
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 316-4313
Harvey D. Spangler Professor
Simulation of musculoskeletal dynamics, Mechanics and control of movement, Neuromuscular adaptation with age, injury and disease, Imaging of soft tissue mechanics, Application of biomechanics in orthopedics and rehabilitation
email@example.com, (608) 262-1902
Adjunct or Faculty Affiliates
Development of animal models that create and allow treatment of intervertebral disc degeneration.Experimental treatments include the use of growth factors, peptides and non-viral gene transfer., Develop quantitative methods to measure the distribution of water throughout human and animal intervertebral discs., Evaluate the use of adipose derived stem cell...
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 263-5394
Procter & Gamble Bascom Professor in Total Quality
- human factors and ergonomics, job and organizational design, quality and productivity improvement; quality of working life, technological and organizational change, human factors and systems engineering in healthcare and patient safety
email@example.com, (608) 265-0503
Director, Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation
Biophotonics, Biomedical Optics, Optical Instrumentation, Cancer imaging, Live Cell Imaging, Image Informatics, Image Analysis
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 263-6288
Relationship between the menstrual cycle, seizures, and ketosis in women on dietary treatment for epilepsy, Developing methods to use quantitative EEG, neuroimaging, and neuropsychological testing to better understand how dietary treatment works, which patients would benefit most from it, and if there are benefits to dietary treatment that go beyond seizu...
email@example.com, (608) 263-0755
Philip Dunham Reed Professor
Bioelectromagnetics, computational electromagnetics, dielectric spectroscopy, FDTD theory and applications, including multi-physics solvers, microwave diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for biological and medical applications, microwave inverse scattering, nanoelectromagnetics, wideband and multi-band antennas, ultrawideband microwave breast imaging, S...
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 265-5739
Also: Medical Physics
Medical ultrasound, Wave propagation in inhomogeneous media, Characterization of media based on interactions with ultrasonic waves, Viscoelasticity, Nonlinear hyperelasticity, Measurement of the fundamental mechanical properties of soft tissues, Development of test tools and teaching tools for ultrasonic imaging systems, Signal and image processing, Image...
email@example.com, (608) 265-9459
Neuromuscular adaptations to injury and aging, Gait mechanics, Running injuries, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation,
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 263-5428
Lynn H. Matthias Professor in Engineering & Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor
Vibratory properties of the vocal folds via studies of excised larynges, Biomechanical modeling, aerodynamics, and analysis of laryngeal microstructure, Development of accurate protocols for voice measurement in patients with laryngeal pathology
email@example.com, (608) 265-7888
Vilas Distinguished Professor
Dr. Kao’s overall research goal focuses on elucidating the dynamic interaction amongst the host, biomimetic biomaterial constructs, and therapeutic entities in the promotion of host response and healing. Project highlights include:Discovery to development leading to a first-in-human clinical study of in situ photopo...
School of Pharmacy, Surgery
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor
Novel materials including composites and cellular solids, Viscoelastic materials, Biomechanics and bio-materials, Experimental characterization of materials, Extreme physical properties
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 265-8697
Rheology Research Center
Honorary Associate Professor
Lineage Commitment of Stem Cells, Fusion of Stem Cells, Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine, Cardiac Transplantation in Infancy, Role of Extracellular Matrices in Stem Cell Differentiation, Cell Fusion and Cancer Metastasis, Microfluidics and Cytometry
email@example.com, (612) 626-4468
Walter J. and Cecile Hunt-Hougen Faculty Scholar and Associate Professor
Metabolic Engineering, Biotechnology, Synthetic Biology, Natural Products, Protein Engineering, Cyanobacteria, Sustainability
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 890-1940
Occupational ergonomics and biomechanics, Biomechanics of muscle and tendon disorders, Primary and secondary prevention of repetitive motion injuries, Ergonomic design of manually operated products, hand tools and equipment, Evaluation of risk for work related musculoskeletal disorders in manual work, Medical surveillance for carpal tunnel syndrome and up...
email@example.com, (608) 263-6596
Research interests are in the areas of cardiovascular and abdominal MRI, particularly in the development of rapid and quantitative imaging techniques, including rapid cardiac imaging methods, and novel fat-water separation techniques. More recent areas of interest include molecular imaging and MRI.
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 265-9964
Our long-term objective is to apply stem cell technology to expand integrative sciences in both basic and translational research. The current research focuses on elucidating mechanisms of brain development in mammals using stem cells and finding possible applications of these cells for neuromuscular disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) an...
email@example.com, (608) 262-4264
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Modeling & controls of biomedical and therapy delivery systems, anesthetic delivery system, drug delivery systems, intelligent therapy delivery systems, devices for respiratory care, patient monitoring systems, applying medical Informatics to patient care in the hospital
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 221-1551
email@example.com, (608) 263-0121
Communication Sciences and Disorders, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, Surgery, UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor
Injection molding and innovative plastics manufacturing processes, bio-based polymers and tissue engineering scaffolds, microcellular injection molding (MuCell process), nanocomposites and electro-active polymers (EAP's), computer-aided engineering (CAE) and numerical simulation, design and process optimization, intelligent injection molding control, mate...
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 262-0586
Ergonomics, mobile computing, computer interface design, rehabilitation engineering, computer access for people with disabilities, accessible design of mass market products, design of next-generation information and transaction systems, human augmentation, modality translation, cloud computing in e-inclusion, inclusive design
email@example.com, (608) 263-5788
Lynn H. Matthias Professor
Statistical signal processing algorithm development and analysis, signal processing for sensor arrays, biomedical applications of signal processing, signal processing for study of brain networks from electric and magnetic field measurements, signal processing for microwave breast cancer detection, monitoring, and treatment
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 265-2488
Developmental of new instrumentation for in vivo cancer imaging. This work is in collaboration with BME Professor Nirmala Ramanujam. In collaboration with the Electrical Engineering department, development of a Laser Scanning Microscope Control System that utilizes Digital Signal Processors. In collaboration with the Space Sciences Laboratory, development...
email@example.com, (608) 265-4813
Acoustic properties of tissues and ultrasonic contrast agents, quantitative ultrasound imaging and tissue characterization, flow visualization, medical image processing and texture analysis, objective performance testing of ultrasound equipment
firstname.lastname@example.org, (608) 265-4929