College of Engineering Faculty and Staff Directory

 

Faculty List | Staff List

Profile Photo Thumb for James Blanchard

James P. Blanchard
Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Professor and Chair

Also: Engineering Professional Development

Thermomechanical design for high heat fluxes, fusion technology, radiation damage, nuclear microbatteries
blanchard@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-0391

Engineering Mechanics, Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering, UW Eye Research Institute, Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems (WINS)


 

Faculty

Profile Photo Thumb for Matt Allen

Matt S. Allen
Assistant Professor

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Dynamics, vibrations and controls, micro/nano systems, uncertainty and stochastic systems, linear/nonlinear system identification, model reduction/substructuring
msallen@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-1619


Profile Photo Thumb for Todd Allen

Todd R. Allen
Professor

Also: Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science Program

Materials for nuclear energy system, fission reactors, nuclear fuels, energy policy, sustainability of nuclear energy
allen@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-4083

Nuclear Engineering, Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems (WINS)


Profile Photo Thumb for Joseph Bisognano

Joseph Bisognano
Professor

Free Electron Lasers, Physics of particle beams, Accelerator physics, Theoretical analysis and simulation of collective phenomena in particle beams
jbisognano@src.wisc.edu, (608) 877-2163

Synchrotron Radiation Center


Profile Photo Thumb for James Blanchard

James P. Blanchard
Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Professor and Chair

Also: Engineering Professional Development

Thermomechanical design for high heat fluxes, fusion technology, radiation damage, nuclear microbatteries
blanchard@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-0391

Engineering Mechanics, Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering, UW Eye Research Institute, Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems (WINS)


Profile Photo Thumb for Riccardo Bonazza

Riccardo Bonazza
Professor

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Experimental fluid mechanics , impulsive, unsteady phenomena, shock tube applications, laser and X-ray imaging & measuring techniques
bonazza@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-2337

Engineering Mechanics, Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering


Profile Photo Thumb for Michael Corradini

Michael L. Corradini
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Multi-phase fluid mechanics and heat transfer, fission and fusion reactors, nuclear reactor safety, severe accident phenomena, power plant operation and design, energy policy, nuclear fuel cycle
corradini@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1648

Engine Research Center, Fusion Technology Institute, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, Nuclear Engineering, Wisconsin Energy Institute, University of Wisconsin Nuclear Reactor, Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems (WINS), Wisconsin Shock Tube


Profile Photo Thumb for Wendy Crone

Wendy Crone
Professor of Engineering Physics, Interim Dean of the Graduate School

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science Program

Experimental mechanics of materials, characterization hydrogels and biomaterials, therapeutic medical devices, stem cell mechanics
crone@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8384


Profile Photo Thumb for Walter Drugan

Walter J. Drugan
Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Continuum mechanics analyses of behavior of modern materials, nonlinear fracture mechanics of ductile materials (single- and poly-crystalline) and interfaces, nonlocal constitutive models of composite materials, dynamic fragmentation, nanoscale fracture, nanoscale shape-memory alloys, discontinuities and shock waves in solids, applied mathematics
drugan@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-4572

Center for Mathematical Science, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Research Science and Engineering Center


Profile Photo Thumb for Raymond Fonck

Raymond J. Fonck
Professor

Plasma & fusion science and technology, plasma turbulence, burning plasmas, tokamaks, alternative fusion schemes, atomic physics and applied optics, high temperature plasma diagnostics
rjfonck@wisc.edu, (608) 263-7799

Nuclear Engineering, Pegasus Plasma Experiment


Profile Photo Thumb for Chris Hegna

Chris Hegna
Professor

Theoretical plasma physics, fusion science, magnetic confinement of plasmas, magnetohydrodynamics
hegna@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-0810


Profile Photo Thumb for Douglass Henderson

Douglass L. Henderson
Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Reactor physics, radiation transport, fusion reactor technology, nuclear waste
henderson@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-0808

Medical Physics, Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering


Profile Photo Thumb for Daniel Kammer

Daniel C. Kammer
Professor

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Nonlinear systems, system identification and damage detection, structural dynamics and vibration, uncertainty quantification and propagation, substructuring of systems, experimental substructuring
kammer@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-5724

Center for Mathematical Science, Engineering Mechanics, Fusion Technology Institute


Profile Photo Thumb for Gerald Kulcinski

Gerald Kulcinski
Grainger Professor of Nuclear Engineering-Emeritus, Director, Fusion Technology In

Also: College of Engineering, Materials Science Program

Magnetic/inertial fusion reactor systems studies, Radiation damage and nuclear materials, Near term applications of fusion energy, Lunar mining of helium-3
kulcinsk@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1601

Nuclear Engineering


Profile Photo Thumb for Roderic Lakes

Roderic Lakes
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science Program

Novel materials including composites and cellular solids, Viscoelastic materials, Biomechanics and bio-materials, Experimental characterization of materials, Extreme physical properties
lakes@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-8697

Rheology Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for Gregory Moses

Gregory A. Moses
Spangler Professor

Nuclear reactor physics, computational engr., radiation hydrodynamics, technology enhanced learning, fusion reactor design
moses@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-6567

Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering


Profile Photo Thumb for John Pfotenhauer

John M. Pfotenhauer
Professor

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Low temperature refrigeration, cryogenics, applied superconductivity
pfot@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-4082

College of Engineering, Liquid Helium/Nitrogen Facility


Profile Photo Thumb for Michael Plesha

Michael E. Plesha
Professor

Also: Geological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Finite element analysis, discrete element analysis, dynamics of geologic media, constitutive modeling of geologic discontinuity behavior, soil structure interaction modeling, continuum modeling of jointed saturated rock masses
plesha@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-5741


Profile Photo Thumb for Raluca Scarlat

Raluca Scarlat
Assistant Professor

Heat and mass transport, nuclear reactor safety, thermal-hydraulics, fluoride-salt coolded high temperature reactors (FHR), tritium transport and salt electrochemistry, salt freezing and overcooling transients, severe accident analysis.  
roscarlat@wisc.edu, (608) 890-4256


Profile Photo Thumb for Oliver Schmitz

Oliver Schmitz
Assistant Professor

Plasma Edge Physics, Plasma Wall Interaction, Three-Dimensional Plasma Edge Transport and Wall Interaction, Active Plasma and Neutral Spectroscopy, Plasma Sources and Diagnostics

oschmitz@wisc.edu, (608) 263-1547


Profile Photo Thumb for Carl Sovinec

Carl R. Sovinec
Professor

Computational plasma physics--computational fluid dynamics--magnetohydrodynamics--numerical methods for partial differential equations
csovinec@cae.wisc.edu, (608) 263-5525

Physics, Center for Plasma Theory and Computation, Nuclear Engineering


Profile Photo Thumb for Fabian Waleffe

Fabian Waleffe
Professor

Fluid dynamics, bifurcations and turbulence, scientific computing
waleffe@math.wisc.edu, (608) 263-3269

Mathematics, Center for Mathematical Science, Engineering Mechanics



Profile Photo Thumb for Robert Witt

Robert J. Witt
Associate Professor

Computational methods in fluid and solid mechanics
witt@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-2760


 

Research Professors

Profile Photo Thumb for Mark Anderson

Mark H. Anderson
Research Professor

737 Engineering Research Building 1500 Engineering Drive Madison, WI 53706Tel: 608/263-2802 Fax: 608/265-4607 E-mail: manderson@engr.wisc.edu
manderson@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-2802

Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems (WINS), Wisconsin Shock Tube, Fusion Technology Institute, University of Wisconsin Nuclear Reactor, Wisconsin Energy Institute





Profile Photo Thumb for Kumar Sridharan

Kumar Sridharan
Distinguished Research Professor, Fellow of American Society for Materials

Also: Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science Program

Nuclear reactor materials research and development, Irradiation effects in materials, Corrosion of materials, High temperature materials, Physical metallurgy and mechanical behavior of materials, Ion implantation and plasma-assisted thin film deposition of materials, Surface modifications and coatings including nanoscale processes and materials, Emerging ...
kumar@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-4789


 

Adjunct Faculty

Profile Photo Thumb for Frederick Elder

Frederick T. Elder
Adjunct Professor

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical systems, energy systems design
elder@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-9328


Profile Photo Thumb for Timothy Tautges

Timothy J. Tautges
Adjunct Professor

Magnetohydrodynamic Instabilities and their Control, Microwave Heating, Current Drive and Diagnostics, Plasma Physics and Magnetic Confinement Fusion
tautges@cae.wisc.edu, (608) 263-8485


 

Faculty Associates

Profile Photo Thumb for John Murphy

John G. Murphy
Researcher


jmurphy@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-4186


Profile Photo Thumb for Suzannah Sandrik

Suzannah Sandrik
Associate Faculty Associate


sandrik@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0764


 

Emeritus Faculty

Profile Photo Thumb for Said Abdel-khalik

Said Abdel-khalik
Professor Emeritus

Reactor engineering, reactor safety, two phase flow, and thermal hydraulics
said.abdelkhalik@me.gatech.edu,


Profile Photo Thumb for James Callen

James D. Callen
Professor Emeritus

Controlled thermonuclear fusion, theoretical and computational plasma physics, magnetic confinement of plasmas, nuclear fission
callen@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1370

Physics, Center for Plasma Theory and Computation, HSX Plasma Laboratory, Madison Symmetric Torus, Nuclear Engineering, Pegasus Plasma Experiment


Profile Photo Thumb for Max Carbon

Max W. Carbon
Professor Emeritus

Nuclear reactor safety, nuclear power
carbon@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-2307

Nuclear Engineering


Profile Photo Thumb for Richard Cashwell

Richard J. Cashwell
Emeritus Reactor Director

Neutron activation analysis, nuclear reactor operations
cashwell@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3392

Nuclear Engineering, University of Wisconsin Nuclear Reactor


Profile Photo Thumb for John Conrad

John R. Conrad
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Also: Materials Science Program

Plasma physics, plasma technology, ion beam modification of materials, ion implantation
conrad@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1609

Nuclear Engineering


Profile Photo Thumb for Robert Cook

Robert Cook
Professor Emeritus

Finite element methods, structural mechanics, stress analys
cook@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0958


Profile Photo Thumb for Gilbert Emmert

Gilbert A. Emmert
Professor Emeritus

Plasma physics, fusion reactor physics, plasma-surface interactions, plasma processing
emmert@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3374

Center for Plasma Theory and Computation, Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering


Profile Photo Thumb for Noah Hershkowitz

Noah Hershkowitz
Irving Langmuir Professor

Plasma etching, plasm-aided manufacturing, basic plasma physics, ICRF effects, laboratory space plasma physics
hershkowitz@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-4970

Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, Nuclear Engineering, Wisconsin Plasma Processing and Technology Research Consortium


Profile Photo Thumb for Tzu Huang

Tzu Chuen Huang
Professor Emeritus

Astrodynamics, nonlinear and random vibrations, structural dynamics/modal analysis, wave propogration, fluid-structure interaction
huang@engr.wisc.edu,


Profile Photo Thumb for Thomas Mackie

Thomas Rockwell Mackie
Professor Emeritus

Also: Biomedical Engineering


trmackie@wisc.edu, (608) 262-7358

Medical Physics, Human Oncology, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, Morgridge Institute for Research


Profile Photo Thumb for David Malkus

David S. Malkus
Professor Emeritus

Applied mathematics, numerical methods in mechanics, rheology
malkus@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-4515

Center for Mathematical Science, Engineering Mechanics, Rheology Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for Bela Sandor

Bela I. Sandor
Professor Emeritus

Ancient chariots: comprehensive mechanics analysis and humanistic aspects, stress-strain in materials, fatigue and fracture of engineering materials, structures, joint systems, damage alleviation; fracture control, infrared thermographic stress analysis
sandor@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 255-4222

Engineering Mechanics


Profile Photo Thumb for Alois Schlack

Alois Schlack Jr.
Professor Emeritus

Dynamics, vibrations, astrodynamic, dynamic stability analysis, rotating shaft-disc systems, elastic spacecraft dynamics
schlack@engr.wisc.edu,


Profile Photo Thumb for William Vogelsang

William F. Vogelsang
Professor Emeritus

Reactor physics, reactor fuel cycles
vogelsang@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3374


 

Affiliate Faculty

Profile Photo Thumb for Bryan Bednarz

Bryan Bednarz
Assistant Professor

Monte Carlo method, Proton therapy, Radiation protection
bbednarz2@wisc.edu, (608) 262-5225


Profile Photo Thumb for Vicki Bier

Vicki M. Bier
Professor and Chair

Also: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Security in the supply chains for food and agricultural products, critical infrastructure protection, security, technology hazards, risk analysis, decision analysis, operations research
bier@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2064

Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis



Profile Photo Thumb for Michael Graham

Michael D. Graham
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and Harvey D. Spangler Professor

Also: Chemical and Biological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

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
graham@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-3780


Profile Photo Thumb for Zhenqiang Ma

Zhenqiang "Jack" Ma
Lynn H. Matthias Professor in Engineering & Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor

Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering, 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


Profile Photo Thumb for Franklin Miller

Franklin Miller
Assistant Professor

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Cryogenics, Thermodynamics of Superfluid 3He-4He mixtures, Sub-Kelvin cooling for space science, Energy Systems
fkmiller@wisc.edu, (608) 263-2479


Profile Photo Thumb for Dane Morgan

Dane Morgan
Professor

Also: Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, Materials Science Program

Computational materials science for materials design, Ab initio electronic structure methods and multiscale techniques for large time / length scales and thermokinetics, Ab initio based modeling of electrochemical systems and processes, Application areas:Nuclear materials, Battery and fuel cell electrodes, Earth mantle materials, electronic materials
ddmorgan@wisc.edu, (608) 265-5879


Profile Photo Thumb for Gregory Nellis

Gregory F. Nellis
Kaiser Chaired Professor

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Please visit the Solar Energy Lab web page, http://sel.me.wisc.edu/, in order to learn more about the ongoing projects.
gfnellis@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-6626


Profile Photo Thumb for Warren Porter

Warren P. Porter
Professor

Infectious disease, Toxicology, Population dynamics, Physiological ecology, Biophysical ecology
wpporter@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1719


Profile Photo Thumb for Izabela Szlufarska

Izabela Szlufarska
Professor and Associate Chair

Also: Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science Program

Mechanical behavior at the nanoscaleFriction, adhesion, and wear and their dependence on materials chemistry and microstructure, Size effects in plasticity, , Defect behavior in semiconductors and insulators under irradiation
Radiation effects in nuclear ceramics by means of multiscale simulations methods, Point defe...
szlufarska@wisc.edu, (608) 265-5878


Profile Photo Thumb for Bruce Thomadsen

Bruce R. Thomadsen
Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Brachytherapy Physics, Radiation Dosimetry, Patient Safety
brthomad@wisc.edu, (608) 263-4183

Medical Physics, Human Oncology, Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis


Profile Photo Thumb for Mario Trujillo

Mario Trujillo
Associate Professor

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Modeling and Simulation of two-phase flows including:i) Liquid sprays in a crossflow (desuperheating and Urea SCR applications), ii) Liquid breakup and particle advection dynamics, iii) Multiple droplet impingement heat transfer, vi) Two-phase flow heat transfer numerics, v) Computational characterization of plunging of liquid jets on a quiescent pool, iv...
mtrujillo@wisc.edu, (608) 262-0944

Engine Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for Ray Vanderby

Ray Vanderby Jr.
Professor and Chair

Also: Materials Science Program, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Tissue mechanics (bone, ligament, tendon, and cartilage), tissue engineering and regeneration, tissue healing, orthopedic biomechanics
vanderby@ortho.wisc.edu, (608) 263-9593


 

 

Create new profile