College of Engineering Faculty and Staff Directory

 

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John H. Booske
Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Plasmas, metamaterials, metasurfaces and media that have a strong interaction with electromagnetic radiation, especially in the rf-to-microwave-to-terahertz frequency regimes. , electromagnetic field effects: how do pulsed electric fields affect biological cells? How do electric fields affect materials' chemistry or cell metabolism? How do microwaves...
booske@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-0804


 

Faculty

Mark C. Allie
Faculty Associate

Also: College of Engineering

Active Sound and Vibration Control.Sound Systems.Speaker System Design.
allie@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3618


David T. Anderson
Professor

Plasmas and controlled fusion, electromagnetic fields and waves, magnet design, plasma transport and heating in torodial systems
dtanders@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0172


B. Ross Barmish
Professor

    Modelling of Financial Markets, Algorithmic Trading Systems, Optimization and Convexity, Applied Probability, Computational Complexity, Robustness of Systems, Feedback Control Systems, Applied Mathematics, Uncertain Dynamical Systems
    barmish@engr.wisc.edu,


Nader Behdad
Associate Professor

Microwave Periodic Structures and MetamaterialsMetamaterials for high-power microwave applications, Frequency selective surfaces, Sub-wavelength periodic structures, microwave lenses, and reflectarrays, ,  Antennas and Antenna Arrays:Electrically-small antennas, Biomimetic antennas and antenna arrays, super-resolving electrically-small antenna arrays...
behdad@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8804


John H. Booske
Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Plasmas, metamaterials, metasurfaces and media that have a strong interaction with electromagnetic radiation, especially in the rf-to-microwave-to-terahertz frequency regimes. , electromagnetic field effects: how do pulsed electric fields affect biological cells? How do electric fields affect materials' chemistry or cell metabolism? How do microwaves...
booske@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-0804


Nigel Boston
Professor

Also: College of Engineering, Computer Sciences

Cryptography, Coding theory, Biometrics, Digital watermarking, Applications of algebra to EE, CS, and Math Dept.
boston@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-3817

Computational Sciences Cluster, Mathematics, UW ECE Face Recognition Group


Dan Botez
Philip Dunham Reed Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

High-power, spatially coherent semiconductor lasers, Photonic Crystal semiconductor lasers for high coherent-power generation, Quantum Cascade lasers
botez@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-4643


Daniel Cobb
Associate Professor

Analog and digital control theory, robust control of high bandwidth systems, singular perturbation theory, singular dynamical systems
cobb@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-9840


Azadeh Davoodi
Associate Professor

My research is in the area of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) of Integrated Circuits (ICs). The goal of EDA is to deliver software for analysis and optimization of complex and large-scale problems encountered during the IC design process. Research in the EDA area requires knowledge about nano-scale IC design challenges, algorithms and optimizatio...
adavoodi@wisc.edu, (608) 265-1145


Christopher L. DeMarco
Grainger Professor of Power Engineering

Computational complexity in computer-aided control analysis, nonlinear dynamics, electric power system stability, control systems, power systems
demarco@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-5546


John A. Gubner
Professor

Ultra-wideband communications, point processes and shot noise, subspace methods in statistical signal processing, information theory.
gubner@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1471


Susan C. Hagness
Philip Dunham Reed Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering

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...
hagness@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-5739

University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center


Yehui Han
Assistant Professor

    Power Electronics, High-Power-Density Integrated Machine Drives, Battery Management Systems, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
    yehui@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2126


William N. Hitchon
Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Plasma processing, computational modeling, semiconductors
hitchon@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2501


Yu Hen Hu
Professor, Vice Chair of Operations

Multimedia signal processing: fast algorithms, parallel VLSI architectures, and multi-processor synthesis methodology, artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic applications, computer-aided design, parallel processing
hu@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6724

Computer Sciences


Thomas M. Jahns
Grainger Professor of Power Electronics and Electrical Machines

Power electronics, electric machines and actuators, adjustable-speed drives, brushless motor drives and generators, automotive and aerospace electric systems
jahns@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-5702


Hongrui Jiang
Lynn H. Matthias Professor in Engineering & Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science Program

MicroElectroMechanical System, Microsensors and microactuators, BioMEMS and micro-optics, Microfluidics, Lab on chips, Biomimetics and bioinspiration
hongrui@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-9418


Nam Sung Kim
Associate Professor

Also: Computer Sciences

Technology, circuit, and architecture co-design for variation-tolerant, low-power computing systems including general/special-purpose multi/many-core processors, Biomimetic and neuromorphic computing systems, Reliable, process-variation tolerant, and low-power computer architecture and VLSI system design
(608) 890-2616


Irena Knezevic
Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Quantum and semiclassical electronic transport in semiconductor nanostructures, Heat transport at the nanoscale. Nanostructured thermoelectrics, Decoherence and relaxation in nanostructures; transient and high-frequency phenomena, Multiphysics simulation (self-consistent coupling of electronic+electromagnetic+thermal phenomena), Nanophotonics, nanoplasmon...
knezevic@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6294

Physics


Joe Krachey
Faculty Associate

Embedded Systems Design I am not currently involved in research.
jkrachey@wisc.edu, (608) 265-9007


Bernard Lesieutre
Professor


lesieutre@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-1883


Mikko H. Lipasti
Philip Dunham Reed Professor

Projects include: reliable and power-efficient processors and systems, reverse-engineering the human neocortex, Electrical and Nanophotonic On-chip Interconnection Networks, Commercial Workload Development and Characterization

    mikko@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-2639


Daniel Ludois
Assistant Professor

Power electronics, Electric machines, Non-contact power transfer, Sustainable engineering technologies and practices
ludois@engr.wisc.edu, 262-8211

Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium


Zhenqiang-jack- Ma
Lynn H. Matthias Professor in Engineering & Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor

Also: Engineering Physics, Materials Science Program

High-speed RF devices and circuits, optoelectronic devices and nanophotonics, Semiconductor materials processing and heterogeneous integration, Flexible electronics, flexible optoelectronics and flexible photonics, Energy conversion semiconductor devices, Bioelectronics and biomimetics, Semiconductor device physics, Power electronics
mazq at engr.wisc.edu, (608) 261-1095


Luke J. Mawst
Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Semiconductor lasers, metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) growth of semiconductors, III/V compound semiconductor materials and devices
mawst@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1705


Paul H. Milenkovic
Associate Professor

Digital signal processing, acoustic analysis of speech, speech synthes
milenkovic@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3892


Srdjan Milicic
Associate Faculty Associate


smilicic@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-1455


Katherine Morrow
Associate Professor

Reconfigurable computer architectures, automated design for reconfigurable computing, operating system support for heterogeneous computing, systems-on-a-chip (SoCs), VLSI computer aided design
kati@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-3917


Michael G. Morrow
Faculty Associate

Embedded systems. real-time digital signal processing
morrow@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-0805


Robert D. Nowak
McFarland-Bascom Professor in Engineering

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Computer Sciences

Signal and information processing, machine learning, optimization and statistics
nowak@ece.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3840


Parameswaran Ramanathan
Professor, Vice Chair of Infrastructure

Also: Computer Sciences

Wireless and Wireline Networks, Mobile Computing, Real-time Systems, Fault-tolerant Computing, Parallel Processing, Distributed Systems
parmesh@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-0557

Genome Sciences Training Program


Kewal K. Saluja
Professor

Also: Computer Sciences

Design for testability, Built-in self-test, Computer architecture, VLSI design and testing, Fault-tolerant computing
saluja@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6490


Akbar M. Sayeed
Professor

Wireless communication and sensing, multipath propagation channels, multi-dimensional communication theory, statistical signal processing, time-frequency representations, information theory, machine learning, applications in networked communication and sensing
akbar@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-4731


William A. Sethares
Professor

Signal processing with applications in acoustics, image processing, communications, and optimization.
sethares@wisc.edu, (608) 262-5669


J- Leon Shohet
Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Plasma-aided manufacturing, controlled fusion, nonlinear science, effects of vacuum ultraviolet radiation on the processing of electronic materials, biotechnology, especially biomaterials and directed differentiation of stem cells
shohet@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1191


Daniel Van der Weide
Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science Program

Multifunctional scanned probe microscopy, Localized spectroscopy of biological and low-dimensional electronic systems, Terahertz circuits and devices
danvdw@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-6561

Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research


Barry D. VanVeen
Lynn H. Matthias Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering

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
vanveen@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-2488


Giri Venkataramanan
Professor

Electrical power conversion, AC power flow control, design of power converters, distributed generation, power converter architecture, power converter packaging
giri@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-4479


Amy E. Wendt
Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Plasma processing of materials, thin-film deposition, plasma etching, plasma source design, modeling and diagnostics, plasma-aided manufacturing, plasma generation, plasma-surface interaction
wendt@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8407


Rebecca Willett
Associate Professor

Signal Processing, Image Processing, Machine Learning, Optimization, Point Processes, High-dimensional Statistics
rmwillett@wisc.edu,


Zongfu Yu
Assistant Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Optics at small scale. Optical technologies for energy conversion, imaging/sensing, communication.1.Photon management for energy conversion: primary interest is to study new mechanisms to improve energy conversion efficiency.2.Semiconductor photonics: the integration of nanophotonics with semiconductors for advanced optoelectronic devices, specifically an...
zyu54@wisc.edu, (608) 263-1643


Xinyu Zhang
Assistant Professor

Also: College of Engineering

Wireless networking, Mobile systems and applications, MAC/PHY cross-layer design, Software radio, Network modeling, analysis and optimization
xyzhang@ece.wisc.edu,


 

Emeritus Faculty

Fernando L. Alvarado
Emeritus Professor

Power systems, computer applications, power system security, computational engineering, sparse matrices
alvarado@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8900


James A. Bucklew
Professor

Simulation of communication systems and networks, rare event simulation, digital and wireless communication systems
bucklew@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3760


Robert H. Lasseter
Emeritus Professor

Distributed resources, Restructuring of electrical power system, Application of power electronics to utility systems, Simulation methods, Power electronic circuits and control, HVDC, SVC, FACTS and custom power applications
lasseter@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0186


Thomas A. Lipo
Grainger Professor of Power Electronics and Electrical Machines Emeritus

Power electronics, adjustable speed drives, ac motor drive systems, electric machines
lipo@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0287

Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium


Leon McCaughan
Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Fiber optic mesh networks, Clinical applications of guided wave photonics, Far-infrared (terahertz) generation and spectroscopy, Applications of quantum optics, Guided wave photonic devices and circuits, Nonlinear optics materials and device
mccaughan@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0311


Donald W. Novotny
Emeritus Professor

Magnetic systems design, machine control concepts, power electronics, electrical machines, motor drives
novotny@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6926

Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium


John E. Scharer
Professor Emeritus

Electromagnetic wave propagation and antennas for communications, Free-electron and excimer lasers, Microwave and millimeter wave amplifiers, Computer simulation of and experiments on plasma waves and radiofrequency plasma sources for materials processing, Radiofrequency wave antenna coupling, heating and current drive in fusion plasmas
scharer@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1614


James E. Smith
Emeritus Professor

Computer Architecture, High performance processor and system implementations, Virtual machines, Power effecient processors
jes@ece.wisc.edu, (608) 265-5737


Ronald J. Vernon
Emeritus Professor

Semiconductor physics, interaction of microwaves with materials, propagation in anisotropic media, antennas, Vlasov converters, high-power microwave transmission and modeconversion systems, electromagnetic fields and waves, microwaves
vernon@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0774


 

Adjunct/Affiliate


Eric Bach
Professor (Affiliate)


bach@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 262-7997


Suman Banerjee
Associate Professor (Affiliate)

Networking and Distributed Systems, protocols, algorithms and architectures of such systems, peer-to-peer systems, multicast services, network security, services for mobile and wireless networks and network measurements
suman@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 262-7387


Steven Fredette
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Power electronics hardware and control, Electric machines and control, Alternative energy such as wind and solar
fredette@wisc.edu, (608) 609-7911


Mark D. Hill
Professor

Also: Computer Sciences

Computer architecture, performance evaluation, computer memory system design, parallel computin
markhill@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2196


Dan Negrut
Associate Professor

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Software/Hardware Aspects Related to High Performance Computing in Engineering and Science,

Multi-physics Computer Modeling and Simulation,

Computational Multibody Dynamics,

Graphics and Visualization
negrut@wisc.edu, (608) 890-0914


Benjamin Recht
Assistant Professor


Scott T. Sanders
Associate Professor

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Swept-wavelength sources, advanced spectrometers, hyperspectral imaging, optical sensors, piston and aeropropulsion engines
stsanders@wisc.edu, (608) 262-3540

Engine Research Center


Karthikeyan Sankaralingam
Assistant Professor


Bulent Sarlioglu
Assistant Professor

Also: Engineering Professional Development

Electric machines, drives, power electronics, Electric actuation systems, Automotive, aerospace, naval and renewable energy applications, Complex and interdisciplinary power system architecture
bulent@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2703

Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium


Gurindar S. Sohi
Professor

Also: Computer Sciences

Computer architecture, non-numeric processing, VLSI design, parallel processin
sohi@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 262-7985


Willis J. Tompkins
Associate Chair of the BME Undergraduate Program and Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Microcomputer-based biomedical instrumentation, real-time biomedical digital signal processing, biomedical computing
tompkins@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1581

Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research


David A. Wood
Professor

Also: Nuclear Engineering

We have also developed a new memory system simulation method that optimizes the common case---cache hits---significantly reducing simulation time. Fast-Cache tightly integrates reference generation and simulation by providing the abstraction of tagged memory blocks: each reference invokes a user-specified function depending upon the reference type and mem...
david@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 263-7463


Li Zhang
Assistant Professor


 

 

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