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Hagness, Williams selected as National Academy of Inventors Fellows

The National Academy of Inventors has selected two University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering faculty members for its 2022 class of fellows: Susan Hagness, Philip Dunham Reed Professor and chair…

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UW branded graphic that shows four Polaroid photos on a rope with ECE students in the photos.
December 14, 2022

ECE Department news and student panel featured during Virtual Alumni Town Hall

On December 8th, ECE alumni from across the country participated in a Virtual Town Hall hosted by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering via Zoom. ECE graduates from the…

"Well Read," a sculpture by artist Douwe Blumberg of a studious-looking UW-Madison mascot Bucky Badger sitting atop a pile of books, is pictured at Alumni Park at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during autumn on Oct. 30, 2021.
December 6, 2022

ECE Alumni – Share your experience with our current ECE Badgers!

Our alumni are the working arm of UW-ECE: technological leaders and innovators spreading the Wisconsin Idea around the globe. We value the educational, professional, and life experiences that our alumni can bring to the development of our students. No matter where our alums live or work, there are several ways to engage with our students through in-person or virtual volunteer roles.

Are you a UW-ECE alum? Click the button below to view the many opportunities our alumni are connecting with our current UW-ECE students, and let us know if you would like to take part.

Aref Chowdhury
October 28, 2022

Alumni spotlight: Aref Chowdhury

When Aref Chowdhury (PhDEE ’01) was hired by the storied research firm Bell Labs, then part of Lucent Technologies, in 2001, his boss and renowned optics researcher Dick Slusher gave…