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Thomas Kuech


Milton J. and A. Maude Shoemaker and Beckwith-Bascom Professor and Chair


Also: Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science Program

Solid-state materials synthesis and characterization, electronic and semiconductor materials, solar energy and photovoltaics, oxide materials, nanostructure formation
tfkuech@wisc.edu, (608) 263-2922

Chemistry


 

Faculty

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Nicholas Abbott


John T. and Magdalen L. Sobota Professor, Hilldale Professor, and Director,
Materials Research and Engineering Center


Also: Materials Science Program

Interfacial phenomena, colloid science, soft materials, biomolecular interfaces, polymers, liquid crystals and surfactant, hydrophobic effect
abbott@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-5278

University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center


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William F Banholzer


Research Professor, Honorary Fellow Chemistry Department, Sr. Advisor Wisconsin Energy Institute


My interest centers on the commercialization of technology.  For society to benefit from a discovery it must be commercialized, typically through a company.  There is a fundamental difference between technologies that are possible and those that are practical.  I enjoy research on materials  and process development with emphasis on the...
wbanholzer@wisc.edu, (608) 265-3413

Wisconsin Energy Institute


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James Dumesic


Steenbock Professor and Michel Boudart Professor


Kinetics and catalysis, surface and solid-state chemistry, in situ catalyst studies
jdumesic@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1095


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Michael D. Graham


Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and Harvey D. Spangler Professor


Also: Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics

Applied and computational mathematics, Microstructural and multiscale simulations of complex fluids, applications to microfluidics, nanotechnology and biology, Viscoelastic and Newtonian fluid mechanics, especially stability and nonlinear dynamics
mdgraham@wisc.edu, (608) 265-3780


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George W. Huber


Professor


Renewable Energy, Biofuels and Biochemicals, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Pyrolysis, Zeolites, Conceptual Process Design
gwhuber@wisc.edu, (608) 263-0346


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Daniel J. Klingenberg


Professor


Also: Materials Science Program

Colloid science, suspension rheology, electromagnetic phenomena in materials
klingen@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8932


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David Lynn


Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor


Also: Materials Science Program


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Christos T. Maravelias


Professor


Also: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Chemical production planning and scheduling, Optimization methods for process synthesis, Supply chain management, Computational methods for novel material discovery, Assessmsent of biomass-to-fuels/chemicals strategies
christos.maravelias@wisc.edu, (608) 265-9026


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Manos Mavrikakis


Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and Paul A. Elfers Professor


Thermodynamics, kinetics and catalysis, surface science, computational chemistry, electronic materials, fuel cells applications, environmental chemical engineering
emavrikakis@wisc.edu, (608) 262-9053


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Regina M. Murphy


Smith-Bascom Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Physical chemistry of protein-protein interactions, amyloid protein aggregation
regina@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1587


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Sean P. Palecek


Milton J. and A. Maude Shoemaker Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science Program

Cellular engineering, tissue engineering, stem cells, cell and protein biosensors
palecek@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8931


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Brian F. Pfleger


Associate Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Metabolic Engineering, Biotechnology, Synthetic Biology, Natural Products, Protein Engineering, Cyanobacteria, Sustainability
pfleger@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-1940

Biotechnology Training Program, Cellular and Molecular Biology Program, Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program, Genome Sciences Training Program, Microbiology Doctoral Training Program


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James B. Rawlings


Paul A. Elfers Professor and W. Harmon Ray Professor


Chemical process control, nonlinear model predictive control., State estimation and monitoring., Chemical reaction engineering., Virus modeling and stochastic chemical kinetics
james.rawlings@wisc.edu, (608) 263-5859


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Jennifer L. Reed


Associate Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Systems biology, Metabolic model development & analysis, Metabolic engineering, Biofuels, bioremediation, & biotechnology
reed@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0188


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Thatcher Root


Professor


Also: Environmental Chemistry and Technology, Materials Science Program

Surface chemistry, catalysis, diffusion in porous media, solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
twroot@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8999


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Eric Shusta


Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Brain drug delivery, blood-brain barrier engineering, biopharmaceutical design, protein engineering
eshusta@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1092


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Ross E. Swaney


Associate Professor


Process systems design, modeling, and optimization.  Process modeling with guaranteed convergence.  Flowsheet synthesis of separation processes.
swaney@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3641


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John Yin


Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering; Systems Biology, Theme Leader, WID


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Virus-host interactions, systems biology, microfluidics, pre-biotic chemistry
yin@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 316-4323


 

Affiliates

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Mark R. Etzel


Associate Professor


Bioseparation processes, bioprocessing and food engineering, mass transfer
etzel@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-2083

Food Science


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Ive Hermans


Associate Professor


Sustainable chemistry and catalysis engineering
hermans@chem.wisc.edu,

Chemistry


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Mahesh Mahanthappa


Associate Professor



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James Jay Schauer


Professor


Also: Environmental Chemistry and Technology, Mechanical 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

Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene


 

Emeritus Faculty

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R. Byron Bird


Professor Emeritus


Transport phenomena, polymer fluid dynamics, polymer kinetic theory, rheology
rbbird@wisc.edu, (608) 262-5920



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Charles G Hill


John T. and Magdalen L. Sobota Professor Emeritus


Also: Environmental Chemistry and Technology


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Sangtae Kim


Emeritus Professor



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Edwin Lightfoot


Hilldale Professor Emeritus


Separations processes, biological mass-transfer processes, mass-transport reaction modeling
edwin.lightfoot@wisc.edu, (608) 262-6934


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W Harmon Ray


Vilas Research Professor Emeritus


Polymerization processes, process optimization, dynamics and control, chemical reactor engineering
ray@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-4732


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Dale F. Rudd


Professor Emeritus


After retirement in 1994 Sandy and I moved to Seattle. Our home has a wide view of Puget Sound and the snow-capped mountains of Olympic National Park. Our children Karen and David both live within walking distance. The Pacific Northwest is great.
daleandsandy@yahoo.com, (206) 923-0359


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Glenn A. Sather


Professor Emeritus


Stoichiometry, thermodynamics
gasather@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1092


 

 

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