College of Engineering Faculty and Staff Directory

 

Faculty List | Staff List

Profile Photo Thumb for Jaal Ghandhi

Jaal B. Ghandhi
Grainger Professor of Sustainable Energy


 

Faculty

Profile Photo Thumb for Neil Duffie

Neil A. Duffie
Professor

Also: Engineering Professional Development

Robotics, computer control, manufacturing systems, manufacturing logistics, computer-integrated manufacturing
duffie@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-9457

Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program, Master of Engineering in Engine Systems


Profile Photo Thumb for Frederick Elder

Frederick T. Elder
Adjunct Professor

Also: Engineering Physics

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


Profile Photo Thumb for Roxann Engelstad

Roxann L. Engelstad
Stephen P. Timoshenko Professor and Bernard A. & Frances M. Weideman Professor

Structural dynamics, nonlinear vibrations, mechanical design, computer modeling and simulation
engelsta@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-5745

Center for NanoTechnology, Computational Mechanics Center, Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


Profile Photo Thumb for Melih Eriten

Melih Eriten
Assistant Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Multiscale materials modeling (friction, energy dissipation, and failure in multiscale structures and systems; continuum and atomistic modeling of interfaces; dislocations; plasticity; delamination), Multiscale experiments and diagnostics (nanoindentation/scratch, failure mechanics via acoustic emission, nanoscale electrical contact resistance, SEM, DIC, ...
eriten@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-4899


Profile Photo Thumb for Jaal Ghandhi

Jaal B. Ghandhi
Grainger Professor of Sustainable Energy


Profile Photo Thumb for Sanford Klein

Sanford A. Klein
Ouweneel-Bascom Professor

Solar energy applications, thermodynamics, heat transfer, conservation, simulation methods, educational software, sorption processes
klein@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-5626

Solar Energy Laboratory


Profile Photo Thumb for Sage Kokjohn

Sage Kokjohn
Assistant Professor

High efficiency energy conversion, Thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, Turbulent combustion modelling
kokjohn@wisc.edu, (608) 263-1610

Engine Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for Tom Krupenkin

Tom N. Krupenkin
Associate Professor

Nanotechnology, Micro and nano-fluidics, Renewable energy
tnk@engr.wisc.edu,


Profile Photo Thumb for Robert Lorenz

Robert D. Lorenz
Consolidated Papers Professor of Controls Engineering

Control of electromagnetic actuators and power electronics, Integration of sensing and control in power conversion, Physics-based multivariable control design methodologies, Design for sensing and control using multi-physics integration
lorenz@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-5343

Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium


Profile Photo Thumb for Franklin Miller

Franklin Miller
Assistant Professor

Also: Engineering Physics

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 John Moskwa

John Moskwa
Professor, Vilas Scholar, Director: PCRL

 Professor Moskwa has been actively involved in the powertrain industry for over 40 years, and has served in many different capacities in industry, government agencies, and academia, President of Powertrain Consultation & Research, LLC, an engineering consulting company based in Madison, WI, Senior Technical Specialist, Advanced Powertrain G...
moskwa@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-2423

Powertrain Control Research Laboratory


Profile Photo Thumb for Dan Negrut

Dan Negrut
Associate Professor

Also: Electrical and Computer 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


Profile Photo Thumb for Gregory Nellis

Gregory F. Nellis
Kaiser Chaired Professor

Also: Engineering Physics

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 Tim Osswald

Tim A. Osswald
Kuo K. and Cindy F. Wang Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Plastics Design, Extrusion, Injection Molding, Blow Molding, Film Blowing, Compression Molding, Composites, Modeling and Simulation in Polymer Processing and Composites, Biopolymers, Intellectual Property, Ethics
osswald@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-9538

Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies, Polymer Engineering Center, Rheology Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for Frank Pfefferkorn

Frank Pfefferkorn
Associate Professor

Also: College of Engineering, Materials Science Program

Pulsed laser polishing, Friction stir welding (FSW), Micro end milling, Energy efficiency in manufacturing, Thermally-assisted manufacturing, Temperature measurement and control in manufacturing, Heat and mass transfer
pfefferk@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-2668

Center for German and European Studies


Profile Photo Thumb for John Pfotenhauer

John M. Pfotenhauer
Professor

Also: Engineering Physics

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

College of Engineering, Liquid Helium/Nitrogen Facility


Profile Photo Thumb for Heidi-lynn Ploeg

Heidi-lynn Ploeg
Associate Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science Program

Bone modelling and remodelling, orthopaedic implant design and analysis, biomechanics of joints, finite element analysis, fatigue of materials
ploeg@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2690

Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research


Profile Photo Thumb for Xiaoping Qian

Xiaoping Qian
Associate Professor

Geometric design, shape analysis, shape and topology optimization (structural optimization, PDE-constrained optimization, finite element based optimization), computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM)
qian@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-1925


Profile Photo Thumb for Rolf Reitz

Rolf D. Reitz
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor

Also: College of Engineering, Engineering Professional Development

Combustion, gas dynamics, sprays-motion & formation, hydrocarbon kinetics, engine fluid dynamics, computer modeling
reitz@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0145

Engine Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for David Rothamer

David Rothamer
Associate Professor

Laser based diagnostics, Internal combustion engines, Soot formation, Influence of fuel properties on combustion
rothamer@wisc.edu, 608.890.2271

Engine Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for Robert Rowlands

Robert E. Rowlands
Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Laser applications to mechanics, composite and advanced materials, digital image analysis, structural mechanics, experimental mechanics and stress analysis
rowlands@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3205

Wisconsin Structures and Materials Testing Laboratory


Profile Photo Thumb for Christopher Rutland

Christopher J. Rutland
Professor

Computational fluid dynamics, turbulence, combustion, and spray modeling for IC engines, turbulent reacting flows, large eddy simulation, IC engine aftertreatment modeling
rutland@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-5853

Engine Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for Scott Sanders

Scott Sanders
Professor

Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

Engine Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for Vadim Shapiro

Vadim Shapiro
Bernard A. and Frances M. Weideman Professor

Also: Computer Sciences

Computer-aided design and automation, geometric and topological computing, solid modeling and computational geometry, physical modeling, analysis, and simulation
vshapiro@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3591

Spatial Automation Laboratory


Profile Photo Thumb for Tim Shedd

Tim Shedd
Associate Professor

Fuel delivery systems, Immersion Lithography, Contact line modeling, Sprays and spray impingement cooling, Electronics cooling, Flow visualization and optical measurement techniques, Two-phase heat transfer, Multiphase flows
shedd@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-2930

Computational Mechanics Center, Engine Research Center, Solar Energy Laboratory


Profile Photo Thumb for Krishnan Suresh

Krishnan Suresh
Associate Professor

Finite Element Analysis, Shape Optimization, Topology Optimization, Solid Mechanics, High-Peformance Computing, Geometric Modeling
suresh@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3594


Profile Photo Thumb for Darryl Thelen

Darryl G. Thelen
Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science Program

Simulation of musculoskeletal dynamics, Mechanics and control of movement, Neuromuscular adaptation with age, injury and disease, Imaging of soft tissue mechanics, Application of biomechanics in orthopedics and rehabilitation
dgthelen@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1902

Institute on Aging, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation


Profile Photo Thumb for Mario Trujillo

Mario Trujillo
Associate Professor

Also: Engineering Physics

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 Lih-Sheng Turng

Lih-Sheng (Tom) Turng
Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science Program

Injection molding and innovative plastics manufacturing processesbio-based polymers and tissue engineering scaffoldsmicrocellular injection molding (MuCell process)nanocomposites and electro-active polymers (EAP's)computer-aided engineering (CAE) and numerical simulationdesign and process optimizationintelligent injection molding controlmaterial character...
turng@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0586

Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program, Polymer Engineering Center, Polymer Engineering Center Industrial Consortium, Rheology Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for Michael Zinn

Michael R. Zinn
Associate Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Minimally-invasive medical robotics, Haptics and haptic devices, Robotic actuation technology and controls, Human-centered robotics
mzinn@wisc.edu, (608) 263-2893


 

Lecturers and Faculty Associates

Profile Photo Thumb for Danny Aerts

Danny J. Aerts
Lecturer

Renewable Energy, Biomass Energy
djaerts@wisc.edu, (608) 263-3231



Profile Photo Thumb for Michael Cheadle

Michael Cheadle
Lecturer

Cryogenics, Superconducting Power Transmission, Energy Systems, Hybrid Solar Lighting
mcheadle@wisc.edu, (608) 263-1590


Profile Photo Thumb for Michael De-cicco

Michael De-cicco
Associate Lecturer


Profile Photo Thumb for Kim Manner

Kim Manner
Senior Lecturer

Geometric modeling, Computer-aided design, Senior Design, Mechanical dissection, Engineering graphics
kmanner@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-4825


Profile Photo Thumb for Andrew Mikkelson

Andrew Mikkelson
Assistant Faculty Associate


mikkelso@cae.wisc.edu, (608) 890-4897


Profile Photo Thumb for Erick Oberstar

Erick L. Oberstar
P.E., Associate Faculty Associate, Mechatronics Lab Manager/Engineer

Integration of Electrical, Mechanical, Software, & Control Engineering disciplinesEmbedded Systems, Real-Time Controls, Instrumentation, Automation, Robotics, Control Algorithms, Signal Processing, Image Processing, Medical Physics, Computed Tomography, X-Ray Fluoroscopy, Night Vision, Algorithm Speedup
oberstar@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6446

Mechatronics Laboratory, Wisconsin Center for Space Automation and Robotics


Profile Photo Thumb for Jeffrey Roessler

Jeffrey Roessler
Lecturer

Distance Education, Computer-Aided-Design, Engineering Graphics
roessler@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-4815


Profile Photo Thumb for Jay Samuel

Jay M. Samuel
Senior Lecturer

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

    metal forming, welding and joining processes, materials engineering
    samuel@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0922


 

Faculty Affiliates

Profile Photo Thumb for Matt Allen

Matt S. Allen
Assistant Professor

Also: Engineering Physics

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 Craig Clemons

Craig M. Clemons
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Understanding and optimizing the influences of constituent materials on the behavior of wood-polymer composites and cellulose nanocompositesDeveloping and optimizing composite preparation methodsRelating microstructure and morphology to composite behaviorUsing wood-polymer composite technology as a tool to restore damaged ecosystems and promote resource s...
cclemons@wisc.edu, (608) 231-9396

Forest Products Laboratory


Profile Photo Thumb for Daniel Kammer

Daniel C. Kammer
Professor

Also: Engineering Physics

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 Christopher Luzzio

Christopher Luzzio
Associate Professor

Mechanical Assistive DevicesHydrocephalus Shunt Valves
luzzio@neurology.wisc.edu, (608) 287-2093


Profile Photo Thumb for Douglas Reindl

Douglas T. Reindl
Professor

Also: Engineering Professional Development

Industrial refrigeration systems and technologies, safety and process safety management, refrigeration system modeling, advanced thermal storage technologies, energy, HVAC systems
dreindl@wisc.edu, (608) 262-6381

Industrial Refrigeration Consortium, HVAC and R Center, Thermal Storage Applications Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for James Schauer

James Jay Schauer
Professor

Also: Civil and Environmental Engineering, 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

Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene


Profile Photo Thumb for Ray Vanderby

Ray Vanderby Jr.
Professor and Chair

Also: Materials Science Program, Biomedical Engineering, Engineering Physics

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

Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research


 

Emeritus Faculty

Profile Photo Thumb for Norman Beachley

Norman H. Beachley
Professor Emeritus

Mechanical design, mechanical energy storage, fluid power systems, continuously variable transmissions, automotive engineering
beachley@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6142


Profile Photo Thumb for William Beckman

William A. Beckman
Ouweneel-Bascom Professor Emeritus

Solar energy applications, radiation heat transfer, systems analysis, computer simulation-solar processes, energy load calculation
beckman@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1590

Solar Energy Laboratory


Profile Photo Thumb for John Bollinger

John G. Bollinger
John Bascom Professor Emeritus

Also: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Dynamic behavior of machine tool drive systems
Position control for automatic welding
Noise generation/noise control in product design
Machine tool structure control dynamics
Dynamic loads in gears
Environmental noise control
Digital computer control of machines and processes
Mini-computer and micro-processor systems des...
jgbollinger@sbcglobal.net, (608) 233-5404


Profile Photo Thumb for Marvin Devries

Marvin F. Devries
Professor Emeritus

Metal-cutting processes, computer-integrated manufacturing, manufacturing systems
devries@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2557


Profile Photo Thumb for Patrick Farrell

Patrick V. Farrell
Professor Emeritus

Fluid mechanics, optical diagnostics, combustion, heat transfer
null@nowhere.net,

Computer-aided Engineering, Engine Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for David Foster

David E. Foster
Phil and Jean Myers Professor

Thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, internal combustion engines, combustion kinetics, emission formation, optical diagnostics in engines
foster@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1617

Engine Research Center


Profile Photo Thumb for Frank Fronczak

Frank J. Fronczak
Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical equipment design, hydraulics, fluid power systems, machine design, product design, rehabilitative and assistive technology
fronczak@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1993

Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


Profile Photo Thumb for Kent Hobson

Kent Hobson
Adjunct Assistant Professor Emeritus

Computer graphics, geometric modeling, computer-aided design, architectural and engineering graphics
hobson@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-2893


Profile Photo Thumb for Edward Lovell

Edward G. Lovell
Professor Emeritus

Structural mechanics, stress analysis , pressure vessels, thermal stresses, micromechanical sensors, buckling, vibrations
lovell@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0944

Computational Mechanics Center, Wisconsin Center for Applied Microelectronics


Profile Photo Thumb for Vladimir Lumelsky

Vladimir J. Lumelsky
Professor Emeritus

Pattern recognition, computer vision, Kinematics, dynamics, Control theory, industrial automation, Sensor-based intelligent systems, Human spatial reasoning, human-robot interaction, Navigation, localization, and positioning, Robotics
lumelsky@engr.wisc.edu, (202) 483-5696


Profile Photo Thumb for Jay Martin

Jay K. Martin
Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science Program

Research, Design, and Product Development - Assistive Technology, Access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education and Careers for Individuals with Disabilities, Formative Assessment Methods for Engineering Learning
martin@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-9460

Center for Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology


Profile Photo Thumb for Wayne Milestone

Wayne D. Milestone
Professor Emeritus

Mechanical design, machine design, innovation and creativity, stress & fatigue analysis, fretting-fatigue, fasteners, hybrid and hybrid electric vehicles
mileston@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0023

Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


Profile Photo Thumb for John Mitchell

John W. Mitchell
Elmer R. and Janet A. Kaiser Professor Emeritus

Convective heat transfer, solar energy applications, energy utilization, bulding HVAC systems
mitchell@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-5972

Solar Energy Laboratory


Profile Photo Thumb for Glen Myers

Glen E. Myers
Professor Emeritus

Conduction heat transfer, numerical methods (finite differences, finite elements), thermodynamics
myers@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0225


Profile Photo Thumb for David Otis

David R. Otis
Professor Emeritus

Energy storage, heat transfer, fluid dynami
otis@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3591


Profile Photo Thumb for Kenneth Ragland

Kenneth W. Ragland
Professor Emeritus

Fluid dynamics, combustion processes, bioenergy, air pollution control
ragland@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-3231


Profile Photo Thumb for John Uicker

John J. Uicker
Professor Emeritus

Kinematics, mechanical system dynamics, solid modeling, simulation of solidification in metal castings, simulation of multi-body dynamic systems
uicker@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0225


 

 

Create new profile