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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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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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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…


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…


Three College of Engineering associates elected to National Academy of Engineering

Three associates of the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering were elected fellows of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in February 2021. Induction into the NAE is among the…

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Despite pandemic distancing, summer research for undergrads stays on course

Each summer, dozens of undergraduate students from colleges and universities across the nation, including Puerto Rico, come to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus to learn what it’s like to work…


Undergraduate engineers earn Wisconsin Idea Fellowships for global work

Five undergraduates in the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering are working on projects on three continents that have received 2020-21 Wisconsin Idea Fellowships. The projects, sponsored by the Morgridge…

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Educational engineering games take stay-at-home kids to the next level

The best-laid plans of many parents are falling apart after weeks of keeping their kids home during the COVID-19 pandemic—and for many families, Netflix binges and video games are replacing…


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…

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After hurricanes, Puerto Rican scholars find second research home at UW-Madison

Mara Domenech’s worst enemy might be power outages. More than a year before Hurricanes Irma and Maria decimated Puerto Rico’s electricity infrastructure; one such power outage precipitated a fire that…