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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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Ying Li
December 1, 2022

Ying Li awarded Defense University Research Instrumentation Program funding

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Ying Li is one of 147 university researchers across the country awarded Department of Defense (DoD) funding under the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). These…

Eriten and student with vibrometer
November 29, 2022

WARF Innovates finalists are testing the strength of soft materials

Mechanical Engineering faculty Melih Eriten and Corinne Henak are finalists for the 2022 WARF Innovation Awards! Eriten and Henak have developed a method for testing the mechanical and failure properties…

Anslee Williams, recent Accelerated Master's Program graduate.
November 15, 2022

Accelerated Master’s Program: Student Profile

Applications for the Mechanical Engineering Accelerated Master’s program are due on December 15th, 2022 for Fall 2023 entry. Application requirements and directions can be found at Still on the…

Engineering Design Research Lab group
November 15, 2022

The Engineering Design Research Lab

The Engineering Design Research Lab (EDRL) opened in Mechanical Engineering this semester! The UW-Madison EDRL is directed by Jay and Cynthia Ihlenfeld Associate Professor Kate Fu and was founded at…

ME Engineers' Day luncheon 2022
November 10, 2022

Engineers’ Day Luncheon and Reunion

Mechanical Engineering celebrated longtime and brand-new alumni during a luncheon on Engineers’ Day 2022. Nearly 100 alumni ranging from the classes of 1973 to 2022 joined current faculty and industrial…

UW Crest with engineering background
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…

UW Crest with engineering background
October 31, 2022

James Braun: 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient

James Braun MSME ‘80, PhDME ‘88 (BS ‘76, University of Massachusetts)Herrick Professor of Engineering, Purdue University We are honoring James as a mechanical engineer, educator and practitioner whose operations and…

UW Crest with engineering background
October 31, 2022

Saigopal Nelaturi: 2022 Early Career Award recipient

Saigopal Nelaturi MSME ‘10, PhDME ‘11 (BEME ‘03, Visvesvaraya Technological University, India; MScME ‘04, University of Bath, United Kingdom)Director of software research, Carbon We are honoring Saigopal as a mechanical…

UW Crest with engineering background
October 31, 2022

Serban, SUNDIALS team awarded SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science and Engineering

Radu Serban, Senior Scientist in the Department of Mechanical Engineering & one of the technical leads of the Simulation Based Engineering Lab (SBEL), has been recognized with the SIAM/ACM Prize…

Bucky and Bryce Vieth scholarship night
October 27, 2022

Record $789,620 in scholarships awarded to Mechanical Engineering undergraduate students

In fall 2022, the Mechanical Engineering department and the College of Engineering awarded a combined 234 students a total of $789,620 in scholarship funding. These awards came from 116 different…