College of Engineering Faculty and Staff Directory

 

Faculty List | Staff List

Craig Benson
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor and Chair

Also: Geological Engineering

 geoenvironmental engineering,  sustainable infrastructure,  engineering for sustainability & life cycle analysis,  beneficial use of industrial byproducts,  recycled materials,  geothermal energy,  barrier systems,  ...
chbenson@wisc.edu, (608) 262-7242

Recycled Materials Resource Center, Office of Sustainability


 

Faculty

Teresa M. Adams
Professor,Chair, Transportation Management and Policy Program Director, National Center for Freight


Soyoung Ahn
Visiting Associate Professor


Marc A. Anderson
Professor

Also: Materials Science Program, Environmental Chemistry and Technology

Fuel cells, ultra-capacitors, batteries, photoelectrochemistry, photocatalysis, adsorption in aqueous systems, catalysis, gas and liquid ceramic membrane separation processes, colloid chemistry, colloidal thin-film ceramics, microporous ceramic materials, ceramic membranes
nanopor@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2674


Hussain U. Bahia
Professor

To view a list of publications and current research, please see UWMARC.org.
bahia@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-4481

Construction Engineering and Management Program


Craig Benson
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor and Chair

Also: Geological Engineering

 geoenvironmental engineering,  sustainable infrastructure,  engineering for sustainability & life cycle analysis,  beneficial use of industrial byproducts,  recycled materials,  geothermal energy,  barrier systems,  ...
chbenson@wisc.edu, (608) 262-7242

Recycled Materials Resource Center, Office of Sustainability


Paul Block
Assistant Professor

- Methods, models, and tools for managing climate variability and change- Hydrologic forecasting and integration into decision models- Addressing water quality and quantity extremes- Hydro-economics and policy mechanisms- Risk, reliability, and uncertainty- Sustainable approaches
pblock@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-8792


Steven M. Cramer
Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Also: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Materials Science Program

Structural engineering, wood structures, concrete materials
cramer@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-2001


Dante Fratta
Associate Professor

Also: Geological Engineering

Assessment of the near-surface underground using non-invasive tomographic studies (geotomography)., On-shore and off-shore near surface geophysics, Non-destructive detection of anomalies in civil engineering infrastructure., Study of low strain stiffness in rock masses and soils with P- and S-waves., Geomaterial process evaluation using elastic and and el...
fratta@wisc.edu, (608) 265-5644


Matthew Ginder-vogel
Assistant Professor

Also: Environmental Chemistry and Technology, Limnology and Marine Science

Our research focuses on connecting macro-scale environmental problems with the causative micro- and molecular-scale mechanisms. A large portion of this research has been devoted to determining reactions controlling the fate of the metal(loid) ions chromium, technetium, uranium, and arsenic, and of nutrients/contaminants, such as carbon, nitrate and ...
mgindervogel@wisc.edu, (608) 262-0768

Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center


Awad S. Hanna
Professor

Construction Labor Productivity managementChange mangement and Cumulative Impact of Change Orders on Labor ProductivityRisk Management and Proper Allocation of RisItegrated Project Delivery and Lean ConstructionElectrical, Mechanical, and Sheet Metal ConstructionBuilding Information Modeling
hanna@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-8903


Gregory W. Harrington
Professor

Environmental engineering, aquatic chemistry in treatment and distribution of drinking water, removal and inactivation of waterborne pathogens and other microbes during drinking water treatment and distribution, mathematical modeling
gwharrin@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 263-7773

Wisconsin Consortium for Applied Water Quality Research



James P. Hurley
Associate Professor and Director, Aquatic Sciences Center

Also: Environmental Chemistry and Technology, Limnology and Marine Science

Chemical limnology, mercury in the environment, natural organic matter, nutrient cycling in lakes and rivers, Great Lakes research, bioaccumulation of toxic contaminants, chemical interactions at the sediment-water interfac
jphurley@wisc.edu, (608) 262-0905

Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene


William J Likos
Associate Professor

Also: Geological Engineering

Unsaturated soil mechanics, Expansive clay behavior and applications, Laboratory characterization of soil mechanical, hydraulic, and thermal behavior, Pore-scale imaging and analysis, Field monitoring and instrumentation, Beneficial reuse of recycled materials, industrial by-products
likos@wisc.edu, (608) 890-2662


Steven P. Loheide-ii
Associate Professor

Also: Geological Engineering, Limnology and Marine Science

Hydroecology/ ecohydrology, hydrogeology, river restoration, remote sensing, hydrologic consequences of climate change, vegetative water use / vegetation patterning, sustainable land-use practices, stream-aquifer interactions, ecosystem function / services, human interaction with aquatic ecosystems
loheide@wisc.edu, (608) 265-5277

Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies


Katherine (Trina) McMahon
Associate Professor

Also: College of Engineering, Environmental Chemistry and Technology, Limnology and Marine Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering

>>>>>>Research in the McMahon Lab <<<<<<Note that the best way to learn about our research is to read our most recent publications (click on "Extended Webpage" above).>>>>>>Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal <<<<<...
tmcmahon@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-2836


Daniel R. Noguera
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor

Also: Environmental Chemistry and Technology

Environmental engineering, bioenergy, biotechnology, microbial ecology, biological nutrient removal, bioinformatics, biodegradation pathways.
noguera@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-7783

Biotechnology Training Program, Environmental Chemistry and Technology, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Wisconsin Consortium for Applied Water Quality Research


David A. Noyce
Professor

Also: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Advanced Traffic Operations, Automated Detection and Classification of Pedestrians and Bicycles, Pedestrian Push Button Timing, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, Driver Behavior and Driving Simulation, Safety Impacts of Guardrail on Low Volume Roadways, Red Light Running, Centerline Rumble Strips, Protected/Permissive Left-turn Displays and Operations
noyce@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-1882

Institute on Aging, Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, Transportation Engineering and City Planning Program, Wisconsin Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory


Michael G. Oliva
Professor

Timber bridges, earthquake resistance, compressive membrane action, arching action, structural engr., reinforced-precast-prestressed concrete design, structural testing, highway bridge design, development of structural design methods
oliva@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-7241

Construction and Materials Support Center, Structural Engineering Program, Wisconsin Highway Research Program, Wisconsin Structures and Materials Testing Laboratory, Wisconsin Transportation Center



Gustavo Parra-Montesinos
C.K. Wang Professor of Structural Engineering

Behavior and design of reinforced concrete and composite steel-concrete structures, Fiber reinforced concrete, Earthquake engineering
gparra@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-4960



José A. Pincheira
Associate Professor

Professor Pincheira's main research interest lies in the behavior of reinforced concrete structural systems subjected to earthquakes.  His research involves a blend of both laboratory testing and nonlinear modeling of structural systems.  Examples of projects in this area include: the development and validation of behavioral models for nonlinear...
jpin@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-7239


Kenneth W. Potter
Professor

Also: Geological Engineering, Limnology and Marine Science

Hydrological modeling and design, stormwater modeling, management and design, estimation of hydrologic risk, estimation of hydrological budgets, restoration of aquatic systems
kwpotter@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0040


Bin Ran
Professor

Location Commerce, GIS, Telematics, Wireless Technology, Information Systems and Technologies, Internet, Dynamic Traffic Prediction, Traffic Simulation and Control, Dynamic Transportation Network Models, Intelligent Transportation Systems
bran@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0052

Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, Transportation Engineering and City Planning Program, Transportation Management and Policy Program, Wisconsin Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory


Christy Remucal
Assistant Professor

Also: Environmental Chemistry and Technology, Limnology and Marine Science

Dr. Remucal’s Aquatic Chemistry research group focuses on the formation and fate of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in water.  We are particularly interested in ROS generated by photochemical reactions and metal redox cycling.  By studying these fundamental reaction mechanisms, our group aims to develop models and ...
remucal@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1820

Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center



James Jay Schauer
Professor

Also: Environmental Chemistry and Technology, Chemical and Biological Engineering

I am interested in developing measurement and chemical characterization tools to quantitatively understand the origin and impacts of air pollution.  These tools are desgined to address the impacts of air pollution on human health, climate change and sensitive ecosystems, and to support the development of control strategies to mitigate the adverse eff...
jjschauer@wisc.edu, (608) 262-4495

Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene


Chin H. Wu
Professor

Also: Geological Engineering, Limnology and Marine Science

Air-sea interactions and surface wave dynamics, Coastal processes and sustainable coastal development, Environmental fluid mechanics, Environmental monitoring and photogrammetry, Groundwater and surface water interactions, Hydraulics and geomorphic/ecological processes, river/stream restoration, Limnology, lake and wetland restoration, Water res...
chinwu@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-3078


 

Adjunct or Faculty Affiliates

Norman Doll
Adjunct Professor

Also: Environmental Chemistry and Technology

Research focuses on the behavior of organic toxicants in aquatic, soil and sediment systems with a particular emphasis on understanding the role played by natural organic matter in controlling their bioavailability, degradability and mobility. Major research interests include the elucidation of molecular mechanisms responsible for sequestration and ...
normdoll@gmail.com, (414) 405-8292


Michael Doran
Adjunct Professor

Water and Wastewater Engineering, Unit Processes, Process Modeling and Plant Engineering, Biological Wastewater and Wastewater Residuals Treatment and Stabilization, Water Quality Management and Policy Development, Wet Weather Wastewater Management, Sustainability and Sustainable Practices, Environmental Economics
mddoran@wisc.edu, (608) 334-4810


Patrick Eagan, PhD
Professor

Also: Engineering Professional Development

Professor Eagan's research interests lie in exploring frameworks that can move public and private institutions toward "sustainable development." A primary interest is how both public and private institutions will deal with climate change effects and environmental management issues. His focus includes environmental risk management and linking business and ...
eagan@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-7429


Kurt Frey
Adjunct Professor


Rod Hassett
Adjunct Professor


John L. Hetland
Adjunct Professor

Expertise is in the Construction Management of complex projects., Expertise in Design Build delivery of projects, Interest and knowledge in Lean techniques for deliverying projects, Process development, lessons learned and constraint management.
jhetland@wisc.edu, (608) 410-8207



Derek J. Hungness
Adjunct Professor

Transportation corridor needs, preservation and safety, Site development traffic impact assessment, Travel demand forecasting,  
djhungness@wisc.edu, (608) 829-0010


Fred Klancnik
Adjunct Professor


Thomas P. Kunes
Adjunct Professor


Sharon C. Long
Associate Professor


longsc@mail.slh.wisc.edu, (608) 224-3803


John S. Nelson
Adjunct Professor

Energy/Fuels: Production, Conversion, & Consumption, Lean Facility Delivery: Fundamentals and Practices, Sustainable System Analysis & Deployment: Economic and Physical, Organizational Value Clarity:Leadership & Marketplace Optimization
jsnelson4@wisc.edu, (608) 843-5976


Gary F. Rylander
Adjunct Professor

Transportation Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Traffic Operations, Safety and Management, Intelligent Transportation Systems
rylander@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 772-4936


James M. Tinjum
Assistant Professor

Also: Engineering Professional Development

Subgrade/subbase improvement and design, wind energy civil and geotechnical design, geothermal heating and cooling, unsaturated soil testing and research, rail ballast testing and research, stabilization and remediation of metal-contaminated material, beneficial reuse of industrial byproduct
tinjum@epd.engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0785


Richard Weiland
Adjunct Professor


 

Emeritus Faculty

Anders W. Andren
Professor Emeritus

Also: Environmental Chemistry and Technology

Structure-activity relationships and environmental fate, air-water transfer of chemicals, industrial waste treatment technology, sediment remediation technology, behavior and fate of chemicals in the environment, fresh and marine water chemistry
awandren@aqua.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0905


David E. Armstrong
Professor Emeritus

Also: Environmental Chemistry and Technology

Aquatic chemistry, biogeochemistry, chemical limnology, Cycling of nutrient elements in lakes and watersheds, Trace metal chemistry, speciation, and bioavailability, Behavior and fate of organic chemicals in the environment
armstron@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0768


William D. Berg
Professor Emeritus

Traffic safety, traffic engineering, transportation systems analysis, highway engineering, cost-effective safety improvements
wdberg@charter.net, H6082734664B6082730640


William C. Boyle
Professor Emeritus


boyle@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1777


Tuncer B. Edil
Professor

Also: Geological Engineering

Behavior of soils and wastes, behavior of peats and organic soils, geotechnics of soft ground and wastes, geotechnics of industrial by-products, filtration and interface friction of geosynthetics, friction piles and anchors, soil-structure interface friction, coastal erosion and slope stability
edil@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3225

Recycled Materials Resource Center, Engineering Mechanics, Consortium for Fly Ash Use in Geotechnical Applications



Erhard F. Joeres
Professor Emeritus

Environmental systems modeling, water resources management, air quality management, markets in pollution control, urban hydrology, pollution prevention, environmental policy, industrial ecology
joeres@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 770-1458


John E. Johnson
Professor Emeritus

Structural engineering specializing in steel structures roofting technology
jejohns1@wisc.edu,


Thomas M. Lillesand
Emeritus

Environmental monitoring, remote sensing, natural resource management, high resolution satellite image processing, geographic information systems, large area land use mapping from space, transportation applications of remote sensing, national space policy,  
tmlilles@wisc.edu,

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences


Peter L. Monkmeyer
Professor Emeritus

Fluid mechanics, water waves, coastal engineering, flood routing, groundwater/seepage
monkmeyer@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 238-7383


Charles G. Salmon
Professor Emeritus

Steel and concrete design, design codes
chucklasvegas@yahoo.com,


Frank L. Scarpace
Professor Emeritus

Image processing, remote sensing
scarpace@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 263-3973


James P. Scherz
Professor Emeritus

 developing basic GIS, archeoastronomy and mapping prehistoric sites, surveying, photogrammetry
scherz@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-7901


William C. Sonzogni
Professor Emeritus

Also: Environmental Chemistry and Technology

Environmental toxicology, water resources management, chemical limnology, analytical chemistry of pollutants, fate and transport of toxic contaminants
sonzogni@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 224-6200


Alan P. Vonderohe
Professor Emeritus

Spatial/temporal reference frameworks, spatial/temporal modeling, geographic information systems for transportation, digital photogrammetry, spatial data quality, cadastral systems
vonderoh@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-9854