2012 Perspective magazine

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How industrial engineers improve healthcare


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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


In Depth
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.

Who Knew?
Five questions about biotech innovation … with Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor Bill Murphy

The Next Generation
Engineering students in space and in the workplace: NASA flight, co-ops, leadership and an international experience

Engineering Beyond Boundaries
A global connection: Online engineering master’s programs ranked No. 1

Wisconsin Ideas
Sound bytes and an insider’s view: Innovation for business excellence, sustainability, and electricity for the future

Badger Engineers

A New Perspective
Passionate innovation: Pesticide, nitinol, and a broken leg
By Tom Gerold (BSME ’11)