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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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Xiaoping Qian
October 4, 2023

New $3.7M DOE grant awarded to Qian and team

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering’s Elmer R. and Janet Ambach Kaiser Professor and Associate Chair for Research Xiaoping Qian on his recently accepted award from the Department of Energy! This project…

Jennifer Franck
October 3, 2023

Faculty Focus: Jennifer Franck

Jennifer Frank is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, teaches in the Engineering Mechanics degree program, and leads the Computational Flow Physics and Modeling Lab. Her research group investigates the…

Yunus Alapan
October 3, 2023

New Mechanical Engineering Faculty: Yunus Alapan

Yunus Alapan will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Assistant Professor in January 2024! Alapan will establish the Bio-integrated Robotics Lab at UW-Madison. His research group works at…

A page from one of Leonardo Da Vinci’s notebooks
September 29, 2023

The fine art of electrical engineering

Most people who travel to Europe on vacation only get to see the works of old masters from behind thick ropes. But on a visit to the Teylers Museum in…

Wei Wang
September 28, 2023

New Mechanical Engineering Faculty: Wei Wang

Wei Wang will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Assistant Professor in January 2024! Wang will lead the new Marine Robotics Lab at UW-Madison. Wang’s research group is…

Chirag Gupta, Shubhra Pasayat, Daniel Ludois
September 26, 2023

ECE’s Gupta, Pasayat, and Ludois receive $1.5M for semiconductor research

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professors Chirag Gupta and Shubhra Pasayat, together with Associate Professor Daniel Ludois, have received a $1.5 Million NSF ASCENT grant to utilize wide…

Juliana Pacheco Duarte
September 25, 2023

Duarte leads NRC-backed research project

Juliana Pacheco Duarte, an assistant professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will lead a project to develop a new methodology for…

Allison Mahvi
September 18, 2023

Mahvi awarded $2.5M from DOE for thermal energy storage solutions

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Allison Mahvi was recently awarded a $2.5M grant from the Department of Energy on developing HVAC-integrated thermal energy storage systems. In the project, Mahvi is collaborating…

David Beebe and Melissa Skala
September 15, 2023

Beebe, Skala collaborate on new microfluidics platform

Biomedical engineering Professors David Beebe and Melissa Skala are among the authors of a new paper in the journal Communications Biology presenting a new microfluidic platform that better mimics the…

Shiyu Zhou
September 15, 2023

Zhou leads NSF-backed multistage manufacturing monitoring research

Shiyu Zhou, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Wisconsin, will lead a project to develop new methods for monitoring product quality and…