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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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Baja SAE 2024 all team W
June 11, 2024

Wisconsin Baja 2024 SAE Competition

Congratulations to the Wisconsin Baja team on a great performance at their yearly Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) off-road racing competition! They spent over four days in Williamsport, PA with…

UW Crest with engineering background
June 7, 2024

Kyuhyeok Choi receives undergraduate award

Undergraduate student Kyuhyeok (Brian) Choi received the 2024-2025 Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship with George Huber, a Richard L. Antoine Professor in chemical and biological engineering. This award provides $3,000 to…

Wisconsin Robotics 2024 URC team photo
June 6, 2024

Wisconsin Robotics heads back to Mars

Wisconsin Robotics started June with a strong showing at the University Rover Challenge at the Mars Desert Research Station in Hanksville, Utah! The University Rover Challenge is a competition designed…

PEP WAVES electric boat building competition 2024
May 23, 2024

Making WAVES with electric boats

This spring marks the first time a UW-Madison team traveled and competed in the “Promoting Electric Propulsion” (PEP) boat races, sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the…

ME spring 2024 senior design showcase
May 15, 2024

Spring 2024 Mechanical Engineering Design Showcase

Forty-six project teams made up of 187 mechanical engineering senior level students presented their work at the spring 2024 design showcase event earlier this month! “The Showcase displayed a diverse…

Juan Esparza, Breanna Buck, Nicole Kunz, Justin Benz
May 13, 2024

Inaugural ECE Capstone Design event highlights student innovation

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison hosted its first ECE Capstone Design Open House on May 3, 2024. Twenty-two student teams from three…

May 6, 2024

ECE student leaders and faculty recognized for excellence by WESC

Wisconsin Engineering Student Council (WESC) held an end-of-year celebration and awards ceremony on April 29th. The council celebrated engineering student organizations, as well as their student and faculty leaders. The…

May 1, 2024

Wired for success: UW-Madison engineers ready for ECIC 2024

Badger engineers are returning to the 2024 Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge (ECIC) following a historic first-place finish in 2023. “It was UW-Madison’s first time competing, and we were the first…

April 30, 2024

Undergraduate Q&A: Hussam Alessi

Hussam Alessi, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, shares his insights about his experience in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and his experience working as part of the…

Michael Sohn ME
April 25, 2024

Student Spotlight: Graduating Senior Michael Sohn

Michael Sohn is graduating in spring 2024 and…heading right back to the classroom in the fall when he begins medical school at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He’s excited…