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Diem selected for 2024-26 NASEM New Voices program cohort

Steffi Diem, an assistant professor in the UW-Madison Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, has been named as a member of the 2024-26 New Voices cohort at the National…

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D2P mentor Aimee Arnoldussen (left) with Assistant Professor Josh Roth
December 20, 2023

Engineering faculty awarded Discovery to Product PRIME grants

Three Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty members have received funding from Discovery to Product’s (D2P) Piloting Research Innovation & Market Exploration (PRIME) grant program. The PRIME funding will allow the…

Ranjana Mehta
November 10, 2023

Mehta earns grants from National Academies, NASA

Ranjana Mehta, a professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will use two new grants to address worker fatigue in the offshore energy sector and study…

palm of plastic pieces
November 7, 2023

CBE researchers receive grant to scale up new recycling technique

The REMADE Institute, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) public-private partnership, has awarded a project led by engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison $600,000 for a pilot-scale plant to demonstrate…

UW Crest with engineering background
November 1, 2023

Pujara earns environmental protection and stewardship fellowship

Nimish Pujara, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been awarded an Early-Career Research Fellowship in Environmental Protection and Stewardship. The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies…

Notbohm cell velocities packs
October 12, 2023

Notbohm secures $1.9M NIH award studying the mechanics of cell motion

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Jacob Notbohm on his prestigious new R35 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Through his project, ‘Revealing forces driving collective cell migration,’…

Kaibo Liu
October 5, 2023

Liu receives ONR grant to boost predictive maintenance with data science

Kaibo Liu, a professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will lead a new research project to develop artificial intelligence techniques to aid predictive maintenance in…

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…

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…

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…