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Professor Laura Albert

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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Paul Campagnola

Campagnola investigating pulmonary fibrosis through two new grants

Paul Campagnola, a professor and the Peter Tong Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will lead a research study into the structural alterations involved…

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Wiegmann receives APA award

Douglas Wiegmann, an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has earned an award from a division of the American Psychological Association (APA) in recognition…

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In new roles, researchers drive transportation information, knowledge and practice at UW-Madison

The Traffic Operations and Safety (TOPS) Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has named two longtime staff members to key leadership roles within the organization. The TOPS Lab deputy director…

Jordyn Benn, Anna Cardinal, Caitlin Piotrowski, and Claire Steines

Innovation in CEE Competition offers new solutions and opportunities in civil engineering

The third annual Innovation in CEE Competition was a success with four unique and interesting project presentations. Sponsored by The Boldt Company, Innovation in CEE fosters student involvement and imagination…

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Dynamic Walking 2022 Conference

The Dynamic Walking 2022 conference welcomed more than 100 attendees to beautiful Madison, WI from June 13-16, 2022! This event brought together researchers that study the fundamental principles that underlie legged locomotion—be it…

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Yang, Turng win best paper at ANTEC 2022

Congratulations to mechanical engineering post-doc Huaguang (Allen) Yang on winning a Best Paper Award for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) 2022 Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC)! Yang presented his paper…


New Mechanical Engineering Faculty: Ying Li

Ying Li will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Associate Professor in Fall 2022! Li’s research group, the Computational Materials Design Laboratory, focuses on developing and applying novel multiscale and…

Luca Mastropasqua

New Mechanical Engineering Faculty: Luca Mastropasqua

Luca Mastropasqua will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Assistant Professor in January 2023! Mastropasqua’s research focuses on the conceptualization of new electrochemical devices and their integration into energy conversion…

Sarah Gerarden

Steps to success in CEM: Gerarden reflects on her path from UW to the construction industry

When Sarah Gerarden first came to UW-Madison, she wasn’t sure what she wanted to focus on as an engineer. Research currently underway in the UW-Madison Civil and Environmental Engineering Department…

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Engineering faculty earn Vilas professorships and awards

Three faculty members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Engineering have received Vilas professorships and awards. The honors celebrate extraordinary members of the UW-Madison faculty and are supported by…