Sam Rikkers was born and raised in south central Wisconsin but has managed to make his mark in far-flung places. A graduate of Columbia University with a Master of International Affairs, he has served the Peace Corps in Zambia, earned a Law Degree from the University of Wisconsin and served …
The new institute, housed at UW–Madison’s Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID), will play a key role in the future of data science, developing fundamental techniques for handling increasingly massive data sets in shorter times.
Machine learning is a form of artificial intelligence by which algorithms are “trained” to analyze new information using existing data. Researchers are using it to identify individuals with a genetic condition known as fragile X premutation.
WKOW Channel 27 highlights Randolph Ashton’s NSF grant to create blank model for spinal cells.
Before our valued colleagues ride into the sunset, we wish them a fond farewell and congratulations on their accomplishments.
Kevin Ponto, a Principal Investigator in the Living Environments Lab is partnering with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office on a two-year, federally funded study to measure the effectiveness of virtual reality tools and 3-D-capture technology on crime scene investigations.
The screening of Stranger in Paradise will feature a panel discussion at Sundance Cinema 6 on April 4th at 6:30pm.
Tools for Discovery is a regular profile series that inspects the computer programs, gadgets, and methods behind WID’s ideas and discoveries.
Writing March 20 in the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials, WID Fellow William Murphy describes the use of a variety of plants to create an efficient, inexpensive and scalable technology for making tiny structures that could one day be used to repair muscle, organs and bone using stem cells.
Laura Albert, WID optimization fellow and Associate Professor in Systems and Industrial Engineering speaks to WKOW about March Madness tournament rankings.
University of Wisconsin–Madison industrial engineers, led by Rob Radwin, recently helped the company test how effective its new shock-absorbing hammer is at helping users avoid overuse injuries.
UW program powers New Yorker contest featuring Rob Nowak and NEXT software
Kevin Ponto, PI in the Living Environments Lab, explains virtual reality for Blue Sky Science.
Microbiome researchers bring $8 million in awards annually, which initiative looks to increase through grants.
The EPA freeze directly impacts our scientists and the work done at WID.
Kris Saha illuminates the inner workings of gene editing.
Tools for Discovery is a regular profile series that inspects the computer programs, gadgets and methods behind WID’s ideas and discoveries.
The podcast “Is DNA the Basis for all Life in the Universe?” produced by The Naked Scientists, an affiliate of the BBC at Cambridge University features John Denu speaking of his recent findings on how the gut microbiome affects DNA expression.
Xuehua Zhong speaks to Hope Kirwan of Wisconsin Public Radio about leaf senescence.
Systems Biology Theme Leader, John Yin, Optimization Fellow, Rebecca Willett, LEL alumna, Carrie Roy, and new LEL Principal Investigator, Karen Schloss explain their innovative research. Sit back, relax and massage your brain with WID science.
For the past three summers, John Yin has led a delegation of UW–Madison Chemical and Biological engineering students to Hangzhou, China, affording both an academic and culturally enriching experience.
Tools for Discovery is a profile series that inspects the computer programs, gadgets and methods behind WID’s ideas and discoveries. This special installment follows a unique career trajectory taken by one of our staff.
BIONATES Lih-Sheng “Tom” Turng works in tandem with Morgridge Institute for Research scientist James Thomson to create scaffolds for small diameter arteries.
Kris Saha with colleagues David Beebe and Christian Capitini aim to develop improved methods for making CAR T-Cells with a two-year grant from the NSF.
Associate Professor Lynda Barry, an award-winning author and cartoonist with the School of Education’s Art Department, has been chosen as UW-Madison’s first recipient of the Chazen Family Distinguished Chair in Art.