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Steve Ackerman

Steve Ackerman

Professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences; director, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies

Expert on satellite meteorology and climatology, weather, atmospheric optics

Ken Albrecht

Ken Albrecht

Professor, agronomy, agroecology, environmental studies

Expert on forage/pasture management and cropping systems

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

Carrie Laboski

Carrie Laboski

Associate professor, soil science and civil and environmental engineering

Expert on economically and environmentally sustainable soil fertility/nutrient management programs for field and forage crops

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.

Wren Singer

Wren Singer

Director of Undergraduate Advising

Expert on the undergraduate academic experience, academic advising and transition to college.

David Hart

David Hart

Senior Scientst, UW Sea Grant Institute

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

Dörte Döpfer

Dörte Döpfer

Assistant professor, veterinary medicine, food animal medicine

Expert in veterinary epidemiology of infectious diseases with a focus on food safety, applied mathematical modeling and interdisciplinary communication

Nigel Cook

Nigel Cook

Clinical associate professor, head of Food Animal Production Medicine

Expert in dairy cattle lameness, dairy facility design, dairy cow well-being, mastitis and milk quality

John Witte

John Witte

Professor, political science and public affairs

Expert on education policy, tax and budget policy, and state and local government

Jack Mitchell

Jack Mitchell

Professor, journalism and mass communication

Public broadcasting, not-for-profit media, media ethics

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

Brian Rust

Brian Rust

Communications director, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Division of Information Technology (DoIT)

Technology trends and issues at UW-Madison and in higher education

Shawn  Conley

Shawn Conley

Associate professor, agronomy; soybean and wheat extension specialist

Direct research and extension program for Wisconsin growers of soybeans, small grains and seeds

Timothy  Allen

Timothy Allen

Professor, botany

Biological theorist of complexity working in ecological economics

David Mladenoff

David Mladenoff

Professor, conservation, forest and wildlife ecology

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

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

Sheila McGuirk

Sheila McGuirk

Professor, medical sciences, veterinary medicine

Expert on integrating diagnostic, therapeutic and preventative strategies and tools into dairy herds to improve health, welfare and productivity

Philipp Simon

Philipp Simon

Professor, horticulture

Expert on plant breeding and genetics

Daniel Vimont

Daniel Vimont

Associate professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences

Expert on climate variations (El Niño, tropical variations), climate change and climate change impacts in Wisconsin.

James Steele

James Steele

Professor, food science

Expert on lactic acid bacteria used as probiotics, in food fermentations and in industrial fermentation

Scott Rankin

Scott Rankin

Associate professor, food science

Expert on dairy foods processing and chemistry, leading to changes in function, flavor and color

Janet Silbernagel

Janet Silbernagel

Professor, landscape architecture, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

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

Matthew Digman

Matthew Digman

Assistant professor, biological systems engineering

Expertise in agricultural field machinery design, management, economics and operation

Yiqun Weng

Yiqun Weng

Assistant professor, horticulture

Expert in plant genetics, genomics and breeding

Matt Ruark

Matt Ruark

Assistant professor, soil science

Expert in agricultural nutrient recommendations, nitrogen and phosphorus losses

Amanda Gevens

Amanda Gevens

Assistant professor, plant pathology; extension plant pathologist

Expert on potato and vegetable disease identification, characterization, and management

David Schultz

David Schultz

Professor, law

Expert on criminal law and criminal procedure

Gretchen Viney

Gretchen Viney

Clinical professor, law

Expert in family law involving children and the elderly

Frank Tuerkheimer

Frank Tuerkheimer

Professor, law, emeritus

Expert on criminal practice, lawyer and judicial ethics and litigation in general

Heather Daniels

Heather Daniels

Secretary of the Academic Staff

Expert on academic staff governance

Dave Black

Dave Black

General Manager, WSUM Radio

Expert on student broadcast media, programming regulation, student leadership

Mark Rickenbach

Mark Rickenbach

Professor, forest and wildlife ecology

Expert on forest policy and the practice of sustainable forestry

Robert McMahon

Robert McMahon

Helfaer Professor of Chemistry; Department Chair

Expert on physical-organic chemistry

Troy Runge

Troy Runge

Associate professor, biological systems engineering

Expert on biomass composition impact on thermochemical processing systems

Gary Radloff

Gary Radloff

Director, Midwest energy policy analysis, Wisconsin Energy Institute

Expert in energy policy, especially related to Midwest.

Jordan Gerth

Jordan Gerth

Associate Researcher, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies

Expert on Wisconsin and Great Lakes weather, weather prediction, satellite meteorology, and transitioning research to National Weather Service operations

Susan Paddock

Susan Paddock

Professor, professional development and applied studies; director, Wisconsin Certified Public Manager Program

Expert on Wisconsin local government and leadership development