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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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ECE students, faculty, and alumni at conference making "W" with hands
August 4, 2023

UW-Madison ECE provides strong presence at IEEE AP-S

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UW-Madison was well represented at the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting in July. ECE students…

Joan Cotter
June 19, 2023

Alumnus was there for first ECE computer class

Electrical engineering alumnus Joan (Donohoo) Cotter (BSEE ’59) was on campus for a pivotal event, though at the time she couldn’t understand its importance. She was a student in the…

Michael Wang, Jinuan Lin, Chu Ma, Dajun Zhang and Michael Wang at the 184th Acoustical Society of America Meeting.
May 16, 2023

Chu Ma wins young investigator travel award

ECE assistant professor Chu Ma and four of her students attended the 184th Acoustical Society of America Meeting in Chicago in early May, 2023. Ma chaired a special session titled “Interaction…

May 8, 2023

2023 ECE department awards reception highlights excellence

The Vision Statement for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) reads: To improve the world through bold research, educational excellence, effective technology transfer and impactful service. On Friday,…

Aurora borealis over UW-Madison campus Photo credit to Wenxin (Sabrina) Wu and Shenwei (Erick) Shenwei Yin
April 27, 2023

ECE students capture amazing video of aurora borealis

In 2020, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) students Wenxin (Sabrina) Wu (ECE’22) and Shenwei (Erick) Yin (AMEP’22) drove over 20 hours to Maine in search of the northern…

Summer 2023, UW-ECE, courses for every ece badger, Continue your academic progress by registering for ECE summer courses! blue sky with white clouds and yellow Memorial Union Terrace chair
April 13, 2023

ECE Summer Term offers wide variety of courses for ECE Badgers

What’s better than summertime in Madison?!  The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers a great selection of summer courses that will keep you on your academic path while enjoying…

Alex Thornton talks to students in front of stellarator
March 31, 2023

ECE Discovery Day sends students on a trek of career exploration

In what has become an annual event, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) hosted ECE Discovery Day in Engineering Hall for all undergraduate ECE students recently. During this…

Day of the Badger Logo with red Bucky Badger head and white background
March 8, 2023

Day of the Badger: 1848 Minutes of Giving

On March 28and 29, 2023, Day of the Badger returns to UW-Madison.  This annual celebratory event hosted by the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association is a spirit-filled opportunity for alumni…