EPD’s Online Programs Rank Top Ten in Nation

MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin–Madison ranked ninth among schools offering high-quality online graduate engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report. This is the ninth year in a row the university has been in the top 10.

U.S. News & …

Evaluating Acoustics And Vibration In Buildings

From the top of the University of Wisconsin-Extension building, the Department of Engineering Professional Development has a great view of what we love – engineering in action.

EPD’s office overlooks the construction site of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Mead Witter …

More Crashes, Fewer Injuries: Are Roundabouts Worth It?

After the release of Madison’s 2016 Crash Report drivers are questioning the safety and functionality of local roundabouts. But Andrea Bill, a traffic safety engineer research program manager at UW-Madison, says a roundabout that may be unnecessarily large today is

Houston’s Problem More Than Flooding

Houston has a problem, and it’s more than just flooding from the record rainfall Hurricane Harvey dumped on the city last month.

Many residents were forced to evacuate their homes after the storm, and much of the city’s infrastructure is …

UW Certificate Helps Melgoza Launch Her Own Business


Paulina Melgoza found UW-Madison at just the right time. Her former employer was struggling to find local commissioning providers, and she wanted to find training so she could do the job herself. Now, she runs her own business.

Melgoza, who …

UW-Madison Partners With Docks Expo

MADISON, Wis. (7/18/17)—The University of Wisconsin-Madison has partnered with Waterways Journal Inc. and Marina Dock Age (MDA) magazine to offer UW-Madison’s Docks and Marinas course at the Docks Expo in November.

Docks and Marinas, which provides marina engineers, designers, planners …


Raising awareness about wind energy in Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest

Jim Tinjum practices what he preaches.

biking the wind
Click the photo above to see a visual essay about #BiketheWind.

As a teacher of energy engineering and sustainability, Tinjum works to reduce …

Alumni Earn Patent

UW-Madison Master’s of Engineering Engine Systems graduates Aaron Foege, Derek Tanis and Joseph Roth created a patent for a variable valve timing arrangement through a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc.

As part of an ongoing project in their master’s degree program, …

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