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WiscWind team members at 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition

UW–Madison team advances to finals in 2023 wind competition

A group of students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison will again compete in the nation’s most prominent undergraduate-level wind energy competition for the eighth consecutive year. UW–Madison’s team, known as…

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May 8, 2023

2023 ECE department awards reception highlights excellence

The Vision Statement for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) reads: To improve the world through bold research, educational excellence, effective technology transfer and impactful service. On Friday,…

Erick Oberstar and family at his Spring 2021 PhD commencement
May 1, 2023

Onward & Upward for Dr. Erick Oberstar

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Associate and Mechatronics Lab Manager/Engineer Erick L. Oberstar is moving into a new role with the College of Engineering! He is joining the Interdisciplinary Professional Programs (InterPro)…

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April 25, 2023

UW–Madison engineering graduate programs excel in U.S. News guide

University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering graduate programs are once again ranked among the nation’s best in the 2023-24 edition of U.S. News & World Report‘s “Best Graduate Schools.” The UW-Madison College…

Radu Serban receives the 2023 Bollinger Academic Staff Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Research.
March 29, 2023

College faculty and staff earn accolades for excellence

For decades, the College of Engineering annually has honored faculty and staff for their exemplary work in research, education or service. On March 28, 2023, we recognized nine members of…

Setareh Behroozi and Nathan Strachen
March 15, 2023

New instructors bring their passion for teaching to undergraduate education

During the 2022-2023 academic year, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison added two new members to its teaching staff. Both bring new insights, experiences…

Jennifer Detlor
March 13, 2023

Jennifer Detlor Teaches with Added Intention

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Teaching Professor Jennifer Detlor officially began her new role this January. The Teaching Professor position is an exciting one, and Detlor plans to focus her attention on…

Biomedical engineering undergraduate students Josh Andreatta, Annabel Frake, Tim Tran, Samuel Skirpan and Roxi Reuter
February 20, 2023

Rowing in a new direction: BME design project supports adaptive exercise

One day, Tim Tran hopes to walk into a gym and see a rowing machine that’s easily convertible for people who use wheelchairs. Tran and four fellow biomedical engineering students…

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January 24, 2023

UW–Madison online graduate engineering programs ranked 8th by U.S. News & World Report 

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s online master’s degrees in engineering eighth in the nation for 2023. This is the twelfth year in the row…

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January 6, 2023

Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics to focus on core programs of nuclear engineering and engineering physics

Exciting changes are coming to the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics at UW-Madison! The department has a long history of a strong Nuclear Engineering program, contributing to the…

UW Crest with engineering background
January 6, 2023

Engineering Mechanics moves to Department of Mechanical Engineering

We are excited to share that the Engineering Mechanics program is moving to the Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME). The College of Engineering has a long history of strong Engineering…