// Civil & Environmental Engineering

UW team among winners of Musk Foundation's XPRIZE for Carbon Removal Student Competition

A team from the University of Wisconsin–Madison is one of the top winners in the $5 million XPRIZE for Carbon Removal Student Competition. The contest…

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// Materials Science & Engineering

Low voltage, piezoelectric membrane is big advance for spintronics

Computing will go through some major transitions in the near future as low-power, ultrafast, efficient technologies are developed to replace the silicon transistors that have…

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// Biomedical Engineering

Faster, simpler diagnostic test offers hope for future pandemics

In early March 2020, just as the COVID-19 pandemic was forcing Duane Juang and other graduate student researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to work…

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// Mechanical Engineering

Unlocking the potential of metal additive manufacturing technology

Electron beam powder bed fusion is a metal additive manufacturing technology that holds immense promise with its ability to make complex metal parts that are…

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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. We value a welcoming and supportive environment for our faculty, staff and students, and we work and learn in a community that encourages diversity and inclusiveness. 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 Interdisciplinary Professional Programs 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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