Tag Computers

New master’s in quantum computing offers training for a growing field

In a single calendar year, the program will catch students up on the fundamentals of quantum physics, cover the theory behind quantum computing, and teach students laboratory skills to construct the devices.

Next generation Large Hadron Collider relies on UW–Madison computing

The University of Wisconsin Center for High Throughput Computing will receive $2.2 million dollars to help develop software to support an upgrade in the Large Hadron Collider.

Could computers help close partisan divides?

Researchers are using artificial intelligence to develop a comprehensive picture of how people communicate about politics, and how those conversations are shaped by media, social networks and personal interactions.

Study suggests buried internet infrastructure at risk as sea levels rise

The most susceptible U.S. cities are New York, Miami and Seattle, but the effects would ripple across the internet — potentially disrupting global communications.

Chat tool simplifies tricky online privacy policies

A UW–Madison researcher has helped develop a unique online chatbot that can answer, in simple language, questions about specific privacy policies without requiring users themselves to weed through all of the fine print.

The doc sets the goal, then ‘Digital Intern’ goes to work

A UW–Madison spinoff company is refining a medical management software package designed to help doctors treat patients more efficiently.

Radar adds technological twist to age-old cranberry counting process

UW electrical and computer engineers, acting on an idea from a Wisconsin cranberry grower, have developed a device to make a laborious, time-consuming process more efficient.

Molecular magnetism packs power with “messenger electron”

A UW–Madison lab has made a molecule that gains magnetic strength through an unusual way of controlling those spins, which could lead to a breakthrough in quantam computing.

UW System researchers played role in Nobel-winning gravitational wave discovery

Today’s announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded to researchers Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kip Thorne and Barry Barish of the California Institute of Technology, bears University of Wisconsin System connections.

New center brings together biologists, engineers to improve crops

The phenotyping center at the Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center aims to develop new ways to measure plants and address novel questions about what factors influence crop performance.