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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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Class photo of students in the first summer lab session in the summer of 1994
April 17, 2024

Spotlight on Badger Alumni: chemical engineer Joe Moidl

Joe Moidl (BSChE ’94) is now the Vice President of Innovation, Technology and Quality at General Mills, but he was once a Badger engineering student, attending lectures and having a…

April 15, 2024

ECE alum visits ECE210 class to share industry experience

Last month, UW–Madison Electrical Engineering alum Donn Dengel (BSEE‘82) traveled from Illinois back to the Badger state to share his industry experience with a group of current ECE undergraduate students….

Riki Banerjee
April 2, 2024

ECE alum Banerjee named CTO

ECE Alum, Riki Banerjee BSEE‘00 (MSEE‘03, PhDEE‘05, University of Minnesota), has been named Chief Technology Officer for Synchron, a company specializing in endovascular brain-computer interfaces (BCI) focused on creating technology…

February 27, 2024

NEEP celebrates “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day”

On February 22, 2024, the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics joined in the celebration of DiscoverE‘s annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. Over 160 participants from high…

Day of the Badger Logo with red Bucky Badger head and white background
February 20, 2024

Day of the Badger: Celebrate with ECE

On April 16 and 17, 2024, Day of the Badger returns to UW-Madison.  This annual celebratory event hosted by the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a spirit-filled opportunity for…

Alex Eichstaedt performing at a rooftop venue.
February 12, 2024

Study abroad leads to music success in Norway for ECE grad

Many people identify themselves by where they come from. But for University of Wisconsin–Madison alumnus Alex Eichstaedt, the opposite is true. The phrase “Først, jeg er ikke norsk,” or “First,…

Denzel Bibbs graduation
February 12, 2024

Spotlight on Badger Alumni: Mechanical Engineer Denzel Bibbs

During Black History Month 2024, we’re spotlighting Denzel Bibbs (BSME’19). Bibbs is a great example of a UW alum who fully embraced all that Madison has to offer during his…

Olivia Fritz
January 4, 2024

From student to startup co-founder: Olivia Fritz sets sights on sustainability engineering

An interest in sustainability, a passion for the environment, and the promise of a free Qdoba dinner sparked a unique and non-traditional career path for Olivia Fritz, BSCEE ’13. “Kohler…

Hansotia award
December 11, 2023

Spotlight on Badger Alumni: Honoring Mechanical Engineer Eric Hansotia

Eric Hansotia earned his BSME and MSME from UW-Madison and was recognized at the College of Engineering’s 2023 Engineers’ Day celebration with the Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Achievement Award. Hansotia is…

H3X alumni forbes 30 under 30
December 4, 2023

UW Engineering Forbes 30 Under 30

UW Engineering alumni made a strong showing in the 2024 Forbes 30 Under 30 list! Eric Maciolek (BSME’2018), Max Liben (BSME’2018, MSEE’2020) and Jason Sylvestre (BSEE’2018, MSEE’2019) of H3X, and…