Meet our Faculty Advisor: Mohan Qin

Mohan Qin is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Environmental Chemistry and Technology program at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She received her B.S. from Shandong University and M.S. from Peking University, both in Environmental Engineering, and a Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in Civil Engineering. Before joining the UW faculty, Mohan completed her postdoctoral training in Environmental Engineering at Yale University. Her research group works on the development of novel approaches for resource recovery from waste streams and concentration and detection of microplastics in the Great Lakes.


Mailing Address:
Room: 3216
Engineering Hall
1412 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Phone: 608.265.9733

Meet our Professional Advisor: Tracy Melin

Tracy Melin was a UW-Madison SWE member from 1989-91 when she was a grad student in the Materials Science program. She has been active in SWE ever since with adviser or officer positions in Vermont, Texas (Dallas SWE President 1995-96), and Idaho. She was a manufacturing engineer for almost 20 years with IBM, Texas Instruments, Micron Technology, and Thermo Fisher Scientific. She’s currently a Senior Quality Engineer in Product Compliance for Fiskars in Middleton, Wisconsin. One of the highlights of her career was working in Avezzano, Italy for two years at Texas Instruments’ DRAM and Flash memory chip plant. She lives in Madison with her husband Steve Klick (M.S. UW-Madison, 2006), who is a mechanical engineer for ACS, Inc. in Middleton.

Mailing Address:
Fiskars Brands, Inc.
7800 Discovery Drive
Middleton, WI 54562

Office Phone: 608.294.4740
Cell Phone: 608.358.1943

Professional Advisor: Tracy Melin