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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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Aerial view of UW-Madison campus
8/10/2022

With $10B in potential funding, UW-Madison among group driving military healthcare solutions

As key members of a consortium of university and industry partners, University of Wisconsin-Madison investigators can compete for funding—from an overall pot of $10 billion—to catalyze innovative medical solutions for…

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…

Photo of Kevin Eliceiri
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…

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…

group of attendees at ILASS-Americas May 2022
7/21/2022

ILASS-Americas 32nd Annual Conference

The Institute for Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, North and South Americas (ILASS-Americas) hosted its 32nd annual conference in Madison, WI May 22-25, 2022.  The focus of the 2022 conference…

UW Crest with engineering background
7/20/2022

College of Engineering faculty pitch their ideas at Summerfest Tech

In June 2022, two College of Engineering faculty members participated in WARF Innovation Day at Summerfest Tech. The event took place at BMO Tower in Milwaukee, drawing dozens of in-person…

Xiaobin Xiong new ME faculty
7/13/2022

New Mechanical Engineering Faculty: Xiaobin Xiong

Xiaobin Xiong will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Assistant Professor in January 2023! Xiong’s research focuses on bipedal robotic locomotion, including dynamic motion planning and feedback control…

Kip Ludwig
7/12/2022

Ludwig using NIH grant to optimize neuromodulation therapy

Kip Ludwig started his career working for a medical device startup, developing a tool to treat hypertension and heart failure. Now, more than a decade later, the University of Wisconsin-Madison…

UW Crest with engineering background
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…