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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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October 21, 2022

“Recyclopedia” will bring researchers up to speed on plastic waste recycling

A paper in the journal Green Chemistry led by postdoctoral researcher Houqian Li and George Huber, the Richard L. Antoine Professor in chemical and biological engineering at the University of…

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…

August 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…

March 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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August 13, 2020

Huber to lead new multi-university plastic recycling research center

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office, part of the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, is funding a new $10 million Multi-University Center on Chemical Upcycling of…

May 7, 2020

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…

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…

April 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…

September 15, 2017

Engineering education a Johnson family tradition

The Johnson family has many traditions—among them, annual tailgates, ice fishing, caroling expeditions—and engineering education at UW-Madison. The latter tradition began with Urban Johnson. Urban graduated from high school in…