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Alphabetic Faculty Profiles

Angela Pakes - Faculty


Professor of Practice


Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Cost Analysis, beneficial use of recycled materials, LEED green building design, building design and construction, project management, environmental remediation and brownfield redevelopment.
angela.pakes@wisc.edu,


Sean P. Palecek - Faculty


Milton J. and A. Maude Shoemaker Professor


Chemical and Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

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


Wenxiao Pan - Faculty


Associate Professor


Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering

Multi-scale Modeling, Machine Learning-enhanced Modeling and Simulation, Data-driven Approaches, Model Order Reduction, Soft Matter, Complex Fluids, Fluid-solid Interactions, Energy Storage, and Manufacturing.
wpan9@wisc.edu, (608) 263-4447


Dimitris Papailiopoulos - Faculty


Jay and Cynthia Ihlenfeld Associate Professor



Jae K. Park - Faculty


Professor


Biological wastewater treatment, biological nutrient removal, drinking water treatment plant design and optimization, the fate of contaminants in the environment, hazardous and industrial waste treatment, river restoration, waste reuse, and recycling, and water quality modeling.
jkpark@wisc.edu, (608) 262-7247


Gustavo Parra-Montesinos - Faculty


C.K. Wang Professor of Structural Engineering


Behavior and design of reinforced concrete and composite steel-concrete structures, Fiber reinforced concrete, Earthquake engineering
gparra@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-4960


Shubhra Pasayat - Faculty


Assistant Professor


Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

MOCVD growth of Group III-nitrides and Oxides, Optoelectronics: Micro-LEDs, LASERs, RF and Power Electronics: HEMTs and MOSFETs, Bio-Photonics, Lattice Engineering , Quantum Materials, Porous and flexible materials  
shubhra@ece.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3781


Ned Paschke - Faculty


Faculty Emeritus


Interdisciplinary Professional Programs, College of Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems, Hydraulic Analysis and Design, Pumping Facilities and Lift Stations, Energy Use in Water and Wastewater Systems, Water Reuse and Recycling, Infrastructure Asset Management, Water and Wastewater System Costs and Contracts
ned.paschke@wisc.edu,


Brian W. Patterson - Faculty


Assistant Professor


Industrial and Systems Engineering, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics

Antimicrobial Stewardship, Geriatric Emergency Medicine, Clinical Informatics
bpatter@medicine.wisc.edu, (608) 265-6043




Robert Pearce - Faculty


Department of Anesthesiology Chair




John Perepezko - Faculty


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


Ken Petersen - Faculty


Adjunct Professor



David Peterson - Faculty


Program Director/Department Administrator


Director of Professional Development Programs, Railroad Engineering and Operations Program Director, Financial Administration and Marketing of Continuing Education Programs
dmpeter5@wisc.edu, (608) 262-2813


Alain Peyrot - Faculty


Professor Emeritus


Structural analysis and design.  Probabilistic methods and structural dynamics.  Computerized structural design.  All aspects of high voltage transmission line design, construction and reliability.
ahpeyrot@wisc.edu,


Sarah Pfatteicher - Faculty


Research Professor & Associate Dean


spfatt@cals.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3003


Frank Pfefferkorn - Faculty


Professor
and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies


Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Interdisciplinary Professional Programs, Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Laser remelting-based polishing and structuring of metal alloys, Friction stir welding and processing, Friction surfacing / additive friction stir, Temperature measurement and control in manufacturing, Instrumentation of cutting tools (e.g., measure tool-chip interface temperature), Additive-subtractive manufacturing of metal parts, Energy consumption ...
frank.pfefferkorn@wisc.edu, (608) 263-2668


Brian Pfleger - Faculty


Karen and William Monfre Professor


Metabolic Engineering, Biotechnology, Synthetic Biology, Natural Products, Protein Engineering, Cyanobacteria, Sustainability
brian.pfleger@wisc.edu, (608) 890-1940


John M. Pfotenhauer - Faculty


Professor


Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics

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


James Pikul - Faculty


Associate Professor



Jose A. Pincheira - Faculty


Associate Professor


Professor Pincheira's primary research interests lie in the behavior of reinforced concrete buildings subjected to earthquakes.  His research  experience includes field and laboratory testing, as well as numerical modeling of the nonlinear behavior of structural systems. Example research projects include: field studies of the vibration charac...
jpin@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-7239


Michael Plesha - Faculty


Professor Emeritus


Engineering Physics, Geological Engineering

Finite element analysis, discrete element analysis, dynamics of geologic media, constitutive modeling of geologic discontinuity behavior, soil structure interaction modeling, continuum modeling of jointed saturated rock masses
plesha@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-5741


Cynthia Poe - Faculty


Associate Faculty Associate


Technical communication, Civic and political communication, Environmental history, Legal history
crpoe@wisc.edu, (608) 265-8606


Kevin Ponto - Faculty


Assistant Professor


Virtual Reality, Human-Computer Interaction, Data Visualization, Computer Graphics and Vision, Media Art and Technology, Visual Analytics
kevin.ponto@wisc.edu, (608) 265-3958


Warren P. Porter - Faculty


Professor


Infectious disease, Toxicology, Population dynamics, Physiological ecology, Biophysical ecology
wpporter@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1719


Kenneth Potter - Faculty


Professor Emeritus


Civil and Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Freshwater and Marine Sciences

Hydrological modeling and design, stormwater modeling, management and design, estimation of hydrologic risk, estimation of hydrological budgets, restoration of aquatic systems
kwpotter@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0040


Dana Powers - Faculty


Honorary Senior Scientist



Pavana Prabhakar - Faculty


Charles G. Salmon Associate Professor


Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Engineering Physics, Materials Science and Engineering

Damage and failure mechanics of architected composite materials; Advanced manufacturing of composite materials - additive manufacturing and composite fabrication; Design of durable and damage tolerant composites; Life prediction of materials in multi-physics environments.
pavana.prabhakar@wisc.edu,


John Puccinelli - Faculty


Associate Chair of the Undergraduate Program and Associate Teaching Professor


Assessment, advising, curriculum, instruction, mentorship, inclusion and educational innovation - developing hands on approaches to teaching especially related to biomaterials, tissue/cellular engineering, biomems/microfluidics and design.
john.puccinelli@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3573



Stephen Pudloski - Faculty


Faculty Emeritus


Stormwater management and engineering, traffic and parking engineering, municipal engineering, public works management
pudloski@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8707


Carla Pugh - Faculty


Professor


pugh@surgery.wisc.edu, (608) 265-9574


Nimish Pujara - Faculty


Assistant Professor


Civil and Environmental Engineering, Freshwater and Marine Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics

Environmental Fluid Mechanics | Nearshore Hydrodynamics | Turbulent and Multiphase Flows | Flow-Biota interactions | Water Wave Mechanics | Coastal Processes | Experimental Methods.
npujara@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8735


Michael S. Pulia - Faculty


Assistant Professor


Industrial and Systems Engineering, BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine, UW SMPH

Antimicrobial Stewardship, Diagnostic Error, Infectious Diseases, Geriatric Emergency Medicine
mspulia@medicine.wisc.edu, (608) 890-5292