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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 so that we can include you during our next round of updates.

Name Institutional Title Emailsort descending
Marc A. Anderson Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Natalia DeLeon Associate Professor, Agronomy
Dan Noguera Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Michael Oliva Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Marisa Otegui Professor, Botany and Genetics
Peter Carstensen George C. Young-Bascom Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School
Brian Pfleger Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
John Pfotenhauer Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Patricia Kiley Professor and Chair, Biomolecular Chemistry
Paul Meier Scientist, Wisconsin Energy Institute , GLBRC Associate Scientist
Patrick Walsh Professor Emeritus, Biological Systems Engineering
Kenneth Ragland Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering
Jim Rawlings Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Randy Jackson Associate Professor, Agronomy
Jennifer Reed Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Rolf Reitz Wisconsin Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Robert Hamers Professor, Chemistry
Richard Shaten Faculty Associate, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
G. Philip Robertson Professor of Ecosystem Science
David Rothamer Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Ronald Raines Professor, Biochemistry
Chris Rutland Professor, Mechanical Engineering
R. William (Bill) Provencher Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Steven Deller Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Dietram Scheufele Professor, Life Sciences Communication
Jordan Schmidt Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Steven Slater Scientific Programs Manager, GLBRC
Timothy Shedd Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Shawn Kaeppler Professor, Agronomy
Sara Patterson Associate Professor, Horticulture
Shannon Stahl Professor, Chemistry
Sebastian Bednarek Professor, Biochemistry
Tracey Holloway Associate Professor, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment
Stephanie Tai Assistant Professor, Wisconsin School of Law
Tim Donohue Director, GLBRC, Professor, Bacteriology
Tom Eggert Senior Lecturer, Wisconsin School of Business
Thatcher Root Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
James (Jim) Tinjum Associate Professor, Engineering Professional Development
Trey Sato Associate Scientist, Wisconsin Energy Institute
Katherine McMahon Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Troy Runge Assistant Professor, Biological Systems Engineering
Thomas Jeffries Professor, Bacteriology
David Weimer Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs
Paul Wilson Professor, Engineering Physics
John Wright Andreas C. Albrecht Professor, Chemistry
Sheldon (Xiaodong) Du Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Xuejun Pan Associate Professor, Biological Systems Engineering
Xudong Wang Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Yehui Han Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Yaoping Zhang Senior Scientist, Wisconsin Energy Institute
Martin Zanni Meioche-Bascom Professor, Chemistry