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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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James Dumesic, Kevin Eliceiri, Mikhail Kats, Zongfu Yu
November 17, 2023

Four engineering faculty among highly cited researchers

Four faculty members in the University of Wisconsin—Madison College of Engineering are among the scientists selected for the Clarivate Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers list for 2023. The honorees…

Travelle Franklin-Ford Ellis
November 9, 2023

Travelle Franklin-Ford Ellis: 2023 Early Career Award recipient

Travelle Franklin-Ford EllisPhDBME/MD ’13 (BSE bioengineering and psychology ’03, University of Pittsburgh)Health equity director, Exact Sciences Travelle is a biomedical engineer and physician scientist who is pioneering advances in equity…

UW Crest with engineering background
November 6, 2023

Research summary: New nanofabrication techniques confirm old MRI theory

Neuroengineering researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have conducted first-of-their-kind experiments using nanofabricated particles in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Led by PhD student Ilhan Bok and Assistant Professor Aviad Hai,…

Filiz Yesilkoy
October 11, 2023

Yesilkoy’s research on machine-learning-aided biosensor lands journal cover

A research paper from the lab of Filiz Yesilkoy, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, garnered the cover image on the September 2023 issue of…

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…

David Beebe and Melissa Skala
September 15, 2023

Beebe, Skala collaborate on new microfluidics platform

Biomedical engineering Professors David Beebe and Melissa Skala are among the authors of a new paper in the journal Communications Biology presenting a new microfluidic platform that better mimics the…

Students in front of Engineering Hall
September 6, 2023

College welcomes 19 new faculty

The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering is thrilled to welcome 19 new faculty members during the 2023-24 academic year. They come from all over the world, bringing a variety…

Associate Professor Megan McClean and PhD student Zack Harmer
September 5, 2023

McClean receives fresh MIRA funding

Megan McClean, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has earned renewed funding from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences for her work elucidating the…

Group of casually dressed adults standing and socializing on an outdoor terrace overlooking trees and a lake.
August 25, 2023

Local engineering alumni enjoy a hot night on the Terrace

UW-Madison College of Engineering alumni from southern Wisconsin enjoyed an evening of shared memories, academic and industry connections, and cool, Babcock ice cream on August 22. Alums who have graduated…

Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin with engineering students
July 27, 2023

College tour immerses chancellor in engineering

When you’re in the College of Engineering, you learn by doing. And so it was only fitting that UW-Madison Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin spent the afternoon of July 20 experiencing College…