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Two engineering students among first graduating King-Morgridge Scholars

The King-Morgridge Scholars program, which was made possible through the generosity of the King and Morgridge families, endows six scholarships each year to enterprising, creative young adults committed to poverty…


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…


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…


Projects on display as engineering prototyping class wets feet, whets appetites

A retracting pacifier to ease a toddler sometimes-difficult “weaning” process. A medicine box for a motorcycle that transports health workers to remote villages in Uganda. And a toy car adapted…


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….


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…