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Stephen Robinson


Interim Chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Professor Emeritus


Also: Industrial and Systems Engineering, Computer Sciences

Variational analysis and optimization, Quantitative methods in managerial economics, Methods to support decision under uncertainty
smrobins@wisc.edu, (608) 263-6862


 

Faculty

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Todd 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

Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems (WINS)



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Susan Babcock


Professor


Crystal defect microstructures, microstructure in films and engineered substrates of/for compound semiconductors, applications of electron microscopy and atom probe tomography in materials research ,  
babcock@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-5696


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James A. Clum


Visiting Professor


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


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Wendy C. Crone


Professor


Also: Engineering Physics, Biomedical Engineering

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


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Chang Beom Eom


Theodore H. Geballe Professor and Harvey D. Spangler Distinguished Professor


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

Physics


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Mark Eriksson


Professor


Quantum Computation and Quantum Bits (Qubits), Si/SiGe Quantum Dot Spin and Hybrid Qubits, Nanoscience, Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene, Semiconductor Nanomembranes, Thermoelectric Materials, Semiconductor Nanostructures, Scanning Probe Microscopy (AFM, EFM, Scanned Gate)
maeriksson@wisc.edu, (608) 263-6289

Physics


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Paul Evans


Professor and Associate Chair


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


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Padma Gopalan


Professor


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

Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center


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Sindo Kou


Professor


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


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Max Lagally


Erwin W. Mueller Professor and Bascom Professor of Surface Science


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

Laboratory for Thin-Film Deposition


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Roderic Lakes


Wisconsin Distinguished Professor


Also: Engineering Physics, Biomedical Engineering

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


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Dane Morgan


Professor


Also: College of Engineering, Engineering Physics

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


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William 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


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John Perepezko


Professor


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


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Ian M Robertson


Professor and Dean of the College of Engineering




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Kumar Sridharan


Distinguished Research Professor, Fellow of American Society for Materials,
Fellow of Institute of Materials, London, UK


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

Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


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Donald Stone


Professor


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


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Izabela Szlufarska


Professor


Also: Engineering Physics

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


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Paul Voyles


Professor


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


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Xudong Wang


Associate Professor


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


 

Affiliates

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Nicholas L. Abbott


John T. and Magdalen L. Sobota Professor, Hilldale Professor, and Director,
Materials Research and Engineering Center


Also: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Interfacial phenomena, colloid science, soft materials, biomolecular interfaces, polymers, liquid crystals and surfactant, hydrophobic effect
abbott@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-5278

University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center


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Trisha Andrew


Assistant Professor


Trisha recently won a 3M Nontenured Faculty award and was named on the "Forbes 30 under 30 in energy" list by Forbes magazine (link). Our research program focuses equally on synthesizing optically- and electronically-interesting materials, and fabricating optoelectronic or spint...
tandrew@chem.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1502

Chemistry


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Randolph Ashton


Assistant Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Neural tissue engineering, Vascular tissue engineering, Regenerative therapies for the central nervous system, Stem cell bioprocessing, Nanoscale biomaterials engineering, Engineerig the stem cell-biomaterial interface
rashton2@wisc.edu, (608) 316-4312

Biotechnology Training Program


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David Beebe


John D. MacArthur Professor & Claude Bernard Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Microfluidics, Cell & Cancer biology, Global Health
djbeebe@wisc.edu, (608) 262-2260

Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research


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John H. Booske


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


Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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


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Dan Botez


Philip Dunham Reed Professor


Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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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Weibo Cai


Associate Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Molecular Imaging, Nanotechnology/Nanomedicine, Biomaterials, Positron Emission Tomography, Cancer Research, Cardiovascular Research, Radiochemistry
wcai@uwhealth.org, (608) 262-1749

Radiology


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Naomi Chesler


Professor and Vice Chair and Associate Chair of Faculty and Academic Staff Development


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Engineering education, Vascular biomechanics and hemodynamics, Vascular remodeling in systemic and pulmonary hypertension, Pulmonary vascular resistance and impedance, Ventricular-vascular coupling
chesler@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-8920



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Steven Cramer


Vice-Provost for Teaching and Learning and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Also: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Structural engineering, wood structures, concrete materials
steven.cramer@wisc.edu, (608) 262-5246


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Walter Drugan


Professor


Also: Engineering Physics

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 (AT) engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-4572

Materials Research Science and Engineering Center


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Melih Eriten


Assistant Professor


Also: Mechanical Engineering

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


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Randall Goldsmith


Assistant Professor



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Shaoqin "Sarah" Gong


Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Biomaterials (e.g., drug delivery nanocarriers, theranostic nanomedicines, and  tissue engineering scaffolds), polymer nanocomposites, devices (e.g., flexible electronics, actuators, sensors, and supercapacitors), biobased plastics, and microcellular plastics., Prof. Gong's lab currently has openings for graduate students/postdocs...
shaoqingong@wisc.edu, (608) 316-4311

University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


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Sundaram Gunasekaran


Professor


Also: Biological Systems Engineering

Nanotechnology and biosensing for food, biological, biomedical, and environmental applications.
guna@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1019


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Robert Hamers


Professor


Physical and chemical propertes of molecular-based materialsmolecular electronicsnanoscale assembly techniques for molecular systemschemical and structural characterization of surfacesinterfaces between inorganic materials and organic/biological materials
hamers@chem.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6371

Chemistry


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William Hitchon


Professor


Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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


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Hongrui Jiang


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


Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

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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Song Jin


Professor of Chemistry


Physical and chemical propertes of molecular-based materials, molecular electronics, nanoscale assembly techniques for molecular systems, chemical and structural characterization of surfaces, interfaces between inorganic materials and organic/biological materia
jin@chem.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1562


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Mikhail Kats


Assistant Professor


Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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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Patricia Keely


Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Understanding how breast cell interactions with the extracellular matrix through integrins and small GTPases affect normal and carcinogenic cell phenotype
pjkeely@wisc.edu, (608) 265-2398

UW Carbone Cancer Center


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Daniel Klingenberg


Professor


Also: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Colloid science, suspension rheology, electromagnetic phenomena in materials
klingen@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8932


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Irena Knezevic


Professor


Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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...
irena.knezevic@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3383

Physics


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Thomas Kuech


Milton J. and A. Maude Shoemaker and Beckwith-Bascom Professor


Also: Chemical and Biological Engineering

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

Chemistry


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Gerald Kulcinski


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


Also: Engineering Physics

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


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Wan-Ju Li


Assistant Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Nanostructural biomaterial, Stem cell-based regenerative medicine, Musculoskeletal tissue engineering, Mesenchymal stem cell biology,   
li@ortho.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1338


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David Lynn


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


Also: Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Polymers and soft materials, Surfaces and interfaces, Biomaterials and biotechnology, Gene and drug delivery, Synthesis and characterization, Controlled Release
    dlynn@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1086

    Materials Science Program


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Zhenqiang "Jack" Ma


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


Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Physics

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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Kristyn Masters


Associate Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Role of the microenvironment in regulating cell function, Creation of in vitro tissue-engineered models of disease, Cellular decision-making in complex environments
kmasters@wisc.edu, (608) 265-4052


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Luke Mawst


Professor


Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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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Robert McDermott


Assistant Professor


Condensed Matter: Quantum coherence and entanglement of superconducting integrated circuits, quantum-limited amplifiers, application of SQUIDs to magnetic resonance detection.
rfmcdermott@wisc.edu, (608) 263-4476

Physics


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Dan Negrut


Vilas Associate Professor


Also: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer 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, Simulation-Based Engineering Lab
negrut@wisc.edu, (608) 890-0914


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Brenda Ogle


Honorary Associate Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Lineage Commitment of Stem Cells, Fusion of Stem Cells, Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine, Cardiac Transplantation in Infancy, Role of Extracellular Matrices in Stem Cell Differentiation, Cell Fusion and Cancer Metastasis, Microfluidics and Cytometry
ogle0008@umn.edu, (612) 626-4468

Neural Interface Technology Research and Optimization Laboratory



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Tim Osswald


Kuo K. and Cindy F. Wang Professor


Also: Mechanical Engineering

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

Rheology Research Center


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Sean P. Palecek


Milton J. and A. Maude Shoemaker Professor


Also: Chemical and Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Cellular engineering, tissue engineering, stem cells, cell and protein biosensors
palecek@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8931


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Frank Pfefferkorn


Associate Professor


Also: Mechanical Engineering

Laser polishing, Friction stir welding and processing, Micro end milling, Cryogenic machining, Energy consumption in manufacturing processes, Additive-subtractive manufacturing of metal parts, Modulation assisted machining, Temperature measurement and control in manufacturing, Heat and mass transfer
frank.pfefferkorn@wisc.edu, (608) 263-2668

Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


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Heidi-Lynn Ploeg


Associate Professor


Also: Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

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

Orthopedics and Rehabilitation


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Jess Reed


Professor



jdreed@wisc.edu, (608) 263-4300


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Thatcher Root


Professor


Also: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Surface chemistry, catalysis, diffusion in porous media, solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
twroot@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8999


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Robert Rowlands


Professor


Also: Mechanical Engineering

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


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Mark Rzchowski


Associate Professor



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Jay M. Samuel


Senior Lecturer


Also: Mechanical Engineering

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


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Majid Sarmadi


Professor


Finishing, Dyeing, Wettability, flammability of textiles, Plasma modifications of materials, Textile sustainability, chemical properties and structures of textile fibers
majidsar@wisc.edu, (608) 262-7492

Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies


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J. Leon Shohet


Professor


Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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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Darryl Thelen


Harvey D. Spangler Professor


Also: Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

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

Orthopedics and Rehabilitation


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Lih-sheng Turng


Kuo K. and Cindy F. Wang Professor, Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor


Also: Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Injection molding and innovative plastics manufacturing processes, bio-based polymers and tissue engineering scaffolds, microcellular injection molding (MuCell process), nanocomposites and electro-active polymers (EAP's), computer-aided engineering (CAE) and numerical simulation, design and process optimization, intelligent injection molding control, mate...
turng@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0586


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Daniel van der Weide


Professor


Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

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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Ray Vanderby Jr.


Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical 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


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Douglas Weibel


Associate Professor


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Soft materials, Micro- and nanofabrication, Microbiology, Chemical biology, Biotechnology
weibel@biochem.wisc.edu, (608) 890-1342

Molecular Biosciences Training Grant Program


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Amy Wendt


Professor


Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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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Justin Williams


Professor and Associate Chair of Research


Also: Biomedical Engineering

Neural Engineering, Functional Neurosurgery, BioMEMS, Neural Rehabilitation, Neural Prostheses, Applied Neuroscience
jwilliams@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-3952


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Michael Winokur


Professor


Conducting polymers, phase transitions, structure of linear and branched macromolecular hosts
mwinokur@wisc.edu, (608) 263-7475

Physics


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Huifang Xu


Assistant Professor


Nano-structured nanoporous materials for environmental management, heterogeneous photocatalytic materials, biomimetic growth of crystals, andapplications of transmission electron microscopy and scanning transmission electron microscopy in materials research.
hfxu@geology.wisc.edu, (608) 265-5887

Geological Engineering


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Zongfu Yu


Assistant Professor


Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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


 

Emeritus Faculty

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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


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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


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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


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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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