// College of Engineering

$100 million Foxconn gift launches major new partnership with UW–Madison

Agreement signed to establish Foxconn Institute for Research in Science and Technology and to pursue further collaboration in research, education and scientific outreach Foxconn Technology…

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// Chemical & Biological Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Could power-hungry data centers help make for a more efficient national electric grid?

Large-scale data centers—the massive warehouses full of mainframe computers that form the information backbones of companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon—will soon account…

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// Biomedical Engineering

Exploring the matrix to uncover hidden drivers of ovarian cancer

To form tissues, cells secrete molecules that create structure. But these molecules, known collectively as the extracellular matrix, do more than simply hold everything together.…

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// Industrial & Systems Engineering

UW-Madison takes lead on improving mental health services in Great Lakes region

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is part of a new effort by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to strengthen mental health services across…

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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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