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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…

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September 29, 2021

Prabhakar brings composite materials expertise to mechanical engineering

Pavana Prabhakar’s new position with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Mechanical Engineering will allow her to combine the best of two worlds. Prabhakar, the Charles G. Salmon assistant professor…

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May 27, 2021

Freshman designs restore mobility to a rooster with one foot and a client with MD

Every semester, the Inter Engr 170 freshman design course gives first-year University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers a chance to get valuable hands-on experience working on practical projects with real clients. In…

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…

May 2, 2017

Students receive Steuber Prize for Excellence in First-Year Writing

In 2017, the Steuber Prize for Excellence in First-Year Writing awarded up-and-coming engineers for outstanding writing. The prize is an annual writing competition open to freshmen enrolled in the University…

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…

February 9, 2017

Freshmen twins and triplets lay future foundation with engineering majors

Two’s company, three’s a crowd and seven’s a freshman engineering cohort at the University of Wisconsin Madison. In 2016, two sets of identical twins and a set of triplets began…