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

Advanced Manufacturing

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

lianyi.chen@wisc.edu

608-890-0664

Robert Farrell

Accelerated Materials Discovery

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

robert.farrell@wisc.edu

Dominic Gross

Energy and Sustainability

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

dominic.gross@wisc.edu

Celal Kursun

Postdoctoral Research Associate

ckursun@wisc.edu

Sangkee Min

Grainger Institute for Engineering Assistant Professor, Advanced Manufacturing

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

sangkee.min@wisc.edu

608-262-1993

Line Roald

Energy and Sustainability

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

roald@wisc.edu

608-265-7815

Eric Severson

Energy and Sustainability

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

eric.severson@wisc.edu

608-890-1301

Dan Thoma

Director

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

dthoma@wisc.edu

608-262-3751

Bu Wang

Grainger Institute for Engineering Assistant Professor, Energy and Sustainability

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

bu.wang@wisc.edu

608-262-8698

Xin Wang

Advanced Manufacturing

Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering

xin.wang@wisc.edu

608-890-3913

Xudong Wang

Energy and Sustainability Lead

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

xudong@engr.wisc.edu

608-890-2667

News

  • 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 …

  • Focus on new faculty: Lianyi Chen, taking metal additive manufacturing to the next level

    When it comes to producing metal parts with very complex geometries, additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) beats conventional manufacturing methodshands down. And additive manufacturing offers the potential to create metallic parts with desirable …

  • Bu Wang Earns 2019 Faculty Scholar Award

    Atmospheric CO2 has reached its highest point in three million years and doesn’t look to be slowing down. This is a major cause of concern and the public is desperate for resolutions. Engineers like Bu …

  • Electric tech could help reverse baldness

    Xudong Wang, GIE Lead for Energy and Sustainability, leverages his wearable energy-harvesting technology for reversing hair loss. The small nanogenerators have a variety of exciting applications.

  • Modern medicine: Electrical bandage zaps wounds

    We have electric cars, razors and now an electric bandage? Researchers at the University of Wisconsin have developed an electrode-dressed bandage to help the body heal itself. Electrical currents are created when the body moves. …

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