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Robert Lanz
Robert Lanz
Professor Emeritus of Engineering

Robert received his PhD in Engineering Mechanics at UW-Madison. After receiving his Doctorate, Robert and his family moved to Green Bay in 1969 where he accepted a position as a professor at the newly-built UW-Green Bay. In addition to teaching, he started his own consulting engineering firm. Robert retired from UW-Green Bay in 1995.

Robert "Bob" Wenger
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Bob Wenger served the UW-Green Bay community as a professor of Mathematics for 30 years, joining the University as an assistant professor of mathematics in 1969, and achieving the title of full professor in 1985. That same year he was awarded the Founders Association Award for Excellence in Institutional Development.

He was also a leader of the International Visiting Scholars Program which brought people from around the world to the Green Bay area to share their expertise in a vast number of fields. He continued his contributions to UW-Green Bay even after retiring and achieving professor emeritus status in 1999—mentoring students, being involved in research and writing, and continuing his work on environmental issues, specifically water-quality issues in Wisconsin and around the world. His specialty was applying mathematical principles and techniques to a wide range of scientific problems with practical real-world applications.

He, along with Prof. Jack Day were honored with the Founders Association Award for Collaborative Achievement in 2005, recognizing their work to launch the groundbreaking International Visiting Scholars Program, the first formal joint venture between UW-Green Bay and St. Norbert College. He served as chair of an interdisciplinary science unit for many years and was engaged in university governance as well.

Nikitas Petrakopoulos

Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Nikitas received his Bachelors of Arts in1964; Master of Science in 1966; and his Ph.D. in 1971. He taught Mathematics at UW-Green Bay from 1968 to 2000 and received the Founders Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1975.

William Shay
Professor Emeritus of Computer Science

William taught at UW-Green Bay from 1979 to 2011. He received the Founders Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2001.

David Dolan
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Dr. Dolan's primary focus was on the Great Lakes and his skills as a statistician contributed greatly to an understanding of the quality of their waters. He was the recipient of many awards during his tenure at UW-Green Bay (1999-2013) and was an active member of the University Union. He thoroughly enjoyed teaching and it showed in the help he freely gave to many students, both graduate and undergraduate, with completing their projects and theses. He was an enthusiastic member in the department and worked tirelessly mentoring new faculty, serving on committees, and collaborating with his colleagues. David was considered by many as the expert on phosphorus in the Great Lakes.

Starting with his work with EPA in the 1970s and continuing through his tenure at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Dave generated the finest continuous time series of nutrient loadings for any natural water system in the world, notes colleague, collaborator, and friend, Steve Chapra, a professor at Tufts University. It's not an overstatement to say that all our subsequent efforts to understand and rationally manage Great Lakes eutrophication rest on the foundation of Dave's efforts, ingenuity, and dedication. His contributions to the stewardship of this precious resource have been singular.

Forrest Baulieu
Associate Professor Emeritus of Computer Science

Forrest taught Computer Science at UW-Green Bay from 1984 to 2015.

Tian You-Hu
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Tian was born on Jan 23, 1949 in Enping, China. Following the Cultural Revolution in China, he studied at Zhongshan University and then completed his Ph.D. at the University of Pittsburgh. Tian was a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay for over 25 years, from 1990 to his retirement in 2016. He was a lifelong scholar, read widely and was actively writing research papers up until his death from Covid-19 in 2020.

Peter Breznay
Associate Professor Emeritus of Computer Science

Peter taught Computer Science at UW-Green Bay from 1999 to 2016

Gregory Davis
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Greg has had a significant impact on UW-Green Bay in the many roles he has served: Provost, Associate Provost, Unit Chair of Natural and Applied Sciences, and Professor of Mathematics.

He oversaw Academic Affairs through a pivotal time including establishing the four colleges, a mission change, the creation of many new undergraduate and graduate programs, and the addition of locations in Manitowoc, Marinette, and Sheboygan. As a proud alum (1981), Greg has always had a deep commitment to our institution, students, faculty, and staff. He received the Founders Award Excellence in Institutional Development in 2010 and retired in 2022.