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David Hart

David Hart

Senior Scientst, UW Sea Grant Institute

Expert on geospatial technologies, coastal management, and urban and regional planning

Volker Radeloff

Volker Radeloff

Associate professor, forest and wildlife ecology

Expert on conservation biology, threats to biodiversity by land use and especially housing development, wildland fire

Sara Hotchkiss

Sara Hotchkiss

Assistant professor, botany

Paleoecology and history of vegetation

Evelyn Howell

Evelyn Howell

Professor and chair, landscape architecture

Design, restoration, management and conservation of Midwestern native plant communities

Brian Ohm

Brian Ohm

Professor and chair, urban and regional planning

Expert on land use and planning law

Cameron Currie

Cameron Currie

Associate professor, bacteriology

Expert on microbial diversity, ecology and evolution

Katherine McMahon

Katherine McMahon

Associate professor, civil and environmental engineering, bacteriology

Expert in microbial ecology, limnology, water quality, wastewater treatment, environmental genomics, ecosystem microbiology

Timothy  Allen

Timothy Allen

Professor, botany

Biological theorist of complexity working in ecological economics

Ray Guries

Ray Guries

Professor, forest and wildlife ecology

Knowledgeable about conservation and management of forest resources, especially the management of forest genetic resources and tree breeding

David Mladenoff

David Mladenoff

Professor, conservation, forest and wildlife ecology

Ecology and sustainability of forests, effects of climate change, forest management and carbon sequestration

Stephanie Tai

Stephanie Tai

Associate professor, law school

I study the interaction between scientific research and environmental law and food safety regulation.

Richard Lathrop

Richard Lathrop

UW-Madison honorary fellowships: Center for Limnology, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Experience with water quality, eutrophication, restoration and management of lakes; nonpoint pollution; and climate change impacts in Wisconsin

Philip Townsend

Philip Townsend

Associate professor, forest ecology

Expert on satellite remote sensing, forest ecosystem dynamics and watershed processes

Steven Loheide

Steven Loheide

Assistant professor, civil and environmental engineering

Expert in hydroecology, water in the environment

Janet Silbernagel

Janet Silbernagel

Professor, landscape architecture, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Specialist in regional conservation strategies,landscape ecology, scenario building, & spatial analysis

Mark Rickenbach

Mark Rickenbach

Professor, forest and wildlife ecology

Expert on forest policy and the practice of sustainable forestry

Jonathan Patz

Jonathan Patz

Professor & director, global environmental health

Expert on health effects of global climate change, land use change and deforestation; health co-benefits of energy policy

Thomas Heberlein

Thomas Heberlein

Professor emeritus, community and environmental sociology

Expert on environmental attitudes, sociology of hunting, wolf restoration

David Marcouiller

David Marcouiller

Professor, urban and regional planning

Expert on the economics of outdoor recreation, integrative tourism planning, forestry, natural amenities and rural development

James Kitchell

James Kitchell

Professor, zoology

Expert on food webs and fisheries for inland lakes, Great Lakes and marine systems

Cathy Middlecamp

Cathy Middlecamp

Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

I have expertise in environmental chemistry and in the teaching & learning of real-world science issues, including sustainability.

Henry Anderson

Adjunct professor, population health; chief medical officer, Wisconsin Division of Public Health

Expert on environmental and occupational disease (dusts and chemicals), public health, epidemiology, disease and exposure surveillance

Quentin Carpenter

Quentin Carpenter

Senior lecturer, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert in wetland flora and fauna

Peter McIntyre

Peter McIntyre

Associate professor, Center for Limnology

Expert on global lakes and rivers, fish diversity, fisheries, Great Lakes, and water resource management issues.

Ian Baird

Ian Baird

Assistant professor, geography

Expert on Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Hmong, Southeast Asia, environmental policy, natural resource management, hydroelectric dams, land concessions, political ecology

Ellen Damschen

Ellen Damschen

Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology

Expert on terrestrial ecology, conservation biology and restoration ecology within grassland and savanna ecosystems.

Philip O'Leary

Philip O'Leary

Professor, Engineering Professional Development

Expert on landfills and solid waste disposal, engineering continuing education

Emily Stanley

Emily Stanley

Professor, zoology & Center for Limnology

Freshwater ecology, particularly streams, rivers, water chemistry, aquatic restoration

Monica Turner

Monica Turner

Professor, zoology and ecology

Expert on terrestrial ecosystem ecology, landscape ecology, forest fires and other natural disturbances, and land-use change

Holly Gibbs

Holly Gibbs

Assistant professor, geography, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on tropical land-use change, deforestation and carbon emissions

Alfred Hartemink

Alfred Hartemink

Professor of Soil Science

Soil scientist

Angela Pakes Ahlman

Angela Pakes Ahlman

Office of Sustainability; adjunct professor, engineering; manager, Recycled Material Resource Center; technical dir,WHRP

Expert on LEED green building design, construction and operation, beneficial use of recycled materials, roads, environmental remediation and brownfield development.

Thomas Yuill

Professor emeritus, pathobiological science, forest and wildlife ecology; director emeritus, Nelson Institute

Expert on diseases of wildlife and emerging virus diseases that affect wild and domestic animals and humans

Morgan Robertson

Morgan Robertson

Assistant professor, geography

Expert on environmental policy, specifically wetland policy, ecosystem services, and market-based initiatives (e.g., water quality credit markets, wetland credit markets)

Eric Sundquist

Eric Sundquist

Managing director, State Smart Transportation Initiative (Center on Wisconsin Strategy)

Expert on transportation policy focused on sustainability, contemporary solutions, and social equity.

Mutlu Ozdogan

Mutlu Ozdogan

Assistant professor, forestry and environmental Studies

Expert on processing satellite images for environmental information in forested and agricultural landscapes

Colleen Moore

Colleen Moore

Professor emerita, psychology, Nelson Institute

Expert on the effects of environmental pollutants on child development and risk perceptions of environmental hazards

James Hurley

James Hurley

Professor, civil and environmental engineering; director, UW Sea Grant; director, UW Water Resources Institute

Expert on mercury contamination in the environment, particularly in the Great Lakes, northern Wisconsin lakes and the Everglades.

Chin Wu

Chin Wu

Professor, civil and environmental engineering

Expert on coastal engineering and sustainability, hydraulics and river/stream restoration, limnology and lake/wetland restoration, environmental fluid mechanics, risk assessment

Ned Paschke

Ned Paschke

Program director, Department of Engineering Professional Development

Expert on pumping facilities, water & wastewater treatment systems, hydraulic engineering, water/energy efficiencies, asset management, and water environmental management.