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12/15/2021

Two College of Engineering teams chosen as WARF Innovation Award winners

A team that created a device for detecting explosives and a cross-disciplinary team working at the frontiers of medicine and nanotechnology have taken top honors in the 2021 WARF Innovation…

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11/16/2021

Five engineering faculty among highly cited researchers

Five faculty members from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering are included on the Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers list for 2021; James Dumesic and George Huber from…

8/24/2021

PhD students, postdoctoral researcher receive Thomas J. R. Hughes Fellowships

Three University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have earned Thomas J. R. Hughes Fellowships from the U.S. National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNC/TAM). The prestigious fellowship honors standout early career…

3/31/2021

Journals select UW-Madison engineering research for covers

Several journals have recently featured research advances by University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers on their covers. The editors of each journal invited the UW-Madison engineering faculty to submit cover illustrations based…

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3/25/2021

10 engineering students win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Ten graduate students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. The 10 recipients are: Kyle Chin (PhD, chemical engineering) Riley Hale…

4/02/2020

Eight engineering students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Seven graduate students and one undergraduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have landed prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The 2020 recipients are: • Jonathon…

6/11/2019

Trio of faculty startups earn SEED funding awards

Three startup companies led by College of Engineering faculty members have received funding from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Discovery to Product (D2P) unit as part of the state of Wisconsin’s…

5/31/2019

What they learned: UW entrepreneurs focus on the big question

As the University of Wisconsin–Madison continues to gain recognition for fueling Wisconsin’s high-technology economy, we wondered what some pioneers had learned during their transition from scientist to corporate leader. Three…

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5/07/2019

Ambitious Abolarin has designs on biotech career

Alli Abolarin’s final semester at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has delivered a valuable lesson, though not through an influential professor, course or project. Instead, he’s found an unexpected teacher: an…

4/10/2019

Six students land NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Six students in the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have earned graduate school support through the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The program, which dates to…