Industrial Studies


Students take first place and innovation award for cutting-edge technique at casting competition

Authored on: Mar 03, 2020, Written by: Alison Parkins
Students in the American Foundry Society Club at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently topped their previous successes in a regional casting competition by not only taking a first-place finish, but also earning the competition’s Imagination in Metalcasting Award – a first in the competition’s history.

Alumni at GE

Workforce training at UW-Platteville contributes to high-tech manufacturing in Wisconsin

Authored on: Sep 09, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins
In a commitment to providing students with the most relevant hands-on education and advancing the workforce in the state of Wisconsin, Dr. Bandara Gamini, Automation and Electronics program coordinator in the Department of Industrial Studies, recently visited GE Healthcare in Madison, Wisconsin, to further the university-industry relationship.

Industry 4.0 Impact on Manufacturing Workforce conference

UW-Platteville strengthens industry partnerships

Authored on: Jul 07, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins

As part of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s goal to build strategic partnerships with industry in Wisconsin, a group of faculty and staff members – from multiple disciplines across campus – recently participated in the Industry 4.0 Impact on Manufacturing Workforce conference, sponsored by the NEW Manufacturing Alliance.

Jon Martin, of Hensel Phelps – and a graduate of UW-Platteville’s Building Construction Management program – gave the students a tour of several Hensel Phelps construction projects at the at the Los Angeles International Airport.

Students gain invaluable experience in national building competition

Authored on: Apr 04, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins

A team of University of Wisconsin-Platteville students in the Building Construction Management and Building Construction Safety Management programs recently competed against 21 other universities at the national Associated Builders and Contractors Construction Management Competition, held in Long Beach, California.

Rockwell Automation reception

Department of Industrial Studies receives equipment donation

Authored on: Mar 03, 2019, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Industrial Studies Department received an equipment donation valued at more than $300,000 from Rockwell Automation, Inc. The presentation was acknowledged in an appreciation ceremony Thursday in UW-Platteville’s Russell Hall.

industrial studies students working

Industrial Studies safety programs become GSP qualified

Authored on: Feb 02, 2019, Written by: Ruth Wendlandt

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Industrial Technology Management program's building construction safety management emphasis and occupational safety management emphasis have been approved as Qualified Academic Programs by the Boa