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

Most-ever College of Engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER Awards

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

Tags: Faculty, research

Read More

// Materials Science & Engineering

Liquid-to-glass transition process gains clarity

For millennia, people have used molten sand and other ingredients to create a vast array of traditional glass products, including beads, vessels, lenses and windows.…

Tags: Faculty, research

Read More

// Chemical & Biological Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering

New weapons against old enemies

Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928—and arguably changed the course of history as the drug not only saved thousands of lives during World War II,…

Tags: Faculty, research

Read More

// Mechanical Engineering

Designing human-centered robots is a study in control

In that far, far away galaxy where rebel Jedi once fought the dark forces of a galactic empire, robots played an integral role in daily…

Tags: Faculty, research

Read More

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.

Learn more about our undergraduate programs

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.

Learn more about our graduate programs

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.

View professional development opportunities

A few facts about our college