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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…

Carolyn Schaefer, a PhD student in engineering physics, works on the Pegasus-III fusion experiment
April 26, 2022

Progress on the path to fusion

New technologies and an influx of private investment are sparking developments in a field that seeks to realize a longstanding energy dream. The lithium in your laptop battery could be…

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 26, 2020

Q-NEXT collaboration awarded National Quantum Initiative funding

The University of Wisconsin–Madison solidified its standing as a leader in the field of quantum information science when the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the White House announced the…

Image of quantum science research
August 4, 2020

College of Engineering faculty are part of new quantum institute

In July 2020, the National Science Foundation named the University of Wisconsin-Madison a partner in a new 5-year, $25 million quantum science collaboration called the Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for…

Photo of the Karl brothers
June 24, 2020

Built for speed: UW-Madison engineering alumni making modern experimental aircraft

In fall 2020, a new, sleek cutting-edge aircraft will take its maiden voyage in the skies over Madison, Wisconsin, when the DarkAero 1 begins test flights at the Dane County…

Photo of Mostafa Hassan and Mitchell Wall
April 8, 2020

Engineering undergraduates earn Goldwater Scholarships

Two students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have received 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholarships, one of the most prestigious awards in the U.S. conferred upon undergraduates studying the…

Oliver Schmitz and grad students working in lab
January 25, 2020

New international fusion lab will drive stellarator innovation

For years University of Wisconsin-Madison plasma physicists in the College of Engineering have been key collaborators in fusion research at the Wendelstein 7-X, the largest and most advanced stellarator experiment…

January 10, 2019

Accelerating materials development to advance clean energy production

A group of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has received a $1.8 million grant to develop new materials for multiple uses, including the ability to withstand the corrosive environment within a…

August 30, 2018

UW-Madison, Argonne partner on advanced manufacturing technologies, entrepreneurship

Through its Grainger Institute for Engineering, the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering and Argonne National Laboratory are partnering on ways to accelerate technology development that fuels growth in the…