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DOE Solar Awards for 3 Energy Systems Faculty

Two more recent awards to Mechanical Engineering from the Department of Energy – Golden Field Office. Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Mike Wagner and Co-Investigator Professor Doug Reindl received funding for…

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DOE Funding for Kokjohn and Rothamer

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Sage Kokjohn and Co-Investigator Professor Dave Rothamer recently received a grant from the Department of Energy – National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to fund their project…

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Student Spotlight: Katie Kern Faustin-Prinz Research Fellow

Recent 2022 graduate Katie Kern was a Faustin-Prinz research fellow and completed an undergraduate honors thesis with Prof. Corinne Henak. The Faustin-Prinz research fellowship supports mechanical engineering students who want…

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Dynamic Walking 2022 Conference

The Dynamic Walking 2022 conference welcomed more than 100 attendees to beautiful Madison, WI from June 13-16, 2022! This event brought together researchers that study the fundamental principles that underlie legged locomotion—be it…

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Yang, Turng win best paper at ANTEC 2022

Congratulations to mechanical engineering post-doc Huaguang (Allen) Yang on winning a Best Paper Award for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) 2022 Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC)! Yang presented his paper…


New Mechanical Engineering Faculty: Ying Li

Ying Li will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Associate Professor in Fall 2022! Li’s research group, the Computational Materials Design Laboratory, focuses on developing and applying novel multiscale and…

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New Mechanical Engineering Faculty: Luca Mastropasqua

Luca Mastropasqua will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Assistant Professor in January 2023! Mastropasqua’s research focuses on the conceptualization of new electrochemical devices and their integration into energy conversion…

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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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Wisconsin Racing Competes at FSAE Michigan

Congratulations to the Wisconsin Racing team! Last week Wisconsin Racing competed against universities across the world in the annual FSAE Michigan competition and placed 5th out of 99 universities in…

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Kokjohn Awarded DoD Navy Funding

Sage Kokjohn, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, was recently awarded a grant from the Department of Defense to fund his project ‘Toward Improving Resilience of the Navy’s Diesel Engine Systems.’…