Under the right circumstances, the undergraduate student teams that won a University of Wisconsin–Madison engineering design competition can either help protect a family from the elements or a hockey team from a scoring play.
Deriving their inspiration from fields ranging from music and ice hockey to cross-country skiing and wind energy, eight University of Wisconsin–Madison undergraduate engineering student design teams will compete Wednesday, Dec. 14 for a top cash prize of $2,500.
University of Wisconsin–Madison senior Alexis Brown is one of an elite group of American students to be awarded a 2012 Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most coveted honors in the world of higher education.
Three University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Engineering graduate students won second place and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) 2011 Distinguished Student Humanitarian Prize for their work on the Microformer, a low-cost transformer built with recycled electrical components.
It's an inflatable home fit for an asteroid: Designing a prototype habitat that looks like giant tent for the next generation of space explorers, an interdisciplinary team of University of Wisconsin–Madison undergraduate students has won the NASA eXploration Habitat Academic Innovation Challenge.
A smartphone application that will allow running race observers to keep track of particular runners in real time has won $10,000 and top prize at the inaugural University of Wisconsin–Madison Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize.
There wasn’t much snow on the ground in Madison, Wisconsin, this weekend, but there was plenty in Houghton, Michigan, as a team of University of Wisconsin–Madison engineering students continued their tradition of dominance at the 2011 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge.
What if you could enter a grocery store, and with the tap of your finger, determine which products were made in your state? Thanks to three UW–Madison graduate students and their partnership with a local grocery store, you now can.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Arts Institute has announced its 2010-11 recipients of awards that honor faculty, staff and students in the arts who have demonstrated excellence in creative inquiry, outreach and professional excellence.