Handelsman talks about the global challenges the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery is addressing, where the interdisciplinary research institute has been in its first seven years, and what its future looks like.
Handelsman is one of 34 faculty honored with Vilas professorships supported by the estate of professor, Senator, and Regent William F. Vilas.
Before our valued colleagues ride into the sunset, we wish them a fond farewell and congratulations on their accomplishments.
Lih-Sheng (Tom) Turng and Xiaofei Sun have developed a new method of fabricating highly foamed, injection-molded plastic parts.
Erik Wright, an alumnus of WID’s System’s Biology theme, is getting his feet wet as a new faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh. He wrote about his career and vision in Science.
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.
Jo Handelsman began her tenure as Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery on February 1. Shortly before her start date, we sat down with her to talk about the future of WID and the course she intends to set.
The Living Environments Lab gets a shoutout in Isthmus.
Lih-Sheng (Tom) Turng and Xiaofei Sun have developed a new method to create foamed, injection-molded plastic blends with significantly increased toughness and ductility compared to conventional foamed parts.
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.
Shaoqin (Sarah) Gong, Alireza Javadi, Zhiyong Cai, Ronald Sabo, and Qifeng Zheng have developed hybrid organic aerogels with desirable insulation properties.
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.
The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) will have a new director: Jo Handelsman, a Yale professor and official of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
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.
WID researchers share their summer exploits.
South Dakota, USA
Diaper Duty, Madison, WI
Florida – Madison, WI – Barcelona, Spain
The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery’s SILO and Qbio Seminars pull researchers from across campus for engaging interdisciplinary talks in mathematics and quantitative biology.
Zhenqiang Ma, Yei Hwan Jung, Shaoqin (Sarah) Gong, and Tzu-Hsuan Chang have developed substantially biodegradable microwave integrated circuits and methods for their manufacture.