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Sep 1, 2021

UW-Parkside’s Brandon Behringer named WiSys Innovator of the Year

The award is bestowed upon UW System faculty, staff or students who make exemplary contributions as a WiSys innovator. The award is named for the former managing director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation who supported WiSys throughout his tenure.

Aug 27, 2021

WiSys names UW-Green Bay’s Susan Gallagher-Lepak ‘Innovation Champion’

Dr. Susan Gallagher-Lepak’s work expanding opportunities for students and facilitating innovation in the UW-Green Bay community make her a 2021 WiSys Innovation Champion.

Aug 27, 2021

WiSys names UW-Platteville’s John Obielodan ‘Innovation Champion’

Dr. John Obielodan’s work as a researcher, educator and inventor, as well as helping other inventors develop prototypes, make him a 2021 WiSys Innovation Champion.

Aug 27, 2021

UW-Platteville’s Dr. Mark Levenstein named WiSys Innovator of the Year

Dr. Mark Levenstein, an active inventor and champion of student research opportunities at UW-Platteville, has been named a 2021 Carl. E Gulbrandsen WiSys Innovator of the Year.

Apr 30, 2021

UW Oshkosh's Julia Thompson shines as two-time winner in WiSys research communication competition

WiSys Quick Pitch winner reflects on research and communicating complicated information.

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.