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Albert lands American Family Insurance grant to improve machine learning in insurance industry

Laura Albert, a professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has received a research grant from American Family Insurance to apply optimization methods to improve machine…

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Bhuvana Krishnaswamy
7/26/2022

Krishnaswamy named rising star in computer networking and communications

Bhuvana Krishnaswamy, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was selected for Networking Networking Women’s 2022 list of Rising Stars in Computer Networking and…

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7/11/2022

Researchers win Electric Aircraft Technologies Symposium best paper award

A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty and students won the best paper award at the IEEE/AIAA Transportation Electrification Conference and Electric Aircraft Technologies Symposium (ITEC+EATS) in Anaheim, California, in…

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7/01/2022

San Miguel and students win best paper award

Joshua San Miguel, an assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, ECE PhD student Abhishek Bhattacharyya and alumnus Abhijith Somashekhar (MSECE ’21), received the best…

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6/29/2022

ECE graduate students win battery algorithm competition

A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison electrical and computer engineering PhD students has won first place in the 2022 IEEE/AIAA ITEC+EATS Battery State of Charge Estimation Student Competition. The world…

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6/13/2022

Engineering faculty earn Vilas professorships and awards

Three faculty members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Engineering have received Vilas professorships and awards. The honors celebrate extraordinary members of the UW-Madison faculty and are supported by…

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6/07/2022

Engineering faculty earn Research Forward grants for collaborative projects

College of Engineering researchers are leading three projects and assisting in six others that have earned funding through the second round of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Research Forward, a program…

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6/01/2022

Kats and Xiao publish commentary in Nature Photonics

Mikhail Kats, the Jack St. Clair Kilby Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and assistant scientist Yuzhe Xiao recently published a commentary titled “Super-Planckian” emissions cannot really be ‘thermal’”…

electric vehicle charging
5/31/2022

Engineers selected for WARF Accelerator Electrification Challenge Grants

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation announced that four projects have been selected to receive development funding through the WARF Accelerator Electrification Challenge Grant. The grant invited submissions for new technologies…

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5/19/2022

Three engineering professors earn campus faculty fellowships

College of Engineering professors Padma Gopalan, Mikhail Kats and Victor Zavala are among the recipients of University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty fellowships for 2022-2023. The Office of the Vice Chancellor for…

Professor Emeritus Donald Novotny
5/16/2022

Remembering Emeritus Professor Donald Novotny

UW-Madison Electrical and Computer Engineering Emeritus Professor and WEMPEC Co-Founder Donald Novotny passes away at the age of 87.