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Chih-Chun Chang with crest
September 29, 2023

ECE’s Chang wins 2023 Innovation Award from MIT/Amazon Graph Challenge

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD student Chih-Chun Chang was one of only four recipients of an MIT/Amazon Graph Challenge Innovation Award at the 27th Annual IEEE High Performance…

A page from one of Leonardo Da Vinci’s notebooks
September 29, 2023

The fine art of electrical engineering

Most people who travel to Europe on vacation only get to see the works of old masters from behind thick ropes. But on a visit to the Teylers Museum in…

Chirag Gupta, Shubhra Pasayat, Daniel Ludois
September 26, 2023

ECE’s Gupta, Pasayat, and Ludois receive $1.5M for semiconductor research

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professors Chirag Gupta and Shubhra Pasayat, together with Associate Professor Daniel Ludois, have received a $1.5 Million NSF ASCENT grant to utilize wide…

Carissa Roper
September 25, 2023

ECE’s Roper wins IEEE AP-S Fellowship

Third-year, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD student Carissa Roper has been awarded a 2023 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Fellowship.  She was one of eight recipients at…

Di Wu standing near blue body of water
September 21, 2023

Di Wu (PhDECE’22) selected as MLCommons Rising Star

Di Wu has been named an MLCommons Rising Star, one of 35 current and recently graduated PhD students working in the machine learning and systems research community.  Wu and the…

Professor Susan Hagness with alum Nana Murugesan, his parents, and scholarship recipient
September 7, 2023

Scholarship honors a father’s dream for his family

Dr. R. Murugesan isn’t an alumnus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, but it’s hard to imagine anyone who embodies the spirit of the university more than him. That’s why his…

Students in front of Engineering Hall
September 6, 2023

College welcomes 19 new faculty

The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering is thrilled to welcome 19 new faculty members during the 2023-24 academic year. They come from all over the world, bringing a variety…

Hantang Qin
August 29, 2023

Qin leads research on manufacturing 3D photonic structures

Hantang Qin, an assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will lead a new project to develop a novel manufacturing platform to fabricate 3D photonic…

Group of casually dressed adults standing and socializing on an outdoor terrace overlooking trees and a lake.
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…

Assistant Professor Jennifer Choy and PhD student Ricardo Vidrio in Choy’s quantum lab.
August 23, 2023

Choy highlighted as rising leader of the “Quantum Prairie”

The Chicago Quantum Exchange, an intellectual hub for advancing the science and engineering of quantum information, recently published an article highlighting the rising leaders of the Quantum Prairie. The Quantum…