Tools for Discovery is a regular profile series that inspects the computer programs, gadgets, and methods behind WID’s ideas and discoveries.
Laura Albert, WID optimization fellow and Associate Professor in Systems and Industrial Engineering speaks to WKOW about March Madness tournament rankings.
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’s SILO and Qbio Seminars pull researchers from across campus for engaging interdisciplinary talks in mathematics and quantitative biology.
WID Optimization researchers have partnered with faculty across campus to work on ways to use computers to make better use of human brain power.
Singing the praises of and reflecting upon a career rooted in optimization.
Within the past year NEOS has made its services more resilient, sophisticated and diverse.
Victor Zavala, WID Optimization Affiliate and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, spoke at the Discovery Seminar Series in February, 2016, about optimization of energy systems.
Professor Thomas Rutherford, WID Optimization, and colleagues used numerical models to examine whether the threat of carbon tariffs might lower the cost of reductions in world carbon emissions in a paper published in the February issue of the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.
Discovery Fellow Laura Albert McLay talks to the Cap Times about military maneuvers, the lottery, March Madness and the satisfaction she derives from teaching.
With the holiday bowl games and College Football Playoff upon us, we profile Laura Albert, who successfully did the math on predicting the finalists.
The New Yorker is using a machine learning system developed by WID Optimization researchers to sort through captions for their weekly cartoon caption contest.
UW-Madison and WID are on the front lines of the applied algebra movement, changing the way scientists in a wide range of disciplines solve problems.
Tools for Discovery is a monthly profile series that inspects the computer programs, gadgets and methods behind WID’s ideas and discoveries.
Discovery Fellow, Jim Luedtke, discusses the growing field of Optimization and addresses some criticism of the discipline in this June 8, 2015 edition of UW College of Engineering podcast.
Michael Ferris and Stephen Wright, principal investigators in the WID Optimization Theme comment on New York Times Magazine article “A Sucker is Optimized Every Minute”.
WID Optimization teams with local wildlife agencies to improve Great Lakes basin habitat.
How can researchers extract useful information from patient data to develop life-saving treatments while making sure records stay private and protected? A WID collaboration looks for an answer.