David Baum

David A. Baum is Professor (and former Chair) in the Botany Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he conducts research in evolutionary biology, plant genetics, and the origin and early evolution of life. He …

Uwe Bergmann

Uwe Bergmann is a Professor in the Physics Department of UW-Madison. He specializes on the development and application of novel X-ray techniques based on the most powerful x-ray sources. He has studies ancient manuscripts including …

Richard Burgess

Richard prefers virtual talks. Dr. Richard R. Burgess is James D. Watson Emeritus Prof. of Oncology at the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research at UW–Madison. He founded the UW Biotechnology Center in 1984 and was …

Joshua Coon

Professor Coon develops and applies chemical instrumentation to measure proteins and metabolites in biological systems – including humans. His latest project is to embed such technology into a toilet to make real-time measurements of urine …

Matthew Gebbie

Matthew grew up in rural North Carolina and obtained his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from NC State University. He carried out his Ph.D. studies with Prof. Jacob Israelachvili at UC Santa Barbara and was then …

Ilia Guzei

Ilia Guzei obtained his Masters at Moscow State University in 1992, and his PhD in Chemistry at Wayne State University in 1996. He has worked as a crystallographer since and has authored or co-authored over …

Robert Hamers

Robert Hamer’s research is aimed at achieving a true atomic-level understanding of structure, bonding, and reactivity at solid surfaces, and using this ability to develop new materials with novel functionality. He does research aimed at …

James Maynard

James Maynard has supported the University of Wisconsin Idea for over 20 years. Maynard consults in his spare time and works as the lecture demonstrator on campus. Maynard advises the Chemistry Fraternity, Alpha Chi Sigma …

Laura Muehlbauer

Laura Muehlbauer is an Analytical Chemistry PhD student in the Chemistry Department. Laura earned her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Her …

Charles Snowdon

Charles prefers in-person talks. Dr. Charles Snowdon has studied behavior of non-human primates in captivity and the wild for more than 35 years and has pioneered non-invasive ways to study animals. More recently he has …

Edgar Spalding

Edgar Spalding grew up in rural Nova Scotia and became deeply interested in nature, and a life-long birder (including photography). But, in college he became interested less in nature and more in the physical and …

Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the Grainger Professor of Nuclear Engineering and current department chair of the University of Wisconsin-Madison‘s Department of Engineering Physics. His research interests focus on developing improved tools for computational modeling of complex …

Huifang Xu

Huifang Xu’s research focuses on interdisciplinary study of (1) crystal chemistry of clays, rock-forming minerals, and nano-crystals; (2) role of nanopore in controlling geochemical reactions; (3) roles of microbes in controlling mineral shape, structure, and …

John Yin

John Yin is a faculty member at UW-Madison, where he teaches courses in chemical and biological engineering. Outside of the classroom, he and his student co-workers pursue two main questions: what are plausible mechanisms for …