Joe Holbus

Office Location & Contact

WW 045
(414) 288-7580

Joe Holbus

Research Instrument Maker

Joe, the research instrument maker for the College of Arts and Sciences since 2004, has been a journeyman Tool and Die Maker for over thirty years. After an apprenticeship at Modine Manufacturing Company in Racine, he has worked as shop supervisor at Allis Tool in West Allis, as tooling engineer at Accutec in Oak Creek, and as a working supervisor at both Circon-Surgitek in Racine and the College of Engineering and Applied Science at UW-Milwaukee. He was owner of Marc Design, designing stamping dies, fixturing and other tooling for a variety of customers. He has experience in tool room, production and research and development environments. Joe holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from UW-Parskside.

Teaching Fields

Office Hours

M-F 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Teaching Schedule

By appointment


Physics Department Mission Statement

The Physics Department is committed to excellence in undergraduate physics education and embraces the Ignation ideal of cura personalis, or "care for the whole person." The Department is a community of faculty, staff and students: Faculty advance the frontiers of physics in both research and education, staff contribute their expertise in facilitating all endeavors of the department, and students participate in learning and scholarship with the guidance of the faculty.