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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

Tom Eggert

Tom Eggert

Senior Lecturer, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies; Exec Director, Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council

Expert on sustainability, corporate responsibility and environmental leadership programs. Also sustainability metrics development, sustainability reporting and microfinance.

Calvin DeWitt

Calvin DeWitt

Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on land stewardship, purchased development rights, local government environmental policy, wetland ecology, environmental stewardship, faith-based stewardship

Douglas Reindl

Douglas Reindl

Professor, engineering professional development, mechanical engineering; director, Industrial Refrigeration Consortium

Expert in industrial refrigeration systems and building heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems

James  LaGro Jr.

James LaGro Jr.

Professor, urban and regional planning, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on urban planning and design, land use policy, and sustainably built environments

John Greenler

John Greenler

Director of Education, Wisconsin Energy Institute

Expert in the broad aspects of education (k-12 and undergraduate) and clean energy systems; including bioenergy, electrical power systems and climate change.

Gregory DeCroix

Gregory DeCroix

Associate professor, business, operations and information management

Expert on supply chain management, sustainability/environmental issues in business

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

Giri Venkataramanan

Giri Venkataramanan

Professor, electrical and computer engineering

Expert on electric power applications in homes, business, industry and transportation with specific interest in improving sustainable energy use

Daniel Noguera

Daniel Noguera

Professor, civil and environmental engineering

Expert in biological wastewater treatment, activated sludge, nutrient removal, energy recovery from waste, next generation biofuels.

Mark Finster

Mark Finster

Associate professor, business, engineering

Expert on sustainable organizational strategy, design and multifunctional multi-objective improvement of complex systems, as well as services and health care

Troy Runge

Troy Runge

Associate professor, biological systems engineering

Expert on biomass composition impact on thermochemical processing 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.

Hiroshi Maeda

Hiroshi Maeda

Assistant professor, botany

Plant biochemistry and physiology, amino acid biosynthesis in plants

Alfred Hartemink

Alfred Hartemink

Professor of Soil Science

Soil scientist

Thomas Jeffries

Thomas Jeffries

USDA professor, microbiology

Expert on bioconversion, biorefining, advanced cellulosic biofuels, unconventional yeasts, yeast physiology, metabolic engineering and bioprocess engineering

Angela Pakes Ahlman

Angela Pakes Ahlman

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

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

Marty Gustafson

Marty Gustafson

Program director, Engineering Professional Development

Develop and manage new online distance degree programs for the College of Engineering

John Davis

Assistant faculty associate, Engineering Professional Development

Expert on HVAC systems, DX refrigeration, geothermal system design, thermal systems optimization, building energy management, building science, commissioning, engineering management and technical leadership

Ann Terlaak

Ann Terlaak

Associate professor, School of Business; director, Certificate in Business, Environment & Social Responsibility

Expert on sustainable business, corporate social responsibility and organizational learning

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.

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.

Satya Rhodes-Conway

Senior associate, COWS; Managing director, Mayors Innovation Project

I work with local government to implement innovative policy that promotes the high road of sustainability, equity and democracy.

Lydia Zepeda

Lydia Zepeda

Professor, consumer science; faculty affiliate: Environmental Studies; URPL; GWS; LACIS; Center for Euro Studies

Expert on sustainable consumption, organic and local foods, CSA, farmers' markets, mobile markets,time use, food labels, family farm labor,labor policy

Ive Hermans

Ive Hermans

Professor, chemistry; chemical and biological engineering

Expert on sustainable chemistry and catalysis engineering

Jennifer Gaddis

Jennifer Gaddis

Assistant professor, civil society & community studies

Expert on school food, food justice, foodservice labor and sustainable communities

Daniel Wright

Daniel Wright

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

I am a hydrologist and water resources engineer, specializing in flood hazards and mitigation strategies in both urban areas and larger watersheds

Sumudu Atapattu

Sumudu Atapattu

Director, Research Centers, UW Law School

Expert on link between environmental issues and human rights, climate change, international environmental law, sustainable development, environmental justice