// Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

At public event, UW-Madison students to reveal futuristic high-speed transportation pod

After winning third place overall in the initial round of SpaceX’s Hyperloop pod competition in January, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison students has spent…

Tags: BadgerLoop, competition, ECE, ME, students

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// Biomedical Engineering

Watching gene-editing at work to develop precision therapies

University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have developed methods to observe genome editing in action—and they’re putting those capabilities to work to improve genetic engineering techniques. With…

Tags: BME, CRISPR, Faculty, gene editing, Maximizing Investigators Research Award, MIRA, National Institutes of Health, research, Saha

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// College of Engineering

Native American former astronaut inspires future engineers

As a part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Native November, John Herrington, the first enrolled Native American astronaut, shared his career journey to a full…

Tags: Astronaut, John Herrington

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// Chemical & Biological Engineering

Tuned for trouble: a new method for making chemical sensors

By combining expertise in computational chemistry and liquid crystals, University of Wisconsin-Madison chemical engineers have developed a new framework for discovering chemical sensors. The same…

Tags: chemical and biological engineering, computation, detector, liquid crystals, research, sensor

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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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