Tag Engineering

UW tech spinoff promises to rethink design with ultra-fast software

May 19, 2016

Everything changes if you can figure out a way to keep a "hungry" computer processor fed.

Extraordinary effort merits posthumous Ph.D. for Schuff

May 12, 2016

Craig Schuff died in October from complications of his paralysis, only months away from wrapping up his doctoral dissertation.

New Morgridge research team leader foresees era of ‘smart microscopes’

March 22, 2016

Jan Huisken, a scientist who develops tools to image biology in its unaltered natural state, will lead the medical engineering focus area at the Morgridge Institute for Research.

Fish-eyed lens cuts through the dark

March 14, 2016

The artificial eyes created by UW–Madison engineers could help search-and-rescue robots or surgical scopes make dim surroundings seem bright as day.

UW-Madison spinoff receives construction permit for medical isotope plant in Janesville

February 25, 2016

This is the first time since 1961 that the NRC has issued a permit for a facility to make the life-saving isotopes.

Power walk: Footsteps could charge mobile electronics

February 8, 2016

When you’re on the go and your smartphone battery is low, in the not-so-distant future you could charge it simply by plugging it into your shoe.

UW-Madison places among top teams in SpaceX Hyperloop competition

February 3, 2016

A team of engineering students won 3rd place overall in a worldwide competition to design a pod for shuttling people on the futuristic high-speed transportation system known.

Nanosheet growth technique could revolutionize nanomaterial production

January 27, 2016

Tiny sheets of the semiconductor zinc oxide could have huge implications for the future of a host of electronic and biomedical devices.