// Biomedical Engineering

With human spinal cord tissues in a dish, UW-Madison engineer aims to accelerate disease treatment

For a soldier who suffered a spinal cord injury on the battlefield, the promise of regenerative medicine is to fully repair the resulting limb paralysis.…

Tags: Ashton, Award, CAREER award, Faculty, NSF Career, research

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// Biomedical Engineering

Parsley and other plants lend form to human stem cell scaffolds

Borrowing from nature is an age-old theme in science. Form and function go hand-in-hand in the natural world and the structures created by plants and…

Tags: BME, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, stem cells, William Murphy

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// Civil & Environmental Engineering

Witte Hall renovation inspired by CEE capstone students’ design

The civil and environmental engineering (CEE) senior capstone course gives undergraduate students the opportunity to dip their toes into hands-on design projects much like they…

Tags: CEE, research, students, Witte Hall

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// Industrial & Systems Engineering

"Smart" equipment will manage its own maintenance

The number of devices connected to the internet—ranging from “smart” home appliances to health and fitness sensors—is predicted to increase from about 25 billion today…

Tags: Faculty, grant, ISyE, Kaibo Liu, research, U.S. Department of Defense Office of Naval Research

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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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