Department Chair

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John H. Booske


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

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

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

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 effec...

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Faculty

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Mark C. Allie


Faculty Associate

Contact: allie@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3618

Also: College of Engineering

Research interests: Active Sound and Vibration Control.Sound Systems.Speaker System Design.

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David T. Anderson


Jim and Anne Sorden Professor

Contact: dtanders@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0172

Research interests: Plasmas and controlled fusion, electromagnetic fields and waves, magnet design, plasma transport and heating in torodial systems

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B Ross Barmish


Professor

Contact: barmish@engr.wisc.edu

Research interests:

    Modelling of Financial Markets, Computational Finance, Algorithmic Trading Systems, Optimization and Convexity, Applied Probability, Computational Complexity, Robustness of Sy...

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Nader Behdad


Associate Professor

Contact: behdad@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8804

Research interests: Mechanically-Tunable Antennas and Periodic Structures
Origami electromagnetic structures, Foldable electromagnetic devices, Using stretching, deformation, or flexure to design reconfirugrable antennas, met...

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Nigel Boston


Professor

Contact: boston@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-3817

Also: College of Engineering, Computer Sciences

Research interests: Cryptography, Coding theory, Biometrics, Digital watermarking, Applications of algebra to EE, CS, and Math Dept.

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Other affiliations: Computational Sciences Cluster, Mathematics, UW ECE Face Recognition Group


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Dan Botez


Philip Dunham Reed Professor

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

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

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

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Azadeh Davoodi


Associate Professor

Contact: adavoodi@wisc.edu, (608) 265-1145

Research interests: Electronic Design Automation, System-level CAD for emerging nanotechnologies, Automation for post-Silicon debug of Integrated Circuits, Hardware security

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Christopher DeMarco


Grainger Professor of Power Engineering

Contact: demarco@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-5546

Research interests: Computational complexity in computer-aided control analysis, nonlinear dynamics, electric power system stability, control systems, power systems

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Robert M. Farrell


Assistant Professor

Contact: robert.farrell@wisc.edu

Research interests: Wide bandgap semiconductor materials and devices, Power electronic devices, Light-emitting diodes and laser diodes, Solar cells and photodetectors, Metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD)

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Steven Fredette


Faculty Associate

Contact: fredette@wisc.edu, (608) 609-7911

Research interests: Power electronics hardware and control, Electric machines and control, Alternative energy such as wind and solar

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John Gubner


Professor

Contact: John.Gubner@wisc.edu, (608) 263-1471

Research interests: Ultra-wideband communications, point processes and shot noise, subspace methods in statistical signal processing, information theory.

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Susan C. Hagness


Philip Dunham Reed Professor

Contact: hagness@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-5739

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Bioelectromagnetics, computational electromagnetics, dielectric spectroscopy, FDTD theory and applications, including multi-physics solvers, microwave diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for biological and me...

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Other affiliations: University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center


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William N. Hitchon


Professor

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

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: Plasma processing, computational modeling, semiconductors

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Yu Hen Hu


Professor

Contact: hu@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6724

Research interests: Design and implementation of signal processing algorithms, Computer aided design and physical design of VLSI,, Applications of pattern classification and machine learning algorithms to signal processing, Image ...

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Other affiliations: Computer Sciences


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Thomas M. Jahns


Grainger Professor of Power Electronics and Electrical Machines

Contact: jahns@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-5702

Research interests: Power electronics, electric machines and actuators, adjustable-speed drives, brushless motor drives and generators, automotive and aerospace electric systems

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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, Materials Science and Engineering

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

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Varun Jog


Assistant Professor

Contact: vjog@wisc.edu

Research interests: Information theory, network science,  convex geometry

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Mikhail A. Kats


Assistant Professor

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

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: Optics and photonics; plasmonics; optoelectronics; light harvesting; device physics; nanoscale science. For detailed information please see my Extended Homepage (ht...

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Younghyun Kim


Assistant Professor

Contact: younghyun.kim@wisc.edu, (608) 262-6419

Research interests: Medical device security, Powering the Internet-of-Things, Hybrid energy storage systems, Efficient energy harvesting, Embedded system power management

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Irena Knezevic


Professor

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

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

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-...

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Other affiliations: Physics


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Joe Krachey


Faculty Associate

Contact: jkrachey@wisc.edu, (608) 265-9007

Research interests: Embedded Systems Design I am not currently involved in research.

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Bernard Lesieutre


Professor

Contact: lesieutre@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-1883

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Laurent Lessard


Assistant Professor

Contact: laurent.lessard@wisc.edu, (608) 890-2635

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests: Control theory, large scale/decentralized systems, nonlinear/robust control, optimization. For more detail about my research interests and current projects, see my ...

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


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Jing Li


Assistant Professor

Contact: jli587@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3975

Also: College of Engineering

Research interests: Her general research interest is developing new computing paradigm, driven either by technologies (from bottom-up) or by workloads (from top-down) or by both. Her primary a...

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Mikko H. Lipasti


Philip Dunham Reed Professor

Contact: mikko@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-2639

Research interests: Projects include: reliable and power-efficient processors and systems, reverse-engineering the human neocortex, Electrical and Nanophotonic On-chip Interconnection Networks, Commercial Workload Development and ...

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Po-ling Loh


Assistant Professor

Contact: loh@ece.wisc.edu

Research interests: high-dimensional statistics, (non)convex optimization, graphical models, causal inference, information theory, network inference, robust statistics

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Daniel Ludois


Assistant Professor

Contact: ludois@wisc.edu, 262-8211

Also: Engineering Physics

Research interests: Power electronics, Electric machines, Non-contact power transfer, Sustainable engineering technologies and practices, See Extended Homepage

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium


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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, Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: High-speed RF devices and circuits, optoelectronic devices and nanophotonics, Semiconductor materials processing and heterogeneous integration, Flexible electronics, flexible optoelectronics and flexible photon...

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Other affiliations: UW Eye Research Institute, Wisconsin Energy Institute


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Luke Mawst


Professor

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

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

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

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Paul H. Milenkovic


Associate Professor

Contact: milenkovic@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3892

Research interests: Digital signal processing, acoustic analysis of speech, speech synthesis, More recently, I am applying concepts from Electrical Engineering non-linear system theory to robotic manipulators and related mechanica...

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Srdjan Milicic


Faculty Associate

Contact: smilicic@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-1455

Research interests: Solid state semiconductor devices; Clean room semiconductor processing;

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Katherine Morrow


Associate Professor

Contact: klmorrow@wisc.edu, (608) 265-3917

Research interests: Reconfigurable computer architectures, automated design for reconfigurable computing, operating system support for heterogeneous computing, systems-on-a-chip (SoCs)

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Michael Morrow


Faculty Associate

Contact: mgmorrow@wisc.edu, (608) 890-0805

Research interests: Embedded systems. real-time digital signal processing

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Robert Nowak


McFarland-Bascom Professor in Engineering

Contact: nowak@ece.wisc.edu, (608) 265-3914

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Computer Sciences

Research interests: Signal and information processing, machine learning, optimization and statistics

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Dimitris Papailiopoulos


Assistant Professor

Contact: dimitris@ece.wisc.edu

Research interests:


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Parameswaran (Parmesh) Ramanathan


Professor, Vice Chair of Infrastructure

Contact: parmesh.ramanathan@wisc.edu, (608) 263-0557

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests: Wireless and Wireline Networks, Mobile Computing, Real-time Systems, Fault-tolerant Computing, Parallel Processing, Distributed Systems

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Other affiliations: Genome Sciences Training Program


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Akbar Sayeed


Professor

Contact: akbar.sayeed@wisc.edu, (608) 265-4731

Research interests: Wireless communication and sensing, signal processing, communication and information theory, multipath propagation channels, time-frequency analysis, applications and technology transfer

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William A. Sethares


Professor

Contact: sethares@wisc.edu, (608) 262-5669

Research interests: Signal processing with applications in acoustics, image processing, communications, and optimization.

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J- Leon Shohet


Professor

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

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: Plasma-aided manufacturing, nonlinear science, effects of vacuum ultraviolet radiation on the processing of electronic materials, biotechnology, especially biomaterials and directed differentiation of stem cell...

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Daniel Van-der-weide


Professor

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

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

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

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Barry D. Vanveen


Lynn H. Matthias Professor

Contact: vanveen@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-2488

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Statistical signal processing algorithm development and analysis, signal processing for sensor arrays, biomedical applications of signal processing, signal processing for study of brain networks from electric a...

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Andreas Velten


Assistant Professor

Contact: velten@wisc.edu, (505) 417-4710

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Giri Venkataramanan


Professor

Contact: giri@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-4479

Research interests: Electrical power conversion, AC power flow control, design of power converters, distributed generation, power converter architecture, power converter packaging

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium


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Amy Wendt


Professor

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

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

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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Rebecca Willett


Associate Professor

Contact: willett@discovery.wisc.edu

Also: College of Engineering, Computer Sciences

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

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery


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Zongfu Yu


Assistant Professor

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

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: 1.Photon management for energy conversion.2.Semiconductor photonics.3.Near and far field thermal radiation4.Computational electrodynamics5. Quantum Optics6. Coherent photo detectors Selected Publications:M...

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Xinyu Zhang


Assistant Professor

Contact: xyzhang@ece.wisc.edu

Also: College of Engineering

Research interests:

Wireless networking: 5G network architectures based on MIMO, 60 GHz, and visible-light;   Mobi...

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Adjunct/Affiliate

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Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau


Professor

Contact: remzi@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 263-7764

Also: Computer Sciences

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Suman Banerjee


Associate Professor (Affiliate)

Contact: suman@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 262-7387

Research interests: Networking and Distributed Systems, protocols, algorithms and architectures of such systems, peer-to-peer systems, multicast services, network security, services for mobile and wireless networks and network mea...

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Mark D. Hill


Professor

Contact: markhill@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2196

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests: Computer architecture, performance evaluation, computer memory system design, parallel computin

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Dan Negrut


Vilas Associate Professor

Contact: negrut@wisc.edu, (608) 265-6124

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests:

Software/Hardware Aspects Related to High Performance Computing in Engineering and Science,

Multi-physics Computer Modeling and Simulation,

Computational Multibody Dyna...

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Scott Sanders


Professor

Contact: stsanders@wisc.edu, (608) 262-3540

Research interests: Swept-wavelength sources, advanced spectrometers, hyperspectral imaging, optical sensors, piston and aeropropulsion engines

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Other affiliations: Engine Research Center


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Karthikeyan Sankaralingam


Assistant Professor

Contact: karu@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 890-0121

Also: Computer Sciences

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Bulent Sarlioglu


Assistant Professor

Contact: sarlioglu@wisc.edu, (608) 262-2703

Also: Engineering Professional Development

Research interests: Electric machines, drives, power electronics, Electric actuation systems, Automotive, aerospace, naval and renewable energy applications, Complex and interdisciplinary power system architecture

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium, Wisconsin Energy Institute


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Gurindar S. Sohi


Professor

Contact: sohi@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 262-7985

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests: Computer architecture, non-numeric processing, VLSI design, parallel processin

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Tomy Varghese


Professor

Contact: tvarghese@wisc.edu, (608) 265-8797

Research interests: Elastography, In-vivo strain imaging, Signal & Image Processing Applications in Medical Imaging, Ultrasound Tissue Characterization

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David Wood


Professor

Contact: david@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 263-7463

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests: 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 simulati...

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Emeritus Faculty

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James A. Bucklew


Professor

Contact: bucklew@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3760

Research interests: Simulation of communication systems and networks, rare event simulation, digital and wireless communication systems

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Daniel Cobb


Associate Professor Emeritus

Contact: dcobb@wisc.edu

Research interests: Analog and digital control theory, robust control of high bandwidth systems, singular perturbation theory, singular dynamical systems

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Robert H. Lasseter


Emeritus Professor

Contact: lasseter@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0186

Research interests: Distributed resources, Restructuring of electrical power system, Application of power electronics to utility systems, Simulation methods, Power electronic circuits and control, HVDC, SVC, FACTS and custom power...

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Thomas Lipo


Grainger Professor of Power Electronics and Electrical Machines Emeritus

Contact: lipo@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0287

Research interests: Power electronics, adjustable speed drives, ac motor drive systems, electric machines

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium


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Leon McCaughan


Professor

Contact: mccaughan@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0311

Also: Materials Science Program

Research interests: Fiber optic mesh networks, Clinical applications of guided wave photonics, Far-infrared (terahertz) generation and spectroscopy, Applications of quantum optics, Guided wave photonic devices and circuits, Nonlin...

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Donald W. Novotny


Emeritus Professor

Contact: novotny@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6926

Research interests: Magnetic systems design, machine control concepts, power electronics, electrical machines, motor drives

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium


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Kewal Saluja


Professor Emeritus

Contact: saluja@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-6490

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests: Design for testability, Built-in self-test, Computer architecture, VLSI design and testing, Fault-tolerant computing

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John E. Scharer


Professor Emeritus

Contact: scharer@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1614

Research interests: Electromagnetic wave propagation and antennas for communications, Free-electron and excimer lasers, Microwave and millimeter wave amplifiers, Computer simulation of and experiments on plasma waves and radiofreq...

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James E. Smith


Emeritus Professor

Contact: jes@ece.wisc.edu, (608) 265-5737

Research interests: Computer Architecture, High performance processor and system implementations, Virtual machines, Power effecient processors

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Ronald J. Vernon


Emeritus Professor

Contact: vernon@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0774

Research interests: Semiconductor physics, interaction of microwaves with materials, propagation in anisotropic media, antennas, Vlasov converters, high-power microwave transmission and modeconversion systems, electromagnetic fiel...

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