// College of Engineering

Castro committed to collaborative, relational approach as college's inaugural inclusion, equity and diversity leader

At age 18, Chris Castro boarded a plane bound for Miami with his family, unknowingly a one-way journey from Colombia that would upend his life.…

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// Civil & Environmental Engineering

Collaboration drives advances in AV understanding

The city of Racine, Wisconsin, has a new shuttle that doesn’t necessarily need a driver. Dubbed the "Badger," the new shuttle is a flashy example…

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// Engineering Physics

Alum contributes to NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

A University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering mechanics alumnus made important contributions to NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the world’s largest and most powerful space science observatory.…

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// College of Engineering

A successful 2021: Looking back on the past year

For the UW-Madison College of Engineering, 2021 was a year full of extraordinary achievements. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, our faculty, staff and students adapted and…

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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 Interdisciplinary Professional Programs 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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