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Daniel Kammer - Faculty


Professor Emeritus


Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, Mechanical Engineering

    system identification and damage detection, structural dynamics and vibration, uncertainty quantification and propagation, substructuring of systems, experimental substructuring, nonlinear systems
    kammer@engr.wisc.edu,


Paul Kantor - Faculty


Honorary Associate / Fellow


Homeland Security; Information Retrieval; Mathematical Modeling; Qualantative Research Methods and Qualantactics
pkantor@wisc.edu, (732) 322-8412


John Kao - Faculty


Vilas Distinguished Professor


Dr. Kao’s overall research goal focuses on elucidating the dynamic interaction amongst the host, biomimetic biomaterial constructs, and therapeutic entities in the promotion of host response and healing. Project highlights include:Discovery to development leading to a first-in-human clinical study of in situ photopolymerized semi...
Wjkao@wisc.edu, (608) 263-2998



Mikhail Kats - Faculty


Jack St. Clair Kilby Associate Professor and Antoine-Bascom Associate Professor


Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics, Materials Science and 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


Lisa Kaufman - Faculty


Office and Events Manager



Jason Kawasaki - Faculty


Associate Professor


Materials Science and Engineering, Physics

Heteroepitaxy of novel materials, Heusler compounds, magnetism, topological states, shape memory alloys, surfaces and interfaces, MBE, STM, ARPES

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


Eric Kazyak - Faculty


Assistant Professor


Energy and Sustainability, Batteries/energy storage, Electrochemistry, Operando and In situ characterization, Interfacial engineering, Atomic layer deposition, Earth-abundant materials, Solar Fuels
kazyak@wisc.edu, (608) 265-2580


Kirk John Keller - Faculty


Adjunct Professor



Ralph W. Kiefer - Faculty


Professor Emeritus


Photographic interpretation, remote sensing, land use suitability evaluation, image interpretatio
rkiefer@macc.wisc.edu, (608) 262-1604



Nam Sung Kim - Faculty


Associate Professor


Technology, circuit, and architecture co-design for variation-tolerant, low-power computing systems including general/special-purpose multi/many-core processors, Biomimetic and neuromorphic computing systems, Reliable, process-variation tolerant, and low-power computer architecture and VLSI system design
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Susan King - Faculty


Honorary Associate



Fred Klancnik - Faculty


Adjunct Professor


Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Occasional Instructor for the Waterfront Planning and Engineering course; guest lecturer for the Coastal Engineering course; mentor for the Senior Capstone Design Course teams of civil engineering students designing water-related projects.  Interested in advancing the collaboration of Civil and Environmental Engineering students with students from...
fklancnik@tds.net, (608) 445-2999


Sanford Klein - Faculty


Ouweneel-Bascom Professor Emeritus


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


Daniel J. Klingenberg - Faculty


Professor


Chemical and Biological Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

Colloid science, Complex fluids, Suspension rheology
dan.klingenberg@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8932


Irena Knezevic - Faculty


Patricia and Michael Splinter Professor and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor


Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics, Materials Science and 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, nanoplas...
irena.knezevic@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3383


Sage Kokjohn - Faculty


Phil and Jean Myers Professor


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


Shimon Kolkowitz - Faculty


Assistant Professor


kolkowitz@wisc.edu, (608) 262-2865


Sindo Kou - Faculty


Professor


Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

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 in welding include:Solidification cracking in welds: Cracking can occur during solidification of welds, e.g., Al alloys, stainless steels, Ni-base alloys. A...
kou@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0576


Joe Krachey - Faculty


Teaching Faculty


Embedded Systems Design I am not currently involved in research.
jkrachey@wisc.edu, (608) 265-9007


Pamela Kreeger - Faculty


Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor


Systems biology, tissue engineered models of cell-ECM/cell-cell interactions, ovarian cancer, wound healingResearch at UW
kreeger@wisc.edu, (608) 890-2915


Siddarth Krishna - Faculty


Duane and Dorothy Bluemke Assistant Professor


Chemical and Biological Engineering, College of Engineering

Catalytic technologies that accelerate desired chemical transformations will play a central role in addressing urgent sustainability challenges of the 21st century, such as producing fuels and chemicals from renewable carbon sources with lower CO2 footprint, and mitigating emissions that harm hu...
krishna3@wisc.edu,


Ananth Krishnamurthy - Faculty


Professor


Industrial and Systems Engineering, College of Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Ananth Krishnamurthy is Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research targets the development and application of performance modeling techniques in the design and analysis of manufacturing systems and supply chains. Topics of interest include production inventory systems, assembly...
ananth.krishnamurthy@wisc.edu, (608) 890-2236


Bhuvana Krishnaswamy - Faculty


Charles Ringrose Assistant Professor


Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Wireless Networks, Low-Power Wireless Systems, Internet-of-Things, Biological Networks
bhuvana@ece.wisc.edu, (608) 265-7849


Tom Krupenkin (currently on leave) - Faculty


Associate Professor


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


Xiao Kuang - Faculty


Assistant Professor


Smart Polymer Composites | Biomaterials | Advanced (De)manufacturing | Ultrasound Technologhy | Synthesis-Process-Structure-Property | Sustainability | Minimally Invasive Medicine

xkuang9@wisc.edu, (404) 980-2377


Sebastian Kube - Faculty


Assistant Professor


Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Autonomous materials discovery, Refractory alloys for extreme environments, Glass forming ability and structure of metallic liquids, Rapid solidification processing, Lab automation for high-throughput experiments
sebastian.kube@wisc.edu,


Jan C. Kucher - Faculty


Adjunct Professor


Civil and Environmental Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Municipal solid waste and source separated organics, anaerobic digestion, sustainability, renewable energy, surface and groundwater supplies, and conservation of natural resources. 
jckucher@wisc.edu,


Thomas F. Kuech - Faculty


Professor Emeritus


Chemical and Biological Engineering, Materials Science and 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


Gerald Kulcinski - Faculty


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


Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, Materials Science and Engineering

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


Thomas P. Kunes - Faculty


Adjunct Professor


Industrial environmental and safety risk management and process improvement; compliance assurance, quality and EHS management systems; and sustainability.
kunes@wisc.edu,


King-Jau Samuel Kung - Faculty


Professor


Soil physics, contamination of groundwate
kung@calshp.cals.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6530