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April 17, 2024

College cites faculty and staff for teaching, research, service

On April 16, 2024, Dean Ian Robertson held an event to recognize engineering faculty and staff for work that sets them apart and benefits everyone from our own engineering students…

Olivia Fritz
January 4, 2024

From student to startup co-founder: Olivia Fritz sets sights on sustainability engineering

An interest in sustainability, a passion for the environment, and the promise of a free Qdoba dinner sparked a unique and non-traditional career path for Olivia Fritz, BSCEE ’13. “Kohler…

Greg Harrington, Karl Linck, Jorge Gutierrez, and Jan Kucher pose with the 2023 UW-Madison NCEES award during the Engineers' Day Luncheon at Olbrich Botanical Garden.
November 17, 2023

CEE Capstone course wins 7th NCEES Award for renewable energy project

Collaboration, innovation, and commitment to sustainability are key ingredients that earned the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison its seventh Engineering Education Award from…

John Gugel
November 9, 2023

John Gugel: 2023 Distinguished Achievement Award recipient

John GugelBSCEE ’90, MSCEE ’92 (MBA ’08, Northwestern University)President, Genomatica John is a business executive in the global energy and chemicals industry who optimized construction of new plants and pioneered…

Anthony Heddlesten
November 9, 2023

Anthony Heddlesten: 2023 Early Career Award recipient

Anthony HeddlestenBSCEE ’07Civil and environmental engineering section chief, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District Mayor, City of Riverdale, Iowa Anthony is a civil and environmental engineer and community…

UW Crest with engineering background
November 1, 2023

Pujara earns environmental protection and stewardship fellowship

Nimish Pujara, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been awarded an Early-Career Research Fellowship in Environmental Protection and Stewardship. The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies…

Colin Schiesl
September 13, 2023

A blueprint for success: Schiesl’s journey from student to alum

For Colin Schiesl, current senior and soon-to-be alum from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a passion for construction management and dedication to…

Group photo of attendees and sponsors at the 2023 Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference - Americas (YCSEC-A).
September 6, 2023

YCSEC-A Conference: Advancing the coastal science and engineering community

Bringing together engineers from around the Americas to the Badger State, the University of Wisconsin-Madison held the 9th Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference – Americas (YCSEC-A) in the midwest…

UW Crest with engineering background
August 31, 2023

UW-Madison engineers receive $4.6M in DOE nuclear research awards

The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded more than $41.2 million through its Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) to support university-led nuclear energy research and development projects, including a total…

UW Crest with engineering background
August 28, 2023

Certificate of Architecture now available to UW-Madison undergraduate students

A new Certificate of Architecture is launching for current and incoming students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison this fall. Details on what to expect and how to register are available…