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Engineering Physics Faculty Directory

Blanchard, James P. - Professor
nuclear microbatteries -- radiation damage -- fusion technology -- laser-induced stresses -- surface property characterization -- reactor vessel embrittlement
Engineering Mechanics, Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, UW Eye Research Institute, Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems
James P. Blanchard
Chair
James P. Blanchard

Allen, Matt S. - Assistant Professor
Also Mechanical Engineering
dynamics, vibrations and controls -- micro/nano systems -- uncertainty and stochastic systems -- linear/nonlinear system identification -- model reduction/substructuring

Allen, Todd R. - Professor
Also Materials Science and Engineering
materials for nuclear energy system -- fission reactors -- nuclear fuels -- energy policy -- sustainability of nuclear energy
Materials Science Program, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems

Bisognano, Joseph - Professor
Accelerator physics -- Theoretical analysis and simulation of collective phenomena in particle beams
Synchrotron Radiation Center

Bonazza, Riccardo - Professor
Also Mechanical Engineering
experimental fluid mechanics and heat transfer -- impulsive unsteady phenomena -- shock tube applications -- laser and X-ray imaging & measuring techniques
Engineering Mechanics, Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Corradini, Michael - Wisconsin Distinguished Professor
Also Mechanical Engineering, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
multi-phase fluid mechanics and heat transfer -- fission and fusion reactors -- nuclear reactor safety -- severe accident phenomena -- power plant operation and design -- energy policy -- nuclear fuel cycle
Engine Research Center, Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, UW Energy Institute, University of Wisconsin Nuclear Reactor, Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems, Wisconsin Shock Tube

Crone, Wendy C. - Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Graduate School
Also Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering
experimental mechanics of materials -- characterization hydrogels and biomaterials -- therapeutic medical devices
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, Materials Science Program, Materials and Mechanics Research Group, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center

Drugan, Walter J. - Professor
continuum mechanics analyses of behavior of modern materials -- nonlinear fracture mechanics of ductile materials (single- and poly-crystalline) and interfaces -- nonlocal constitutive models of composite materials -- dynamic fragmentation -- nanoscale fracture -- nanoscale shape-memory alloys -- discontinuities and shock waves in solids -- applied mathematics
Center for Mathematical Sciences, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Science Program, Mechanics and Materials Research Group

Fonck, Raymond J. - Professor
plasma & fusion science and technology -- plasma turbulence -- burning plasmas -- tokamaks -- alternative fusion schemes -- atomic physics and applied optics -- high temperature plasma diagnostics
Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, Pegasus Plasma Experiment

Hegna, Chris C. - Professor
theoretical plasma physics -- fusion science -- magnetic confinement of plasmas -- magnetohydrodynamics
Center for Plasma Theory and Computation, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Henderson, Douglass L. - Professor
Also Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics
reactor physics -- radiation transport -- fusion reactor technology -- nuclear waste
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Kammer, Daniel C. - Professor
Also Mechanical Engineering
dynamics and vibrations -- stability and control of flexible structures -- system identification and damage detection -- nonlinear systems
Center for Mathematical Sciences, Engineering Mechanics, Fusion Technology Institute

Kulcinski, Gerald L. - Grainger Professor
magnetic/inertial fusion reactor systems studies -- radiation damage and nuclear materials -- lunar mining of helium-3
Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Lakes, Roderic S. - Wisconsin Distinguished Professor
Also Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering
Viscoelasticity, Fibrous composites, cellular solids, biomaterials; bone and ligament; Cosserat solids, development of novel foams including materials with a negative Poisson's ratio, called anti-rubber, auxetic, or dilational. Follow-on work. Holographic, and other optical experimental methods
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Science Program, Mechanics and Materials Research Group, Rheology Research Center

Moses, Gregory A. - Spangler Professor
fusion reactor design -- technology enhanced learning -- radiation hydrodynamics -- computational engr.
Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Pfotenhauer, John M. - Professor
Also College of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
cryogenics -- low temperature refrigeration -- applied superconductivity
Liquid Helium/Nitrogen Facility

Plesha, Michael E. - Professor
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
Engineering Mechanics, Geological Engineering Program

Smith, Leslie M. - Professor
Also Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering
statistical physics, turbulence and turbulence modeling for engineering and geophysical applications -- applied mathematics, stability theory and fluid dynamics -- field theoretical techniques, the dynamic renormalization group and universality in complex systems

Sovinec, Carl R. - Professor
Also Physics
computational plasma physics--computational fluid dynamics--magnetohydrodynamics--numerical methods for partial differential equations
Center for Plasma Theory and Computation, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Waleffe, Fabian - Professor
Also Mathematics
fluid dynamics -- bifurcations and turbulence -- scientific computing
Center for Mathematical Sciences, Engineering Mechanics

Wilson, Paul P.H. - Professor
Also College of Engineering, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Nuclear fuel cycles -- Transmutation/depletion/activation -- Proliferation analysis -- Energy policy -- Monte Carlo methods -- Reactor core design & analysis
Certificate in Energy Analysis and Policy, Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, UW Energy Institute, University of Wisconsin Nuclear Reactor, Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems

Witt, Robert J. - Associate Professor
computational methods in fluid and solid mechanics
Engineering Mechanics, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics


Research Professors


Anderson, Mark - Research Professor
Wisconsin Shock Tube
Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear Systems

El-Guebaly, Laila A. - Research Professor
Fusion Technology Institute
Primary interest is in the area of neutronics, activation, radiation shielding, and waste management for both DT and D-3He fueled plants for terrestrial and space applications. Extensive experience in experimental and power plant designs. Involved in conceptual designs of numerous national and international...

Santarius, John F. - Research Professor
Fusion Technology Institute

Sawan, Mohamed E. - Research Professor
Fusion Technology Institute

Sridharan, Kumar - Distinguished Research Professor, Fellow of American Society for Materials
Materials Science and Engineering
Nuclear reactor materials research and development, mechanical behavior of materials, physical metallurgy, corrosion of materials, irradiation effects in materials, surface modification and coatings including nano-scale processes and materials, ion implantation, ion-materials interactions, plasma-assisted thin film deposition, cold spray materials deposition, wear, materials characterization, and materials applications, challenges, and solutions for industrial applications.


Affiliate Faculty


Bednarz, Bryan - Assistant Professor
Also Medical Physics and Human Oncology
Monte Carlo methods -- proton therapy -- radation protection

Bier, Vicki M. - Professor
Also Industrial and Systems Engineering
technological hazards -- risk analysis -- decision analysis -- operations research

DeLuca, Paul M., Jr. — Professor and Provost, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Also Human Oncology, Medical Physics, Physics, Radiology, School of Medicine and Public Health

Graham, Michael D. - Harvey D. Spangler Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Viscoelastic and Newtonian fluid mechanics, especially stability and nonlinear dynamics -- Microstructural and multiscale simulations of complex fluids; applications to microfluidics, nanotechnology and biology -- Applied and computational mathematics
Computation and Informatics in Biology and Medicine, Rheology Research Center

Ma, Zhenqiang (Jack) - Professor
Also Electrical and Computer Engineering
High-speed RF devices and circuits, optoelectronic devices and nanophotonics -- Semiconductor materials processing and heterogeneous integration -- Flexible electronics, flexible optoelectronics and flexible photonics -- Energy conversion semiconductor devices -- Bioelectronics and biomimetics -- Semiconductor device physics -- Power electronics
Materials Science Program, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, UW Energy Institute, Wisconsin Center for Applied Microelectronics

Miller, Franklin - Assistant Professor
Also Mechanical Engineering
Cryogenics -- Thermodynamics of Superfluid 3He-4He mixtures -- Sub-Kelvin cooling for space science -- Energy Systems

Morgan, Dane - Associate Professor
Also Materials Science and Engineering
Computational materials science for materials design. -- Ab initio electronic structure methods and multiscale techniques for large time / length scales and thermokinetics. -- Ab initio based modeling of electrochemical systems and processes. -- Application areas: Nuclear materials, Battery and fuel cell electrodes, Earth mantle materials, Sorption at water mineral interfaces, electronic materials.
Materials Science Program

Nellis, Gregory F. - Professor
cryogenic refrigeration systems including mixed gas JT systems, reverse-Brayton systems, pulse-tubes, and hybrid cryocoolers -- thermal-fluid problems in semiconductor manufacturing including immersion lithography, EUV lithography, and nanoimprint -- refrigeration technology
Mechanical Engineering
Computational Mechanics Center, Solar Energy Laboratory

Porter, Warren P. - Professor
Also Zoology
Biophysical ecology -- physiological ecology -- population dynamics -- toxicology -- infectious disease

Szlufarska, Izabela - Associate Professor
Also Materials Science and Engineering
Coupling between surface/interfacial chemistry and mechanical properties of ceramics -- Fundamentals of friction & adhesion at the nanoscale -- Nanoindentation and contact mechanics -- Chemistry and mechanics in biological systems (e.g., cell migration, mechanical properties of DNA, biosensing) -- Adsorption at surfaces (e.g., graphite sorptivity) -- Transport at interfaces (e.g., grain boundary transport in materials for nuclear applications) -- Multi-scale modeling of defect and impurity kinetics (e.g., radiation damage of materials)
Materials Science Program

Thomadsen, Bruce R. - Professor
Also Biomedical Engineering, Human Oncology, Medical Physics
Brachytherapy Physics -- Radiation Dosimetry -- Patient Safety
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis

Trujillo, Mario F. - Assistant Professor
Also Mechanical Engineering
Modeling and Simulation of two-phase flows including: -- i) Liquid sprays in a crossflow (desuperheating and Urea SCR applications) -- ii) Liquid breakup and particle advection dynamics -- iii) Multiple droplet impingement heat transfer -- iv) Interface capturing methods (level set and Volume-of-Fluid) -- v) Computational characterization of plunging of liquid jets on a quiescent pool -- vi) Two-phase flow heat transfer numerics
Engine Research Center

Vanderby, Ray, Jr. - Professor
Also Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
tissue mechanics (bone, ligament, tendon, and cartilage) -- tissue engineering and regeneration -- tissue healing -- orthopedic biomechanics
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Science Program, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation


Adjunct Faculty


Al-Abdulla, Jaafar K. - Adjunct Professor Emeritus

Chichester, Heather - Adjunct Professor

Dresner, Lawrence - Adjunct Professor

Elder, Frederick T. - Adjunct Professor
Also Mechanical Engineering
mechanical systems -- energy systems design

Mills, Frederick E. - Adjunct Professor

Tautges, Timothy J. - Adjunct Professor


Emeritus Faculty


Boom, Roger W. - Wisconsin Distinguished Professor Emeritus
superconductive magnetic energy storage for electric utilities
Applied Superconductivity Center, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Callen, James D. - Professor Emeritus
Also Physics
controlled thermonuclear fusion -- theoretical and computational plasma physics -- magnetic confinement of plasmas -- nuclear fission
Center for Plasma Theory and Computation, HSX Plasma Laboratory, Madison Symmetric Torus, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, Pegasus Plasma Experiment

Carbon, Max W. - Professor Emeritus
nuclear power -- nuclear reactor safety
Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Cashwell, Richard J. - Emeritus Reactor Director
nuclear reactor operations -- neutron activation analysis
Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin Nuclear Reactor

Conrad, John R. - Wisconsin Distinguished Professor Emeritus
plasma physics -- plasma technology -- ion beam modification of materials -- ion implantation
Materials Science Program, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Cook, Robert D. - Professor Emeritus
finite element methods -- structural mechanics -- stress analysis
Engineering Mechanics

El-Wakil, Mohamed (Bill) M. - Professor Emeritus
Also Mechanical Engineering
heat and mass transfer -- power plant systems -- nuclear reactor thermal design -- nuclear energy conversion

Emmert, Gilbert A. - Professor Emeritus
plasma physics -- fusion reactor physics -- plasma-surface interactions -- plasma processing
Center for Plasma Theory and Computation, Fusion Technology Institute, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Hershkowitz, Noah L. - Irving Langmuir Professor Emeritus
plasma etching, -- plasm-aided manufacturing, -- basic plasma physics, ICRF effects, -- laboratory space plasma physics
Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, Phaedrus Laboratory for Plasma Science, Wisconsin Plasma Processing and Technology Research Consortium

Huang, Tzu Chuen - Professor Emeritus
astrodynamics -- nonlinear and random vibrations -- structural dynamics/modal analysis -- wave propogration -- fluid-structure interaction
Engineering Mechanics

Mackie, T. Rockwell - Professor Emeritus
Also Biomedical Engineering, Human Oncology, Medical Physics
radiation therapy -- radiation sciences
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research

Malkus, David S. - Professor Emeritus
applied mathematics -- numerical methods in mechanics -- computational fluid dynamics -- rheology
Center for Mathematical Sciences, Engineering Mechanics, Rheology Research Center

Sandor, Bela I. - Professor Emeritus
stress-strain in materials -- infrared thermographic stress analysis, fatigue damage mechanisms -- fracture control; damage alleviation -- fatigue damage analysis of joint systems; micromechanics of solder joints -- composite materials -- chariots: comprehensive mechanics analysis and humanistic aspects
Engineering Mechanics, Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program

Schlack, Alois L., Jr. - Professor Emeritus
dynamics, vibrations -- astrodynamic -- dynamic stability analysis -- rotating shaft-disc systems -- elastic spacecraft dynamics
Engineering Mechanics

Vogelsang, William F. - Professor Emeritus
reactor physics -- reactor fuel cycles
Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics



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