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Rolf Reitz

Rolf Reitz

Expert on diesel and gasoline engine performance and emissions, and spray technology

Professor, mechanical engineering; director, Diesel Engine Research Consortium College of Engineering Work: 608-252-0145 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Engine experiments using fully instrumented single-cylinder research diesel engines equipped with programmable high-pressure electronic fuel injection systems
  • Spray experiments and modeling to study the mechanisms of spray breakup in applications such as engines, paint spraying, and dispersing industrial and household products


  • Fellow, Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Wisconsin Distinguished Professor