// Biomedical Engineering

Reading the signals: NIH award helps McClean decode cellular responses

When a stimulus descends upon a cell, it sets off a flurry of activity. Sensors on the surface take in information and relay it inside…

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// Electrical & Computer Engineering

Could computers help close partisan divides?

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are using computers in new ways to develop a comprehensive picture of how people communicate about politics, and how…

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// Industrial & Systems Engineering

From factory floor to waiting room, Li elevates efficiency

Jingshan Li craves the kind of vexing, complicated theoretical challenges that chew up existing methods and require novel solutions. But that doesn’t mean the professor…

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// Materials Science & Engineering

Eagle-eyed algorithm outdoes human experts

Artificial intelligence is now so smart that silicon brains frequently outthink humans. When artificial intelligence pairs up with machine vision, computers can accomplish seemingly incredible…

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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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