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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…

graphic showing the research team's design for an integrated nuclear and concentrating solar power plant
January 26, 2023

Combining nuclear and solar tech could make a powerful pair

In energy policy debates, nuclear energy and renewable energy technologies are sometimes viewed as competitors. In reality, they could be better, together. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ben Lindley, an…

Jennifer Choy works in the lab
January 17, 2023

Assistant Professor Jennifer Choy joins ECE

Assistant Professor Jennifer Choy has joined the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, moving over from the Department of Engineering Physics, which she joined in 2019. Choy’s…

Kip Ludwig
January 12, 2023

Ludwig improving neuromodulation safety testing through BRAIN Initiative grant

As neuromodulation therapies for treating a growing number of conditions proliferate and advance, they’ve rapidly outpaced knowledge and methods for proactively understanding the safety of electrical stimulation of the nervous…

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January 12, 2023

Yin is part of a grant to create and study a “digital twin” of the urinary tract

John Yin, the Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is part of a $3 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of…

Professor Hannah Blum poses with a hard hat on a sunny fall day.
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

Department of Engineering Physics to focus on core programs of nuclear engineering and engineering physics

Exciting changes are coming to the Department of Engineering Physics at UW-Madison! The department has a long history of a strong Nuclear Engineering program, contributing to the existing fleet of…

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January 6, 2023

Engineering Mechanics moves to Department of Mechanical Engineering

We are excited to share that the Engineering Mechanics program is moving to the Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME). The College of Engineering has a long history of strong Engineering…

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…