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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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Chih-Chun Chang with crest
September 29, 2023

ECE’s Chang wins 2023 Innovation Award from MIT/Amazon Graph Challenge

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD student Chih-Chun Chang was one of only four recipients of an MIT/Amazon Graph Challenge Innovation Award at the 27th Annual IEEE High Performance…

Birgir Baldvinsson takes on a Kentucky player during the Badgers' upset win.
September 26, 2023

Baldvinsson carries engineering, soccer pursuits from Iceland to Madison

On a mid-August night, more than 4,000 miles from Madison, Birgir Baldvinsson felt the ire of nearly 17,000 Belgian soccer fans while playing in the biggest game of his life….

Carissa Roper
September 25, 2023

ECE’s Roper wins IEEE AP-S Fellowship

Third-year, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD student Carissa Roper has been awarded a 2023 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Fellowship.  She was one of eight recipients at…

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 an MLCommons Rising Star, one of 35 current and recently graduated PhD students working in the machine learning and systems research community.  Wu and the…

MJ Hammill celebrates with teammates
September 19, 2023

Hammill sets high standard on the court, in the classroom

On the volleyball court, MJ Hammill is content to cede the spotlight while keeping the University of Wisconsin’s powerhouse offense humming along. As one of two starting setters for the…

Colin Schiesl
September 13, 2023

A blueprint for success: Schiesl’s journey from student to alum

For Colin Schiesl, current senior and soon-to-be alum from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a passion for construction management and dedication to…

UW Crest with engineering background
September 11, 2023

Grad students shine in DOE nuclear energy research competition

The University of Wisconsin-Madison had an especially strong showing in the U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program’s (NEUP) 2023 Innovations in Nuclear Energy Research and Development Student Competition,…

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…

UW Crest with engineering background
August 28, 2023

Certificate of Architecture now available to UW-Madison undergraduate students

A new Certificate of Architecture is launching for current and incoming students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison this fall. Details on what to expect and how to register are available…

SWE ETC ME faculty with students
August 18, 2023

Engineering Tomorrow’s Careers camp hosts 60 potential badger engineers

This summer, 60 high school students attended the annual Engineering Tomorrow’s Careers (ETC) camp program for aspiring people in STEM run by the UW Engineering Society of Women Engineers. During…