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Michael Notaro

Michael Notaro

Associate scientist and associate director, Center for Climatic Research

Expert on climate change and its impact on vegetation, vegetation-climate interactions, regional-global climate modeling, Great Lakes and lake-effect snow

Joy Zedler

Joy Zedler

Professor, botany; director of research, UW Arboretum

Expert on wetland restoration and ecology, reestablishment of native plants, and the interaction of native and exotic species

Adrian Treves

Adrian Treves

Professor of environmental studies

Expert on coexistence and conflicts between people and wildlife worldwide, especially wolves, bears, and big cats.

Todd Allen

Todd Allen

Associate professor, engineering physics, materials science and engineering

Expert on nuclear engineering, material science and energy

Vicki Bier

Vicki Bier

Professor, industrial and systems engineering; director, Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis

Expert on risk analysis and decision analysis, as applied to nuclear power safety, homeland security and critical-infrastructure protection

Dominique Brossard

Dominique Brossard

Professor and Chair, life sciences communication; steering committee, Holtz Center of Science and Technology Studies

Expert on media, science and policy, science and social media, public understanding of science, public attitudes toward controversial science

Jean Bahr

Jean Bahr

Professor, geology and geophysics

Expert on hydrogeology (groundwater)

Steve Carpenter

Steve Carpenter

Professor, limnology

Expert on freshwater resources and ecosystem services

William Cronon

William Cronon

Professor, history, geography, environmental studies; director, Center for Culture, History and Environment

Expert on history of environment, conservation and environmentalism, U.S. West, frontier, public lands, Wisconsin

Donald Waller

Donald Waller

Professor of botany, environmental studies

Expert in ecology, evolutionary biology, conservation biology and biodiversity policy

Timothy  Van Deelen

Timothy Van Deelen

Assistant professor, forest and wildlife ecology

Expert in conservation and management of large mammals in the Great Lakes region (e.g., deer, wolves and black bears)

Lisa Naughton

Lisa Naughton

Professor and Chair, Geography

Expert on biodiversity conservation, land use and protected areas in tropics, protecting rain forests to slow climate change

Tracey Holloway

Tracey Holloway

Associate professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on air pollution, energy and environment, climate change, environmental policy, environmental careers, sustainability science

Susan Paskewitz

Susan Paskewitz

Professor, entomology

Expert on biology and control of insects that transmit human and animal diseases, including malaria, West Nile virus, Lyme disease

Stanley Temple

Stanley Temple

Professor emeritus, forest and wildlife ecology, environmental studies

Expert on birds, wildlife, endangered species, wildlife conservation, biodiversity, conservation biology, ecology and Aldo Leopold

Grant Petty

Grant Petty

Professor, atmospheric science

Expert on satellite remote sensing of the atmosphere and atmospheric radiative transfer

Jonathan Martin

Jonathan Martin

Professor and chair, atmospheric and oceanic sciences

Expert on mid-latitude weather systems: snowstorms, severe thunderstorms, can comment on climate change and global warming

Clifford Thurber

Clifford Thurber

Professor and chair, geoscience

Expert on earthquakes and fault zones; volcanoes; and seismic monitoring of nuclear explosions

Pao Wang

Pao Wang

Professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences

Expert in atmospheric physics

Bret Shaw

Bret Shaw

Associate Professor, Life Sciences Communication; Environmental Communicatoin Specialist, UW-Extension

Expert on social marketing and communication related to environmental campaigns, eHealth for disease management

Robert (Bob) Lorenz

Robert (Bob) Lorenz

Professor, mechanical engineering; co-director, Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium (WEMPEC)

Design and control of electrical motor drives: "E-Drives," used in hybrid vehicles

Kurt Sladky

Kurt Sladky

Assistant professor and section head, zoological medicine, surgical sciences

Expert in zoological medicine (zoo animals, wildlife and non-domestic pets) and conservation medicine (ecosystem and global health)

John (Jack) Williams

John (Jack) Williams

Professor, geography; director, Center for Climatic Research

Expert on global warming and ecological responses to climate change, past and future

Joel Pedersen

Joel Pedersen

Associate professor, soil science, civil and environmental engineering

Expert on organic contaminants, prions and nanoparticles in the environment

Christopher Velden

Christopher Velden

Senior researcher, Space Science and Engineering Center

Expert on hurricane research, and environmental satellite techniques/applications to tropical cyclones

Fred Madison

Fred Madison

Professor, soil science, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey

Expert on impacts of agriculture on environment; animal waste management; impacts of agriculture on surface- and groundwater

Peter (Pete) Nowak

Peter (Pete) Nowak

Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert in the complex relations between Wisconsin agriculture and soil and water resources

Timothy Donohue

Timothy Donohue

Professor, bacteriology; director, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Expert on biofuels and bio-based renewable energy technologies

Charles Bentley

Charles Bentley

Professor emeritus, geology and geophysics; director, ice coring and drilling services

Expert on Antarctica, glaciology, ice drilling

Kenneth Potter

Kenneth Potter

Professor, civil and environmental engineering

Expert on flooding and storm water management

Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson

Professor, engineering physics

Expert on sustainable nuclear energy, energy policy, radiation transport in nuclear systems

Anna Pidgeon

Anna Pidgeon

Assocoate professor, forest and wildlife ecology

Expert on avian ecology, conservation and Wisconsin wildlife

Douglas Reinemann

Douglas Reinemann

Professor, biological systems engineering

Expert on rural energy, energy sustainability (renewable and bio-energy), milking, stray voltage

Richard Lindroth

Richard Lindroth

Professor, entomology; adjunct professor, zoology

Expertise in ecological effects of climate change, insect pests of deciduous forests, general ecology

Paul Zedler

Paul Zedler

Professor, environmental studies; senior scientist, UW Arboretum

Pure and applied plant community and population ecology and related environmental topics

James Schauer

James Schauer

Professor, civil and environmental engineering

Expert on air quality and air pollution, characterization of emissions from air pollution sources

Jake  Vander Zanden

Jake Vander Zanden

Associate professor, zoology, Center for Limnology

Aquatic ecologist, limnologist, conservation biologist

Michael Corradini

Michael Corradini

Professor, engineering physics; chair, Energy Institute

Nuclear engineer with research interests focused on thermal hydraulics and multiphase flow for nuclear safety

Randall Jackson

Randall Jackson

Associate professor, agronomy, agroecology program, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on community and ecosystem ecology in grasslands managed for grazing and/or prairie

Chris Kucharik

Chris Kucharik

Professor, agronomy and Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

Expert on agroecosystems, agroclimatology, soil carbon sequestration, ecological modeling, water resources, climate change, and extreme weather