News & Events

// College of Engineering

Fast thinkers: UW-Madison hyperloop team sets sights on top prize in international competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kevin Chunkel, communications team lead, (715) 869-7849,; Jack Swanson, industry relations team lead, (612) 222-5533, HAWTHORNE, CALIFORNIA – Students from…

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// Chemical & Biological Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering

Exceptional engineering faculty win prestigious U.S. presidential awards for early-career scientists

Two outstanding engineering faculty members received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Established in 1996 and considered one of the highest…

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// Chemical & Biological Engineering

Zavala recognized for computing and systems technology research

AIChE, the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, honored Victor Zavala, the Baldovin-DaPra Associate Professor in chemical and biological engineering, with the 2019 computing…

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Special Events and Seminars

For the CBE Seminar Series and upcoming events, please see our seminar schedule.


For information on our special lectures:

Hougen Programs

Bird/Stewart/Lightfoot Programs
Founders’ Lectures


Previous special events:
Bob Bird’s Birthday Symposium and Banquet
Ed Lightfoot Celebration: Symposium and Banquet