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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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UW Crest with engineering background
January 12, 2023

Yin is part of a grant to create and study a “digital twin” of the urinary tract

John Yin, the Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is part of a $3 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of…

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.

Liz Appelt
November 28, 2022

CBE graduate student helps develop Africa’s first mRNA COVID-19 vaccine

Africa has the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rate of any continent. Less than one third of the population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to date, compared…

UW Crest with engineering background
November 15, 2022

Yu, Dumesic and Eliceiri among highly cited researchers

Three 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 2022. The honorees…

Students in Oviedo, Spain
November 14, 2022

Summer lab returns to Spain in 2022

At the end of May 2022, a group of 14 CBE students traveled to Oviedo, Spain, restarting a tradition that had taken a pause during the pandemic years of 2020…

UW Crest with engineering background
November 2, 2022

Award-winning alumni return to campus for 75th Engineers’ Day

The University of Wisconsin-Madison will mark its 75th Engineers’ Day on November 4, 2022, by honoring 14 accomplished and inspiring alumni from a wide array of industries. The annual celebration…

UW Crest with engineering background
October 31, 2022

David Hemker: 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient

David Hemker BSChE ‘84 (MSChE ‘85, PhD ‘89, Stanford University)Senior vice president and chief technology officer (retired), Lam Research Corporation We are honoring David as a chemical engineer and technology…

UW Crest with engineering background
October 31, 2022

Kevin Yttre: 2022 Early Career Award recipient

Kevin Yttre BSChE ‘03 (MBA ‘08, Harvard University)President, Grace Matthews We are honoring Kevin as a chemical engineer and business leader who has improved chemical industry production and operations and…

Bascom Hall with tulips in foreground
October 22, 2022

Funding and Financial Information

Did you know that a vast majority of students receive a 5-year financial guarantee? Learn more about funding here.

graduate student activities
October 21, 2022

Why Wisconsin?

Synergistic research, diverse collaboration, supportive peers—that’s Why Wisconsin! Read more about what makes UW-Madison the place to be.