IMPORTANT:  In the event of emergencies, contact John Wipperfurth or UW Safety.

The Facilities/Instrumentation area provides a number of services for faculty, staff and students in the departments of Entomology, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, and Plant Pathology.  Those services include building and facilities management, growth chambers, and an instrument shop to repair some types of lab equipment.

Building Manager: John Wipperfurth


  • Mat Bohne
    Instrument Maker

    B70 Russell Labs

    In the office:
    Mon – Fri  6:15 am – 3:00 pm

  • Timothy Lorenz
    Instrument Maker

    B81 Russell Labs

    In the office/shop:
    Mon – Fri 9:15am – 6:00pm

    Best way to reach him: set up an appointment via email, phone (608-219-6911), or text.

  • John Wipperfurth
    Instrument Shop Supervisor/Building Manager

    246B Russell Labs

    In the office:
    Mon – Fri 6:00 am – 2:30 pm