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,

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 …

Meet Thomas Simmons

Wisconsin Badger, engineer extraordinaire, international globetrotter

Thomas Simmons, recent graduate of UW-Madison’s Master of Engineering: Engineering Management program, started traveling before he learned how to walk.

Simmons moved around the U.S. a lot growing up in a military family, with …

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