News & Events

// Chemical & Biological Engineering

CBE Professor Emeritus Charlie Hill passes away

Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor Emeritus Charles (Charlie) G. Hill Jr. passed away March 26, 2021. Charles Hill He was born…

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// Biomedical Engineering, Chemical & Biological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Journals select UW-Madison engineering research for covers

Several journals have recently featured research advances by University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers on their covers. The editors of each journal invited the UW-Madison engineering faculty…

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// College of Engineering

U.S. News places UW-Madison graduate programs high in 2022 rankings

UW–Madison graduate programs are once again ranked among the nation’s best in the 2022 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.” UW-Madison…

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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:

In honor of Prof. Bob Bird’s birthday, we’d like to share a video from his 95th birthday and Bird Chair Investiture celebration.

Hougen (Dumesic) Symposium

Bob Bird’s 90th Birthday Symposium and Banquet
Ed Lightfoot Celebration: Symposium and Banquet