// College of Engineering

Longtime engineering dean passes away

As dean of the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering, Paul Peercy constantly sought ways to help students succeed in engineering. In ongoing efforts to…

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// Materials Science & Engineering

Move over solar: The next big renewable energy source could be right beneath your feet

Flooring can be made from any number of sustainable materials, making it an eco-friendly option in homes and businesses alike. Now, however, flooring could be…

Tags: Energy, Faculty, MS&E, Nanotechnology, research, Sustainable Energy, Xudong Wang

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// Electrical & Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

UW-Madison engineers reveal fabrication process for revolutionary transparent sensors

In 2014, when University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers announced in the journal Nature Communications that they had developed transparent sensors for use in imaging the brain,…

Tags: BME, ECE, Faculty, Jack Ma, Justin Williams, research, transparent sensors

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// Mechanical Engineering

Advanced 'nano-cutter' to boost emerging materials research at UW-Madison

The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering is the new home of a unique machine that is capable of 3D milling precise to one nanometer.…

Tags: Advanced Manufacturing, Emerging Materials, faculty research, Grainger Institute for Engineering, Machining, Nanotechnology, Sangkee Min

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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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