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UW Crest with engineering background
May 31, 2023

Engineering faculty lead five Research Forward projects

Research Forward, a competition sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has selected five projects led by College of…

UW Crest with engineering background
May 30, 2023

UW–Madison undergraduate students win regional engineering award

Using plans from a capstone course that address flooding on a local farm, University of Wisconsin–Madison civil and environmental engineering students won a regional competition designed to promote real world…

Concrete Canoe team members work together on building their 2023 competition boat.
May 19, 2023

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…

UW-Madison engineering students working on their ECIC proposal.
April 25, 2023

Badger engineers take on Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge

A team of six undergraduate students from the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department and Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department are participating in the Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge (ECIC)…

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April 25, 2023

UW–Madison engineering graduate programs excel in U.S. News guide

University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering graduate programs are once again ranked among the nation’s best in the 2023-24 edition of U.S. News & World Report‘s “Best Graduate Schools.” The UW-Madison College…

Devin Welch, EIT
April 6, 2023

Geological engineering degree sparks rewarding career for Devin Welch

“The Earth is your office” is more than a catchy phrase coined by Jim Tinjum, director of our geological engineering (GLE) program. For Badger alumni Devin Welch, it’s reality. His…

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March 30, 2023

12 students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Twelve students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have earned National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, one of the most prestigious fellowships for graduate research in the country….

Radu Serban receives the 2023 Bollinger Academic Staff Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Research.
March 29, 2023

College faculty and staff earn accolades for excellence

For decades, the College of Engineering annually has honored faculty and staff for their exemplary work in research, education or service. On March 28, 2023, we recognized nine members of…

Students visit a construction site in downtown Madison.
February 28, 2023

Student Org Spotlight: UW-Madison Construction Club

Elyse Miramontes, a junior studying civil and environmental engineering, sheds light on what Construction Club has to offer students, alumni, and industry professionals alike. What is Construction Club? Construction Club…

WiscWind team members at 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition
February 28, 2023

UW–Madison team advances to finals in 2023 wind competition

A group of students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison will again compete in the nation’s most prominent undergraduate-level wind energy competition for the eighth consecutive year. UW–Madison’s team, known as…