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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…

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 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…

Tanuj Kumar and Susan Hagness
April 29, 2024

2024 ECE department awards showcase vibrant academic community

With the culmination of another year of remarkable achievements in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, faculty, staff, and graduate students came together…

April 24, 2024

Image-guided neurosurgical tool continues to grow from BME Design to award-winning prototype

Magnetic resonance image-guided brain surgery enables a host of new transformative surgeries with dramatic improvements in outcomes. Rather than resecting brain tissue away to get to the focal point where…

UW Crest with engineering background
April 23, 2024

CBE PhD student Seth Anderson selected for DOE Graduate Student Research program

Renewable energy technologies, like solar and wind power, are an important element in the clean energy transition. But they do have one major drawback; they don’t produce energy unless the…

UW Crest with engineering background
April 22, 2024

Michael Graham receives top award in rheology

Michael Graham, the Steenbock Professor of Engineering and Harvey D. Spangler Professor in chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is the recipient of the 2024 Eugene C….

UW Crest with engineering background
April 17, 2024

College cites faculty and staff for teaching, research, service

On April 16, 2024, Dean Ian Robertson held an event to recognize engineering faculty and staff for work that sets them apart and benefits everyone from our own engineering students…