Featured Current WID Projects

AI Institute: Symbiotic Foundations for AI and Network ResearchOhio State University (NSF)Robert Nowak2021
Collaborative Research: An Evidence-Based Approach Towards Technology Workforce Expansion by Increasing Female Participation in STEM EntrepreneurshipNational Science FoundationJon Eckhardt, Markus Brauer, Mary Carnes2021
Collaborative Research: National Symposium on PRedicting Emergence of Virulent Entities by Novel Technologies (PREVENT)National Science FoundationJohn Yin2021
Collaborative Research: New Perspectives on Deep Learning: Bridging Approximation, Statistical, and Algorithmic TheoriesNational Science FoundationRobert Nowak2021
Developing Novel Mixed Reality Tools for Consumer Insurance DocumentationAmerican Family Mutual InsuranceKevin Ponto2021
Dietary regulation of the hepatic epigenomeDHHS, PHS, National Institutes Of HealthJohn Denu, Dudley Lamming2021
Economic Viability, Resilience, and Sustainability of Logistics Systems in Post-Conflict ZonesUniversity of Southern California (DOD NAVY)Michael Ferris2021
Entrepreneurship Science LabWisconsin Alumni Research FoundationJon Eckhardt2021
Evaluating Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Neural Rosette Arrays as a Neural Tube Defect Risk Screening PlatformDHHS, PHS, National Institutes Of HealthRandolph Ashton2021
Mechanism of UVB-induced DNA methylation suppression and inheritance in plantsNational Science FoundationXuehua Zhong2021
Stimuli-Responsive Polymer-Drug Conjugates: A New Strategy to Fight Antimicrobial ResistanceDHHS, PHS, National Institutes Of HealthShaoqin Gong2021
Tiny Earth Summer Research Course: Human Diversity Discovering Chemical Diversity In SoilUSDA, Natl Institute Food & AgricultureJo Handelsman2021
Utilizing the Library System and Virtual Reality Learning Experiences To Engage Rural and LatinX Communities in Polar ResearchNational Science FoundationKevin Ponto, David Gagnon, James Madsen, Diego Roman2021
A New Paradigm for Systems Physiology Modeling: Biomechanistic Learning Augmentation with Deep Differential Equation Representations (BLADDER)Florida International University (NIH)John Yin2020
A World Without SoilAlfred P Sloan FoundationJo Handelsman2020
Becoming Joey: Promoting Informal Learning through Embodiment in an Adelie Penguin Virtual Reality ExperienceNational Science FoundationKevin Ponto
David Gagnon
James Madsen
CAREER: Understanding visual reasoning for visual communicationNational Science FoundationKaren Schloss2020
Choline-dependent metabolism in PNS myelinationRutgers (NIH)James Dowell
John Svaren
Comparing the efficacy and cellular impact of non-viral, hepatocyte-targeted delivery vehicles with viral-mediated gene delivery in a microphysiological liver on chip platformMedical College of WisconsinShaoqin Gong2020
Developing a Novel 3D Capture Based Automated Inventory System for Insurance DocumentationAmerican Family Mutual InsuranceKevin Ponto2020
EAGER: Rapid and Sensitive Drug Testing for COVID-19National Science FoundationJohn Yin
Michael Graham
ECA-PGR: Transcriptional Regulation and Gene Networks Underlying Viral Recognition of Insect Vectors in Host Plants Clare Casteel PICornell University (NSF)Sushmita Roy2020
Ecological dynamics of human coronavirus: models and measuresNational Science FoundationJohn Yin2020
Enabling Nanoplatforms for Targeted In Vivo Delivery of CRISPR/Cas9 Ribonucleoproteins in the BrainDHHS, PHS, National Institutes Of HealthShaoqin Gong
Krishanu Saha
Walter Block
Marina Emborg
Jon Levine
Brian Yandell
Genetic and Metabolic Determinants of Microbial Interactions in the Rhizosphere (Postdoc Fellowship Chevrette)USDA, Natl Institute Food & AgricultureJo Handelsman2020
Harnessing the power of big omics data: Novel statistical tools to study the role of microbial communities in fundamental biological processesDepartment of EnergyClaudia Solis-Lemus2020
Optimizing Q&A Systems via User FeedbackAmerican Family Mutual InsuranceRobert Nowak2020
R01 Renewal: Collaboration of chromatin remodeling and signaling pathways in pluripotencyDHHS, PHS, National Institutes Of HealthRupa Sridharan2020
Searching for dynamic biosignatures among lifelike systems isolated by chemical ecosystem selection ( Lena Vincent - NASA FINESST)NASA, Goddard Space Flight CenterDavid Baum2020
Single Cell Profiling To Define Biomarkers Of Photoreceptor Dysfunction After Gene Editing Within PSC-Derived OrganoidsDHHS, PHS, National Institutes Of HealthKrishanu Saha
David Gamm
Bikash Pattnaik
Sushmita Roy
Rupa Sridharan
Studying Inclusive Mentor Networks to Diversify the Biomedical WorkforceUCSF (NIH)Jo Handelsman2020
Theoretical Foundations of Deep LearningRice University (DOD, Navy)Robert Nowak2020
TRIPODS: Collaborative: Institute for Foundations of Data Science (IFDS)National Science FoundationStephen Wright
Cecile Ane
Michael Newton
Rob Nowak
Sebastian Roch
Using Data to Foster Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Madison Ecosystem: An AmFam-UW Research CollaborationAmerican Family Mutual InsuranceJonathan Eckhardt2020
VILAS ProfessorshipWilliam F Vilas Trust EstateJo Handelsman2020
Collaborative Research: Physics-Based Machine Learning for Sub-Seasonal Climate ForecastingNational Science FoundationRobert Nowak
Stephen Wright
EAGER: Development of a Research Tool to Investigate Factors that Influence Researchers' Attitudes about Engagement in Public Science EventsNational Science FoundationJo Handelsman
Dominique Brossard
Noah Feinstein
Dietram Scheufele
Genetic Determinants Of Microbial Community Interactions In The RhizosphereUSDA, Natl Institute Food & AgricultureJo Handelsman2019
Human microphysiological model of afferent nociceptive signalingTulane UniversityRandolph Ashton2019
Inventor Search Data AnalyticsWisconsin Alumni Research FoundationJonathan Eckhardt2019
Investigating energy efficiency, information processing and control architectures of microbial community interaction networksUSC (DOD, MURI)Jo Handelsman
Ophelia Venturelli
Mixed-Integer Quadratic Optimization: Algorithms and ComplexityDOD, NavyAlberto Del Pia2019
Reversible protein acetylation and sirtuin functionDHHS, PHS, National Institutes Of HealthJohn Denu
Tomas Prolla
Comparative regulatory genomics to decipher mammalian long-range gene regulationDHHS, PHS, National Institutes Of HealthSushmita Roy2018
Data Science Hub for UW-MadisonWisconsin Alumni Research FoundationBrian Yandell2018
Gene Editing Nanomedicines to Correct Pathogenic Mutations in the RetinaFoundation Fighting BlindnessKrishanu Saha
David Gamm
Shaoqin Gong
Bikash Pattnaik
Regionalized Human Motor Neuron TherapiesDHHS, PHS, National Institutes Of HealthRandolph Ashton2018
Research Project titled: Explanation Based Active LearningAmerican Family Mutual InsuranceRobert Nowak2018
TRIPODS+X:RES: Collaborative Research: Data Science Frontiers in Climate Science - University of Chicago sub-award to UW-MadisonUniversity Of ChicagoGarvesh Raskutti
Stephen Wright
A novel direction in mixed integer polynomial optimization: structural properties, polyhedral approximations, and global optimization algorithmsNational Science FoundationAlberto Del Pia2017
Inference for autoregressive point processesNtl Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyGarvesh Raskutti2017
The Microbiome Hub: Enabling a Biological Revolution at UW-MadisonWisconsin Alumni Research FoundationJo Handelsman2017
TRIPODS: Institute for Foundations of Data ScienceNational Science FoundationStephen Wright
Rebecca Lu
Michael Newton
Rob Nowak
Sebastian Roch
Uncovering the epigenetic codes for genome integrity and environmental interactionDHHS, PHS, National Institutes Of HealthXuehua Zhong2017
Assembly of Novel Gene Editing Particles to Understand Genome Surgery in Patient-Derived CellsDHHS, PHS, National Institutes Of HealthKrishanu Saha2016
Computational Inference of Regulatory Network Dynamics on Cell LineagesDHHS, PHS, National Institutes Of HealthSushmita Roy
Rupa Sridharan
RCN: Advancing Research and Education Through a National Network of Campus Research Computing Infrastructures - The CaRC ConsortiumClemson University (NSF)Lauren Michael2016
Using an evolutionary framework to study robustness and predictive power of data-driven molecular regulatory networksMcDonnell (James S) FoundationSushmita Roy2016