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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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ECE Professor Bulent Sarlioglu image with laptop and smart phone and UW-ECE logo
November 30, 2022

New Webinar: Earn a Master of Science in Power Engineering Online

ECE Professor Bulent Sarlioglu and Graduate Advisor Justin Kyle Bush team up to discuss the online Master of Science program in Power Engineering and the Capstone Certificate in Power Conversion and Control. In this webinar, you can hear about each program and its direct application in industry.

ECE scholarship recipient holding up certificate
October 31, 2022

Nearly half a million dollars in scholarships awarded to ECE students this fall

On a beautiful, October afternoon, more than a 100 electrical and computer undergraduate students were recognized at the ECE department’s annual scholarship reception. $399,400 was distributed to ECE students at…

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…

Students sitting outside of Engineering Hall by large fountain/statue
October 27, 2022

ECE Graduate Program Information Sessions November 16 & 17

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will be hosting multiple events November 16th and 17th to introduce prospective students to the many reasons why people choose our globally-recognized graduate…

ECE Grad Student Alisha Handa is pictured with the UW logo and the words Your Future Your Way A Podcast about Professional Programs
September 29, 2022

Exploring ECE’s Accelerated and Online Master’s Programs

Learn about the flexibility and advancement opportunities offered by professional engineering programs, including ECE’s accelerated, fast-paced options and Interdisciplinary Professional Programs, which include 100% online options.

Professor Emeritus Donald Novotny
May 16, 2022

Remembering Emeritus Professor Donald Novotny

UW-Madison Electrical and Computer Engineering Emeritus Professor and WEMPEC Co-Founder Donald Novotny passes away at the age of 87.

ECE faculty Kangwook Lee headshot
April 11, 2022

ECE Assistant Professor, Kangwook Lee wins exclusive KSEA Young Investigator Grant

Kangwook Lee, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the recipient of a Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association Young Investigator Grant. Each year,…

ECE Summer Launch Students in group at January 2022 reunion
April 1, 2022

ECE Summer Launch gives students jump start on life as a Badger

Last winter, a group of first-year ECE students who participated in the 2021 ECE Summer Launch program met up in Engineering Hall for a reunion. Except, for most them, it…