Faculty and Staff Directory

Core Faculty

Name Title Office Phone E-mail
Anex, Robert Professor: Bioprocess Engineering, Systems Analysis, Life-cycle Assessment Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 232B / WI Energy Institute, Room 3123 (608) 890-3839 anex@wisc.edu
Bohnhoff, David R. Professor: Structural, Building Construction Engineering Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 112 (608) 262-9546 bohnhoff@wisc.edu
Choi, Christopher Professor: Biological Heat and Mass Transfer Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 220 (608) 262-0607 cchoi22@wisc.edu
Gunasekaran, Sundaram Professor: Food Engineering Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 231 (608) 262-1019 guna@wisc.edu
Kammel, David W. Professor: Agricultural Building Design Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 232C (608) 262-9776 dwkammel@wisc.edu
Karthikeyan, K.G. Professor: Natural Resources and Environment Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 228 (608) 262-9367 kkarthikeyan@wisc.edu
Larson, Rebecca Assistant Professor: Bio-waste Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 232E (608) 890-3171 rebecca.larson@wisc.edu
Luck, Brian Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Agricultural Engneering Building, Room 232D (608) 890-1861 bluck@wisc.edu
Pan, Xuejun Associate Professor: Bioenergy and Bioproducts Engineering Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 229 / Enzyme Institute, Room 546 (608) 262-4951 xpan@wisc.edu
Reinemann, Douglas J. Professor and Department Chair: Machine Milking, Rural Energy Issues 460 Henry Mall, Room 115 (608) 262-0223 doug.reinemann@wisc.edu
Runge, Troy Associate Professor: Biomaterials, Bioenergy, Bioprocessing Agricultural Engineering Building, Room B35 / WI Energy Institute, Room 3123 (608) 890-3143 trunge@wisc.edu
Shinners, Kevin J. Professor: Power and Machinery Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 227 (608) 263-0756 or (608) 265-6737 kevin.shinners@wisc.edu
Shutske, John Professor & Extension Specialist: Safety Engineering & Agricultural Health Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 125 (608) 890-2949 john.shutske@wisc.edu
Straub, Richard J. Senior Associate Dean and Professor: Power and Machinery, Bio-Processing Rm 140C, Agriculture Hall (608) 890-0225 richard.straub@wisc.edu
Thompson, Anita M. Professor: Natural Resources and Environment Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 230 (608) 262-0604 amthompson2@wisc.edu

Affiliate Faculty

Name Title Office Phone E-mail
Digman, Matthew F. BSE: Adjunct Assistant Professor; UW Falls: Assistant Professor Agricultural Engineering Annex (715) 425-3985 matthew.digman@uwrf.edu
Etzel, Mark R. BSE: Affiliate Professor Food Science A17 Babcock Hall 608-263-2083 mretzel@wisc.edu
Hanna, Awad S. Professor: Construction Engineering and Management Engineering Hall, Room 2320, 1415 Engineering Dr. (608) 263-8903 hanna@engr.wisc.edu
Hartel, Richard W. BSE: Affiliate Professor; Food Engineering: Professor Babcock Hall, Room A13 (608) 263-1965 rwhartel@wisc.edu
Long, Sharon BSE: Affiliate Professor; Soil Science: Professor 213C State Lab of Hygeine / 358 Soils Bldg (608) 224-3803 longsc@mail.slh.wisc.edu
Nelson, Shaun BSE: Senior Research Scientist BSE: Senior Research Scientist; Didion: Res/Dev Manager (920) 348-5969 snelson@didionmilling.com
O’Leary, Philip R. BSE: Affiliate Professor 709 Extension Bldg, 432 N. Lake St. (608) 262-0493 oleary@engr.wisc.edu
Ralph, John BSE: Affiliate Professor; Environmental Quality: Professor WI Energy Institute Bldg, Room 2113 (608) 890-2429 jralph@wisc.edu
Vadas, Peter BSE Senior Research Scientist US Dairy Forage Research Center (608) 890-0069 Peter.Vadas@ars.usda.gov
Zhu, Junyong (JY) Senior Research Scientist; USDA Forest Product Laboratory USDA Forest Product Laboratory, Building 33, Room 243 (608) 231-9520 jzhu9@wisc.edu

Academic Staff

Name Title Office Phone E-mail
Aguirre-Villegas, Horacio Assistant Scientist (217) 898-0345 aguirreville@wisc.edu
Friede, Joshua Associate Instrumentation Specialist Agricultural Engineering Lab, Room 120 (608) 265-6737 jfriede@wisc.edu
Habeck, Kody Sr. Instrumentation Specialist Agricultural Engineering Lab, Room 150 (608) 262-0606 khabeck@wisc.edu
Jensen, Abigail Associate Outreach Specialist: AgrAbility of Wisconsin Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 201 (608) 262-9336 ajensen6@wisc.edu
Nelson, Jeffrey W. Assistant Faculty Associate / Computer Support Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 125 (608) 263-1940 jwnelson@wisc.edu
Newenhouse, Astrid Senior Scientist Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 125 (608) 262-3310 astridn@wisc.edu
Panuska, John Natural Resource and Bio Environmental Engineer: Water Resources and Water Quality Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 125 (608) 262-0605 jcpanuska@wisc.edu
Sanford, Scott A. Distinguished Outreach Specialist / Extension Agricultural Engineer: Rural Energy Program Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 125 (608) 262-5062 sasanford@wisc.edu
Skjolaas, Cheryl A. Interim Director: UW Center for Ag Safety and Health / National AgrAbility Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 209 (608) 265-0568 skjolaas@wisc.edu
Thompson, Paul D. Senior Scientist 460 Henry Mall, Room 125 pdthompson@wisc.edu
Yang, Qiang Assistant Scientist Wisconsin Energy Institute, Rm. 2120 qyang4@wisc.edu
Zopp, Zach Assistant Researcher Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 125 (608) 890-4490 zopp@wisc.edu

Research Associates / Post Docs

Name Title Office Phone E-mail
Lim, Seokwon Honorary Assoc./Fellow 115 Agricultural Engineering Building (608) 262-7794 slim24@wisc.edu
Seenivasan, Rajesh Research Associate Enzyme Institute Building, Room 472 (608) 265-6737 rajesh.seenivasan@wisc.edu
Sharara, Mahmoud Research Associate Wisconsin Energy Institute, Room 3120 (479) 713-0658 msharara@wisc.edu
Williams, R. S. (Sam) Supervising Research Chemist 106 Forest Products Lab (608) 231-9412 rswilliams@fs.fed.us
Zhou, Shengfei Research Associate Wisconsin Energy Institute szhou34@wisc.edu

Administrative Staff

Name Title Office Phone E-mail
Meyer, Terry Financial Specialist Senior Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 115B (608) 262-0612 tmeyer8@wisc.edu
Reinen, Susan Department Administrator Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 116 (608) 262-2250 smreinen@wisc.edu
Spahn, Pam Payroll and Benefits Specialist Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 115 (608) 890-3172 pspahn@wisc.edu
Wood, Betsy Student Services Coordinator Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 115 (608) 262-3310 betsy.wood@wisc.edu

Emeritus

Name Title Office Phone E-mail
Bohne, Harold Emeritus: Machine Shop Agricultural Engineering Lab Building, Room 150 (608) 262-0606 hmbohne@wisc.edu
Bubenzer, Gary D. Emeritus Professor: Erosion and Small Watershed Hydrology gdbubenz@wisc.edu
Buelow, Frederick H. Emeritus Professor: Processing and Instrumentation fhbuelow@wisc.edu
Chapman, Larry J. Senior Scientist Emeritus Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 125 (608) 241-0078 ljchapma@wisc.edu
Converse, James C. Emeritus Professor: Domestic and Animal Waste Systems, Energy Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 201 jcconver@wisc.edu
Denes, Ferencz S. Emeritus Professor: Food Safety denes@engr.wisc.edu
Holmes, Brian J. Emeritus Professor: Farmstead Engineering, Energy Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 232A (608) 262-0096 brian.holmes@wisc.edu
Koegel, Richard G. Emeritus Professor: Dairy Forage Research Center Dairy Forage Research Center, Room 236 (608) 264-5149 rgkoegel@facstaff.wisc.edu
Massie, Leonard R. Emeritus Professor: Soil and Water lrmassie@facstaff.wisc.edu
Muck, Richard E. Emeritus Professor: Modeling Forage Preservation Dairy Forage Research Center, Room 232 (608) 264-5245 remuck@wisc.edu
Peterson, James O. Emeritus Professor: Water Quality 445 Henry Mall, Room 317 (608) 238-6555 jopeters@wisc.edu
Pharo, Candice Emeritus Academic Department Supervisor 460 Henry Mall candy.pharo@wisc.edu
Rowell, Roger M. Emeritus Professor: Forestry, Composite Agricultural Materials rmrowell@wisc.edu
Schuler, Ronald T. Emeritus Professor: Power and Machinery, Conservation Tillage Agricultural Engineering Building, Room B20 (608) 262-0613 rschuler@wisc.edu
Schwarz, James Emeritus Electronic Technician Research 5 Agricultural Engineering Building jfschwarz@factstaff.wisc.edu
Sumwalt, Debby Emeritus Student Services Coordinator Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 115 (608) 262-3310 dsumwalt@wisc.edu
Walsh, Patrick W. Emeritus Professor: Liability, Recycling pwwalsh@wisc.edu