Faculty

Professor Tim A Osswald

Co-Director of the Polymer Engineering Center
Consolidated Papers Foundation Chair
sponsored by the Mead Witter Foundation


Contact Information
tosswald@wisc.edu

(608) 263-9538

Room 1059, Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests

D-LFT Compression Molding Simulation, Manufacturing Micropellets using Rayleigh Disturbances, Warpage of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites, Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Discover More

Professor Lih-Sheng "Tom" Turng

Co-Director of the Polymer Engineering Center
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor
K. Kou and Cindy F. Wang Professor
Theme Leader, BIONATES


Contact Information
turng@engr.wisc.edu

(608) 263-9538

Room 1051, Mechanical Engineering
Room 4112, Discovery Building

Research Interests

Injection Molding & Innovative Plastics Manufacturing, Bio-based Polymers, Tissue Engineering Scaffolds, MuCell Injection Molding, Nanocomposites, Electro-active Polymers (EAPs)

Professor Natalie M Rudolph

Assistant Professor


Contact Information
natalie.rudolph@wisc.edu

(608) 890-0664

Room 1035, Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests

Composites, Additive Manufacturing and Temperature & Pressure Dependent Material Properties,Discover More

Professor Pavana Prabhakar

Assistant Professor


Contact Information
pprabhakar4@wisc.edu

Room 2210, Engineering Hall

Research Interests
Advanced manufacturing of materials - additive manufacturing of hybrid materials, Process modeling - additive manufacturing and composite fabrication, Multiscale material modeling of hierarchical materials, Damage and failure mechanics of materials, Life prediction of materials in extreme environment. Discover More

Professor Robert E Rowlands

Professor Emeritus


Contact Information
rowlands@engr.wisc.edu

(608) 262-2690

Room 3348, Engineering Hall

Research Interests
Composites and Experimental Mechanics

Professor Heidi-Lynn Ploeg

Associate Professor


Contact Information
ploeg@engr.wisc.edu

(608) 262-2690

Room 3043, Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests
Orthopaedic Implants, Biomechanics and Bone Modeling


Staff

Alec Redmann

Chief Engineer
Co-Chair of the 18th International Polymer Colloquium

aredmann2@wisc.edu

Advisor
Professor Osswald

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of North Dakota

Research Interests
Continuous fiber-reinforced composites
Additive Manufacturing

Chris Lacey

Assistant Theme Director, BIONATES


Contact Information
lacey@engr.wisc.edu

Room 4114, Discovery Building

(608) 316-4314

Sara Andrea Simon

Visiting Scholar Coordinator
Undergraduate Research Assistant Coordinator


Contact Infomration
ssimon9@wisc.edu

Room 1065, Mechanical Engineering