Category Science & Technology
Every semester, the Inter Engr 170 freshman design course gives first-year University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers a chance to get valuable hands-on experience working on practical projects with real clients.
While these mining operations are often called “artisanal” or “small-scale,” in aggregate they are very destructive.
A planned new building is a critical starting point in the college’s ability to provide a hands-on education to many more engineering students and help keep pace with industry growth.
The research suggests that humanity’s dominant influence on ecosystems that is so visible today has its origin in the earliest civilizations and the rise of agriculture, deforestation and other ways our species has influenced the landscape.
This new research represents the most complete look yet at how humans domesticated the ubiquitous species Brassica rapa, untangling the complex web of domestication.
“The new facility will stimulate collaboration, spark research discoveries and serve as the focal point of our engineering campus, Robertson said.
Gretchen Anding is implementing steps that will allow for greater collaboration, consistency and communication in the compliance process.
Abi Fergus says understanding tribal citizens’ attitudes toward wolves helped her stay in touch with the human dimension of her research.
GLBRC is laying the groundwork for economically viable and environmentally sustainable biorefineries that use dedicated bioenergy crops grown on land unsuitable for food production — work that could serve as a cornerstone for an emerging bioeconomy.
One of the species Brock discovered helped usher in the modern era of molecular biology and underpins today’s PCR tests for the COVID-19 virus.
Human-Computer Interaction research at UW–Madison aims to make technology more accessible while fostering efficiency in human-centered tasks.