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Paul Voyles


Professor


Contact: voyles@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1862

Research interests: 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

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Faculty

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Todd Allen


Professor


Contact: allen@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-4083

Research interests: Materials for nuclear energy system, fission reactors, nuclear fuels, energy policy, sustainability of nuclear energy

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems (WINS)


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Michael Scott Arnold


Associate Professor



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Susan Babcock


Professor


Contact: babcock@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-5696

Research interests: Crystal defect microstructures, microstructure in films and engineered substrates of/for compound semiconductors, applications of electron microscopy and atom probe tomography in materials research ,  

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James Clum


Senior Lecturer


Contact: jaclum@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1133

Research interests: Electronics Packaging, Statistical Design of Experiments/Process Reliability, Materials/Manufacturing Processes

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Wendy C. Crone


Professor


Contact: crone@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8384

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Experimental mechanics of materials, characterization hydrogels and biomaterials, therapeutic medical devices, stem cell mechanics

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Chang Beom Eom


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


Contact: eom@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-6305

Research interests: Nanostructure fabrications of novel materials, Hetroepitaxy of complex oxide thin films and heterostructures

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Other affiliations: Physics


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Mark Eriksson


Professor


Contact: maeriksson@wisc.edu, (608) 263-6289

Research interests: 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)

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Other affiliations: Physics


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Paul Evans


Professor and Associate Chair


Contact: evans@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-6773

Research interests: 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

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Padma Gopalan


Professor


Contact: pgopalan@wisc.edu, (608) 265-4258

Research interests: Polymer Synthesis and Characterization, Electro-optic and Photonic Materials, Self-assembly of Block Copolymers, Photonic Devices, Liquid Crystalline Polymers

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Other affiliations: Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center


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Jason Kawasaki


Assistant Professor


Contact: jkawasaki@wisc.edu, (608) 262-3233

Also: College of Engineering

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Energy Institute


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Sindo Kou


Professor


Contact: kou@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0576

Research interests: 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 efficien...

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Max Lagally


Erwin W. Mueller Professor and Bascom Professor of Surface Science


Contact: lagally@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-2078

Research interests: 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...

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Other affiliations: Laboratory for Thin-Film Deposition


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Roderic Lakes


Wisconsin Distinguished Professor


Contact: lakes@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-8697

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Novel materials including composites and cellular solids, Viscoelastic materials, Biomechanics and bio-materials, Experimental characterization of materials, Extreme physical properties

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Other affiliations: Rheology Research Center


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Dane Morgan


Harvey D. Spangler Professor of Engineering


Contact: ddmorgan@wisc.edu, (608) 265-5879

Also: College of Engineering, Engineering Physics

Research interests: 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...

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William Murphy


Harvey D. Spangler Professor


Contact: wlmurphy@wisc.edu, (608) 265-9978

Research interests: 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

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John Perepezko


Professor


Contact: perepezk@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1678

Research interests: Phase transformations, Interface reactions / coating design, Metastable and amorphous phases, Kinetics, Nucleation, Metal powders and high temperature intermetallic alloys, Rapid solidification, Microgravity processing

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Ian M. Robertson


Professor and Dean of the College of Engineering



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Ahmad Saatchi


Faculty Associate



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Kumar Sridharan


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


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

Research interests: 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 process...

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Other affiliations: Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


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Donald Stone


Professor


Contact: dsstone@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8791

Research interests: Metals and alloys, ceramics, polymers, composites, amorphous alloys, biological materials, thin films, microscopic specimens, kinetics, thermodynamics, mechanical properties: creep, plasticity, fracture, scale effects

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Other affiliations: Engineering Mechanics


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Izabela Szlufarska


Harvey D. Spangler Professor of Engineering


Contact: szlufarska@wisc.edu, (608) 265-5878

Also: Engineering Physics

Research interests: 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 simu...

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Dan J Thoma


ACAD Program Director Professor



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Xudong Wang


Associate Professor


Contact: xudong@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-2667

Research interests: 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 electro...

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Samuel L Zelinka


Adjunct Faculty


Contact: slzelinka@wisc.edu, (608) 231-9277

Research interests: Wood, wood-moisture relations, natural materials, corrosion,  thermodynamics, kinetics

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Affiliates

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Nicholas Abbott


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


Contact: abbott@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-5278

Research interests: Interfacial phenomena, colloid science, soft materials, biomolecular interfaces, polymers, liquid crystals and surfactant, hydrophobic effect

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Other affiliations: University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center


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Trisha Andrew


Assistant Professor


Contact: tandrew@chem.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1502

Research interests: 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 fabricat...

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Other affiliations: Chemistry


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Randolph Ashton


Assistant Professor


Contact: rashton2@wisc.edu, (608) 316-4312

Research interests: 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

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Other affiliations: Biotechnology Training Program


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David Beebe


John D. MacArthur Professor & Claude Bernard Professor


Contact: djbeebe@wisc.edu, (608) 262-2260

Research interests: Microfluidics, Cell & Cancer biology, Global Health

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research


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John Booske


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


Contact: booske@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-0804

Research interests: 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 me...

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Dan Botez


Philip Dunham Reed Professor


Contact: botez@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-4643

Research interests: High-power, spatially coherent semiconductor lasers, Photonic Crystal semiconductor lasers for high coherent-power generation, Quantum Cascade lasers

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Weibo Cai


Associate Professor


Contact: wcai@uwhealth.org, (608) 262-1749

Research interests: Molecular Imaging, Nanotechnology/Nanomedicine, Biomaterials, Positron Emission Tomography, Cancer Research, Cardiovascular Research, Radiochemistry

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Other affiliations: Radiology


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Naomi Chesler


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


Contact: chesler@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-8920

Research interests: Engineering education, Vascular biomechanics and hemodynamics, Vascular remodeling in systemic and pulmonary hypertension, Pulmonary vascular resistance and impedance, Ventricular-vascular coupling

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Susan Coppersmith


Professor


Contact: snc@physics.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8358

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Other affiliations: Physics


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Adrien Couet


Assistant Professor


Contact: couet@wisc.edu, (608) 265-7955

Research interests: Nuclear Materials, Irradiation Damage, Corrosion of Metals and Alloys, Oxidation Model, Electrochemistry, Synchrotron Radiation, Defect Transport in Oxides

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Steven Cramer


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


Contact: steven.cramer@wisc.edu, (608) 262-5246

Research interests: Structural engineering, wood structures, concrete materials

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Walter Drugan


Professor


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

Research interests: 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, a...

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Other affiliations: Materials Research Science and Engineering Center


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Melih Eriten


Assistant Professor


Contact: eriten@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-4899

Research interests: 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 con...

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Pupa Gilbert


Professor


Contact: pupa@physics.wisc.edu

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Other affiliations: Physics


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Randall Goldsmith


Assistant Professor


Contact: rhgoldsmith@wisc.edu, (608) 263-8315

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Other affiliations: Chemistry


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Shaoqin Sarah Gong


Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor


Contact: shaoqingong@wisc.edu, (608) 316-4311

Research interests: 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...

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


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Sundaram Gunasekaran


Professor


Contact: guna@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1019

Also: Biological Systems Engineering

Research interests: Nanotechnology and biosensing for food, biological, biomedical, and environmental applications.

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Robert Hamers


Professor


Contact: hamers@chem.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6371

Research interests: 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

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Other affiliations: Chemistry


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William Hitchon


Professor


Contact: whitchon@yahoo.com, (608) 262-2501

Research interests: Plasma processing, computational modeling, semiconductors

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Hongrui Jiang


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


Contact: hongrui@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-9418

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: MicroElectroMechanical System, Microsensors and microactuators, BioMEMS and micro-optics, Microfluidics, Lab on chips, Biomimetics and bioinspiration

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Song Jin


Professor of Chemistry


Contact: jin@chem.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1562

Research interests: 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

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Mikhail Kats


Assistant Professor


Contact: mkats@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3984

Research interests: Optics and photonics; plasmonics; optoelectronics; light harvesting; device physics; nanoscale science. For detailed information please see my Extended Homepage (http://katsgroup.ece.wisc.edu/)

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Patricia Keely


Professor


Contact: pjkeely@wisc.edu, (608) 265-2398

Research interests: Understanding how breast cell interactions with the extracellular matrix through integrins and small GTPases affect normal and carcinogenic cell phenotype

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Other affiliations: UW Carbone Cancer Center


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Daniel Klingenberg


Professor


Contact: klingen@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8932

Research interests: Colloid science, suspension rheology, electromagnetic phenomena in materials

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Irena Knezevic


Professor


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

Research interests: 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),...

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Other affiliations: Physics


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Thomas Kuech


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


Contact: tfkuech@wisc.edu, (608) 263-2922

Research interests: Solid-state materials synthesis and characterization, electronic and semiconductor materials, solar energy and photovoltaics, oxide materials, nanostructure formation

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Other affiliations: Chemistry


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Wan-Ju Li


Assistant Professor


Contact: li@ortho.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1338

Research interests: Nanostructural biomaterial, Stem cell-based regenerative medicine, Musculoskeletal tissue engineering, Mesenchymal stem cell biology,   

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David Lynn


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


Contact: dlynn@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1086

Research interests:

    Polymers and soft materials, Surfaces and interfaces, Biomaterials and biotechnology, Gene and drug delivery, Synthesis and characterization, Controlled Release

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    Other affiliations: Chemistry


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Zhenqiang "Jack" Ma


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


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

Also: Engineering Physics

Research interests: 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 electr...

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Kristyn Masters


Associate Professor


Contact: kmasters@wisc.edu, (608) 265-4052

Research interests: Role of the microenvironment in regulating cell function, Creation of in vitro tissue-engineered models of disease, Cellular decision-making in complex environments

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Luke Mawst


Professor


Contact: mawst@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1705

Research interests: Semiconductor lasers, metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) growth of semiconductors, III/V compound semiconductor materials and devices

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Robert McDermott


Assistant Professor


Contact: rfmcdermott@wisc.edu, (608) 263-4476

Research interests: Condensed Matter: Quantum coherence and entanglement of superconducting integrated circuits, quantum-limited amplifiers, application of SQUIDs to magnetic resonance detection.

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Other affiliations: Physics


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Dan Negrut


Vilas Associate Professor


Contact: negrut@wisc.edu, (608) 890-0914

Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research interests:

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

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Marshall Onellion


Professor


Contact: onellion@comb.physics.wisc.edu, (608) 263-6829

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Tim Osswald


Consolidated Papers Foundation Chair sponsored by the Mead Witter Foundation


Contact: tosswald@wisc.edu, (608) 263-9538

Research interests: Plastics Design, Extrusion, Injection Molding, Blow Molding, Film Blowing, Compression Molding, Composites, Modeling and Simulation in Polymer Processing and Composites, Biopolymers, Intellectual Property, Ethics

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Other affiliations: Polymer Engineering Center, Rheology Research Center


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Sean P. Palecek


Milton J. and A. Maude Shoemaker Professor


Contact: palecek@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8931

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Cellular engineering, tissue engineering, stem cells, cell and protein biosensors

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Frank Pfefferkorn


Associate Professor


Contact: frank.pfefferkorn@wisc.edu, (608) 263-2668

Research interests: 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

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Other affiliations: Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


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Heidi-Lynn Ploeg


Associate Professor


Contact: ploeg@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2690

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Bone modelling and remodelling, orthopaedic implant design and analysis, biomechanics of joints, finite element analysis, fatigue of materials

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Other affiliations: Orthopedics and Rehabilitation


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Jess Reed


Professor


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

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Thatcher Root


Professor


Contact: twroot@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8999

Research interests: Surface chemistry, catalysis, diffusion in porous media, solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

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Robert Rowlands


Professor


Contact: rowlands@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3205

Research interests: Laser applications to mechanics, composite and advanced materials, digital image analysis, structural mechanics, experimental mechanics and stress analysis

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Structures and Materials Testing Laboratory


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Mark Rzchowski


Associate Professor


Contact: mark@cheddar.physics.wisc.edu, (608) 265-2876

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Other affiliations: Physics


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Jay M. Samuel


Senior Lecturer


Contact: samuel@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0922

Research interests:


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Majid Sarmadi


Professor


Contact: majidsar@wisc.edu, (608) 262-7492

Research interests: Finishing, Dyeing, Wettability, flammability of textiles, Plasma modifications of materials, Textile sustainability, chemical properties and structures of textile fibers

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Other affiliations: Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies


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J. Leon Shohet


Professor


Contact: shohet@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1191

Research interests: 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

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Darryl Thelen


Harvey D. Spangler Professor


Contact: dgthelen@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1902

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: 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

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Other affiliations: Orthopedics and Rehabilitation


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Lih-sheng Turng


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


Contact: turng@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0586

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: 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 inje...

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Daniel van der Weide


Professor


Contact: danvdw@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-6561

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Multifunctional scanned probe microscopy, Localized spectroscopy of biological and low-dimensional electronic systems, Terahertz circuits and devices

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Ray Vanderby Jr.


Professor


Contact: vanderby@ortho.wisc.edu, (608) 263-9593

Also: Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics

Research interests: Tissue mechanics (bone, ligament, tendon, and cartilage), tissue engineering and regeneration, tissue healing, orthopedic biomechanics

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Douglas Weibel


Associate Professor


Contact: weibel@biochem.wisc.edu, (608) 890-1342

Research interests: Soft materials, Micro- and nanofabrication, Microbiology, Chemical biology, Biotechnology

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Other affiliations: Molecular Biosciences Training Grant Program


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Amy Wendt


Professor


Contact: wendt@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8407

Research interests: Plasma processing of materials, thin-film deposition, plasma etching, plasma source design, modeling and diagnostics, plasma-aided manufacturing, plasma generation, plasma-surface interaction

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Justin Williams


Professor and Associate Chair of Research


Contact: jwilliams@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-3952

Research interests: Neural Engineering, Functional Neurosurgery, BioMEMS, Neural Rehabilitation, Neural Prostheses, Applied Neuroscience

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Michael Winokur


Professor


Contact: mwinokur@wisc.edu, (608) 263-7475

Research interests: Conducting polymers, phase transitions, structure of linear and branched macromolecular hosts

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Other affiliations: Physics


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Huifang Xu


Assistant Professor


Contact: hfxu@geology.wisc.edu, (608) 265-5887

Research interests: 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.

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Other affiliations: Geological Engineering


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Zongfu Yu


Assistant Professor


Contact: zyu54@wisc.edu, (608) 263-1643

Research interests: 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 optoelectron...

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Emeritus Faculty

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Bezalel C. Haimson


Professor Emeritus


Contact: bhaimson@wisc.edu, (608) 262-2563

Also: Geological Engineering

Research interests: 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

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Eric E. Hellstrom


Professor Emeritus


Contact: hellstrom@engr.wisc.edu, (850) 645-7489

Also: Materials Science Program

Research interests: Synthesis, characterization and application of electrical ceramics, solid electrolytes, high-temperature oxide superconductors

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David Larbalestier


Professor, Retired


Contact: larbales@engr.wisc.edu

Also: Materials Science Program

Research interests: 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

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Other affiliations: Physics


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Paul S. Peercy


Professor Emeritus


Contact: peercy@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3482

Also: Engineering Professional Development, Materials Science Program

Research interests: 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

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Materials Science Center


 

 

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