Bu Wang

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering

Dr. Bu Wang is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is a fellow in the Grainger Institute for Engineering and has an affiliate faculty appointment in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Wang received his PhD in ceramic engineering from Alfred University, and his MS in electrical engineering from Tainjin University.

Dr. Wang leads the Sustainable Materials Innovation Lab. The lab's mission is to develop innovative and interdisciplinary technological solutions to address the urgent need for sustainable civil engineering materials.

  • Direct air capture and utiliization of CO2 using industrial alkaline wastes
  • Making cement green by low-temperature manufacturing of calcium hydroxide
  • Utilizing CO2 and industrial waste to produce precipitated calcium carbonate
  • Fundamental behaviors of glassy materials