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WiSys and the UW System

WiSys is a non-profit supporting organization of the UW System, serving as the dedicated technology transfer office for 11 universities.

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WiSys releases latest annual report

Take a look back at the research, innovation and entrepreneurship highlights of the 2022 fiscal year at WiSys and WiSys universities.

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Grace Weber, Ellie Huff recognized for research communication skills during the WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-Whitewater

The student “pitch” competition inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research and effectively communicate it to the public. Students have three minutes to impress a panel of judges with their pitch.

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How did one UW-Stout mathematician’s interest in the stars inspire a device with applications in astronomy, robotics, land surveying, medical imaging, and beyond?

Dr. Dennis Mikkelson, an Emeritus Professor of Computer Science from University of Wisconsin-Stout, has created a high-accuracy angel measurement device. His interest in creating a low-cost solution to measure the tiny angles of rotation of a telescope resulted in a measurement system that is compact and has accuracy comparable to systems that cost roughly ten times as much.

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