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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 29, 2022

PhD student Claire Griesbach receives DOE Graduate Student Research Award to make nuclear fuel particles more resilient

In the United States, nuclear energy accounts for about half of the country’s energy generation from sources other than fossil fuels, and about 19% of all energy generation, according to…

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November 11, 2022

Graduate student receives Grainger Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship

Engineering mechanics PhD candidate Bernardo Luiz Rocha Ribeiro received a prestigious Grainger Fellowship for graduate researchers. Ribeiro received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the Federal Fluminense University in…

November 7, 2022

Student receives inaugural Mary Baker Scholarship Award

Oona Kummert, an undergraduate senior studying Engineering Mechanics and Aerospace (EMA), received the inaugural Mary Baker Scholarship award in 2022.

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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

Bruce Dale: 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient

Bruce Dale BSEM ‘79, MSEM ‘80Chief engineer (retired), ExxonMobil We are honoring Bruce as an engineer who championed game-changing technologies in the oil and gas industry and fostered innovation, creativity…

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October 24, 2022

Sridharan Named Grainger STAR Professor by UW- College of Engineering

Kumar Sridharan has been named Grainger STAR Professor by the University of Wisconsin, Madison, College of Engineering. Sridharan the engineering physics and materials science and engineering professors expertise focuses on nuclear…

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October 11, 2022

Professor Kumar Sridharan presents keynote at International Materials, Applications, and Technologies (IMAT) Conference

Kumar Sridharan the Grainger Professor in engineering physics and materials scicene and engineering gave a keynote presentation entitled “Cold Spray Technology for Nuclear Energy Systems” at the American Society for…

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September 12, 2022

NEA appoints Wilson, Diem to global forum working groups

Engineering physics faculty members Paul Wilson and Stephanie Diem have been appointed to working groups at the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)’s Global Forum on Nuclear Education, Science, Technology, and Policy….

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September 7, 2022

NSF honors outstanding grad student researcher

Nuclear engineering and engineering physics graduate student Sam Garcia received a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in 2022. Garcia’s research focuses on multiphysics modeling of nuclear microreactors. He…

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September 7, 2022

Grad student receives DOE fellowship

Nuclear engineering and engineering physics graduate student Nick Thoreson has earned a U.S. Department of Energy NEUP University Nuclear Leadership Program fellowship, which will support his research. His graduate research…