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.
What if a computer program could take a problem you’re trying to solve and send back the most efficient solution?
Harvesting data and harvesting crops? There’s an app for that.
Math’s everywhere — at least that’s the message from Discovery Fellow Jordan Ellenberg in his new book “How Not To Be Wrong.” Read a conversation with him on math’s impact on our lives, from science to religion.
WID collaborator and Tufts University researcher Ben Shapiro taps into technology to make learning fun. Read more about why compassion is his ultimate tool for discovery.
Thomas “Rock” Mackie, WID partner at the Morgridge Institute for Research, shares his essentials for success in engineering. Topping his list? Excellent collaborators and team members.
WID researchers develop algorithms for many applications and industries, but one side project boasts a more playful goal: Mapping brew preferences.
National and international experts convene at the annual Mixed Integer Programming Workshop, co-hosted by WID this year. Learn how this research affects energy and water networks, traffic flow, and even health care systems.
Kevin Jamieson hits the whiteboard in efforts to make computer algorithms more quick and efficient.
UW–Madison Mathematics Professor and Discovery Fellow Jordan Ellenberg provides perspective on programming in math, Google Hangout and why our brains are the ultimate tool for discovery.
Optimization researcher Michael Ferris has been honored as a SIAM Fellow for pushing math research into industry.
What do math and movies have in common? WID researcher Ben Recht explains how incomplete data sets and the “Netflix problem” aren’t that different after all.
A group of WID experts crunched the numbers for Health Information Exchange participation in one Wisconsin area and found a price that could save hospitals money in the long-run.