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Engineering researchers earn data science mini grants

Three projects involving researchers from the College of Engineering have earned mini grants through the American Family Funding Initiative, a competition administered by the American Family Insurance Data Science Institute…

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NAE symposium on campus focuses on data-empowered health

“Transforming Healthcare Through Engineering,” the NAE regional symposium held May 3, 2018, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, drew more than 120 attendees from academia and industry and showcased a campus…


UW-Madison entrepreneurs compete in energy and sustainability challenge

Entrepreneurial students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison recently took home cash prizes for new innovations in energy technology and environmental sustainability. Participants in the Wisconsin Energy & Sustainability Challenge (WESC),…

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New federal grant will improve resilience of energy systems against extreme events

Jim Luedtke, an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering, is the UW-Madison principal investigator on a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy that is part of…


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…

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Badgerloop team to compete in SpaceX Hyperloop competition Aug. 25-27

On Aug. 25-27, 2017, during the Hyperloop Competition Weekend II at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison students hopes it can clock the highest speed…


Algorithms that improve drug discovery

The algorithms that use web search trends to predict our tastes in music, literature and other entertainment forms — known as “recommender systems” — are everywhere in e-commerce, often nailing…


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…