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Concrete Canoe team members work together on building their 2023 competition boat.

Student Org Spotlight: UW-Madison Concrete Canoe

The UW-Madison Concrete Canoe team finished strong at the 2023 regional competition in Duluth, Minnesota this spring, taking second place overall, second place in prototype design, and second place in…

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palm full of plastic pellets
December 8, 2023

CBE researchers receive grant to scale up new recycling technique

The REMADE Institute, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) public-private partnership, has awarded a project led by engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison $600,000 for a pilot-scale plant to demonstrate a new solvent-based recycling process.

Black zeppelin balloon over farm
December 7, 2023

High expectations for single-wire power exchange

Jean Van Bladel Associate Professor and H.I. Romnes Fellow Daniel Ludois and PhD student Shiying Wang received the award for Best Oral Presentation Paper in Emerging Technology for IEEE Energy…

Kaibo Liu
December 7, 2023

Liu named one of “40 under 40”

Professor Kaibo Liu has been named one of the 2023 Georgia Institute of Technology “40 under 40”.

Mikhail Kats and Zongfu Yu
December 6, 2023

Two UW-Madison ECE faculty in photonics among the most ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ in the world

For the fourth time in six years, Jack St. Clair Kilby Associate Professor and Antoine-Bascom Associate Professor Mikhail Kats and Professor Zongfu Yu of the Department of Electrical and Computer…

Melih Eriten
November 21, 2023

Eriten honored with ASME Burt L. Newkirk Award

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Melih Eriten was recently selected to receive ASME’s Tribology Division, 2023 Burt Newkirk award! The ASME Burt L. Newkirk Award was established in 1976 to recognize…

James Dumesic, Kevin Eliceiri, Mikhail Kats, Zongfu Yu
November 17, 2023

Four engineering faculty among highly cited researchers

Four faculty members in the University of Wisconsin—Madison College of Engineering are among the scientists selected for the Clarivate Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers list for 2023. The honorees…

Four students face the camera smiling, dressed casually. 2 females and 2 males.
November 7, 2023

Students Honored at Scholarship Reception

On Thursday, November 2, the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering celebrated this year’s undergraduate scholarship recipients.

UW Crest with engineering background
November 1, 2023

Pujara earns environmental protection and stewardship fellowship

Nimish Pujara, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been awarded an Early-Career Research Fellowship in Environmental Protection and Stewardship. The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies…

HFES students with award
November 1, 2023

IE faculty and students stand out at HFES

From Oct. 23 to 27, 2023, several of our faculty and students showcased their excellence and leadership at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) 67th annual meeting in Washington,…

Group of students gather in Engineering Hall for remarks from Department Chair Susan Hagness
October 27, 2023

$500,000+ in ECE Department-funded undergraduate scholarships celebrated

154 ECE-funded scholarships totaling $504,250 have been awarded to 110 undergraduate electrical and computer engineering students.