// College of Engineering

Better late than never: 2020 grads flock to campus for commencement celebration

While graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison is an achievement worthy of celebration, for students whose graduation occurred in 2020, one pretty important aspect was…

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// Materials Science & Engineering

Taming 'tubes: For computer chips, new technique puts carbon nanotubes squarely in their place

Every year or two for the past half century, researchers have found techniques for shrinking silicon transistors, roughly doubling the number that can be crammed…

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// Mechanical Engineering

With $7.9M in new grants, engineers will advance detection and prevention of traumatic brain injuries

University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers will use new funding from the U.S. Office of Naval Research to expand the scope of their research on concussions and…

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// Electrical & Computer Engineering

Engineering success: UW football player tackles the gridiron and a graduate education

At training camp in August 2021, University of Wisconsin-Madison football player Matt Henningsen was officially declared a freak. In football, however, that’s a compliment; it…

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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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