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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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proCSI summer camp student group
8/12/2022

13th ProCSI summer camp hosts 20 high school students

The ProCSI (Promoting the Computational Science Initiative) camp took place the week of July 17th on the UW-Madison campus. ProCSI is a free, summer residential program that seeks to introduce…

Allen Román SPE award
7/29/2022

Graduate student receives largest ever SPE scholarship

Mechanical Engineering graduate student Allen Román received the Society of Plastics Engineering (SPE) Donald McCoy Education Scholarship. This scholarship is put together by Underground Devices Inc., the SPE Chicago Section,…

Hilldale fellows with ME mentors
7/26/2022

ME Faculty Mentor Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellows

Mechanical Engineering faculty mentor three interdisciplinary undergraduate students receiving 2022-2023 Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowships! These fellowships provide research and training support for undergraduates to conduct their own research project…

group of attendees at ILASS-Americas May 2022
7/21/2022

ILASS-Americas 32nd Annual Conference

The Institute for Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, North and South Americas (ILASS-Americas) hosted its 32nd annual conference in Madison, WI May 22-25, 2022.  The focus of the 2022 conference…

Xiaobin Xiong new ME faculty
7/13/2022

New Mechanical Engineering Faculty: Xiaobin Xiong

Xiaobin Xiong will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Assistant Professor in January 2023! Xiong’s research focuses on bipedal robotic locomotion, including dynamic motion planning and feedback control…

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7/08/2022

New Assistant Teaching Professor: Jennifer Detlor

Jennifer Detlor will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Assistant Teaching Professor in Fall 2022! Detlor’s current research focuses on gas mixture selection for cryogenic cycles. She measures…

ERC symposium 2022 group
7/08/2022

Engine Research Center Symposium 2022

The UW-Madison Engine Research Center hosted its biennial ERC Symposium June 15-16, 2022. This event focuses on topics that are current and relevant to the transportation, power generation, and internal…

Wagner Reindl Nellis DOE solar
6/29/2022

DOE Solar Awards for 3 Energy Systems Faculty

Two more recent awards to Mechanical Engineering from the Department of Energy – Golden Field Office. Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Mike Wagner and Co-Investigator Professor Doug Reindl received funding for…

Kokjohn Rothamer DOE funding
6/29/2022

DOE Funding for Kokjohn and Rothamer

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Sage Kokjohn and Co-Investigator Professor Dave Rothamer recently received a grant from the Department of Energy – National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to fund their project…

katie kern me 2022
6/27/2022

Student Spotlight: Katie Kern Faustin-Prinz Research Fellow

Recent 2022 graduate Katie Kern was a Faustin-Prinz research fellow and completed an undergraduate honors thesis with Prof. Corinne Henak. The Faustin-Prinz research fellowship supports mechanical engineering students who want…