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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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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…

Charlie Quagliana
August 14, 2023

Charlie Quagliana: Reflecting on a legacy of collaboration and growth with CEE

After 15 years of dedicated service to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), Charlie Quagliana bids farewell as he retires from the team. “Jeff Russell and John Nelson…

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)…

UW Crest with engineering background
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…