College of Engineering Faculty and Staff Directory

 

Faculty List | Staff List

Donald S. Stone
Professor and Chair

Also: Materials Science Program

Metals and alloys, ceramics, polymers, composites, amorphous alloys, biological materials, thin films, microscopic specimens, kinetics, thermodynamics, mechanical properties: creep, plasticity, fracture, scale effects
dsstone@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8791

Engineering Mechanics


 

Faculty

Todd R. Allen
Professor

Also: Engineering Physics

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

Nuclear Engineering, Engineering Physics, Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems (WINS)



Susan E. Babcock
Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Applications of electron microscopy in materials research, solid-solid interfaces, crystal defect microstructures, microstructure in films and engineered substrates of/for compound semiconductors
babcock@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-5696


James A. Clum
Visiting Professor

Electronics Packaging, Statistical Design of Experiments/Process Reliability, Materials/Manufacturing Processes
jaclum@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1133


Wendy C. Crone
Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Graduate School

Also: Engineering Physics

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


Chang-Beom Eom
Theodore H. Geballe Professor and Harvey D. Spangler Distinguished Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Nanostructure fabrications of novel materials, Hetroepitaxy of complex oxide thin films and heterostructures
eom@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-6305

Physics


Mark A. Eriksson
Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Carbon Nanotubes, Thermoelectric Materials, Nanoscience, Semiconductor Nanostructures, Si/SiGe Quantum Dot Spin and Hybrid Qubits, Quantum Computation
maeriksson@wisc.edu, (608) 263-6289

Physics


Paul Evans
Professor and Associate Chair

Also: Materials Science Program

X-ray diffraction, microscopy, and optics, x-ray probes for ultrafast dynamics, micro-and-nanoscale properties of magnetic materials, magnetism, domains and switching in ferroelectric materials, single-monolayer scale organic electronics
evans@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-6773


Padma Gopalan
Associate Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Polymer Synthesis and Characterization, Electro-optic and Photonic Materials, Self-assembly of Block Copolymers, Photonic Devices, Liquid Crystalline Polymers
pgopalan@wisc.edu, (608) 265-4258

Chemistry, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center


Sindo Kou
Professor

Also: Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science Program

My research work has been on understanding and controlling cracking, segregation, microstructure and transport phenomena during welding, casting and crystal growth. Examples of my current interests include:Welding of magnesium: Being the lightest structural metal, Mg can help reduce vehicle weight and hence improve fuel efficiency. We are interested in ap...
kou@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0576


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

Also: Chemical and Biological Engineering

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


Max G. Lagally
Erwin W. Mueller Professor and Bascom Professor of Surface ScienceAddress/E-mailProgram Affiliations

Also: Materials Science Program

Nanoscale properties of surfaces, interfaces, thin films, and dimensionally confined structures, Atom-scale mechanisms of film growth: Group IV semiconductors, nano-strain engineering, silicon nanomembranes, relationship of nanostructure to localized electronic and optoelectronic properties, quantum dots, Development of advanced instrumentation for growth...
lagally@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-2078

Physics, Laboratory for Thin-Film Deposition



Dane Morgan
Associate Professor

Also: College of Engineering, Engineering Physics, 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


William L. Murphy
Harvey D. Spangler Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Creation of new biomaterials using bioinspired approaches, Using biomaterials to define the stem cell microenvironment, Development of biomaterials for tissue regeneration (tissue engineering), New approaches for drug delivery and gene therapy
wlmurphy@wisc.edu, (608) 265-9978


Michael Murrell
Assistant Professor

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Biomechanics, Systems Biology, Cellular Engineering, Cell Motility and Tissue Dynamics
mmurrell2@wisc.edu,


John H. Perepezko
Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Phase transformations, Interface reactions / coating design, Metastable and amorphous phases, Kinetics, Nucleation, Metal powders and high temperature intermetallic alloys, Rapid solidification, Microgravity processing
perepezk@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1678


Ian M Robertson
Professor and Dean of the College of Engineering


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

Also: Engineering Physics

 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, Eme...
kumar@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-4789


Donald S. Stone
Professor and Chair

Also: Materials Science Program

Metals and alloys, ceramics, polymers, composites, amorphous alloys, biological materials, thin films, microscopic specimens, kinetics, thermodynamics, mechanical properties: creep, plasticity, fracture, scale effects
dsstone@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8791

Engineering Mechanics


Izabela Szlufarska
Associate Professor and Associate Chair

Also: Engineering Physics, Materials Science Program

Coupling between surface/interfacial chemistry and mechanical properties of ceramics, Fundamentals of friction & adhesion at the nanoscale, Nanoindentation and contact mechanics, Chemistry and mechanics in biological systems (e.g., cell migration, mechanical properties of DNA, biosensing), Adsorption at surfaces (e.g., graphite sorptivity), Transport ...
szlufarska@wisc.edu, (608) 265-5878


Paul Voyles
Associate Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Electron microscopy, including aberration-corrected Z-contrast STEM, microanalysis by EDS and EELS, and coherent electron nanodiffraction, growth, structure, and defects in functional materials, including spintronics, oxide interfaces, and nanostructures, nanoscale order in glassy materials
voyles@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-6740


Xudong Wang
Assistant Professor

Also: Materials Science Program

Oxide nanomaterials growth and characterization, Piezoelectric nanostructures and nanodevices for mechanical energy harvesting, Semiconductor nanomaterials and devices for solar energy harvesting and energy storage, Nanoscale piezoelectric effect and piezotronics, Piezocatalysis and interface between piezoelectricity and electrochemistry
xudong@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-2667


 

Emeritus Faculty

Bezalel C. Haimson
Professor Emeritus

Also: Geological Engineering

Rock mechanics, failure modes in rocks, true triaxial strength criteria, borehole instability and breakouts, strain localization in high porosity sandstones and compaction bands, rock stress and in situ stress measurements, hydraulic fracturing
bhaimson@wisc.edu, (608) 262-2563


Eric E. Hellstrom
Professor Emeritus

Also: Materials Science Program

Synthesis, characterization and application of electrical ceramics, solid electrolytes, high-temperature oxide superconductors
hellstrom@engr.wisc.edu, (850) 645-7489


David Larbalestier
Professor, Retired

Also: Materials Science Program

Metallurgical manufacturing processes, solidification in casting/welding operations, ductile cast irons, struture morphology, aluminum casting alloys, refinement/modification, primary phase morphology, thermal analysis of solidification transformation, structure control in fusion processes
larbales@engr.wisc.edu,

Physics


Paul S. Peercy
Professor Emeritus

Also: Engineering Professional Development, Materials Science Program

Phase transitions in solids, ferroelectricity, Raman and Brillouin scattering studies of solids, ion-solid interactions, laser-induced phase transformations, microelectronics and photonics, solid-state devices
peercy@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3482

Materials Science Center


 

 

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