Weaning Crops from Nitrogen Fertilizers: Examining Evolution’s Innovations

WID researcher Sushmita Roy and collaborators at UW­–Madison and the University of Florida will use a $7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to study how some plants partner with bacteria to create usable nitrogen and to transfer this ability to the bioenergy crop poplar.

Irene Giacomelli

Irene Giacomelli

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Cryptography and in its many intersections with other fields, such as machine learning and security.

Willem Marais

Willem Marais

  • Graduate Student

Machine learning, signal processing, statistical inference in atmospheric science