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Alphabetic Faculty Profiles

Graham Wabiszewski - Faculty

Assistant Teaching Professor

gwabiszewski@wisc.edu, (608) 262-7337

Michael J. Wagner - Faculty

Assistant Professor

Renewable technology systems modeling and simulation, Energy storage dispatch optimization , High-temperature power generation technology design, Concentrating optics, Hybrid generation systems, Battery testing, Prof. Wagner on YouTube: https://youtu.be/4ceJNOPSSqEmjwagner2@wisc.edu, +16088901910

Fabian Waleffe - Faculty


Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Fluid dynamics, bifurcations and turbulence, scientific computing
fabian.waleffe@wisc.edu, (608) 263-3269

Michael Walters - Faculty

Adjunct Professor

Bu Wang - Faculty

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

Bu leads the Sustainable Materials Innovation Lab in the CEE department (SMIL-CEE). The lab's mission is to develop innovative and interdisciplinary technological solutions to address the urgent need for sustainable civil engineering materials.Current projects in the lab include:bu.wang@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8698

Herbert F. Wang - Faculty


Poroelastic behavior of fracture rock, numerical modeling of fluid flow, thermal history, and chemical diffusion related to geologic processes
wang@geology.wisc.edu, (608) 262-5932

Xudong Wang - Faculty

Professor and Associate Chair of Named MS Studies

Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

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

Ying Wang - Faculty

Dugald C. Jackson Assistant Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

2D/quantum material physics and their device applications including advanced optoelectronics and  information storage. And the exploration on quantum behaviors  in such material systems can potentially extend current information technology beyond classic limit. Currently looking for graduate students/postdoc/undergraduates who are interested ...

Wei Wang - Faculty

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering

Marine Robots, Bioinspired Robots, Modular Robots, Dynamics and Control, Underwater Perception 
wwang745@wisc.edu, (608) 263-2471

Maurice B. Webb - Faculty

Professor Emeritus

Surface physics, low-energy electron diffraction, scanning tunneling microscop
mbwebb@comb.physics.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3305

John G Webster - Faculty

Professor Emeritus

Medical instrumentation, implantable intracranial pressure monitor, safety of less-lethal electromuscular incapacitation device (EMD): stun guns and Tasers, biopotential amplifiers and interference, bioelectrodes, sleep apnea device
john.webster@wisc.edu, (608) 263-1574

Michael Wehner - Faculty

Assistant Professor

Robotics, embodied intellignece, machine interaction, soft systems, microfluidics, soft lithography, wearables, rehabilitation
wehner2@wisc.edu, (608) 265-4459

Haoran Wei - Faculty

Assistant Professor

1. Optical sensors for emerging contaminant detection2. Vibrational spectroscopy for in situ characterization of environmental systems3. Point-of-use water treatment technologies

Douglas Weibel - Faculty


Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

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

Richard Weiland - Faculty

Adjunct Professor

Construction management, AEC business organization, and performance metrics.

Jon Wellik - Faculty

Program Director,
Maintenance and Reliability Management Certificate & Technical Leadership Certificate

Amy Wendt - Faculty

Professor and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research in the Physical Sciences

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

Amy Wendt is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UW-Madison, where she has been a faculty member since 1990. Her research focus is ionized gas discharges for technological applications. Understanding the behavior of low-temperature plasmas, how they interact with materials substrates and implications for process and s...
wendt@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8407

Andrew Wentland - Faculty

MD, Assistant Professor

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Medical Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Research at the UW
alwentland@wisc.edu, (608) 265-2021

Nicole Werner - Faculty

Associate Professor

Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) for health care systems and patient safety, Care transitions across health care systems, Consumer health informatics, Health information technology, Health care delivery at home, HFE applications in Gerontology, Health care collaborative work and multiple task management
nwerner3@wisc.edu, (608) 890-2578

Tosha Wetterneck - Faculty


Health information technology design, implementation and use and the impact on clinicians and patient outcomes, The basic science of Primary Care, Medication safety
tbw@medicine.wisc.edu, (608) 890-2110

John G. White - Faculty

Professor Emeritus

I started my graduate studies at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology to work on computer-aided reconstruction of the nervous system of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans with Sydney Brenner.  Together with my collaborators, we obtained the complete synaptic circuitry of the hermaphrodite (the connectome) and then went on to identify gene...
jwhite1@wisc.edu, (608) 265-4813

Oliver Wieben - Faculty

Associate Professor

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cardiovascular MRI, Rapid Imaging, Image Reconstruction from undersampled data, Quantitative Flow Imaging, Quantifying hemodynamics from MRI data, Motion detection and correction  
owieben@wisc.edu, (608) 263-0793

Douglas Wiegmann - Faculty

Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs

Cognitive Systems Engineering, System Safety, Accident Investigation, Human Error Analysis, Aviation, Healthcare
dawiegmann@wisc.edu, (608) 890-1932

Christa Wille - Faculty

Teaching Faculty I

Rebecca Willett - Faculty

Associate Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Computer Sciences

Signal Processing, Image Processing, Machine Learning, Optimization, Point Processes, High-dimensional Statistics

Scott Williams - Faculty

Assistant Faculty Associate

Justin Williams - Faculty

Vilas Distinguished Achievemet and Harvey D. Spangler Professor

Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

Neural Engineering, BioMEMS, Microfluidics, Bio-fluidic interactions, Neural Rehabilitation, Neural Prostheses, Research at UW
jwilliams@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-3952

Paul P.H. Wilson - Faculty

Department Chair, Grainger Professor of Nuclear Engineering

Monte Carlo methods, Nuclear fuel cycles, Energy policy, Proliferation analysis, Transmutation/depletion/activation
paul.wilson@wisc.edu, (608) 263-0807

Michael Winokur - Faculty


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

Robert J. Witt - Faculty

Associate Professor

Computational methods in fluid and solid mechanics
witt@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-2760

Colleen Witzenburg - Faculty

Jane R. and Jack G. Mandula Assistant Professor

Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

    Cardiovascular Biomechanics and Physiology, Computational Modeling, Tissue Growth, Remodeling, and Failure, Soft tissue Characterization and Mechanical Testing, Congenital Heart Disease, witzenburg@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3332

Amy C.L. Wong - Faculty


Biofilm formation and control., Identification, characterization and detection of enterotoxins of Bacillus cereus and Staphylococcus aureau.
acwong@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1168

David Wood - Faculty


Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Sciences

We have also developed a new memory system simulation method that optimizes the common case---cache hits---significantly reducing simulation time. Fast-Cache tightly integrates reference generation and simulation by providing the abstraction of tagged memory blocks: each reference invokes a user-specified function depending upon the reference type and ...
david@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 263-7463

Adelle Wright - Faculty

Assistant Professor

Magnetohydrodynamics, stellarators and fusion energy, high performance scientific computing, nonlinear and dynamical systems, policy and science diplomacy.

Stephen J. Wright - Faculty


Industrial and Systems Engineering, Computer Sciences

Optimization and its Applications in all areas of Science and Engineering.
swright@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 262-4838

Daniel Wright - Faculty

Arno Lenz Memorial Associate Professor of Water Resources Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Freshwater and Marine Sciences

Satellite and ground-based rainfall remote sensing, Rainfall and flood processes at urban and regional scales, Computationally-intensive simulation for probabilistic natural hazards risk assessment, Statistical, stochastic, and physical hydrology, Modernization of stormwater and flood management theory and practice
danielb.wright@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1978

Jinlong Wu - Faculty

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering

Scientific Machine Learning, Bayesian Inference, Data Assimilation, Dynamical Systems, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Stochastic Processes, Uncertainty Quantification

Chin H Wu - Faculty


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

Coastal processes, engineering, resilience, and sustainability, Environmental & ecological fluid mechanics/hydraulics, Restoration and rehabilitation of aquatic systems (river/stream, lake, and wetland), Green Infrastructure, low impact development, and sustainable urban planning and development, Risk assessment and resilience for extreme even...
chinwu@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-3078

William Wuellner - Faculty

Adjunct Professor