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John Booske


Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Professor, Vilas Distinguished Achievement 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

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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


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David Anderson


Jim and Anne Sorden 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


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B Ross Barmish


Professor


    Modelling of Financial Markets, Computational Finance, 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,


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Nader Behdad


Associate Professor


Mechanically-Tunable Antennas and Periodic Structures
Origami electromagnetic structures, Foldable electromagnetic devices, Using stretching, deformation, or flexure to design reconfirugrable antennas, metamaterials, phased-arrays, and periodic structures.
 , , Microwave Periodic Structures and MetamaterialsMetamaterials for high-power micr...
behdad@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8804


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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


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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


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Azadeh Davoodi


Associate Professor


Electronic Design Automation of Integrated Circuits for advanced manufacturing technology nodes and new devices, New algorithmic techniques for optimizing timing, power, and manufacturability of Integrated Circuits, Automation of Post-Silicon debug of Integrated Circuits, Hardware security and secure Electronic Design Automation, Design Automation of Thin...
adavoodi@wisc.edu, (608) 265-1145


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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


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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


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John A. Gubner


Professor


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


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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


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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


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William Hitchon


Professor


Also: Materials Science Program

Plasma processing, computational modeling, semiconductors
whitchon@yahoo.com, (608) 262-2501


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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


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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


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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


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Mikhail A. Kats


Assistant Professor


Also: College of Engineering, Materials Science Program

Optics and photonics; plasmonics; optoelectronics; light harvesting; device physics; nanoscale science. For detailed information please see my Extended Homepage (http://katsgroup.ece.wisc.edu/)
mkats@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3984


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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


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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) 890-3383

Physics


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Joe Krachey


Faculty Associate


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


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Bernard Lesieutre


Professor



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


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Jing Li


Assistant Professor


Also: College of Engineering

Her general research interest is developing new computing paradigm, driven either by technologies (from bottom-up) or by workloads (from top-down) or by both. Her primary area of interests is "everything about memory" with a strong emphasis on “design for transformation” rather than “design ...
jli587@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3975


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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


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Daniel Ludois


Assistant Professor


Also: Engineering Physics

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


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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@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 261-1095


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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


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Paul H. Milenkovic


Associate Professor


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


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Srdjan Milicic


Associate Faculty Associate


Solid state semiconductor devices; Clean room semiconductor processing;
smilicic@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-1455


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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


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Michael Morrow


Faculty Associate


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


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Robert 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) 265-3914


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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


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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


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Akbar Sayeed


Professor


Wireless communication and sensing, multipath propagation channels, communication and information theory, signal processing, time-frequency analysis, applications and technology transfer
akbar.sayeed@wisc.edu, (608) 265-4731


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William A. Sethares


Professor


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


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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


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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


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Barry D. Van Veen


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


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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

Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium


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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


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Rebecca Willett


Associate Professor


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

Computer Sciences, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


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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


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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,


 

Adjunct/Affiliate


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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


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Mark D. Hill


Professor


Also: Computer Sciences

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


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Dan Negrut


Associate Professor


Also: Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science Program

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


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Scott Sanders


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


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Karthikeyan Sankaralingam


Assistant Professor



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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
sarlioglu@wisc.edu, (608) 262-2703

Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium, Wisconsin Energy Institute


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Gurindar S. Sohi


Professor


Also: Computer Sciences

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


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Tomy Varghese


Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Elastography, In-vivo strain imaging, Signal & Image Processing Applications in Medical Imaging, Ultrasound Tissue Characterization
tvarghese@wisc.edu, (608) 265-8797


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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


 

Emeritus Faculty

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Daniel Cobb


Associate Professor Emeritus


Analog and digital control theory, robust control of high bandwidth systems, singular perturbation theory, singular dynamical systems
dcobb@wisc.edu,


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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


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Thomas 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


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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


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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


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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


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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


 

 

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