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Eric Kazyak lab tour fall 2023

Three new electrochemistry research labs open exciting opportunities for ME students

Three new electrochemistry-focused research labs are now open in Mechanical Engineering (ME), led by ME faculty members Eric Kazyak, Luca Mastropasqua and James Pikul. These labs are working together on…

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Kaibo Liu receives Hromi Medal
May 16, 2024

Liu earns quality award

Kaibo Liu, a professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has received the Hromi Medal from the American Society for Quality. The medal, which the society…

Xin Wang, pictured center, accepts a Best Paper Award from ASCE staff and others during the 2024 CI & CRC Joint Conference.
May 15, 2024

Xin Wang redefines human-robot collaboration in construction

Groundbreaking research on human-robot collaboration in construction spearheaded by Xin Wang, CEE PhD 2024, has captured the industry’s attention, earning Wang the Best Paper Award among more than 400 submissions…

Ramathasan Thevamaran
May 15, 2024

New Vilas Early Career Award to Ramathasan Thevamaran

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Ramathasan Thevamaran on his Vilas Early Career Award! Prof. Thevamaran joined UW-Madison as an assistant professor in August 2017. Since then, he has emerged…

ME spring 2024 senior design showcase
May 15, 2024

Spring 2024 Mechanical Engineering Design Showcase

Forty-six project teams made up of 187 mechanical engineering senior level students presented their work at the spring 2024 design showcase event earlier this month! “The Showcase displayed a diverse…

Izabela Szlufarska and graduate students Xuanxin Hu and Nuohao Liu conducting research
May 15, 2024

Spring 2024 message from MS&E chair Izabela Szlufarska

Greetings from Madison! I hope this newsletter finds you well. We’ve had quite the busy start to spring as we celebrate the end of the semester in the Department of…

Tony McDonald and Yonatan Mintz
May 14, 2024

McDonald, Mintz receive American Family data science grant

Tony McDonald and Yonatan Mintz, assistant professors in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, are among the University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers to earn funding in the latest round of…

ECE Focus on Faculty: Dominic Gross
May 13, 2024

ECE Focus on Faculty: Dominic Gross

Assistant Professor Dominic Gross is an instructor and award-winning researcher within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Gross’ research within the areas of…

Juan Esparza, Breanna Buck, Nicole Kunz, Justin Benz
May 13, 2024

Inaugural ECE Capstone Design event highlights student innovation

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison hosted its first ECE Capstone Design Open House on May 3, 2024. Twenty-two student teams from three…

May 7, 2024

Lab Grand Opening Celebration wrap up

The Grand Opening Celebration for the John C. Kuetemeyer Instructional Laboratories has been the culmination of multiple years of hard work, fundraising and construction to transform the summer lab space…

May 6, 2024

ECE student leaders and faculty recognized for excellence by WESC

Wisconsin Engineering Student Council (WESC) held an end-of-year celebration and awards ceremony on April 29th. The council celebrated engineering student organizations, as well as their student and faculty leaders. The…