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Concrete Canoe team members work together on building their 2023 competition boat.

Student Org Spotlight: UW-Madison Concrete Canoe

The UW-Madison Concrete Canoe team finished strong at the 2023 regional competition in Duluth, Minnesota this spring, taking second place overall, second place in prototype design, and second place in…

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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,…

Students in front of Engineering Hall
September 6, 2023

College welcomes 19 new faculty

The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering is thrilled to welcome 19 new faculty members during the 2023-24 academic year. They come from all over the world, bringing a variety…

UW Crest with engineering background
August 31, 2023

UW-Madison engineers receive $4.6M in DOE nuclear research awards

The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded more than $41.2 million through its Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) to support university-led nuclear energy research and development projects, including a total…

August 3, 2023

Undergrads gain hands-on experience operating nuclear reactor

The UW Nuclear Reactor has been running for a little over 60 years, and undergraduate involvement has always been a large component of the operations. Through an elective course focused…

August 2, 2023

Graduate student receives UNLP fellowship

Nuclear Engineering & Engineering Physics PhD student Kailee Buttice received a University Nuclear Leadership Program fellowship, sponsored by the Department of Energy. Buttice is a member of the MAterials Degradation…

August 2, 2023

NEEP Badgers on the Hill: Fusion Day 2023

Redesigning the United States’ energy grid will require involvement of engineers, scientists, politicians, and community members alike. Fusion Day is an annual event for fusion scientists and advocates to meet…

Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin with engineering students
July 27, 2023

College tour immerses chancellor in engineering

When you’re in the College of Engineering, you learn by doing. And so it was only fitting that UW-Madison Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin spent the afternoon of July 20 experiencing College…

June 27, 2023

WI State Legislators tour the Department of Nuclear Engineering & Engineering Physics

On June 1, a group of Wisconsin state legislators visited the engineering campus at UW-Madison to learn about the Department of Nuclear Engineering & Engineering Physics (NEEP) and the future…

Paul Wilson
June 2, 2023

Wilson named Fellow of ANS

Paul Wilson, Grainger Professor of Nuclear Engineering and chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been elected as a Fellow of…

May 10, 2023

Undergraduate Bao-Phong Nguyen receives award and fellowship for high-throughput materials testing

Undergraduate nuclear engineering student Bao-Phong Nguyen received the Best Undergraduate Nuclear Fuels and Materials Presentation award at the 2023 ANS Student Conference for his paper entitled “High-Throughput Study for Examining…