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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…

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,…

Kathy Blumenfeld, Giri Venkataramanan and others gathered by the solar Little Free Library project
May 2, 2023

Department of Administration Secretary visits ECE’s solar library project

In celebration of Earth Day 2023, Wisconsin Department of Administration Secretary Kathy Blumenfeld toured the Great Lakes Community Conservation Corps (GLCCC) in Racine to learn about the e-Little Free Library,…

April 28, 2023

ECE alumnus receives Chancellor’s Entrepreneurial Achievement Award

Winslow Sargeant, (PhDECE ’95), an alumnus of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is one of four outstanding innovators honored with a 2023 Chancellor’s…

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…

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)…

UW Crest with engineering background
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…

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…

John Webster
April 5, 2023

Remembering Professor Emeritus John Webster

John Webster, a pioneering and renowned researcher and educator in the field of biomedical instrumentation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, died March 29, 2023. He was 90. Webster first joined…