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WiscWind team members at 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition

UW–Madison team advances to finals in 2023 wind competition

A group of students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison will again compete in the nation’s most prominent undergraduate-level wind energy competition for the eighth consecutive year. UW–Madison’s team, known as…

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April 25, 2023

UW–Madison engineering graduate programs excel in U.S. News guide

University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering graduate programs are once again ranked among the nation’s best in the 2023-24 edition of U.S. News & World Report‘s “Best Graduate Schools.” The UW-Madison College…

Hantang Qin
April 20, 2023

Qin earns SME early career award

Hantang Qin, an assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been named a 2023 Delcie Durham Young Manufacturing Engineer by the professional society SME….

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March 30, 2023

12 students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Twelve students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have earned National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, one of the most prestigious fellowships for graduate research in the country….

Radu Serban receives the 2023 Bollinger Academic Staff Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Research.
March 29, 2023

College faculty and staff earn accolades for excellence

For decades, the College of Engineering annually has honored faculty and staff for their exemplary work in research, education or service. On March 28, 2023, we recognized nine members of…

Ava Schmidt
February 6, 2023

Undergraduate Q&A: Industrial engineering major Ava Schmidt

Ava Schmidt is a Milwaukee native who’s thrilled to have discovered the field of industrial engineering at UW-Madison. The senior, who recently participated in the inaugural ISyE Discovery Day event,…

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January 9, 2023

PhD student brings statistical skills to helmet liner research

Abhijeet Bhardwaj is drawn to interesting problems where he can apply his statistical skills to unearth solutions. So when a friend and fellow PhD student in the University of Wisconsin-Madison…

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November 10, 2022

Grad student Shen named IISE Future Faculty Fellow

PhD student Weijun Shen has been named a Future Faculty Fellow by the Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE).

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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

Ernest Nicolas: 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient

Ernest Nicolas MBA ‘02, MSMSE ‘05, (BSMSE ‘99, Kettering University)Chief supply chain officer, HP We are honoring Ernest as a manufacturing systems engineer and business leader who has established transformative…

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October 31, 2022

Michelle Ranavat: 2022 Early Career Award recipient

Michelle Ranavat BSIE ‘03 (MS ‘04, engineering management, Tufts University)Founder and CEO, RANAVAT We are honoring Michelle as an industrial engineer and entrepreneur who combined her passion for engineering, ancient…