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Celebrating Community After a Year of COVID

On a balmy day in late July, students in UW-Madison’s Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program were desperately trying to find the haunted hall. No, it wasn’t an event for Halloween enthusiasts—rather, it was a scavenger hunt for students in the all-online program to get to know each other in the real world.

UW-Madison’s Robert Agasie and Andrea Strzelec Win DOE Nuclear Research Award 

University of Wisconsin Nuclear Reactor (UWNR) Director Robert Agasie and Dr. Andrea Strzelec recently received $222,294 from the Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program (DOE NEUP) for their project, “Development of Neutron Tomography at the UWNR.” This project will enhance nuclear energy-related research and development at the UWNR and associated Characterization Laboratory for Irradiated Materials (CLIM), which also houses UW Mechanical Engineering Professor Mark Anderson’s X-ray Imaging System.

UW-Madison’s Dr. Andrea Strzelec Wins $2.6M DOE Grant to Accelerate Advancements in Near-Zero-Emissions Vehicles

Dr. Andrea Strzelec has been selected to receive a $2.6 million award from the US Department of Energy (with a $3.3M total budget) for her project “Comprehensive Integrated Simulation Methodology for Enabling Near-Zero Emission HD Vehicles” to accelerate advancements in near-zero-emissions vehicles. Dr. Strzelec is the program director for the Master of Engineering in Engine Systems (MEES) in the Interdisciplinary Professional Programs Office of the College of Engineering and an honorary associate research scientist in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.