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Engineering faculty named Vilas Associates

Three College of Engineering faculty have earned research support through the 2021-22 Vilas Associates Competition at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The awards recognize new and ongoing research of high quality…

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Engineering faculty earn Research Forward grants for collaborative projects

College of Engineering researchers are leading three projects and assisting in six others that have earned funding through the second round of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Research Forward, a program…

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Engineers selected for WARF Accelerator Electrification Challenge Grants

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation announced that four projects have been selected to receive development funding through the WARF Accelerator Electrification Challenge Grant. The grant invited submissions for new technologies…

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Three engineering professors earn campus faculty fellowships

College of Engineering professors Padma Gopalan, Mikhail Kats and Victor Zavala are among the recipients of University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty fellowships for 2022-2023. The Office of the Vice Chancellor for…


Jiamian Hu selected for American Ceramic Society young scholar award

Materials Science and Engineering Assistant Professor Jiamian Hu is the recipient of the 2022 Robert L. Coble Award for Young Scholars from the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). The award recognizes…


Two engineering faculty startups earn Discovery to Product SEED grants

College of Engineering faculty members David Beebe and Dawei Feng are leading two of the emerging technology projects that earned funding through the University of Wisconsin-Madison Discovery to Product office’s…

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Senior Aiden Ross’ paper recently accepted for publication in Advanced Electronic Materials journal

Congratulations to MS&E graduating senior Aiden Ross, whose paper “Geometric control of domain structure stability in ferroelectric nanotubes” was recently accepted for publication in the high-impact journal Advanced Electronic Materials….

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Spring 2022 chair’s message to alumni

Greetings from Madison! I hope this newsletter finds you well. We’ve had quite the busy start to spring as we prepare for the end of the semester in the Department…

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Seven students land NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Seven students and four alumni from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have received prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. The current students who earned 2022 awards are:•…

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Dean Ian Robertson honored with TMS symposium

The materials science society TMS celebrated the career of Ian Robertson, Grainger Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Professor in the Department of Materials…

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Thoma selected as AIME Honorary Member

Dan Thoma, professor of materials science and engineering and director of the Grainger Institute for Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was recently selected as a 2021 Honorary Member of…