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10/26/2021

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…

Abhishek Gupta
10/21/2021

Grad student honored for exceptional mentorship of undergraduate scholar

Mechanical engineering PhD student Abhishek Gupta has received an Exceptional Mentorship Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Undergraduate Research Scholars (URS) program for the 2020-2021 academic year. Gupta was recognized…

Photo of nuclear reactor
9/01/2021

UW-Madison engineers receive $3.6M in DOE nuclear research awards

The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded more than $48.8 million through its Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) to support university-led nuclear energy research and development projects, including a total…

8/24/2021

PhD students, postdoctoral researcher receive Thomas J. R. Hughes Fellowships

Three University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have earned Thomas J. R. Hughes Fellowships from the U.S. National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNC/TAM). The prestigious fellowship honors standout early career…

iStock image of space
5/05/2021

Engineering advances are laying the groundwork for future exploration in space

On July 8, 2011, the space shuttle Atlantis blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center into a cloudy sky in the last launch of the three-decade-old program. In the 10…

Christian Franck and Harry Cramer in lab
12/14/2020

Research effort driving advances to combat traumatic brain injuries

Many concussions don’t produce noticeable symptoms, leaving them likely to go undiagnosed and putting the injured at increased risk for lasting complications like brain damage. A team of researchers led…

Photo of the Karl brothers
6/24/2020

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 Mehrdad Arjmand and Aaron Olson
2/06/2020

Meet 2020 Forward under 40 award recipients Mehrdad Arjmand and Aaron Olson

People who live in off-grid communities have to find ways to create electrical power to light their homes and charge their phones. In sub-Saharan Africa, the options are often inefficient,…

9/03/2019

UW-Madison engineers awarded nuclear energy research funding

The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded more than $28.5 million through its Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) to support university-led nuclear energy research and development projects, including a total…

8/22/2018

UW-Madison engineers receive $4.7 million in nuclear energy research funding

The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded about $4.7 million in funding to University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers for advanced nuclear energy research. Of the 39 U.S. universities receiving funding from…