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Kammer, Daniel C. - Professor
Engineering Physics, 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

Kao, W. John - Vice Chair and Professor
Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine and Public Health, School of Pharmacy, Surgery
mechanisms of cell adhesion and activation on biomaterials: to elucidate the material-modulated molecular mechanisms of cell adhesion and signal transductions leading to phenotypic expressions and cellular activation. -- biomaterial biocompatibility and biodegradation: to analyze material/tissue interfacial phenomena as mediated by material chemicophysical properties, cytokines, and ligand-receptor interactions. -- novel materials for tissue engineering: to develop novel biomaterial constructs of specific biofunctions in manipulating biological responses for therapeutic applications.
Biomaterials/Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Biotechnology Training Program, Materials Science Program, Rheology Research Center, University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center

Karthikeyan, K. G. - Associate Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Keely, Patricia J. - Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Understanding how breast cell interactions with the extracellular matrix through integrins and small GTPases affect normal and carcinogenic cell phenotype
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Cancer Biology Program, Cellular and Molecular Biology Program, Materials Science Program, Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

Keller, Kirk John - Adjunct Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kershner, Ryan J. - Assistant Professor
Nanomanufacturing -- Electric Field and Laser Tweezer Manipulation of Nanoscale Objects -- Directed Self-Assembly -- Atomic Force Microscopy
Materials Science Program

Kiefer, Ralph W. - Professor Emeritus
Civil and Environmental Engineering
photographic interpretation -- remote sensing -- land use suitability evaluation -- image interpretation
Geological Engineering Program

Kim, Nam Sung - Associate Professor
Computer Sciences, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Reliable, Process-Variation Tolerant, and Low-Power Computer Architecture and VLSI Computing System Design -- Nanoscale Fault-Tolerant Digital Circuits -- Circuit-Microarchitecture Co-Design -- Biomimetic Circuits

Kitchell, James F. - Professor Emeritus
aquatic ecosystems and processes (e.g., predation, nutrient cycling) that structure those ecosystems -- studies of Great Lakes fishes -- ecology of inland lakes; paleolimnology
Limnology and Marine Science

Klein, Sanford A. - Ouweneel-Bascom Professor
Mechanical Engineering
solar energy applications -- thermodynamics -- heat transfer -- conservation -- simulation methods -- sorption processes -- educational software
Solar Energy Laboratory

Klingenberg, Daniel J. - Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
colloid science -- suspension rheology -- electromagnetic phenomena in materials
Materials Science Program, Rheology Research Center

Knezevic, Irena - Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics
Simulation of electronic and optoelectronic semiconductor devices -- Nanowire thermoelectrics. Heat transport on the nanoscale -- Decoherence and relaxation in nanostructures; transient and high-frequency response -- Transport in curved 2D electron systems -- Solid-state-based quantum information processing
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, Materials Science Program

Kou, Sindo - Professor
Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Materials Processing and Transport Phenomena, including: Welding, Casting, and Crystal Growth of Semiconductors and Metals.
Materials Science Program

Krachey, Joseph S. - Assistant Faculty Associate
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Embedded Systems Design I am not currently involved in research.

Kreeger, Pamela - Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Cellular Engineering -- Systems Biology -- Endocrinology -- Cancer -- Women's Health
Cellular and Molecular Biology Program, Computation and Informatics in Biology and Medicine, Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Program, Genome Sciences Training Program, Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center, University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center

Krishnamurthy, Ananth - Associate Professor
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Production inventory systems -- Assembly operations -- Product variety and customization -- Material handling and warehouse systems -- Lead time reduction and Quick Response Manufacturing
Center for Quick Response Manufacturing, Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program

Krupenkin, Tom N. - Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Nanotechnology -- Micro and nano-fluidics -- Renewable energy

Kucharik, Christopher J. - Assistant Professor
Agroecology, Agronomy, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Ecological modeling, biogeochemical cycling, carbon sequestration, agroecosystems, crop production, sustainability of bioenergy cropping systems, and climate change
Limnology and Marine Science, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

Kuech, Thomas F. - Milton J. and A. Maude Shoemaker and Beckwith-Bascom Professor and Chair
Chemical and Biological Engineering
solid-state materials synthesis and characterization -- electronic and semiconductor materials -- solar energy and photovoltaics -- oxide materials -- nanostructure formation
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science Program, Wisconsin Center for Applied Microelectronics

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

Kunes, Thomas - Adjunct Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kung, King-Jau Samuel - Professor
Biological Systems Engineering
soil physics -- contamination of groundwater
Geological Engineering Program

Kutzbach, John E. - Professor Emeritus
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
internal dynamics of global climate -- numerical simulation of atmosphere and ocean circulation -- analysis of past climates -- development of climate theory -- predictions of future climate -- seasonal and interannual weather changes -- climate-environment interactions
Limnology and Marine Science


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