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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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Ying Li
December 1, 2022

Ying Li awarded Defense University Research Instrumentation Program funding

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Ying Li is one of 147 university researchers across the country awarded Department of Defense (DoD) funding under the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). These…

UW Crest with engineering background
November 29, 2022

PhD student Claire Griesbach receives DOE Graduate Student Research Award to make nuclear fuel particles more resilient

In the United States, nuclear energy accounts for about half of the country’s energy generation from sources other than fossil fuels, and about 19% of all energy generation, according to…

Eriten and student with vibrometer
November 29, 2022

WARF Innovates finalists are testing the strength of soft materials

Mechanical Engineering faculty Melih Eriten and Corinne Henak are finalists for the 2022 WARF Innovation Awards! Eriten and Henak have developed a method for testing the mechanical and failure properties…

Liz Appelt
November 28, 2022

CBE graduate student helps develop Africa’s first mRNA COVID-19 vaccine

Africa has the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rate of any continent. Less than one third of the population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to date, compared…

UW Crest with engineering background
November 15, 2022

Yu, Dumesic and Eliceiri among highly cited researchers

Three faculty members in the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering are among the scientists selected for the Clarivate Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers list for 2022. The honorees…

Engineering Design Research Lab group
November 15, 2022

The Engineering Design Research Lab

The Engineering Design Research Lab (EDRL) opened in Mechanical Engineering this semester! The UW-Madison EDRL is directed by Jay and Cynthia Ihlenfeld Associate Professor Kate Fu and was founded at…

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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).

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October 31, 2022

Serban, SUNDIALS team awarded SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science and Engineering

Radu Serban, Senior Scientist in the Department of Mechanical Engineering & one of the technical leads of the Simulation Based Engineering Lab (SBEL), has been recognized with the SIAM/ACM Prize…

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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…

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October 18, 2022

MS&E Graduate students receive PPG Fellowships

Materials Science and Engineering graduate students Sebastian Manzo and Lane Schultz are recent recipients of the College of Engineering’s PPG Graduate Fellowship. PPG founded in 1883 as Pittsburg Plate Galls,…