Success Stories

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Nov 19, 2021

WiSys gives student tech startup a boost

Taking advantage of two WiSys entrepreneurship programs, UW-Eau Claire alums Sam Fitzhenry, Max Bossert, Logan Ickert  and UW-Madison graduate Nick Hersperger have been advancing their startup company, ParityBlu. 

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.

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.