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Mark Sanders
September 21, 2021

CHESS program manager earns lifetime achievement award for addiction work

Mark Sanders, a program manager with the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS), has received a lifetime achievement award for his work in the addiction field…

May 19, 2021

Postdoc Anahid Ebrahimi honored for outstanding work in fostering inclusion

Anahid Ebrahimi, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is one of the nine people recognized with UW-Madison Postdoc Excellence Awards in 2021. The UW-Madison Postdoctoral Association, a…

April 22, 2021

Manuela Romero receives Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Leadership

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has honored Manuela Romero, College of Engineering associate dean for undergraduate affairs, with the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Leadership (College, School, or Larger University Community…

Photo of TerraCycle Zero Waste Boxes
January 15, 2021

About face: Recycling initiative aims to reduce disposable mask waste

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, people in countries such as China, Japan and South Korea adopted the custom of wearing disposable three-ply surgical face masks for many reasons, including protecting…

Aerial photo of College of Engineering campus
March 5, 2020

College earns bronze award diversity honor from ASEE

The American Society for Engineering Education has honored the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering with a bronze award as part of the organization’s Diversity Recognition Program. The program celebrates…

October 26, 2019

Message from ECE Department Chair Susan Hagness, Oct. 26, 2019

Ian Robertson, Grainger Dean of the College of Engineering, recently sent a message to the College of Engineering community regarding a news article about the death of a graduate student…

October 26, 2019

Message from Ian Robertson, Oct. 26, 2019

An article published online today by the Wisconsin State Journal recounts the tragic death of an engineering graduate student in 2016. As the dean and a parent, I was shaken…

June 24, 2019

Former CBE department chair Bowen passes away

Jewell Ray Bowen, a valued member of the chemical and biological engineering faculty from 1963-1980, died April 15, 2019, at age 85. Nationally recognized for his research on the chemical…

June 21, 2019

Two CBE sophomores win awards for excellent writing

Chemical and biological engineering students Aagney and Joshua Olson took home second and third place, respectively, in the 2019 competition for the Steuber Prize for Excellence in Writing. Established in…

March 13, 2018

Long-time engineering librarian Enid Simon dies

Enid Simon, who helped oversee the day-to-day operations of Wendt Library for 37 years, passed away on February 23, 2018, at the age of 83. During her many years working…