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Eric Kazyak lab tour fall 2023

Three new electrochemistry research labs open exciting opportunities for ME students

Three new electrochemistry-focused research labs are now open in Mechanical Engineering (ME), led by ME faculty members Eric Kazyak, Luca Mastropasqua and James Pikul. These labs are working together on…

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Allison Mahvi ME
June 12, 2024

Faculty Focus: Allison Mahvi

Assistant Professor Allison Mahvi is the director of the Laboratory for Energy Transport and Storage (LET+S) and also has a joint appointment with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. LET+S seeks…

ME spring 2024 newsletter cover
May 28, 2024

Spring 2024 Newsletter

The Department of Mechanical Engineering’s spring 2024 newsletter is now available online. Highlights from this issue include: Read the full PDF newsletter here or use any of the links above…

Xin Wang, pictured center, accepts a Best Paper Award from ASCE staff and others during the 2024 CI & CRC Joint Conference.
May 15, 2024

Xin Wang redefines human-robot collaboration in construction

Groundbreaking research on human-robot collaboration in construction spearheaded by Xin Wang, CEE PhD 2024, has captured the industry’s attention, earning Wang the Best Paper Award among more than 400 submissions…

Ramathasan Thevamaran
May 15, 2024

New Vilas Early Career Award to Ramathasan Thevamaran

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Ramathasan Thevamaran on his Vilas Early Career Award! Prof. Thevamaran joined UW-Madison as an assistant professor in August 2017. Since then, he has emerged…

ECE Focus on Faculty: Dominic Gross
May 13, 2024

ECE Focus on Faculty: Dominic Gross

Assistant Professor Dominic Gross is an instructor and award-winning researcher within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Gross’ research within the areas of…

Dan Ludois
May 2, 2024

ECE Focus on Faculty: Daniel Ludois

Daniel Ludois is a Jean Van Bladel Associate Professor and H.I. Romnes Fellow within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. During his time in…

Tanuj Kumar and Susan Hagness
April 29, 2024

2024 ECE department awards showcase vibrant academic community

With the culmination of another year of remarkable achievements in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, faculty, staff, and graduate students came together…

UW Crest with engineering background
April 23, 2024

CBE PhD student Seth Anderson selected for DOE Graduate Student Research program

Renewable energy technologies, like solar and wind power, are an important element in the clean energy transition. But they do have one major drawback; they don’t produce energy unless the…

Focus on Faculty: Chu Ma
April 19, 2024

ECE Focus on Faculty: Chu Ma

Chu Ma is an Assistant Professor and Grainger Institute Fellow within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Ma is an award-winning researcher whose work…

April 19, 2024

Reconstruction Time Line of CBE Summer Lab Space

Fall 2020-Spring 2021 Develop initial scope and select architects. Fall 2022 Construction begins. Contractors complete most of the demolition by December 2022 with excavation continuing into January 2023. Spring 2023…