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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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Di Wu standing near blue body of water
September 21, 2023

Di Wu (PhDECE’22) selected as MLCommons Rising Star

Di Wu¬†has been named to the inaugural “MLCommons¬†Rising Stars cohort of 35 early-to-late-stage and recently graduated PhD students working at the intersection of Machine Learning (ML) and Systems research”. Wu,…

Group photo of attendees and sponsors at the 2023 Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference - Americas (YCSEC-A).
September 6, 2023

YCSEC-A Conference: Advancing the coastal science and engineering community

Bringing together engineers from around the Americas to the Badger State, the University of Wisconsin-Madison held the 9th Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference – Americas (YCSEC-A) in the midwest…

August 2, 2023

Graduate student receives UNLP fellowship

Nuclear Engineering & Engineering Physics PhD student Kailee Buttice received a University Nuclear Leadership Program fellowship, sponsored by the Department of Energy. Buttice is a member of the MAterials Degradation…

August 2, 2023

NEEP Badgers on the Hill: Fusion Day 2023

Redesigning the United States’ energy grid will require involvement of engineers, scientists, politicians, and community members alike. Fusion Day is an annual event for fusion scientists and advocates to meet…

Dills and Zinn world haptics best paper
July 25, 2023

Zinn and Dills win best technical paper at World Haptics Conference

Congratulations to mechanical engineering graduate student Patrick Dills and Professor Mike Zinn on winning the Best Technical Paper award at the World Haptics Conference in Delft, Netherlands! The IEEE World…

Grad student at lab
June 2, 2023

How to Apply to the PhD Program

If you are a student with a strong background in chemical engineering or a related discipline, and a serious interest in research, apply to our graduate program.

UW Crest with engineering background
April 24, 2023

Unzaga earns National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Materials Science and Engineering first-year Ph.D. student, James Unzaga has earned a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Unzaga is one of eleven graduate students in the University of Wisconsin-Madison…

Vanessa Barton NSF
April 14, 2023

Student Spotlight: Vanessa Barton NSF Fellowship Award

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering graduate student Vanessa Barton on receiving a 2023 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship! Barton is one of twelve College of Engineering students awarded this year. Can you…

UW Crest with engineering background
March 30, 2023

12 students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Twelve students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have earned National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, one of the most prestigious fellowships for graduate research in the country….

March 10, 2023

Solis provides solace for students studying plasma physics

Solis is a student-led group where women and gender minorities in plasma physics at UW-Madison can find a sense of community. Plasma physics is a broad research field that spans…