Professor of environmental studies
Coexistence between people and wildlife worldwide, especially wolves, bears and big cats. Constitutional and public trust protections for the environment.
Timothy Van Deelen
Professor, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Expert in conservation and management of large mammals and mammal communities in the Great Lakes region (e.g., deer, wolves and black bears).
Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
Expert on air pollution, energy and environment, air quality and public health, and science careers
Professor emeritus, forest and wildlife ecology, environmental studies
Expert on birds, wildlife, endangered species, wildlife conservation, biodiversity, conservation biology, ecology and Aldo Leopold
Emeritus, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies; Founder, Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council
Expert on sustainability, corporate responsibility and socially responsible investing. Also UN Sustainable Development goals, sustainability reporting and microfinance.
Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Expert on land stewardship, purchased development rights, local government environmental policy, wetland ecology, environmental stewardship, faith-based stewardship
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.
Professor, urban and regional planning, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Expert on urban planning and design, land use policy, and sustainably built environments
Associate professor, business, operations and information management
Expert on supply chain management, sustainability/environmental issues in business
Senior Scientst, UW Sea Grant Institute
Expert on geospatial technologies, coastal management, and urban and regional planning
Associate professor, forest and wildlife ecology
Expert on conservation biology, threats to biodiversity by land use and especially housing development, wildland fire
Professor, electrical and computer engineering
Expert on electric power applications in homes, business, industry and transportation with specific interest in improving sustainable energy use
Professor, law school
I study the interaction between scientific research and environmental law and food safety regulation.
Professor, civil and environmental engineering
Expert in biological wastewater treatment, activated sludge, nutrient removal, energy recovery from waste, next generation biofuels.
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
Associate Prof.; Extension Vegetable Pathologist; Plant Path. Assoc. Chair; plant pathology
Expert on potato and vegetable disease identification, characterization, and management; hop diseases; production and post-harvest/storage diseases; oomycete pathogens; biopesticides
Professor, Bacteriology and Agronomy
Expert on plant-microbe symbioses, nitrogen-fixation, mycorrhizae and legume genetics
Emeritus - Nelson Institute
Expert on the economic and environmental impact of energy systems
Associate professor, biological systems engineering
Expert on biomass composition impact on thermochemical processing systems
Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
I have expertise in environmental chemistry and in the teaching & learning of real-world science issues, including those connecting to sustainability and radioactive substances.
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Expert on Islam, religion and society, Southeast Asia, environmental ethics, and global environmental studies from cultural perspectives
Assistant professor, botany
Plant biochemistry and physiology, amino acid biosynthesis in plants
Professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences; faculty affiliate, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Expert on climate change, carbon cycling in forest, lake and wetland ecosystems, global land-atmosphere interaction and micrometeorology
Professor, the Department of Geography and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Holly Gibbs is an expert on tropical deforestation, with a focus on the potential for corporate promises to end deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest.
Professor of Soil Science
USDA professor, microbiology
Expert on bioconversion, biorefining, advanced cellulosic biofuels, unconventional yeasts, yeast physiology, metabolic engineering and bioprocess engineering
Associate Professor, Geoscience and Geological Engineering (CEE)
Expert in monitoring and modeling of environmental issues related to ground water, water supply, and water quality
Associate professor, School of Business; director, Certificate in Business, Environment & Social Responsibility
Expert on sustainable business, corporate social responsibility and organizational learning
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.
Associate professor, horticulture
Expert on organic agriculture, participatory research, plant breeding, agrobiodiversity conservation
Lori DiPrete Brown
Associate director, Global Health Institute, Director, 4W Initiative, Distinguised Faculty Associate, SOHE
Global health expert focusing on women, children and highly vulnerable populations. Works to improve quality of health and social services from a human rights perspective.
Professor emerita, consumer science
Expert on sustainable consumption, organic and local foods, CSA, farmers' markets, mobile markets,time use, food labels, family farm labor,labor policy
Professor, chemistry; chemical and biological engineering
Expert on sustainable chemistry and catalysis engineering
Associate Professor, Civil Society & Community Studies
Expert on school food politics and systems change in local, state, national, and international contexts
Associate professor, English; Faculty Affiliate, Center for Culture, History, and Environment
Expert on Shakespeare, the history of papermaking, and the environmental history of books
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
Director, Research Centers, UW Law School
Expert on link between environmental issues and human rights, climate change, international environmental law, sustainable development, environmental justice
Assistant Professor, Soil Science
Expert in soil microbial ecology, soil carbon cycling, and climate change
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Botany
Specialist in the anatomy and function of wood, forensic wood science, and forensic botany
A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities
Expert on the past and present of space technology and space junk, history of gender and technology, planetary analogs