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May 9, 2022

Booske selected as a fellow of the Institute of Physics

Written By: Jason Daley


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John Booske

John Booske, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been elected a fellow of the Institute of Physics.

Booske was selected for his significant contributions to physics and its application to the advancement of vacuum electronic sources of high-power electromagnetic radiation, plasma science, and the science of interactions between electromagnetic radiation and materials. He was also noted for his leadership in university education and effective teaching.

Booske is the Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Professor and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor. He served as chair of the department from 2009 to 2018. Currently, he is the director of the Wisconsin Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning.

Fellowship is the highest level of membership for the London-based Institute of Physics and is reserved for those who have made a significant impact in their field.