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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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ECE Professor Bulent Sarlioglu image with laptop and smart phone and UW-ECE logo
November 30, 2022

New Webinar: Earn a Master of Science in Power Engineering Online

ECE Professor Bulent Sarlioglu and Graduate Advisor Justin Kyle Bush team up to discuss the online Master of Science program in Power Engineering and the Capstone Certificate in Power Conversion and Control. In this webinar, you can hear about each program and its direct application in industry.

Anslee Williams, recent Accelerated Master's Program graduate.
November 15, 2022

Accelerated Master’s Program: Student Profile

Applications for the Mechanical Engineering Accelerated Master’s program are due on December 15th, 2022 for Fall 2023 entry. Application requirements and directions can be found at Still on the…

An image of Bernardo Luiz Rocha Ribeiro
November 11, 2022

Graduate student receives Grainger Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship

Engineering mechanics PhD candidate Bernardo Luiz Rocha Ribeiro received a prestigious Grainger Fellowship for graduate researchers. Ribeiro received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the Federal Fluminense University in…

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November 10, 2022

Grad student Shen named IISE Future Faculty Fellow

PhD student Weijun Shen has been named a Future Faculty Fellow by the Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE).

ECE scholarship recipient holding up certificate
October 31, 2022

Nearly half a million dollars in scholarships awarded to ECE students this fall

On a beautiful, October afternoon, more than a 100 electrical and computer undergraduate students were recognized at the ECE department’s annual scholarship reception. $399,400 was distributed to ECE students at…

Katherine Adams receives the Bonder Scholarship
October 27, 2022

Grad student Adams earns award for healthcare optimization research

Katherine Adams, a PhD candidate in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, is the 2022 recipient of the Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Health…

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October 27, 2022

ECE Graduate Program Information Sessions November 16 & 17

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will be hosting multiple events November 16th and 17th to introduce prospective students to the many reasons why people choose our globally-recognized graduate…

ECE Grad Student Alisha Handa is pictured with the UW logo and the words Your Future Your Way A Podcast about Professional Programs
September 29, 2022

Exploring ECE’s Accelerated and Online Master’s Programs

Learn about the flexibility and advancement opportunities offered by professional engineering programs, including ECE’s accelerated, fast-paced options and Interdisciplinary Professional Programs, which include 100% online options.

Allen Román SPE award
July 29, 2022

Graduate student receives largest ever SPE scholarship

Mechanical Engineering graduate student Allen Román received the Society of Plastics Engineering (SPE) Donald McCoy Education Scholarship. This scholarship is put together by Underground Devices Inc., the SPE Chicago Section,…

allen yang paper award
June 17, 2022

Yang, Turng win best paper at ANTEC 2022

Congratulations to mechanical engineering post-doc Huaguang (Allen) Yang on winning a Best Paper Award for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) 2022 Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC)! Yang presented his paper…