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UW AIAA team featuring rocket, Hyperion.
July 17, 2024

UW AIAA achieves 2nd place at Spaceport America Cup in New Mexico

In their second year competing in the Spaceport America Cup, the UW-Madison chapter of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) soared to new heights, taking 2nd place in the…

Peter Adamczyk youtube faculty video
July 9, 2024

Faculty Focus: Peter Adamczyk

Mead Witter Foundation Associate Professor Peter G. Adamczyk directs the UW Biomechatronics, Assistive Devices, Gait Engineering and Rehabilitation Laboratory (UW BADGER Lab) in Mechanical Engineering. The BADGER Lab aims to enhance physical and…

Weiyu Li
July 9, 2024

New Mechanical Engineering Faculty: Weiyu Li

Dr. Weiyu Li will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Alfred Fritz Assistant Professor in Fall 2024. Li’s expertise lies in theoretical and computational modeling of transport in…

UW Crest with engineering background
July 8, 2024

Engineering faculty are key players in four Research Forward projects

Research Forward, a competition sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has selected four projects involving College of Engineering researchers for the…

Tom and Tim Smart
July 8, 2024

Spotlight on Badger Alumni: Mechanical Engineers Tom & Tim Smart

The Smart Brothers, Tom BSME’1976 and Tim BSME’1980, both credit their father E. Allen Smart for inspiring their paths into Mechanical Engineering. He completed both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees…

Luca Mastropasqua
July 2, 2024

Mastropasqua earns ARPA-E IGNIITE 2024 award to transform waste plastic upcycling

Luca Mastropasqua, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been selected by the Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to receive an Inspiring Generations of New…

Doug Reindl ASHRAE
June 25, 2024

Reindl recognized with ASHRAE 2024 Exceptional Service Award

Mechanical Engineering Professor Doug Reindl has received an ASHRAE 2024 Exceptional Service Award! This award recognizes ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) members who have served the…

UW Crest with engineering background
June 20, 2024

UW-Madison ranks 13th among publics in U.S. News Best Engineering Schools graduate program rankings

The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering moved up in the 2024 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Engineering Schools graduate rankings. Overall, the college tied for…

UW Crest with engineering background
June 13, 2024

New Mechanical Engineering Faculty: Prateek Jaiswal

Prateek Jaiswal will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Assistant Professor in November 2024! Jaiswal will establish the Experimental Fluid Mechanics Lab at UW-Madison. His research group will…

Allison Mahvi ME
June 12, 2024

Faculty Focus: Allison Mahvi

Assistant Professor Allison Mahvi is the director of the Laboratory for Energy Transport and Storage (LET+S) and also has a joint appointment with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. LET+S seeks…