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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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August 25, 2023

Local engineering alumni enjoy a hot night on the Terrace

UW-Madison College of Engineering alumni from southern Wisconsin enjoyed an evening of shared memories, academic and industry connections, and cool, Babcock ice cream on August 22. Alums who have graduated…

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July 19, 2023

MS&E has a spotlight on alumni entrepreneurship

Katy Jinkins, a Department of Materials Science and Engineering alumni, wins 2023 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan contest with SixLine Semiconductor, a Middleton-based startup developing advanced electronics components. Katy’s success is rooted in her UW-Madison MS&E program experience, showcasing the university’s commitment to innovation and fostering entrepreneurial talent.

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June 1, 2023

Baston named 2023 Astronaut Scholar

Materials Science and Engineering has exciting news to share about one of our undergraduate students, Josh Baston. From our previous blog post, we shared that Baston was the recipient of…

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May 8, 2023

Baston receives Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/ Faculty Research Fellowship

Materials Science and Engineering undergraduate student, Josh Baston is the recent recipient of a 2023- 2024 Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship. The Fellowship provides research training and support to undergraduate students….

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April 24, 2023

Unzaga earns National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Materials Science and Engineering first-year Ph.D. student, James Unzaga has earned a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Unzaga is one of eleven graduate students in the University of Wisconsin-Madison…

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January 6, 2023

Wang receives American Heart Association Award

Ruoxing Wang, a postdoctoral scholar working in the lab of Xudong Wang, a professor of materials science and engineering, is the recipient of a two-year American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship….

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December 16, 2022

Meng wins MRS best poster award

Jun Meng, a postdoctoral scholar working in the Computational Materials Group with Harvey D. Spangler Professors of Engineering Izabela Szlufarska and Dane Morgan is the winner of the best poster…

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December 14, 2022

Jacobs selected as a rising star in computational materials science

Ryan Jacobs, a staff scientist in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been selected as a rising star by the editors of the…

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November 18, 2022

Eom selected for prestigious Turnbull Lectureship from the Materials Research Society

Chang-Beom Eom, Raymond R. Holton Chair for Engineering and Theodore H. Geballe Professor in materials science and engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the recipient of the 2022 David…

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October 24, 2022

Sridharan Named Grainger STAR Professor by UW- College of Engineering

Kumar Sridharan has been named Grainger STAR Professor by the University of Wisconsin, Madison, College of Engineering.¬†Sridharan the engineering physics and materials science and engineering professors expertise focuses on nuclear…