Engineering, Mathematics & Science

UW-Platteville to host ASCE Concrete Canoe society-wide finals

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This summer, UW-Platteville will welcome an estimated 400 students and guests from across the country as it hosts the 36th annual American Society of Civil Engineers Concrete Canoe Competition. The event, which runs June 10-12, is part of ASCE’s Civil Engineering Student Championships.

Students bring new ideas to popular household appliances

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UW-Platteville engineering students have had a hand in some of the new or redesigned household appliances recently hitting the market and industry trade shows, thanks to a partnership between Spectrum Brands and the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science’s Senior Design program. 

Roy selected as Wisconsin Teaching Scholar

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Dr. Bidhan Roy, an associate professor of mechanical engineering was selected as a UW System Teaching Scholar, and his research has been extended to the 2021-22 academic calendar due to the pandemic.

Senior design team revitalizes Cuba City’s Presidential Plaza, project recognized by WEDC

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In January of 2020, four UW-Platteville engineering students partnered with the City of Cuba City to enhance the Presidential Plaza. This spring, the City of Cuba City received the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Main Street Program Award for its downtown innovation.

Parker selected to AASCU Emerging Leadership Program

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Dr. Philip Parker, associate dean of the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, is one of 35 higher education professionals from around the nation selected for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ 2021 Emerging Leaders Program.

Electrical engineering students conduct broadband internet technology survey

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This past year, COVID-19 has brought many challenges for Wisconsinites, with one of the biggest struggles being internet access and network performances. To examine the issues, two electrical engineering students, Troy Januchowski and Jacob Hanacek, spent two semesters conducting an independent study with Dr. Xiaoguang Ma, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering.

The Presto Foundation continues commitment to UW-Platteville engineering students

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The Presto Foundation recently furthered its commitment to UW-Platteville engineers with its renewal of funding for the Presto Engineering Scholarship. Established in 2012, the scholarship awards mechanical, industrial and electrical engineering students $13,200 each year.

Students to showcase capstone engineering projects at Senior Design Open House

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Innovation and creativity will be on full display as engineering students showcase their capstone projects to students, faculty and industry representatives at the spring Senior Design Open House on Wednesday, May 19.

Parker to be acting dean of College of EMS

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UW-Platteville announces that Dr. Philip Parker will become the acting dean of the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, effective June 15, 2021. Dr. Molly Gribb, who has been the dean since 2015, is retiring from the university.

Alumna credits UW-Platteville experience for engineering career

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University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumna Morgan Hartman, a 2018 industrial engineering graduate, credits her experience as a student-athlete with giving her the tools to become a marketing engineer for centrifugal water-cooled chillers at