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Albert lands American Family Insurance grant to improve machine learning in insurance industry

Laura Albert, a professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has received a research grant from American Family Insurance to apply optimization methods to improve machine…

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Frank Rath and Bruce Thomadsen, professor of medical physics, looking through the opening of a piece of radiotherapy treatment equipment
8/09/2022

Rath named honorary member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) has included Frank Rath among its honorary members in 2022. Rath, a faculty associate emeritus who worked in the then-Department of Engineering…

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8/09/2022

Eliceiri honored as open-source hardware trailblazer

Kevin Eliceiri, an associate professor of biomedical engineering and medical physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is among the inaugural members of the Open Source Hardware Association’s new Open Hardware…

Allen Román SPE award
7/29/2022

Graduate student receives largest ever SPE scholarship

Mechanical Engineering graduate student Allen Román received the Society of Plastics Engineering (SPE) Donald McCoy Education Scholarship. This scholarship is put together by Underground Devices Inc., the SPE Chicago Section,…

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7/26/2022

Recent PhD graduate named influential Asian American leader

Nhi Lê (MS&E PhD ’19) was selected for Madison365’s annual list of Wisconsin’s most influential Asian American leaders for 2022. Born in Vietnam and raised in Georgia, Lê studied in…

Bhuvana Krishnaswamy
7/26/2022

Krishnaswamy named rising star in computer networking and communications

Bhuvana Krishnaswamy, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was selected for Networking Networking Women’s 2022 list of Rising Stars in Computer Networking and…

Hilldale fellows with ME mentors
7/26/2022

ME Faculty Mentor Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellows

Mechanical Engineering faculty mentor three interdisciplinary undergraduate students receiving 2022-2023 Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowships! These fellowships provide research and training support for undergraduates to conduct their own research project…

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7/11/2022

Researchers win Electric Aircraft Technologies Symposium best paper award

A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty and students won the best paper award at the IEEE/AIAA Transportation Electrification Conference and Electric Aircraft Technologies Symposium (ITEC+EATS) in Anaheim, California, in…

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7/01/2022

San Miguel and students win best paper award

Joshua San Miguel, an assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, ECE PhD student Abhishek Bhattacharyya and alumnus Abhijith Somashekhar (MSECE ’21), received the best…

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6/29/2022

ECE graduate students win battery algorithm competition

A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison electrical and computer engineering PhD students has won first place in the 2022 IEEE/AIAA ITEC+EATS Battery State of Charge Estimation Student Competition. The world…

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6/27/2022

Schreier earns Beckman Young Investigator Award

Marcel Schreier, the Richard H. Soit Assistant Professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is one of 10 young faculty members from institutions across the United…