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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…

Engineering Hall
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…

May 1, 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…

pedestrians and bicyclists
February 4, 2019

Watch out! Using wearables and smartphones to prevent traffic accidents

In urban and suburban areas alike, it’s an all-too-familiar accident scenario: Cars zipping along a road; suddenly, a pedestrian or bicyclist veers into traffic. In the future, a warning system…

May 1, 2018

Engineering faculty lead the way on UW2020 projects

College of Engineering faculty members are leading or collaborating on 11 projects selected for fourth-round funding in the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation UW2020 initiative, which supports potentially transformative and groundbreaking…

March 4, 2018

Most-ever College of Engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER Awards

The National Science Foundation has named nine promising University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering faculty members recipients of its prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards. These awards support early-career faculty who…

September 14, 2017

U.S. News 2017-18 undergrad rankings announced

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is tied for 12th among public institutions in U.S. News & World Report’s latest college rankings. Overall, UW–Madison ranks 46th in a six-way tie, while the…

From left, Andrew Lewandowski, a pediatrician who heads the city’s renewable energy committee, city clerk-treasurer Mo Hansen, and Scott Williams, research and education coordinator at the Wisconsin Energy Institute, in front of Waterloo City Hall. Photo: David Tenenbaum
June 14, 2017

Class analysis gives initial green light to green energy in Waterloo

A “capstone class” taught at the Wisconsin Energy Institute is helping the Wisconsin city of Waterloo evaluate whether it could generate all its electricity from renewable sources on city-owned land….

March 14, 2017

College graduate programs ranked highly

In the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report‘s “Best Graduate Schools,” several engineering programs ranked highly. Not all programs are ranked every year; this year, ranked specialties include…