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Four UW–Madison student teams among final round “Smart Cities-Smart Futures” winners

April 25, 2019

The competition promotes innovative ideas to enhance quality of life, improve working environments, expand transportation networks and living spaces, inspire creative city planning and promote sustainable energy solutions in Wisconsin.

Foxconn competition seeks ideas for ‘smart cities’

September 13, 2018

Individuals and teams with the best ideas will receive technical support as well as financial or in-kind contributions to help develop their proposals for possible implementation.

The brains behind the traffic: 4 questions for mobility maven

May 31, 2018

David Noyce, director of the Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory in the UW–Madison College of Engineering, is at the forefront of efforts to streamline highway and vehicle infrastructure for greater safety and efficiency.

UW funds will improve app to help vets at ‘Dryhootch’ coffeehouses

April 13, 2018

Dryhootch Coffeehouse is a place dedicated to the physical and mental health of U.S. veterans, and now it will use a new grant from the UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health to improve an app that connects vets to vets.

Testing the waters for a new kind of graduate teaching

February 26, 2018

A UW–Madison engineering professor has designed a three-credit graduate course in a virtual university format, with live online lectures delivered to remote audiences.

Use of mobile app reduced alcohol and drug use

February 16, 2018

The application called Seva provides a discussion board, interactive modules to teach problem solving, tools for coping with cravings and high-risk situations, and other features.

UW startup’s invention featured at Paris fashion-tech show

February 8, 2018

The wearable system developed by Torq Labs is designed to help runners avoid injury by tracking leg movement with wireless sensors that transmit data to a smartphone app.

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

February 1, 2018

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

Astronomy video game wins national award

August 10, 2017

“At Play in the Cosmos,” an educational video game developed at UW–Madison, won the third annual Mashable + Games for Change People’s Choice Award.

Degree program uses satellite, drone technologies to solve environmental problems

July 18, 2017

Students will learn skills that can be applied to conducting wildlife surveys, mapping floodwaters, monitoring environmental conditions, and many other applications.

UW-Madison researchers tackle bias in algorithms

July 3, 2017

If you’ve ever applied for a loan or checked your credit score, algorithms have played a role in your life. You might assume that computers remove human bias from decision-making, but research has shown that is not true.

WARF, UW–Madison again rank in top 10 universities for U.S. patents

August 12, 2016

Pharmaceuticals and drug discovery, medical imaging, materials and chemicals, information technology and clean technology were the leading categories of WARF-UW-Madison patents.

UW-Madison engineers will shape 5G wireless networks

July 19, 2016

As demands on wireless networks increase, University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers aim to open new frontiers in cutting-edge wireless communications. Their research is part of a National Science Foundation initiative to develop the next generation of wireless technologies.

A taste of vision: Device translates from camera to brain, via the tongue

July 6, 2016

The device, patented almost 20 years ago by a visionary UW doctor, is now on the market after a long campaign by the company he founded.

UW-Madison spinoff taking a big bite out of swallowing problems

July 1, 2016

Swallow Solutions' system sets up a customized therapy program so users can strengthen the tongue and associated swallowing muscles in the throat.