Resources and Production Engineering

Advanced Manufacturing
Driving technological advances that enable the manufacturing of emerging materials, we are helping make impossible innovations in manufacturing design possible.

Energy & Sustainability
Across a broad range of disciplines, researchers are coming together to solve critical energy and sustainability challenges with cutting-edge discoveries and technology development.

Infrastructure Resiliency
We are developing the understanding and tools needed to increase the capacity of complex infrastructures, communities and their related systems to mitigate and adapt to threats.

People

Lianyi Chen

Credentials: Advanced Manufacturing

Position title: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Email: lianyi.chen@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-0664

Dominic Gross

Credentials: Energy and Sustainability

Position title: Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Email: dominic.gross@wisc.edu

Zhenqiang Ma

Credentials: Quantum Manufacturing Lead

Position title: Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Email: mazq@engr.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-261-1095

Sangkee Min

Credentials: Grainger Institute for Engineering Assistant Professor, Advanced Manufacturing

Position title: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Email: sangkee.min@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-1993

Line Roald

Credentials: Energy and Sustainability

Position title: Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Email: roald@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-7815

Eric Severson

Credentials: Energy and Sustainability

Position title: Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Email: eric.severson@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-1301

Dan Thoma

Credentials: Director

Position title: Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Email: dthoma@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-3751

Bu Wang

Credentials: Grainger Institute for Engineering Assistant Professor, Energy and Sustainability

Position title: Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Email: bu.wang@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-8698

Xin Wang

Credentials: Advanced Manufacturing

Position title: Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Email: xin.wang@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-3913

Xudong Wang

Credentials: Energy and Sustainability Lead

Position title: Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Email: xudong@engr.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-2667

News

  • Jack Ma Headshot

    Small changes, big impact

    “How do you convince people there’s a big idea?” According to Zhenqiang “Jack” Ma, the Lynn H. Matthias Professor and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in electrical and computer engineering, questions like these are fundamental to …

  • artificial artery

    New 3D-printed artery can monitor blockages from the inside

    When surgeons replace part of a blood vessel — something they do in 450,000 patients per year in the United States to treat blood clots, coronary disease, stroke damage and more — the grafted vessel …

  • Critical Communications Component Made on a Flexible Wooden Film

    In the not-too-distant future, flexible electronics will open the door to new products like foldable phones, tablets that can be rolled, paper-thin displays and wearable sensors that monitor health data. Developing these new bendy products, …

  • renewable energy meets only 18 of current U.S. energy consumption

    Bringing Research to the Grid: Overcoming Renewable Energy Challenges

    As energy demands continue to grow, clean and sustainable energy sources become forefront in global efforts to reach ‘net zero’ carbon emissions by 2050 [1]. While these standards may seem lofty, researchers across disciplines at …

  • Andrea Hicks Headshot

    Andrea Hicks Earns 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award

    The Distinguished Teaching Awards recognize the university’s finest educators. This year, thirteen faculty members were chosen to receive this honor. Among those is Grainger Institute for Engineering Faculty Scholar, Andrea Hicks. Andrea is an Assistant …

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