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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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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…

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November 14, 2022

ECE faculty and students win conference awards

A paper co-authored by Umit Ogras, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Sumit Mandal, a spring 2022 PhD graduate, received the best…

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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…

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October 31, 2022

John Mulligan: 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient

John Mulligan BSEE ‘88 (MBA ‘96, University of Minnesota)COO, Target Corp. We are honoring John as an exemplary corporate leader and expert in large-scale merchandising operations and finance and global…

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October 31, 2022

Riki Banerjee: 2022 Early Career Award recipient

Riki Banerjee BSEE ‘00 (MSEE ‘03, PhDEE ‘05, University of Minnesota)Vice president, R&D, Synchron We are honoring Riki as an engineer and visionary leader who has developed and commercialized innovative…

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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…

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October 28, 2022

Alumni spotlight: Aref Chowdhury

When Aref Chowdhury (PhDEE ’01) was hired by the storied research firm Bell Labs, then part of Lucent Technologies, in 2001, his boss and renowned optics researcher Dick Slusher gave…

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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…

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October 21, 2022

Spinoff companies win 2022 Wisconsin Innovation Awards

Three companies with ties to the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have won 2022 Wisconsin Innovation Awards. Stem Pharm, a company co-founded by Biomedical Engineering Professor Bill Murphy, earned…

ECE Grad Student Alisha Handa is pictured with the UW logo and the words Your Future Your Way A Podcast about Professional Programs
September 29, 2022

Exploring ECE’s Accelerated and Online Master’s Programs

Learn about the flexibility and advancement opportunities offered by professional engineering programs, including ECE’s accelerated, fast-paced options and Interdisciplinary Professional Programs, which include 100% online options.