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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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January 31, 2023

Booske elected AAAS Fellow

John Booske, the Keith and Jane Morgan Nosbusch Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, is one of six University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty members elected to the 2022 class of fellows…

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January 31, 2023

Perepezko elected AAAS Fellow

John Perepezko, a professor of materials science and engineering, is one of six University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty members elected to the 2022 class of fellows of the American Association for…

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January 10, 2023

Blum takes not one, but two awards home: McGuire and Terry Peshia

Hannah Blum, an assistant professor and the Alain H. Peyrot fellow in structural engineering within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been awarded both the 2022 McGuire Award…

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January 6, 2023

Wang receives American Heart Association Award

Ruoxing Wang, a postdoctoral scholar working in the lab of Xudong Wang, a professor of materials science and engineering, is the recipient of a two-year American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship….

ECE PhD Student Tessa Haldes
January 6, 2023

Haldes receives doctoral research grant

Tessa Haldes, an electrical and computer engineering PhD student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison working in the lab of Philip Dunham Reed Professor Susan Hagness, was selected to receive a…

ECE Student Varsha Pendyala
January 6, 2023

Pendyala and Sethares win best paper award

Varsha Pendyala, an electrical and computer engineering PhD student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, recently received two awards. Pendyala, along with ECE Professor William Sethares and Dr. Viji Easwar from…

January 4, 2023

Christian Franck awarded Defense University Research Instrumentation Program funding

Christian Franck, Bjorn Borgen Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has received a Defense University Research Instrumentation Program award, bringing the tally of ME faculty with 2023 DURIP awards up to two!…

Jizhe Cai working in the lab
January 3, 2023

Engineering team wins 2022 WARF Innovation Award

A team of UW-Madison engineers using carbon nanotubes to build armor that’s stronger than Kevlar was one of two teams that won 2022 WARF Innovation Awards. The team of Mechanical…

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December 16, 2022

Meng wins MRS best poster award

Jun Meng, a postdoctoral scholar working in the Computational Materials Group with Harvey D. Spangler Professors of Engineering Izabela Szlufarska and Dane Morgan is the winner of the best poster…

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December 14, 2022

Jacobs selected as a rising star in computational materials science

Ryan Jacobs, a staff scientist in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been selected as a rising star by the editors of the…