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Hagness, Williams selected as National Academy of Inventors Fellows

The National Academy of Inventors has selected two University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering faculty members for its 2022 class of fellows: Susan Hagness, Philip Dunham Reed Professor and chair…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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October 31, 2022

Marion Gilbert Wells: 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient

Marion Gilbert Wells BSMetE ‘81Founder and managing partner, Human Asset Management We are honoring Marion as a metallurgical engineer, entrepreneur and passionate mentor who has driven positive change in manufacturers’…

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October 31, 2022

Jacob Brunsberg: 2022 Early Career Award recipient

Jacob Brunsberg BSMS&E ‘09President and CEO, Sigma Additive Solutions We are honoring Jacob as a materials engineer who is a leader in advancing metal additive manufacturing technology, standards and quality…

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October 31, 2022

Marie Lotto: 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient

Marie Lotto BSBME ‘02, MSBME ‘03 (MBA ‘14, MIT)Vice president for business development, Hologic We are honoring Marie as a product development and marketing strategies leader in women’s healthcare and…

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October 31, 2022

David Hemker: 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient

David Hemker BSChE ‘84 (MSChE ‘85, PhD ‘89, Stanford University)Senior vice president and chief technology officer (retired), Lam Research Corporation We are honoring David as a chemical engineer and technology…

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October 31, 2022

Kevin Yttre: 2022 Early Career Award recipient

Kevin Yttre BSChE ‘03 (MBA ‘08, Harvard University)President, Grace Matthews We are honoring Kevin as a chemical engineer and business leader who has improved chemical industry production and operations and…