University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering

Welcome to Engineering Physics!

James P. Blanchard

James P. Blanchard
Professor and Chair
Engineering Physics
College of Engineering

We focus on fostering leadership and creating engineering solutions in the fields of engineering mechanics and astronautics, engineering physics, and nuclear engineering.

Thank you for your interest in our department. Please feel free to visit us on the web, by phone (608/263-1646) or in person!

 

About Us

Degrees

Engineering Mechanics.
Option: Astronautics

Bachelor of Science

Master of Science

Doctor of Philosophy

Nuclear Engineering.
Options: Power, Radiation

Bachelor of Science

Nuclear Engineering and
Engineering Physics

Master of Science

Doctor of Philosophy

Engineering Physics

Bachelor of Science

 

Enrollment, fall 2012

195 undergraduate students — 85 in Engineering Mechanics, 86 in Nuclear Engineering, and 24 in Engineering Physics

124 graduate students — 22 in Engineering Mechanics and 102 in Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

 

Financial aid, 2012-2013

59 undergraduate scholarships

 

Degrees conferred,
2012-2013

54 bachelors, including 20 in Engineering Mechanics, 28 in Nuclear Engineering, and 6 in Engineering Physics

41 masters, including 4 in Engineering Mechanics and 37 in Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

10 PhDs, including 0 in Engineering Mechanics and 10 in Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

 

Research expenditures by source of funds, 2012-2013

Teaching funds appropriated by the State of Wisconsin:
$3,768,541

Other funds provided by the university:
$400,260

Research funds from the federal government:
$15,724,140

Research funds from industry:
$246,747

Graduate School Research Committee funds (WARF):
$374,236

Federal government and industrial fellowships not included above:
$555,749

Federal government/utility support of nuclear engineering education:
$206,980

EP-directed grants (Synchrotron Radiation Center—NSF grants:
$773,887

EP internal revenue-producing activities:
$625,657

 

Total: $22,676,191

 

Research innovation

24 patents, 1976-2011

 

Campus research facts

UW-Madison and College of Engineering research facts