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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…

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…

Photo of nuclear reactor
September 1, 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…

student employee assembling Badger Seal mask fitters
September 24, 2020

Fitter increases the benefits of wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic

UPDATE, Feb. 11, 2021: The CDC now has officially recommended wearing mask fitters as one way to improve how your mask protects you. Its recommendations are based on a recent…

May 7, 2020

Undergraduate engineers earn Wisconsin Idea Fellowships for global work

Five undergraduates in the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering are working on projects on three continents that have received 2020-21 Wisconsin Idea Fellowships. The projects, sponsored by the Morgridge…

April 2, 2020

Eight engineering students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Seven graduate students and one undergraduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering have landed prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The 2020 recipients are: • Jonathon…

August 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…

November 20, 2017

Researchers receive grant to study wear resistance of nanostructured metal alloys

University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have received a $424,767 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop multi-scale methods for simulating friction and wear of nanostructured metal alloys with the…

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…

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…