1. UW-Stout engineering students help automate box frame production

    Photo of UW-Stout engineering students who are using their knowledge to benefit workers in Wisconsin

    UW-Stout School of Engineering students are using their knowledge to benefit workers in Wisconsin. Students built a system to help automate bed box frame production at the Career Development Center in Eau Claire. The system boosts production, improves safety, and helps workers learn new skills. Manufacturing engineering major Alex Kowalczyk said, “It feels great knowing […]

  2. WiSys names UW-Green Bay’s Prof. Md Maruf Hossain 2019 Innovator of the Year

    Photo of UW-Green Bay’s Md Maruf Hossain, center

    UW-Green Bay’s Md Maruf Hossain (center) received the 2019 Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year Award by WiSys. As a teacher and inventor, this assistant professor of engineering technology has helped build a culture of innovation on campus and across the UW System. His interest in electrical power systems and renewable energy, along with […]

  3. UW-Madison students showcase biomedical engineering projects

    Photo of UW-Madison undergraduate students showcasing their biomedical engineering research projects in December 2018.

      Biomedical engineering undergraduates at UW-Madison work in teams over multiple semesters to solve real-world problems. Students recently showcased their work, including prototypes for bone transplants, post-surgery limb compression, and kidney stone prevention. To help move research from the lab to market, students also practice short pitches to entrepreneurs at the end of their senior year.

  4. UW-Madison makes it easier to pursue a career in data science and analytics

    Photo of the 2016 class of the professional master’s program in Resource and Energy Demand Analysis. Photo credit: UW-Madison

    A new website makes it easier for professionals to tap into UW–Madison graduate programs that prepare them for careers in the burgeoning field of data science and analytics. The demand for data science and analytics jobs is projected to grow 15 percent between 2015 and 2020, with an average annual salary of more than $80,000. […]

  5. ​Chemical engineering student finds her passion, career at UW-Stevens Point

    Photo of Farrah Scears

    When she graduates May 19, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student Farrah Scears will begin a career in a high-demand field in which only 23 percent are women. As a chemical engineer, she will work as a chemical vendor for Buckman Laboratories of Charlotte, North Carolina, specializing in tissue manufacturing. Double majoring in chemical engineering and paper […]

  6. Six UW-Stout students are university’s first mechanical engineering graduates

    Photo of the six students who are the first UW-Stout mechanical engineer graduates, left to right, Steve Dillon, Jamison Noye, Ryan Monroe, Zachary Johnson, David Zalusky and Kevin Larson.

    When he was a teenager growing up in Farmington, Minn., Ryan Monroe loved working with BMX bicycles and found he had a knack for fixing them and optimizing them to improve the ride. After earning an Associate of Arts degree at Inver Hills Community College and then attending Minnesota State College in Mankato for a […]

  7. UW-Oshkosh student connects painting and programming with responsive art

    Photo of Nick Pierson working on artwork that shows his prowess as both an artist and a coder.

    There is typically a significant distinction between fine artists and computer programmers, but University of Wisconsin Oshkosh fine arts major Nick Pierson, of Appleton, counts himself among both of these groups. Funded by a grant from the UW Oshkosh Office of Student Research and Creative Activity, Pierson has created a piece of artwork that shows […]

  8. Hundreds of UW-Stout students display research at STEMM Expo

    Photo of Aryas Dodge, a mechanical engineering major, explaining his research project at the STEMM Student Expo Dec. 14, 2017, at UW-Stout.

    Some University of Wisconsin-Stout students may well have taken the first steps toward finding a way to turn whey, largely a dairy waste product, into ethanol to make vodka. Students searched Sweetland Dairy Farm in rural Menomonie to find a wild yeast that would ferment whey to ethanol. They used research techniques to take swabs […]

  9. Full STEM Ahead: UW-La Crosse McNair Scholars program continues with $1.1 million grant

    The successful UW-La Crosse program that prepares first generation, low income and underrepresented students for graduate school will continue. The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the university’s Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program just over $1.1 million to continue the program for five more academic years, with funding through September 2022. The program will receive $231,729 each […]

  10. UW-Parkside celebrates SC Johnson Integrated Science Lab grand opening

    Photo of Kelly Semrau, Siva Shankar, Debbie Ford, and Emmanuel Otu

    Surrounded by business partners, community leaders and elected officials from southeastern Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and SC Johnson opened the SC Johnson Integrated Science Lab on the UW-Parkside campus. The newly renovated scientific lab in UW-Parkside’s Greenquist Hall is designed to meet the STEM talent needs of the future. The lab is named in […]