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WiscWind team members at 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition

UW–Madison team advances to finals in 2023 wind competition

A group of students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison will again compete in the nation’s most prominent undergraduate-level wind energy competition for the eighth consecutive year. UW–Madison’s team, known as…

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April 28, 2023

ECE alumnus receives Chancellor’s Entrepreneurial Achievement Award

Winslow Sargeant, (PhDECE ’95), an alumnus of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is one of four outstanding innovators honored with a 2023 Chancellor’s…

Isabelle Hanson at Nike
April 24, 2023

Student Spotlight: Graduating Senior Isabelle Hanson

Spring 2023 Mechanical Engineering graduate Isabelle Hanson knew what she wanted to do when she grew up from an early age, but she didn’t always know that she would be…

Devin Welch, EIT
April 6, 2023

Geological engineering degree sparks rewarding career for Devin Welch

“The Earth is your office” is more than a catchy phrase coined by Jim Tinjum, director of our geological engineering (GLE) program. For Badger alumni Devin Welch, it’s reality. His…

Adrienne and Edward Cole
February 27, 2023

Spotlight on Badger Alumni: Mechanical Engineer Edward Cole

At the close of Black History Month 2023, we’re spotlighting the story of a Badger family that began right here in Madison. Edward Cole (MSME’09; PhDME’13) completed his Mechanical Engineering…

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February 16, 2023

National Academy of Engineering selects two CBE alumni as members

Two alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering were elected as members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in February 2023. Election to NAE…

UW branded graphic that shows four Polaroid photos on a rope with ECE students in the photos.
December 14, 2022

ECE Department news and student panel featured during Virtual Alumni Town Hall

On December 8th, ECE alumni from across the country participated in a Virtual Town Hall hosted by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering via Zoom. ECE graduates from the…

"Well Read," a sculpture by artist Douwe Blumberg of a studious-looking UW-Madison mascot Bucky Badger sitting atop a pile of books, is pictured at Alumni Park at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during autumn on Oct. 30, 2021.
December 6, 2022

ECE Alumni – Share your experience with our current ECE Badgers!

Our alumni are the working arm of UW-ECE: technological leaders and innovators spreading the Wisconsin Idea around the globe. We value the educational, professional, and life experiences that our alumni can bring to the development of our students. No matter where our alums live or work, there are several ways to engage with our students through in-person or virtual volunteer roles.

Are you a UW-ECE alum? Click the button below to view the many opportunities our alumni are connecting with our current UW-ECE students, and let us know if you would like to take part.

ME Engineers' Day luncheon 2022
November 10, 2022

Engineers’ Day Luncheon and Reunion

Mechanical Engineering celebrated longtime and brand-new alumni during a luncheon on Engineers’ Day 2022. Nearly 100 alumni ranging from the classes of 1973 to 2022 joined current faculty and industrial…

UW Crest with engineering background
November 2, 2022

Award-winning alumni return to campus for 75th Engineers’ Day

The University of Wisconsin-Madison will mark its 75th Engineers’ Day on November 4, 2022, by honoring 14 accomplished and inspiring alumni from a wide array of industries. The annual celebration…

UW Crest with engineering background
October 31, 2022

Bruce Dale: 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient

Bruce Dale BSEM ‘79, MSEM ‘80Chief engineer (retired), ExxonMobil We are honoring Bruce as an engineer who championed game-changing technologies in the oil and gas industry and fostered innovation, creativity…