Tag Engineering

Online support may help older adults deal with chronic conditions

April 20, 2017

UW–Madison engineers and doctors believe Medicare patients with several chronic conditions would be happier and healthier if they could manage their own symptoms.

Madison company obtains FDA approval for sleep-data software

April 12, 2017

Ensodata, a UW–Madison spinoff that sifts through mountains of data from studies at sleep centers, received approval from the Food and Drug Administration on April 11 for its main product to be a medical device.

Shrine for ‘sneakerheads’: UW–Madison e-business group helps Foot Locker move the shoes

March 22, 2017

In downtown Wausau, an old strip mall hides one of Wisconsin’s most sophisticated e-commerce systems, dedicated to selling shoes online, an operation built with the help of UW–Madison.

UW-Madison program conveys progress to Oconto manufacturer

February 7, 2017

Conveyor maker Nercon's leaders learned new productivity techniques from UW–Madison's Engineering Professional Development department.

Capital infusion prepares UW–Madison startup to stir up industrial adhesive market

January 27, 2017

An idea hatched during an engineering class at the University of Wisconsin–Madison promises to reduce waste in a common industrial mixing process.

Unraveling the radium riddle

January 9, 2017

UW-Madison researchers began a two-year grant from the University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute (WRI) to examine water samples taken from 22 monitoring wells in and around Dane County to try to determine the geological strata that contribute to elevated radium levels in groundwater.

Q&A: Student speaker says UW ‘transformed’ him

December 14, 2016

Student keynote speaker Terrence Thurk, who's graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering, was selected after submitting a video showing his passion for UW–Madison.

Staying in the loop

December 6, 2016

What’s the future of high-speed transportation? A team of UW–Madison students thinks it’s on the right track — actually, more of a tube — with Badgerloop, a 200-mph pod that levitates its passenger through an above-ground vacuum tube.

Morgridge ‘prototype pathway’ yields a novel organ transplant technology

November 10, 2016

A group composed mostly of UW–Madison student engineers has come up with a design to better cool organs before transplantation.

Students, professor honored for scholarship, community service

October 31, 2016

Two UW–Madison seniors and a professor have been recognized by the Alliant Energy Foundation and the University of Wisconsin System for their outstanding achievements.

GE visits campus to honor student contest winner, talk innovation

September 9, 2016

It’s hard to take Chris Nguyen seriously when he says, “I’m just a regular guy.” After all, he drew leaders from international industrial giant GE to the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus Monday bearing awards and scholarship money.

For first time, carbon nanotube transistors outperform silicon

September 2, 2016

For decades, scientists have tried to harness the unique properties of carbon nanotubes to create high-performance electronics that are faster or consume less power. Now, for the first time, University of Wisconsin–Madison materials engineers have created carbon nanotube transistors that outperform state-of-the-art silicon transistors.

Standing still may help improve antennas that scan in all directions

August 30, 2016

Spinning large objects nonstop takes a lot of time and mechanical energy. So scanning from a stationary position could speed up long-range detection and communications.