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Hagness, Williams selected as National Academy of Inventors Fellows

The National Academy of Inventors has selected two University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering faculty members for its 2022 class of fellows: Susan Hagness, Philip Dunham Reed Professor and chair…

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January 10, 2023

University of Wisconsin Summer Research Program

Undergraduate students: join us for the 2023 Research Experience for Undergraduates program.

cheese experiment samples
December 30, 2022

Cheeseheads at CBE

Summer Lab group partners Margaret Shen and Katie Karjala worked on a cheesemaking experiment where they tested different kinds of milk and coagulates to determine which combination would give the highest yield.

rowing pains ME
December 20, 2022

Senior Design’s ‘Rowing Pains’

It’s not every day that college students get to work with Olympians, but it was just part of the coursework for the ‘Rowing Pains’ senior design group. UW Mechanical Engineering…

Buckys rowbike ME Dec 2022
December 20, 2022

Fall 2022 Mechanical Engineering Design Symposium

The Fall 2022 Mechanical Engineering Design Symposium showcased the work of 12 undergraduate design teams on December 13th! Over the past year, these design teams have been engaging with clients from industry,…

UW branded graphic that shows four Polaroid photos on a rope with ECE students in the photos.
December 14, 2022

ECE Department news and student panel featured during Virtual Alumni Town Hall

On December 8th, ECE alumni from across the country participated in a Virtual Town Hall hosted by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering via Zoom. ECE graduates from the…

Anslee Williams, recent Accelerated Master's Program graduate.
November 15, 2022

Accelerated Master’s Program: Student Profile

Applications for the Mechanical Engineering Accelerated Master’s program are due on December 15th, 2022 for Fall 2023 entry. Application requirements and directions can be found at Still on the…

2022 NCEES awards ceremony (left to right): Jan Kucher, Andrew Baker, Kris Cotharn, Adam Wehking, and Mark Oleinik.
November 10, 2022

Senior Capstone Design Course for Civil Engineers Wins 6th NCEES Award

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison proudly accepted their sixth Engineering Education Award from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying…

ECE scholarship recipient holding up certificate
October 31, 2022

Nearly half a million dollars in scholarships awarded to ECE students this fall

On a beautiful, October afternoon, more than a 100 electrical and computer undergraduate students were recognized at the ECE department’s annual scholarship reception. $399,400 was distributed to ECE students at…

Bucky and Bryce Vieth scholarship night
October 27, 2022

Record $789,620 in scholarships awarded to Mechanical Engineering undergraduate students

In fall 2022, the Mechanical Engineering department and the College of Engineering awarded a combined 234 students a total of $789,620 in scholarship funding. These awards came from 116 different…

Students sitting outside of Engineering Hall by large fountain/statue
October 27, 2022

ECE Graduate Program Information Sessions November 16 & 17

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will be hosting multiple events November 16th and 17th to introduce prospective students to the many reasons why people choose our globally-recognized graduate…