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27 Articles in "Success Stories" or "Innovative People You Should Know"

Nov 13, 2019

INNOVATIVE PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Caleb Dykema

The UW-Platteville student was named WiSys Innovator of the Year in 2019.

Oct 21, 2019

INNOVATIVE PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Ken Webb

The research associate in aquaculture at UW-Green Bay is working to ensure the Wisconsin tradition of eating fresh perch on a Friday night stays; and stays sustainably.

Sep 19, 2019

INNOVATIVE PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Brian Walsh

WiSys Regional Associate Brian Walsh has played many roles, carrying titles ranging from Peace Corps volunteer to family-proclaimed ‘dessert enthusiast.’

Aug 7, 2019

INNOVATIVE PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Anneka Johnson

Former WiSys Ambassador and UW-Eau Claire grad will pursue a Ph.D. at Dartmouth.

Jun 13, 2019

How could a novel discovery by a UW-Stevens Point Professor lead to better protective equipment products?

John Droske seeks to commercialize a dilatant material with unusual properties and many potential applications.

Jun 13, 2019

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

UW-Whitewater physics professor rethinks Newton’s Cradle.

Apr 29, 2019

How is a UW Oshkosh professor improving glucose monitoring?

Yijun Tang is developing an enzyme-free glucose sensor as an alternative to current sensors found in

many drug stores.

Mar 26, 2019

UW-Platteville professor and collaborator developing clean technology

With support from WiSys, Fang Yang, an electrical engineer at UW-Platteville and collaborator, Zhao Li, are developing solutions to use energy more efficiently with a comprehensive microgrid energy management system.

Mar 26, 2019

UW-Parkside student develops solution to help cats

Feline aggression can cause many issues with a cat’s own wellbeing and anxiety, as well as inhibit an owner’s or practitioner’s ability to care for them. Cassie Van Hoof, a student of UW-Parkside, has created her own company titled Efoxen starring her proprietary, all-natural spray to calm feline anxiety, which serves as a safer substitute for the leading spray on the market.