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4619 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 262-2501
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Primary Affiliation:
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Additional Affiliations:
Materials Science and Engineering,

Profile Summary


  • United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, plasma physics group, (1 year) working in computational science, semiconductor simulation, materials processing, and materials science 
  • Current: University of Wisconsin at Madison, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (since 1982)


  • Bachelor's, Physics (first class) Oxford University,1978
  • Master's, Engineering Science, Oxford University, 1979 (Specialization: the science and applications of electric plasmas)
  • Ph.D., Engineering Science, Oxford University, 1981 (Topic: design of a fusion plasma reactor)
  • Merton College scholarships: Exhibition and Senior Scholarship as a graduate student

Authored publications:
Numerous papers at conferences, three books, over a hundred articles in scholarly journals

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