Sarlioglu Receives Nagamori Award

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Congratulations to Bulent Sarlioglu, UW-Madison associate professor, who has been named a recipient of the Nagamori Award. Sarlioglu is recognized by his “Pioneering research and development on high-efficiency and high-power density new and classical electric motors with wide bandgap device

Tinjum Returns From #BikeTheSun

UW-Madison Professor Continues Solar Campaign To Provide Hurricane Relief In Puerto Rico

For some Wisconsinites, Puerto Rico is closer than others.

Jim Tinjum meets with a TV station in Eau Claire, Wis., during #BikeTheSun.
James Tinjum interviewing with a TV station during his #BikeTheSun trip.

When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September …

Hot Coffee And Waste Heat: An Afternoon With Kathy Leifer 

by Sophia Dramm, marketing intern

Kathy Leifer with Bucky Badger at UW-Madison

We sit in Colectivo during the peak afternoon hour. Over blaring indie rock music and the chatter of other coffee house inhabitants, Katherine Leifer, August 2017 graduate of UW-Madison’s Sustainable Systems Engineering master’s degree program,

Tinjum Talks Landfills on Wisconsin Public Radio

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When you think of life cycles, chances are a butterfly or a tree come to mind. But landfills have life cycles, too, and their deaths can actually help sustain the environment.

James Tinjum, PhD, UW-Madison program director, recently …

Meet Ian Berg: Solar Consultant For #SolarParaNinos

Ian Berg is a UW-Madison Sustainable Systems Engineering online master’s student who is also helping with #SolarParaNinos, a solar installation project to help children in Puerto Rico launched by James Tinjum, Ph. D.

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Ian Berg, UW-Madison Sustainable Systems Engineering online master's studentPosition for Solar P

Making an Impact: Meet Shalini Bhat

Before coming to UW-Madison as the newest program director, Shalini Bhat worked in the power engineering field for over 15 years.

shalini_bhatAs a program director for Engineering Professional Development’s energy courses, Bhat strives to make an impact in the industry. …

Persevering In The Face Of Challenges: Meet John Dolan

Grad school is hard, everyone knows it.

john_dolanWant to make it harder? Try an online engineering master’s program while raising a family with a full-time job while deployed in the Middle East with the military.

That’s what John Dolan, a …

VIDEO: Building A Sustainable World Through Wind Energy


Just a few months ago, UW-Madison’s James Tinjum biked around the Midwest to raise awareness about wind energy. Now, he’s climbing wind turbines.

Last month, UW-Madison’s Tinjum visited the Organic Valley Gundersen Lutheran wind turbines in Cashton, Wis. The …

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