2013 Perspective magazine

Perspective spring 2013 coverOur global footprint

PERSPECTIVE magazine,
SPRING 2013
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Features

Our global footprint
How faculty, staff and student connections extend around the world. Read this.
By Mark Riechers

How the West was won
Silicon Valley Badger engineers share their secrets of success. Read this.
By Brian Mattmiller

Half a century of fusion energy
The UW-Madison program is among the largest and most widely respected in the country. Read this.
By Renee Meiller

Departments

In Depth
Moving a great college forward
By Dean Ian Robertson

From the Lab
College research news: Flexible electronics, man-made superconductor, avoiding repetitive injuries, new NAE members, biofuel conversion process, computation for materials science, predicting adult heart health, strong static friction bonds

Who Knew?
Five questions about manufacturing systems education … with Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Frank Pfefferkorn … and Advanced manufacturing research conference in Madison June 10-14, 2013

Beyond Boundaries
Virtual internship, real engineering

The Next Generation
Student stories: Transfer, fusion, and snowmobile, engine, hand and boat successes

Wisconsin Ideas
Sustainability master’s helps professional engineers grow in new directions
By James Beal

Silicon Valley Badger Engineers
Tom Werner (BSIE ’82), Craig Palmer (BSECE ’83) and Jim Sorden (BSECE ’62)
By Brian Mattmiller

A New Perspective
Applying aquatic chemistry to solve our water quality problems
By Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Christina Remucal