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Eric Kazyak lab tour fall 2023

Three new electrochemistry research labs open exciting opportunities for ME students

Three new electrochemistry-focused research labs are now open in Mechanical Engineering (ME), led by ME faculty members Eric Kazyak, Luca Mastropasqua and James Pikul. These labs are working together on…

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Izabela Szlufarska and graduate students Xuanxin Hu and Nuohao Liu conducting research
May 15, 2024

Spring 2024 message from MS&E chair Izabela Szlufarska

Greetings from Madison! I hope this newsletter finds you well. We’ve had quite the busy start to spring as we celebrate the end of the semester in the Department of…

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April 17, 2024

College cites faculty and staff for teaching, research, service

On April 16, 2024, Dean Ian Robertson held an event to recognize engineering faculty and staff for work that sets them apart and benefits everyone from our own engineering students…

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April 17, 2024

Lawton honored for leadership in research administration

On April 16, 2024, Dean Ian Robertson held an event to recognize engineering faculty and staff for outstanding contributions. Noelle Lawton, senior research administrator in materials science and engineering, received…

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April 17, 2024

Rankouhi honored for innovations in electric machines

On April 16, 2024, Dean Ian Robertson held an event to recognize engineering faculty and staff for outstanding contributions. Buzz Rankouhi, a scientist in materials science and engineering and manager…

MS&E undergrad students and Professor John Perepezko, attending one of the ASM-Milwaukee chapter meetings.
December 15, 2023

MS&E students receive unique opportunity to expand their horizons

Our students actively enhance their skills and build networks through ASM-Milwaukee events, gaining exclusive access to job interviews, local facility tours, and corporate sponsorships.

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December 5, 2023

Research summary: Superconducting material has spintronic properties too

In a paper in the journal Nature Electronics, University of Wisconsin—Madison researchers Chang-Beom Eom, the Raymond R. Holton Chair for Engineering and Theodore H. Geballe Professor in materials science and…

Michael Strand
November 15, 2023

Michael Strand: 2023 Early Career Award recipient

Michael StrandBSMS&E ’15 (MSMS&E ’18, PhDMS&E ’20, Stanford University)Associate, McKinsey & Co. Michael is a materials engineer and entrepreneur whose deep commitment to addressing climate change led him to develop…

Iver Anderson
November 9, 2023

Iver Anderson: 2023 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient

Iver AndersonMSMetE ’77, PhDMetE ’82 (BSMetE ’75, Michigan Technological University)Senior metallurgist, Ames National Laboratory, Iowa State University Iver is an international authority and prolific technical innovator in powder metallurgy and…

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September 11, 2023

Grad students shine in DOE nuclear energy research competition

The University of Wisconsin-Madison had an especially strong showing in the U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program’s (NEUP) 2023 Innovations in Nuclear Energy Research and Development Student Competition,…

Students in front of Engineering Hall
September 6, 2023

College welcomes 18 new faculty

The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering is thrilled to welcome 18 new faculty members during the 2023-24 academic year. They come from all over the world, bringing a variety…