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October 31, 2022

UW-Madison a partner in $15 million effort to commercialize more university advances

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is among 14 Midwest universities to join the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) network—a program designed to move more discoveries from research laboratories into the…

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April 1, 2022

A closer look: Machine learning collaborations are helping to improve medical imaging

Data science and machine learning are becoming almost ubiquitous in many facets of our daily lives. Our healthcare is no exception—and among the areas where these algorithms are poised to…

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December 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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November 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…

October 26, 2021

Work of College of Engineering students and faculty featured in 2021 UW Cool Science Image Contest

Ten images and two videos created by University of Wisconsin–Madison students, faculty and staff have been named winners of the 2021 Cool Science Image Contest. Among the winners are several…

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March 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…

Photo of James Dumesic, George Huber, and Zongfu Yu
January 5, 2021

Yu, Huber and Dumesic among highly cited researchers

University of Wisconsin-Madison chemical and biological engineering faculty members James Dumesic and George Huber and electrical and computer engineering faculty member Zongfu Yu are among the scientists and social scientists…

April 2, 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…

August 24, 2018

Could power-hungry data centers help make for a more efficient national electric grid?

Large-scale data centers—the massive warehouses full of mainframe computers that form the information backbones of companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon—will soon account for as much as one-fifth…

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April 5, 2018

Eight engineering students win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Five undergraduate students and three PhD candidates from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship awards. The eight recipients are: • Kiersten…