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Wisconsin Energy Institute

Energy Experts

From biofuels to batteries, UW-Madison has a wealth of expertise in energy. This resource connects you to UW-Madison faculty investigating cross-cutting issues in all areas of energy.

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This directory is intended to serve as a central resource of energy experts throughout the University of Wisconsin-Madison, regardless of college or departmental affiliation. If you are a UW-Madison faculty member working in energy and would like to be added to this list, please email communications@wei.wisc.edu so that we can include you during our next round of updates.

Name Institutional Titlesort ascending Email
Rolf Reitz Wisconsin Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering reitz@engr.wisc.edu
Craig Benson Wisconsin Distinguished Professor, Geological Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering benson@engr.wisc.edu
Michael Corradini Wisconsin Distinguished Professor, Engineering Physics corradini@engr.wisc.edu
Bruce Beihoff Technical Director of Industry Relations, Wisconsin Energy Institute beihoff@energy.wisc.edu
James Dumesic Steenbock and Michel Boudart Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering dumesic@engr.wisc.edu
Yaoping Zhang Senior Scientist, Wisconsin Energy Institute yzhang@glbrc.wisc.edu
Tom Eggert Senior Lecturer, Wisconsin School of Business teggert@bus.wisc.edu
Steven Slater Scientific Programs Manager, GLBRC scslater@glbrc.wisc.edu
McSean (Mick) McGee Research Specialist, Wisconsin Energy Institute mmcgee2@wisc.edu
Mark H. Anderson Research Professor, Engineering Physics manderson@engr.wisc.edu
James LaGro Professor, Urban and Regional Planning jalagro@wisc.edu
Edward Friedman Professor, Political Science friedman@polisci.wisc.edu
Cary Forest Professor, Physics cbforest@wisc.edu
Greg Nellis Professor, Mechanical Engineering gfnellis@engr.wisc.edu
John Pfotenhauer Professor, Mechanical Engineering pfot@engr.wisc.edu
Chris Rutland Professor, Mechanical Engineering rutland@engr.wisc.edu
Sue Babcock Professor, Materials Science and Engineering babcock@engr.wisc.edu
Paul Evans Professor, Materials Science and Engineering evans@engr.wisc.edu
Dietram Scheufele Professor, Life Sciences Communication scheufele@wisc.edu
Dominique Brossard Professor, Life Sciences Communication dbrossard@wisc.edu
David Weimer Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs weimer@lafollette.wisc.edu
Vicki Bier Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering bier@engr.wisc.edu
Jean Bahr Professor, Geoscience jmbahr@geology.wisc.edu
Alan Carroll Professor, Geoscience carroll@geology.wisc.edu
James Steele Professor, Food Science jsteele@facstaff.wisc.edu
Richard Lindroth Professor, Entomology lindroth@wisc.edu
Claudio Gratton Professor, Entomology cgratton@wisc.edu
Douglas Reindl Professor, Engineering Professional Development dreindl@wisc.edu
Chris Hegna Professor, Engineering Physics hegna@engr.wisc.edu
Todd Allen Professor, Engineering Physics allen@engr.wisc.edu
Gregory Moses Professor, Engineering Physics moses@engr.wisc.edu
Paul Wilson Professor, Engineering Physics wilsonp@engr.wisc.edu
Carl Sovinec Professor, Engineering Physics csovinec@cae.wisc.edu
Hongrui Jiang Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering hongrui@engr.wisc.edu
Zhenqiang Ma Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering mazq@engr.wisc.edu
Luke Mawst Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering mawst@engr.wisc.edu
Bernard Lesieutre Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering lesieutre@engr.wisc.edu
Giri Venkataramanan Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering giri@engr.wisc.edu
Michael Ferris Professor, Computer Sciences ferris@cs.wisc.edu
Kenneth Potter Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering kwpotter@wisc.edu
Teresa Adams Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering adams@engr.wisc.edu
Marc A. Anderson Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering nanopor@facstaff.wisc.edu
Dan Noguera Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering noguera@engr.wisc.edu
Michael Oliva Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering oliva@engr.wisc.edu
Chin Wu Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering chinwu@engr.wisc.edu
Katherine McMahon Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering tmcmahon@engr.wisc.edu
Joshua Coon Professor, Chemistry and Biomolecular Chemistry jcoon@chem.wisc.edu
Song Jin Professor, Chemistry jin@chem.wisc.edu
Shannon Stahl Professor, Chemistry stahl@chem.wisc.edu
Robert Hamers Professor, Chemistry rjhamers@wisc.edu
Dan Klingenberg Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering klingen@engr.wisc.edu
Jim Rawlings Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering rawlings@engr.wisc.edu
George Huber Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering huber@engr.wisc.edu
Thatcher Root Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering thatcher@engr.wisc.edu
Marisa Otegui Professor, Botany and Genetics otegui@wisc.edu
Linda Graham Professor, Botany lkgraham@wisc.edu
Mark Craven Professor, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics craven@biostat.wisc.edu
Doug Reinemann Professor, Biological Systems Engineering djreinem@wisc.edu
Rob Anex Professor, Biological Systems Engineering anex@wisc.edu
John Ralph Professor, Biochemistry; Plants Leader, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center jralph@wisc.edu
Robert Landick Professor, Biochemistry landick@bact.wisc.edu
John Markley Professor, Biochemistry markley@nmrfam.wisc.edu
Ronald Raines Professor, Biochemistry rtraines@wisc.edu
Richard Amasino Professor, Biochemistry amasino@biochem.wisc.edu
Sebastian Bednarek Professor, Biochemistry sybednar@wisc.edu
Cameron Currie Professor, Bacteriology currie@bact.wisc.edu
Thomas Jeffries Professor, Bacteriology twjeffri@wisc.edu
Shawn Kaeppler Professor, Agronomy smkaeppl@facstaff.wisc.edu
Michael Casler Professor, Agronomy mdcasler@wisc.edu
Brad Barham Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics barham@mailplus.wisc.edu
R. William (Bill) Provencher Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics rwproven@wisc.edu
Steven Deller Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics scdeller@wisc.edu
Joel Rogers Professor, Administrative Law jerogers@wisc.edu, mbright@cows.org
G. Philip Robertson Professor of Ecosystem Science robert30@msu.edu
Jack Huddleston Professor Emertius, Urban and Regional Planning jrhuddle@wisc.edu
Dan Anderson Professor Emeritus, Wisconsin School of Business danderson@bus.wisc.edu
Kenneth Ragland Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering ragland@engr.wisc.edu
Patrick Walsh Professor Emeritus, Biological Systems Engineering pwwalsh@wisc.edu
James Blanchard Professor and Chair, Engineering Physics blanchard@engr.wisc.edu
Thomas Kuech Professor and Chair, Chemical and Biological Engineering kuech@engr.wisc.edu
Patricia Kiley Professor and Chair, Biomolecular Chemistry pjkiley@wisc.edu
Dave Foster Phil and Jean Myers Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering foster@engr.wisc.edu
Manos Mavrikakis Paul A. Elfers Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering manos@engr.wisc.edu
Sanford Klein Ouweneel-Bascom Professor, Mechanical Engineering klein@engr.wisc.edu
William Beckman Ouweneel-Bascom Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering beckman@engr.wisc.edu
Martin Zanni Meioche-Bascom Professor, Chemistry zanni@chem.wisc.edu
Brian Fox Marvin J. Johnson Professor in Fermentation, Biochemistry bgfox@biochem.wisc.edu
David Benton Informatics and Information Technology Director, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center dbenton@glbrc.wisc.edu
Jaal Ghandhi Grainger Professor of Sustainable Energy, Mechanical Engineering ghandhi@engr.wisc.edu
Chris DeMarco Grainger Professor of Power Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering demarco@engr.wisc.edu
Tom Jahns Grainger Professor of Power Electronics and Electrical Machines; Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering jahns@engr.wisc.edu
Peter Carstensen George C. Young-Bascom Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School pccarste@wisc.edu
Bruce Kieffer Faculty Associate/Program Director, Engineering Professional Development bkieffer@wisc.edu
Richard Shaten Faculty Associate, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies rjshaten@facstaff.wisc.edu
David Drake Extension Wildlife Specialist, Associate Professor, Forest and Wildlife Ecology ddrake2@wisc.edu
Robert Lasseter Emeritus Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering lasseter@engr.wisc.edu
John Mitchell Elmer R. and Janet A. Kaiser Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering mitchell@engr.wisc.edu
John Greenler Education and Outreach Director, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center jgreenler@glbrc.wisc.edu
John Booske Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering booske@engr.wisc.edu
Kumar Sridharan Distinguished Research Professor, Engineering Physics kumar@engr.wisc.edu

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