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Ilhan Bok working in the lab
6/09/2022

Neural engineers use simulation to test nanoparticles for whole-brain imaging

Magnetic particle imaging (MPI) is an emerging technology that could allow researchers and clinicians to glimpse organs, in real time, with a resolution and sensitivity superior to commonly used tools…

UW Crest with engineering background
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…

UW Crest with engineering background
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…

Image of the "ice cube tray" scaffold
4/21/2021

Micro-molded ‘ice-cube-tray’ scaffold is the next step in returning sight to injured retinas

Tens of millions of people worldwide are affected by diseases like macular degeneration or have had accidents that permanently damage the light-sensitive photoreceptors within their retinas that enable vision. The…

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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…

Human pluripotent stem cell-derived photoreceptors
1/19/2021

UW engineers and vision researchers develop stem-cell therapy for combat-related eye injuries

Using an ingenious microscopic retinal patch, eye researchers at the University of Wisconsin‒Madison will develop and test a new way to treat United States military personnel blinded in combat. The…

Photo of Bhuvana Krishnaswamy and Megan McClean
12/10/2020

Electrical and biomedical engineering collaboration leads to Innovation Award nomination

Each year, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison develop new technologies, techniques and gadgets that can benefit the world. To protect their ideas, they file disclosures with the Wisconsin Alumni…

7/02/2020

Skala, Kats to attend Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering will be well represented at the National Academy of Engineering’s 2021 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. Melissa Skala, an associate professor of biomedical…

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…

5/01/2019

Undergraduate trio wins Wisconsin Idea Fellowships

Three undergraduate students in the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have earned 2019-20 Wisconsin Idea Fellowships to pursue community-based projects. Each year, UW-Madison’s Morgridge Center for Public Service supports…