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Daniel van der Weide and Marcos Martinez in lab
November 9, 2022

In a big twist, a tiny helix could improve satellite communications

Engineers at UW-Madison have developed a new, extremely small self-winding helix that may be easily mass produced and allow manufacturers to develop devices that can access unused sections of the…

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…

pancreatic cyst CT image
April 1, 2022

A closer look: Machine learning collaborations are helping to improve medical imaging

Data science and machine learning are becoming almost ubiquitous in many facets of our daily lives. Our healthcare is no exception—and among the areas where these algorithms are poised to…

UW Crest with engineering background
December 15, 2021

Two College of Engineering teams chosen as WARF Innovation Award winners

A team that created a device for detecting explosives and a cross-disciplinary team working at the frontiers of medicine and nanotechnology have taken top honors in the 2021 WARF Innovation…

UW Crest with engineering background
November 16, 2021

Five engineering faculty among highly cited researchers

Five faculty members from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering are included on the Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers list for 2021; James Dumesic and George Huber from…

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…

Image of graphene nanoribbons
May 3, 2021

Flexible, easy-to-scale nanoribbons move graphene toward use in tech applications

From radio to television to the internet, telecommunications transmissions are simply information carried on light waves and converted to electrical signals. Silicon-based fiber optics are currently the best structures for…

April 8, 2021

Two College of Engineering graduate students win Campus-Wide Teaching Assistant Awards

Two outstanding graduate students in the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have been selected as recipients of 2020 Campus-Wide Teaching Assistant Awards for excellence in teaching and instructional continuity…

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…

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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…