“Karen Schloss is at the forefront of the best and the brightest early career scientists in our field.” Schloss received the award for her significant contributions to scientific psychology early in her career.
WID’s Data Science Hub is part of the COVID-19 Data Science Research Group that is interpreting data, using that data to create models, and sharing information and findings.
Former Discovery Fellow Lynda Barry has been awarded a 2019 MacArthur Fellowship. The fellowship, also known as a genius grant, provides a $625,000 stipend to be used as the fellow sees fit.
Discover Fellow Andreas Velten and collaborators, drawing on the lessons of classical optics, have shown that it is possible to image complex hidden scenes using a projected “virtual camera” to see around barriers.
Researchers at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery are co-Principal Investigators and co-Investigators on four UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative projects.
WID’s new hubs—Data Science, Multi-Omics, and Illuminating Discovery—represent a new path forward for collaborative research projects and fields.
For WID’s Kevin Ponto, virtual reality is more than a way of playing video games or simulating roller coaster rides. He thinks VR can be a tool for solving real-world problems.
Professor Karen Schloss of WID’s Visual Reasoning Lab tells the Wall Street Journal about the pitfalls of the rainbow-colored maps used to communicate during storms like the recent Hurricane Florence.
Karen Schloss talks about the psychology behind color preferences in an interview for Artsy.
In a paper forthcoming in the journal Cognitive Science, Living Environments Lab professor Karen Schloss and her colleagues investigated whether and why color preferences change according to the season.
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.
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Tools for Discovery is a regular profile series that inspects the computer programs, gadgets and methods behind WID’s ideas and discoveries.
Living Environments Laboratory Assistant Professor Kevin Ponto explores interconnectedness and propagation in two displays at the Ruth Davis Design Gallery at Nancy Nicholas Hall, open January 22 to February 21, 2016.
Discovery Fellow Rob Radwin uses blended learning and LEGO kits to solve real world problems.
Guests of the Living Environments Lab spent an Evening in the CAVE exploring Virtual Taliesin.
With the aid of entrepreneur Joe Sheahan ’04, Discovery Fellow Rob Nowak, ’90, MS’91, PhD’95 and Kevin Jamieson, PhD ’15 poured their thought experiment into the iPhone marketplace.
The Research Project Resource Guide is an elegant new roadmap for researchers on the UW-Madison campus, connecting them to the materials, information, contacts, and assets available for every stage of the research process.
Tools for Discovery is a monthly profile series that inspects the computer programs, gadgets and methods behind WID’s ideas and discoveries.
WID Optimization teams with local wildlife agencies to improve Great Lakes basin habitat.
Learn what’s in the creative toolbox of architectural historian and Discovery Fellow Molly Wright Steenson.
How can video games be used to inform how we act in the future? Read more about Keari Bell-Gawne and ideas she’s exploring as a video game researcher.
To better understand the cosmos, WID and Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center researchers are examining activity at the world’s largest neutrino detector in the Institute’s immersive virtual reality environment.
Are your “virtual eyes” and real eyes located in the same spot? Probably not, says WID researcher Kevin Ponto, who’s focusing on how to make 3D visualization more intuitive and realistic.
Systems Biology scientist Sushmita Roy finds and predicts trends in biological networks. Her toolkit includes computer science programs, blogs and other bright minds in the Discovery Building.