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UW Crest with engineering background
January 29, 2024

With collaboration, college and Midwest Tribes will accelerate community-led clean energy solutions

A new partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering and the Midwest Tribal Energy Resources Association will help individual communities identify and implement clean energy projects that align…

Hands sticking out of jail cell
January 29, 2024

Jail staff attitudes may influence opioid use disorder treatment

Buprenorphine, methadone and naltrexone are the leading medicinal treatments for opioid use disorder, dulling cravings and offering a foothold in the path to recovery. But for incarcerated individuals with opioid…

SWE Boeing Tech Team
December 14, 2023

Off-grid fridge is SWEet national achievement for multidisciplinary student team

Over the course of six months, Grace Morgan learned all about SolidWorks modeling, finite element analysis testing, the design failure mode and effects analysis process, and more. All while designing…

Ava Schmidt presents during ISyE 450
December 12, 2023

Preparing undergrads to communicate with confidence

A team of engineers presents the results of a project, trying to sum up three months of work in just 30 minutes, under the watchful eye of a C-level executive….

Kristan Collins uses a device a team of UW-Madison first-year engineering students created for her to assist with getting into her car.
December 11, 2023

In design course, first-year UW-Madison engineers create solution that empowers woman with MS

A sense of dread washes over Kristan Collins just about every day when it comes time to run errands. It’s not that she doesn’t enjoy trips to stores like Homegoods….

Energy Dome’s CO2 battery
October 17, 2023

With UW-Madison assist, groundbreaking project could accelerate nation’s clean energy transition

University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers are supporting a first-of-its-kind energy storage system in the United States that could come online as early as 2026 in Wisconsin’s Columbia County. The project would…

Grad student Anna Konstant examines a collaborative robot
October 4, 2023

When UW-Madison engineering ideas make their way across Wisconsin, everybody wins

Engineers play a critical role in solving challenges, whether they’re devising technology for the smart farms of the future, building fusion reactors to drive new sustainable energy possibilities, or creating…

A student talks with a recruiter at the fall 2023 Engineering & STEM Career Fair.
September 15, 2023

Hungry for engineering talent, employers flock to UW-Madison

Badger Engineers are in demand. Just ask some of the more than 320 employers who descended upon the College of Engineering Sept. 11-14 for the fall 2023 Engineering & STEM…

Steven Loheide
September 11, 2023

Ask an expert: Loheide discusses drought

Steven Loheide is a professor of civil and environmental engineering who studies the interaction of hydrologic and ecological systems in the environment. He especially focuses on groundwater and how it…

Algae blooms
August 31, 2023

On manure diet, cyanobacteria is a balanced biofertilizer that can help keep phosphorous out of our lakes

In Madison, Wisconsin, May is typically a great time to experience the city’s four large lakes; while the air temperature warms up, the water is still relatively cool and clear,…