2012 Perspective magazine
PERSPECTIVE magazine, SPRING 2012
How industrial engineers improve healthcare
The depth and breadth of UW-Madison industrial and systems engineering faculty healthcare research is virtually second to none. Read this.
By Christie Taylor
Better health by design
Biomedical engineering students draw on a variety of resources and multidisciplinary skills to develop and apply real-world solutions to diverse challenges in the medical field. Read this.
By Mark Riechers
Residential community helps science-minded college women succeed
The Women in Science and Engineering initiative offers a support system that has improved graduation rates in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines at UW-Madison. Read this.
By Renee Meiller
Interdisciplinary research and education: Big thinking for big challenges. Read this.
By Dean Paul Peercy
From the Lab
College research news: Electrical generation via respiration, CAREER award, elite engineers, Korean honor, medical diagnostics for developing countries, freight, low-profile antennas, a sharp nanotip, roundabouts, and microscale fabrication for piezoelectrics.
Five questions about biotech innovation … with Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor Bill Murphy
Engineering Beyond Boundaries
A global connection: Online engineering master’s programs ranked No. 1
- Field report: Katherine Turner (BSMineE ’79), in her own words
- Alum profile: Bone doctor James McCarthy (BSEM ’86)
- Alum profile: Family physician Jacqueline Gerhart (BSBME ’04)
A New Perspective
Passionate innovation: Pesticide, nitinol, and a broken leg
By Tom Gerold (BSME ’11)