// Mechanical Engineering

Alum's mask makes TIME magazine's list of best inventions of 2020

While studying abroad in Singapore as a UW-Madison mechanical engineering undergraduate student in 2013, Max Bock-Aronson experienced heightened levels of air pollution firsthand. He also…

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// Biomedical Engineering

For undergrad, research reveals path forward

Growing up, Laura Guerrero appreciated the seemingly definitive nature of math and science. Formulas produced answers. But once she entered the research lab, she discovered…

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// Engineering Physics

New aerospace option helps launch careers

The aerospace industry offers many career opportunities for engineers, who can apply their skills to challenges involving rockets, spacecraft, airplanes and more. Now, undergraduate students…

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// Biomedical Engineering, Engineering Physics

Laying the foundation: First-year students build prototype magnetic shields for space travel

In fall 2020, first-year College of Engineering students tackled a project of out-of-this-world proportions: how to design a magnetic shield system to protect astronauts on…

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Our students don't just learn, they do.

In the College of Engineering, we deliver a world-class educational experience that transports our students beyond the theory and into real, meaningful engineering work that can change the world. We value a welcoming and supportive environment for our faculty, staff and students, and we work and learn in a community that encourages diversity and inclusiveness. Explore our academic programs.

About Engineering Programs

Undergraduate programs

The College of Engineering is one of the best places in the world to get an engineering education. We have world-class faculty. We have an outstanding curriculum that focuses on providing you the technological tools, resources and knowledge that will help you develop solutions to problems in fields ranging from medicine to energy to manufacturing—and many more.

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Graduate programs

Our graduate academic programs are highly ranked and our faculty widely are respected as leaders in their fields. Here you will find a community in which you will excel. You will find faculty, staff and peer students who are supportive and committed to your success. You will find rigorous coursework that will prepare you to achieve your goals. You will experience an environment highly conducive to collaboration—and meet faculty with a broad range of research interests and connections both on campus and around the world.

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Education for working engineers

Whether you’re a new professional or have years of experience in your chosen field, UW-Madison’s Engineering Professional Development can offer you unique, high-quality educational experiences you won’t find anywhere else. Our programs are structured to help working professionals continue their educational path without interrupting their full-time jobs. You will be empowered, engaged, and more passionate about your career after completing courses or a degree program from UW-Madison. And you’ll have the confidence and skills to take your projects or your responsibilities to the next level.

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