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Osswald and students holding canoe 2014
April 22, 2024

Professor Tim Osswald retires in Spring 2024

Charismatic professor Tim Osswald has impacted countless students during his 35 years as a teacher and researcher in UW Mechanical Engineering and he is renowned worldwide as a giant in…

UW Crest with engineering background
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…

UW Crest with engineering background
April 10, 2024

Undergrads receive Theta Tau honor

Three undergraduate students in the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have been honored as Academic All Stars by the Theta Tau Educational Foundation. Industrial engineering and data science major…

UW Crest with engineering background
April 1, 2024

New collaborative DARPA award for Krishnan Suresh

Congratulations to Mead Witter Foundation Professor of Mechanical Engineering Krishnan Suresh on his recent award from DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency)! DARPA’s METALS program, short for Multiobjective Engineering and…

Aerial view of Bascom Hall
March 28, 2024

New federal spending bills to boost UW–Madison research initiatives

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is set to receive more than $56 million in new funding for research initiatives after the passage of two federal appropriations packages, with $15 million coming…

ME buckys bionic runners team at prosthetics plus
March 22, 2024

Bucky’s Bionic Runners pass the baton

Mechanical Engineering students Jamie Wolpert, Caroline Gillis, Logan Fitzpatrick, and Nicole Salata had a uniquely impactful task for their senior design capstone project. Their group, Bucky’s Bionic Runners, was asked…

Alejandro Roldán-Alzate
March 13, 2024

Faculty Focus: Alejandro Roldán-Alzate

Associate Professor Alejandro Roldán-Alzate is appointed in Mechanical Engineering and the UW Department of Radiology. He directs the UW Cardiovascular Fluid Dynamics Laboratory which focuses its research on fluid dynamics analysis of…

Wenxiao Pan Vilas award
March 11, 2024

New Vilas Associates Award to Wenxiao Pan

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Wenxiao Pan on her 2024 Vilas Associates Award! Professor Pan plans to use the Vilas Associates award to investigate the use of quantum computing…

Eric Kazyak lab tour fall 2023
March 6, 2024

Three new electrochemistry research labs open exciting opportunities for ME students

Three new electrochemistry-focused research labs are now open in Mechanical Engineering (ME), led by ME faculty members Eric Kazyak, Luca Mastropasqua and James Pikul. These labs are working together on…

EMA senior design lab spring 2024
March 5, 2024

A look at aerospace engineering in senior design

When the Engineering Mechanics (and Aerospace Engineering, EMA) program moved into the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2023, everyone was excited about the new opportunities for students across both programs. While both the…