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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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UW Crest with engineering background
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…

Oliver Schmitz
April 5, 2024

Oliver Schmitz shares fusion energy expertise on PBS’ “Energy Switch”

Oliver Schmitz, Thomas and Suzanne Werner Professor of nuclear engineering and engineering physics and associate dean for research innovation in the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering, was featured in…

Virginia Lilly
March 5, 2024

Undergraduate Q&A: Virginia Lilly

Virginia Lilly, a junior majoring in nuclear engineering, shares insights about her experience in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Why did you…

February 27, 2024

NEEP celebrates “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day”

On February 22, 2024, the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics joined in the celebration of DiscoverE‘s annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. Over 160 participants from high…

Stephanie Diem
February 1, 2024

Diem selected for 2024-26 NASEM New Voices program cohort

Steffi Diem, an assistant professor in the UW-Madison Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, has been named as a member of the 2024-26 New Voices cohort at the National…

H3X alumni forbes 30 under 30
December 4, 2023

UW Engineering Forbes 30 Under 30

UW Engineering alumni made a strong showing in the 2024 Forbes 30 Under 30 list! Eric Maciolek (BSME’2018), Max Liben (BSME’2018, MSEE’2020) and Jason Sylvestre (BSEE’2018, MSEE’2019) of H3X, and…

Sama Bilbao y León
November 9, 2023

Sama Bilbao y León: 2023 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient

Sama Bilbao y LeónPhDNEEP ’99 MSNEEP ’96 (BSME ’92, MS energy technologies ’92, Polytechnic University of Madrid; MBA ’04, Averett University)Director general, World Nuclear Association Sama is a nuclear engineer…

Rachel Slaybaugh
November 9, 2023

Rachel Slaybaugh: 2023 Early Career Award recipient

Rachel SlaybaughMSNEEP ’08, PhDNEEP and EAP ’11 (BSNE ’06, Pennsylvania State University)Partner, DCVC Rachel is a nuclear engineer and champion for innovation across the nuclear energy sector who is leveraging…

Juliana Pacheco Duarte
September 25, 2023

Duarte leads NRC-backed research project

Juliana Pacheco Duarte, an assistant professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will lead a project to develop a new methodology for…

UW Crest with engineering background
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,…