Alumni: Join Us!

Your connection to the past and support for the future is what keeps the College of Engineering & Applied Science vibrant and relevant!


With over 11,000 alumni, the College of Engineering & Applied Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee actively works as a facilitator for alumni to help advance their careers, keep track of colleagues, learn about the latest research and lots more.

Join us! We have many different opportunities to suit all levels of commitment–whether one time or ongoing. We look forward to connecting with you.

Here are some of the ways you can get involved:

Milwaukee Engineer E-newsletter: Receive the latest news from the college and regarding research, student initiatives, alumni colleagues and more.

Sign up here.

Alumni Chapter: Join a great and growing group! Enjoy social and support activities with others who share your commitment to the college. Your time commitment is a few hours every few months. Your membership in the UWM Alumni Association is complimentary.

One-Time Events: Only have a little time? You could speak with current or prospective students, judge the Student Research Poster Competition, join or support the Milwaukee Engineer team for the 5K Panther Prowl Run/Walk, or even get career insights for yourself, to name just a few opportunities.


Alumni Gathering in Silicon Valley

In late March a group of our college’s Silicon Valley engineering and computer science alumni gathered with a group which included Dean Peters and Emeritus Professor K. Vairavan. They spent an engaging evening in Mountain View, CA, enjoying excellent camaraderie and an opportunity to catch up with news of the college. Read more.

Ali Bakhshinejad, finalist in WI Governor’s Business Plan Contest

Congratulations to Ali Bakhshinejad (‘18 PhD Mechanical Engineering) who is one of 50 Wisconsin entrepreneurs to make the final round of the 2019 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, which supports early-stage entrepreneurship. Learn more.

Andrew Bartel Promoted at Masterlock

Congratulations to Andrew Bartel, (degree granted and year granted), who was promoted to the position of Engineer II at  The MasterLock Company. In this role, Andrew will expand responsibilities and duties in New Product Development on the Core Products team. Learn more.