// Civil & Environmental Engineering

Slowly but surely, driverless cars are on their way

It doesn’t text. It won’t fall asleep. And it never gets road rage. Driverless cars are the way of the future — and the future…

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// Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Creating a buzz: Future wearables could tell us how we power human movement

For athletes and weekend warriors alike, returning from a tendon injury too soon often ensures a trip right back to physical therapy. However, a new…

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// Electrical & Computer Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Engineering Physics, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Chemical & Biological Engineering

Most-ever College of Engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER Awards

The National Science Foundation has named nine promising University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering faculty members recipients of its prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards. These…

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// Mechanical Engineering

In revitalized robotics course, learning is far from automated

The classroom was abuzz with activity as small groups of students huddled around their robots. The robots, which resembled small, motorized chariots, jolted to life…

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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. 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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