UW-Whitewater

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is located an hour from Madison and Milwaukee and two hours from Chicago in Whitewater, Wisconsin. UW-Whitewater provides 46 undergraduate programs and 13 graduate degree programs and one doctorate degree to more than 12,000 students.

The University boasts an SBDC specialty office, the Wisconsin Innovation Service Center (WISC), headed by Bud Gayhart. WISC assists existing and aspiring entrepreneurs and inventors in making successful new product and market decisions. WISC has investigated more than 8,000 product and market opportunities for clients and companies from around the world. In addition, UW-Whitewater hosts a strong Undergraduate Research Program that awards small grants to undergraduates to encourage student and faculty collaborations on short-term research projects.

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How did a UW-Whitewater professor develop a new physics education tool?

UW-Whitewater physics professor rethinks Newton’s Cradle.

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Campus Events

WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-Whitewater

WiSys Quick Pitch is a “pitch” competition that inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research. Participants have thre...

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Campus News

​WiSys seeks business mentors for student entrepreneurship competition

WiSys is seeking business mentors, especially those in the Western region of the state, to participate in the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament on Saturday, April 18 in Eau Claire.

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Campus Technologies

Modified Newton's Cradle Demonstrating Mechanical Impedance

Status: Patent Pending

Education & Training

WiSys is seeking a strategic industry partner for further development, manufacturing, sales, and distribution of this device, which allows the user to visualize and better understand the physical concepts of mechanical impedance, momentum, and energy conservation. 

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