Tinjum Elected ASCE Fellow

MADISON, Wis.— The American Society of Civil Engineers announced the election of Engineering Professional Development (EPD) professor James Tinjum as Fellow on December 13, 2019.

Tinjum said he is honored for the recognition of nearly 30 years of involvement with …


Sarlioglu Named IEEE Distinguished Lecturer

MADISON, Wis.— The IEEE’s Industry Applications Society has included professor Bulent Sarlioglu in its 2019-2020 Distinguished Lecturer and Prominent Lecturer (DLPL) program.

Sarlioglu is a senior member of the IEEE, associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as …


Sarlioglu Receives Nagamori Award

Bulent Sarlioglu photo

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 …


How To Become A PE

One hundred years ago, anybody could be an engineer.

Now, only Professional Engineers (PEs) can sign off on engineering plans, a move by individual U.S. states to regulate the practice of engineering for public safety.

According to the National Society …


5 Tips To Make The Most Of Your PE Credits

Being a licensed PE in Wisconsin means you have until July 31 on even numbered years to fulfill your 30 credit requirement. While fulfilling your credit requirement is obviously important, make sure you take courses to help your job performance.


5 Ways to Renew Your Mindset of Innovation

by Christine Nicometo

It feels like everywhere we turn these days, someone is talking about design thinking or innovation. Perhaps this is because, as humans, we gravitate toward patterns of thinking that can quickly become ruts. Those ruts can leave …



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