News & Events

// College of Engineering

College labs donate equipment to healthcare workers

Four pallets—roughly 1,000 pounds—of personal protective equipment, disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer from labs across the UW-Madison College of Engineering are going to support efforts…

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// College of Engineering

FAQ for students

Dear engineering students: I hope this message finds each of you healthy and safe. Earlier this week, you received communication from UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank…

Tags: COVID-19, FAQ, students

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// Chemical & Biological Engineering

Path finder: Pfleger lab uses bacteria to convert biomass into sustainable chemicals

Replacing fossil fuels with electricity or biofuels does not mean reliance on gas and oil will go away overnight. In addition to transportation fuels, petroleum…

Tags: 2020, Faculty, News

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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

Hougen (Dumesic) Symposium

Bird/Stewart/Lightfoot Programs
Founders’ Lectures


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