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Babcock, Susan E. - Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
structure-property relationships for solid-solid interfaces -- solid-solid interfaces -- crystal defect microstructures -- microstructure in films and engineered substrates of/for GaN and other compound semiconductors -- applications of electron microscopy in materials research
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, Materials Science Center, Materials Science Program

Bach, C. Eric - Professor (Affiliate)
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bahia, Hussain U. - Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Asphalt Pavement Research Program, Construction Engineering and Management Program

Bahr, Jean M. - Professor
Geoscience, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Field and modeling studies of fluid flow and mass transport in groundwater systems with applications to environmental problems, water resource management and energy and mineral resource development
Geological Engineering Program, Water Resources Management Program

Banerjee, Suman - Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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 measurements

Barmish, B. Ross - Professor
Uncertain Dynamical Systems -- Robust and Adaptive Complex Systems -- Modelling and Trading in Financial Markets -- Applied Functional Analysis -- Feedback Control Systems -- Computational Complexity -- Applied Probability -- Optimization and Convex Analysis

Beachley, Norman H. - Professor Emeritus
Mechanical Engineering
mechanical design -- mechanical energy storage -- fluid power systems -- continuously variable transmissions -- automotive engineering

Beard, Daniel - Professor
Biomedical Engineering

Beckman, William A. - Ouweneel-Bascom Professor Emeritus
Mechanical Engineering
solar energy applications -- radiation heat transfer -- systems analysis -- computer simulation-solar processes -- energy load calculations
Solar Energy Laboratory

Bednarz, Bryan — Assistant Professor
Engineering Physics
Monte Carlo methods — proton therapy — radiation protection
Medical Physics, Human Ecology

Beebe, David J. - Associate Chair of Research & Faculty Development and Professor
Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Microfluidics -- Cell & Cancer biology
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Biotechnology Training Program, Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program, Computation and Informatics in Biology and Medicine, Genome Sciences Training Program, Materials Science Program, University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research

Behdad, Nader - Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Applied Electromagnetics and RF/Microwaves -- Biomedical Applications of RF/Microwaves -- Biomimetic Concepts in Applied Electromagnetics -- Antennas, Periodic Structures, Frequency Selective Surfaces, and Phased Array Antennas

Beilfuss, Richard D. - Adjunct Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Bennett, Philip M. - Professor Emeritus
environmental design -- architectural design -- work environment -- construction information handling -- material evaluation -- mined land reclamation -- construction management -- construction inspection

Benson, Craig H. - Wisconsin Distinguished Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
geo-environmental engineering -- landfill design and construction -- remediation of hazardous waste sites -- field testing and performance evaluation -- transport of groundwater pollutants -- statistical construction quality control -- stochastic modeling of flow and transport -- data sufficiency
Consortium for Fly Ash Use in Geotechnical Applications, Geological Engineering Program

Berg, William D. - Professor Emeritus
Civil and Environmental Engineering
traffic safety, traffic engineering -- transportation systems analysis -- highway engineering -- cost-effective safety improvements

Berthouex, Paul M. - Professor Emeritus
Civil and Environmental Engineering
water supply -- wastewater treatment -- industrial waste treatment, environmental statistics/modeling
Wisconsin Consortium for Applied Water Quality Research

Bier, Vicki M. - Professor and Chair
Engineering Physics, Industrial and Systems Engineering
security in the supply chains for food and agricultural products -- critical infrastructure protection -- security -- technological hazards -- risk analysis -- decision analysis -- operations research
Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis

Bird, R. Byron - Professor Emeritus
Chemical and Biological Engineering
transport phenomena -- polymer fluid dynamics -- polymer kinetic theory -- rheology
Rheology Research Center

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

Blanchard, James P. - Professor and Chair
Engineering Physics
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

Bleam, William F. - Professor
Institute for Environmental Studies, Soil Science
Surface and colloid chemistry of soils and sediments including: adsorption of inorganic ions at mineral/water interfaces, magnetochemistry of transition and rare-earth ions at the mineral/water interface, reduction/oxidation chemistry, macromolecular and colloidal chemistry of humic substances, metal complexation by humic substances, and sorption of nonpolar organic compounds by humic substances.

Blewett, Thomas J. - Professor
Engineering Professional Development
industrial and small business pollution prevention -- solid waste planning and management -- organics management and composting -- rural fuel storage systems -- environmental compliance regulations
Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center

Block, Walter F. - Associate Chair of Development and Professor
Also Electrical and Computer Engineering, Medical Physics
magnetic resonance (MR) interventional procedures -- MR angiography and cardiac imaging - specifically designing real-time magnetic resonance acquisition and processing algorithms and systems for these procedures -- MR contrast mechanisms -- signal and image processing -- distributed computing
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Materials Science Program

Bollinger, John G. - John Bascom Professor Emeritus
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Dynamic behavior of machine tool drive systems -- Position control for automatic welding -- Noise generation/noise control in product design -- Machine tool structure control dynamics -- Dynamic loads in gears -- Environmental noise control -- Digital computer control of machines and processes -- Mini-computer and micro-processor systems design -- Guidance systems for industrial robots -- Robotics for space application -- Environmental control of humidity
Mechanical Engineering

Bonazza, Riccardo - Professor
Engineering Physics, 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

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

Booske, John H. - Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
electromagnetic field effects: how do pulsed electric fields affect biological cells? How do electric fields affect materials' chemistry or cell metabolism? How do microwaves propagate in and get absorbed by biological tissues and how do nano-particles alter this? How do surface imperfections affect millimeter- and terahertz-wave absorption in conductors? -- microwave vacuum electronics: what fundamental advances in cathodes, materials and electromagnetic design enable us to generate higher power at high frequencies with higher efficiency yet smaller devices? What strategies protect sensitive electronics from harm by high power microwave fields? -- innovative teaching and learning methods and instructional space design
Materials Science Program
Wisconsin Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning (WisCEL), Director

Boston, Nigel - Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mathematics
Cryptography -- Coding theory -- Biometrics -- Digital watermarking -- Applications of algebra to EE, CS, and Math Dept.

Botez, Dan - Philip Dunham Reed Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Active Photonic Crystal semiconductor lasers -- Quantum-cascade lasers and intersubband quantum-box lasers -- High-power, spatially coherent semiconductor lasers
Materials Science Program, Reed Center for Photonics

Bower, Elaine M. - Faculty Associate/Program Director
Engineering Professional Development
trace chemical detection for forensic applications -- unique biosensors for non-traditional applications -- chemical engineering unit operations including mixing, drying, separations -- strategic R&D planning; biotechnology

Bower, Glenn R. - Faculty Associate
Mechanical Engineering

Engine Research Center

Box, George E.P. - Professor Emeritus
Industrial and Systems Engineering
quality improvement -- statistical and Bayesian inference -- experimental design -- data analysis -- response surface analysis -- engineering statistics -- nonlinear estimation
Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement

Boyle, William C. - Professor Emeritus
Civil and Environmental Engineering
environmental engineering -- biological waste treatment -- industrial wastes -- waste disposal and treatment
Small-Scale Waste Management Project, Water Resources Management Program, Wisconsin Consortium for Applied Water Quality Research

Brace, Christopher L. - Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics, Radiology, School of Medicine and Public Health
Image-guided interventions and thermal ablation -- Biomedical imaging -- Multiphysics modeling -- Bioelectromagnetics
UW-Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center

Bradt, Mitch, P.E. - Assistant Faculty Associate/Program Director
Engineering Professional Development
Windfarms -- Alternative Energy -- Power Electronics -- Rotating Machinery and AC Drives -- Distribution Engineering -- T & D -- Protective Relaying -- Electric Power Systems -- Substation Design

Brennan, Patricia Flatley - Moehlman Bascom Professor
Industrial and Systems Engineering, School of Library and Information Studies, School of Nursing
health informatics -- community health -- information systems -- computer-mediated clinical practice -- health services research
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience, University of Wisconsin Clinical Science Center, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Bretherton, Francis P. - Emeritus Professor
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Earth system science -- remote sensing -- atmospheric and oceanic dynamics

Bucklew, James A. - Professor Emeritus
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mathematics
Simulation of communication systems and networks; rare event simulation; digital and wireless communication systems

Burnside, Elizabeth S. - Professor
Industrial and Systems Engineering, Radiology

Date last modified: 20-Aug-2013
Date created: 29-Jul-1999
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