Paul Wilson

Department Chair, Grainger Professor of Nuclear Engineering
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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Paul Wilson is the Grainger Professor of Nuclear Engineering and the Chair of the University of Wisconsin-Madison‘s Department of Nuclear Engineering & Engineering Physics. His research interests focus on developing improved tools for computational modeling of complex nuclear energy systems, with applications in radiation shielding, nuclear waste management, nuclear non-proliferation and energy policy. Paul joined the University of Wisconsin-Madison as an assistant professor in August 2001 as part of the Energy Systems and Policy Hiring Initiative


Ph.D.; University of Wisconsin-Madison; Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics; 1999
Dr-Ing; Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany; Mechanical Engineering; 1998
M.S.; University of Wisconsin-Madison; Nuclear Engineering; 1994
B.S.; University of Toronto; Engineering Science; 1992