University Research Park: Where COVID Meets Cutting Edge

University Research Park is full of companies working on cutting edge solutions to the world’s thorniest problems. From eradicating cancer, hepatitis, and influenza deaths to eliminating antibiotic use or fighting climate change through new fuels …

UW researchers find more precise way to detect COVID-19 pneumonia

Using cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology, University of Wisconsin‒Madison investigators have developed a far more precise way to identify cases of COVID-19-induced pneumonia. Using a custom artificial intelligence algorithm called CV19-Net, the UW research team dug …

UW’s Badger Seal promises to make masks work better

The engineers whose Badger Shield design drew worldwide demand are back with a new pandemic-inspired design, one they say will dramatically increase the effectiveness of standard face masks. The innovation came after a study by …

UW’s Badger Seal promises to make masks work better

The engineers whose Badger Shield design drew worldwide demand are back with a new pandemic-inspired design, one they say will dramatically increase the effectiveness of standard face masks. The innovation came after a study by …

UW Researchers Redesign Critical Medical Equipment

In early Spring of 2020, the phone calls and emails started streaming in to the mechanical engineering department of the University of Wisconsin – Madison: “We don’t have enough ventilators, can you design something else?” …