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Albert lands American Family Insurance grant to improve machine learning in insurance industry

Laura Albert, a professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has received a research grant from American Family Insurance to apply optimization methods to improve machine…

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October 5, 2022

Experienced innovator tapped to lead new technology entrepreneurship office at UW–Madison

Bonnie Bachman, an economics professor with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship from Missouri University of Science and Technology, is the inaugural director of the newly formed Technology Entrepreneurship Office…

James Pikul ME
October 4, 2022

New Mechanical Engineering Faculty: James Pikul

James Pikul will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Associate Professor in Fall 2023! Pikul’s research group seeks to make transformative advances in energy storage, energy conversion, multifunctional…

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October 3, 2022

Initiative to bridge overdose information gap between researchers and community

Across the country, countless experts across government, academia and the private sector are aggressively seeking solutions to the nation’s opioid crisis. All of that research makes the biggest impact when…

ECE Grad Student Alisha Handa is pictured with the UW logo and the words Your Future Your Way A Podcast about Professional Programs
September 29, 2022

Exploring ECE’s Accelerated and Online Master’s Programs

Learn about the flexibility and advancement opportunities offered by professional engineering programs, including ECE’s accelerated, fast-paced options and Interdisciplinary Professional Programs, which include 100% online options.

Faustin-Prinz Recipients
September 27, 2022

Fall 2022 Faustin-Prinz Research Fellowship Recipients

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is excited to announce the recipients of the Faustin-Prinz Research Fellowship. This is a fellowship awarded each semester to students looking to spearhead and participate…

IMTS 2022
September 21, 2022

Student trip to IMTS 2022

There was a lot to see at the 2022 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago! Mechanical Engineering Professor Frank Pfefferkorn traveled to the conference with 40 students including graduates and…

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September 20, 2022

Control Theory Applications for Dynamic Production Systems

Professor Emeritus Neil A. Duffie has published a new textbook that helps readers apply the fundamental tools of linear control theory to model, analyze, design, and understand the behavior of…

Darryl Thelen with the Bligards
September 16, 2022

The “Jake” conference room opens in ME building

The late Erling “Jake” Bligard (MSME’49) has been memorialized in the Mechanical Engineering Building with the naming of a newly updated meeting space. ME room 2188 is now the Erling…

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September 13, 2022

Fliss wins best poster award

Danica Fliss, a PhD student in the lab of Keith and Jane Morgan Nosbusch Professor Robert Nowak, recently won the outstanding poster award at the 25th Conference on Satellite Meteorology,…

Fernando L. Alvarado
September 13, 2022

Professor Emeritus Alvarado appointed to international working group on grid resilience

Fernando L. Alvarado, University of Wisconsin-Madison professor emeritus in electrical and computer engineering and president of the company ModBESS, has been appointed the senior U.S. representative to the International Council…