Tag Technology

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.

New high-power Evinrude outboard built with UW–Madison software

June 9, 2016

The engine maker got some help from an unlikely source: code originally written to understand the motion of air after an atomic bomb explosion.

Conference will translate distance learning technology research into practice

June 7, 2016

Drawing on current research, the Distance Teaching & Learning conference will explore technology-enabled teaching environments, including virtual reality and multimedia.

UW technology key to growth as firm stays in Madison long after sale

May 18, 2016

The explosion in next-generation sequencing has opened windows throughout medicine and biology.

Madison-made electrolyte going big at global battery manufacturer

April 25, 2016

Silatronix, a UW–Madison spinoff, says its formulation will lead to safer lithium-ion batteries used in phones, laptops and tablets.

UW spinoff tracks weightlifter safety, performance

March 7, 2016

WeightUp is a unique weightlifter monitoring system that not only counts reps, but also can detect sloppy form that can undermine the benefits of lifting.

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.